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Chilean dock workers end strike

Sunday, January 26th 2014, 1:41

Dock workers in Chile say they have agreed to end a three-week strike over pay, after signing a deal with port operators.
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Chile arrests men over poison deaths

Friday, January 24th 2014, 20:42

The authorities in Chile arrest four ex-army officers for allegedly poisoning prisoners during the military government of Augusto Pinochet.
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Chile's 33 miners still haunted by their past

Wednesday, January 22nd 2014, 13:35

Chile's 33 rescued miners struggling after underground ordeal
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Chilean 'anti-Israel' shirt banned

Tuesday, January 21st 2014, 0:01
related countries: Israel Israel

The Chilean football federation bans top division club Palestino from using controversial "anti-Israel" shirts.
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Chilean fishermen win court backing

Friday, January 10th 2014, 18:14

Chile's Supreme Court sides with fishing groups and orders the operator of two coal power plants to ensure they do not pollute or kill marine life.
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Chile fires spark health alert

Thursday, January 9th 2014, 15:30

Officials in Chile urge residents of four regions to avoid exercising outside as thick smoke from forest fires spreads, fanned by high winds.
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Chile court closes Allende probe

Tuesday, January 7th 2014, 20:42

The Chilean Supreme Court rejects appeals to reopen an investigation into the death of former president Salvador Allende, who committed suicide during the 1973 military coup.
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VIDEO: Chile fights simultaneous fires

Monday, January 6th 2014, 20:28

High temperatures and dry weather has led to a series of wildfires in Chile.
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VIDEO: Wildfires engulf central Chile

Tuesday, December 24th 2013, 13:38

Firefighters in central Chile tackle wildfires as hundreds of local residents leave their homes in the worst affected areas.
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Chile Caravan of Death: Eight guilty

Monday, December 23rd 2013, 20:12

Eight former members of the Chilean military are found guilty of operating a death squad that killed 14 political opponents in 1973.
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Chile court orders tsunami payout

Friday, December 20th 2013, 5:51

Chile's Supreme Court has for the first time ordered the state to pay compensation to the relatives of one of the victims of the 2010 tsunami.
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Chile's Bachelet renews reform pledge

Monday, December 16th 2013, 16:32

The president-elect of Chile, Michelle Bachelet, promises to carry out a broad programme of reforms after winning a convincing 62% of the vote.
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Huge poll win for Chilean left

Monday, December 16th 2013, 12:19

Left-wing candidate Michelle Bachelet is elected Chilean president for a second time, defeating her run-off rival Evelyn Matthei by a wide margin.
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Spain ban on train drivers' mobiles

Tuesday, December 3rd 2013, 16:33
related countries: Spain Spain
related places: Compostela, Santiago

Spain is introducing a ban on train drivers using mobile phones after the Santiago de Compostela crash that killed 79 people in July.
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Chile election goes to second round

Monday, November 18th 2013, 6:56

Left-wing candidate Michelle Bachelet wins most votes in Chile's presidential election, but not by enough to avoid a second round.
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VIDEO: Chile set for presidential election

Sunday, November 17th 2013, 5:37

Chile holds a presidential election on Sunday, with the Socialist candidate, Michelle Bachelet, the overwhelming favourite to win.
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Chile's election: A tale of two daughters

Sunday, November 17th 2013, 1:10

The shared past of Chile's presidential candidates
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Good lesson for England - Hodgson

Saturday, November 16th 2013, 12:18
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Wembley

England manager Roy Hodgson admits his experimental line-up was well beaten by Chile in Friday's Wembley friendly.
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England 0-2 Chile

Friday, November 15th 2013, 22:32
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Wembley

Alexis Sanchez scores twice as Chile end England's 10-game unbeaten run with a friendly win at Wembley.
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Challenges ahead for Chile's candidates

Friday, November 15th 2013, 1:23

Presidential candidates and their plans as country prepares to vote
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Gerrard & Walker out of Chile match

Wednesday, November 13th 2013, 12:27
related countries: Germany Germany, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Captain Steven Gerrard and defender Kyle Walker will miss England's friendly against Chile because of minor injuries.
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VIDEO: 'No poison' in Chile poet's remains

Saturday, November 9th 2013, 3:50

No traces of poison have been found in the remains of Chile's Nobel Prize-winning poet Pablo Neruda, forensic experts have concluded.
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'No poison' in Chile poet's remains

Friday, November 8th 2013, 15:49

Forensic experts say no chemical agents have been found in the remains of Chile's Nobel Prize-winning poet Pablo Neruda despite suspicions that he was poisoned.
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England call for striker Rodriguez

Thursday, November 7th 2013, 13:47
related countries: Germany Germany, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Wembley

Southampton striker Jay Rodriguez gets his first England call-up for the friendlies against Chile and Germany at Wembley.
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Tortured Chilean wins compensation

Saturday, November 2nd 2013, 15:09

An 80-year-old exile wins compensation from the Chilean state over torture he suffered 40 years ago under General Pinochet, in a landmark legal battle.
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The homophobic murder that changed Chile

Tuesday, October 29th 2013, 1:36

The homophobic murder that turned the tide in Chile
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Four sentenced over Chile gay murder

Monday, October 28th 2013, 19:02
related places: Santiago

A man in Chile is sentenced to life in jail for the murder of Daniel Zamudio, a gay man who was brutally attacked in a park in Santiago in March 2012.
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Chile widows sue Communist leader

Tuesday, October 22nd 2013, 23:49

Soldiers' widows take legal action against Chile's Communist leader, who said his party approved a 1986 attack on General Pinochet, in which their husbands died.
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Chile men convicted over gay murder

Friday, October 18th 2013, 0:47
related places: Santiago

A court in Chile convicts four men for torturing and beating to death 24-year-old gay man Daniel Zamudio in a Santiago park in March.
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VIDEO: Mapuche protest turns violent

Sunday, October 13th 2013, 3:57
related places: Santiago

Around 700 members and supporters of Chile's indigenous Mapuche community have marched in Santiago in an attempt to have their ancestral lands returned to them.
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