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News: Chile

We have started to collect the most important news related to Chile in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

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Chile: news

Chile police find weapons arsenal

Friday, July 27th 2012, 0:39
related places: Santiago

Police in the Chilean capital, Santiago, find dozens of weapons and tens of thousands of rounds of ammunition in a 74-year-old man's apartments.
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VIDEO: Serving out jail term on a football pitch

Thursday, July 26th 2012, 18:43
related countries: Russia Russia

Maxim Molokoedov, a former second division football player in Russia jailed for drug trafficking in Chile, is being allowed out every day to train and play with a local football team
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Fossils hint at first grasslands

Wednesday, July 25th 2012, 15:40

Two of the earliest rodents, including the earliest chinchilla, are discovered in Chile
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VIDEO: Child sex abuse claims shock Chile

Saturday, July 21st 2012, 16:01
related places: Santiago

Prosecutors in Chile are investigating about 60 schools in the capital, Santiago, over allegations that pupils were sexually abused.
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Chile to investigate sex abuse

Saturday, July 21st 2012, 7:55

Prosecutors in Chile investigate about 60 schools over allegations of child sexual abuse, after an increase of complaints this year.
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Arrests over Chile military death

Tuesday, July 17th 2012, 18:34

Police in Chile arrest two former air force colonels in connection with the 1974 death in prison of Gen Alberto Bachelet.
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Chile fishermen angry at new law

Wednesday, July 11th 2012, 9:24

Chilean fishermen clash with police as they protest in several coastal towns against a new law they say favours industrial fishing over them.
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Chile cold snap deaths total 16

Monday, July 9th 2012, 9:15

Freezing weather in Chile causes the deaths of two more homeless people, bringing the number of deaths so far this year to 16, officials say.
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VIDEO: Protesters hit by water cannon in Chile

Friday, July 6th 2012, 4:22
related places: Santiago

Police broke up a union workers' march through the Chile capital Santiago on Thursday, arresting 12 demonstrators.
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VIDEO: Buried protest against pollution in Chile

Tuesday, June 26th 2012, 14:24

Environmentalists in Chile protest against what they claim is pollution from a power plant.
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Changing times in Chile?

Saturday, June 23rd 2012, 10:40

How 'homophobic' Chile's attitudes may be shifting
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Brazil and Chile airlines merge

Friday, June 22nd 2012, 20:25
related countries: Brazil Brazil

Chile's Lan airline completes a takeover of Brazil's Tam after two years of negotiations to create the world's second biggest carrier, Latam.
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VIDEO: Pinochet question throws Pinera

Friday, June 22nd 2012, 14:31

Press staff abruptly stop a BBC Mundo interview with Chilean President Sebastian Pinera after he is asked a question related to General Augusto Pinochet.
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Chile general 'tortured to death'

Thursday, June 21st 2012, 0:47

The father of ex-Chilean President Michelle Bachelet probably died as a result of torture after the 1973 coup led by Pinochet, a judge says.
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Chile reopens Ronni Moffitt case

Tuesday, June 19th 2012, 22:40
related countries: United States United States

A Chilean court decides to reopen an investigation into the death of Ronni Moffitt, a US citizen who died in the 1976 bomb attack against Orlando Letelier in Washington DC.
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VIDEO: Chilean police clash with protesters

Monday, June 11th 2012, 1:37

Police in Chile use tear gas and water cannon to try to break up a protest against the screening of a documentary that praises the former military government of General Augusto Pinochet.
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Clashes at anti-Pinochet protest

Monday, June 11th 2012, 0:51

Hundreds of demonstrators in Chile clash with police after the screening of a documentary praising the ex-military leader General Augusto Pinochet.
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Chile rally against Pinochet film

Friday, June 8th 2012, 2:51

Relatives of victims of Augusto Pinochet's military rule in Chile protest against plans to pay homage to the late general in a new documentary.
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Murray negotiates Giraldo threat

Saturday, June 2nd 2012, 16:03
related countries: France France, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Britain's Andy Murray beats Santiago Giraldo of Colombia 6-3 6-4 6-4 to reach the last 16 of the French Open.
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VIDEO: Heavy rains cause chaos in Chile

Monday, May 28th 2012, 16:38

At least one person has died and around 2,000 people have been made homeless as three days of intense rains hit Chile.
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Chile mine destroys Peruvian car

Sunday, May 27th 2012, 0:00
related countries: Peru Peru

A Peruvian car is destroyed and its driver is killed by a landmine in northern Chile after crossing the border illegally.
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Chile riot over smelly pig plant

Saturday, May 26th 2012, 17:38

Chile is evacuating nearly half a million pigs from one of the largest meat processing plants in Latin America after the foul smell sparked riots.
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VIDEO: Student protest in Chile turns violent

Thursday, May 17th 2012, 12:33

Tens of thousands of Chilean students take to the streets to demand free education.
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Chile astronomer murder charges

Friday, May 11th 2012, 23:34
related countries: Japan Japan
related places: Santiago

A Chilean man is charged with murdering leading Japanese astronomer Koichiro Morita during a robbery in Santiago this week.
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Chile's hate crime law approved

Thursday, May 10th 2012, 10:10

Chile passes a hate crimes law that languished in Congress for seven years but gained added urgency after the fatal beating of a gay man in March.
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VIDEO: Village living in shadow of volcano

Friday, April 27th 2012, 16:36

Villagers in Santiago Xalitzintla are trying to continue with their lives despite ash and smoke spewing from the nearby Popocatepetl volcano.
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VIDEO: Chilean students clash with police

Thursday, April 26th 2012, 14:35
related places: Santiago

Chilean students demanding more funding for the country's education system clash with police in Santiago.
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