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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 students in fresh protests

Thursday, April 26th 2012, 0:51

Chilean students take part in fresh protests for education reform, saying measures proposed by President Sebastian Pinera do not go far enough.
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VIDEO: Students clash with police in Chile

Thursday, April 26th 2012, 0:51
related places: Santiago

Students protesting for free quality education have clashed with police in Santiago, Chile.
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VIDEO: Chile quake shakes TV news studio

Tuesday, April 17th 2012, 18:03

The effects of a 6.7 magnitude quake in Chile were captured during a live television news broadcast.
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Solar power bears fruit in Chile desert

Sunday, April 15th 2012, 16:11

How the sun waters grapes in the world's driest desert
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Chile court gives dam green light

Wednesday, April 4th 2012, 21:55

The Supreme Court in Chile has approved a plan to build a hydroelectric complex in the Patagonian wilderness, dismissing concerns by environmentalists.
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VIDEO: Chile gay murder charges sought

Thursday, March 29th 2012, 2:51

Chilean prosecutors say they will seek murder charges against four suspected neo-Nazis accused of attacking and killing a young gay man.
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Chile gay murder charges sought

Wednesday, March 28th 2012, 22:53

Chilean prosecutors say they will seek murder charges against four suspected neo-Nazis accused of carrying out an attack on a young gay man.
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War for water in Chile's desert

Friday, March 23rd 2012, 0:00

How Chile's miners and vineyards fight over water rights
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Biomining: Bacteria 'mine' copper

Wednesday, March 21st 2012, 0:04

How microbes in Chile help to extract copper
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Chile diplomat's daughter killed

Sunday, March 18th 2012, 0:43
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela
related places: Maracaibo

Several police officers are arrested in Venezuela after the teenage daughter of a Chilean diplomat was shot dead in the western city of Maracaibo.
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Chile students resume protests

Friday, March 16th 2012, 1:56
related places: Santiago

Protesters clash with riot police in Chile's capital, Santiago, as students resume demonstrations to demand radical educational reform.
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Chile anger at assault on gay man

Wednesday, March 7th 2012, 11:50

Chilean political leaders promise to speed up efforts to pass a hate crime law after a young gay man is brutally beaten.
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Chile mine to pay $5m for rescue

Tuesday, March 6th 2012, 20:15

The owners of the mine in Chile where 33 men were trapped for 69 days agree to pay $5m (£3.2m) towards their rescue.
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Chile-Peru border mine scare ends

Wednesday, February 22nd 2012, 22:55
related countries: Peru Peru

Chile reopens its main border crossing with Peru after closing it earlier this week when rain washed landmines onto the road.
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Landmines close Chile-Peru border

Monday, February 20th 2012, 21:00
related countries: Peru Peru

Chile temporarily closes its border with Peru after torrential rain washes landmines onto the main road.
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BHP and Rio in $4.5bn Chile move

Tuesday, February 14th 2012, 6:23

BHP Billiton and Rio Tinto announce plans to expand the Escondida mine in Chile in a bid to boost their copper output.
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VIDEO: Freeze! Chilean 'ice thief' arrested

Thursday, February 2nd 2012, 15:19

Chilean police arrest person they say stole several tonnes of ice from glacier.
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Chile arrest in glacier ice theft

Wednesday, February 1st 2012, 17:30

Police in Chile arrest a man suspected of stealing blocks of ice from the Jorge Montt Glacier.
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VIDEO: Spanish judge Baltasar Garzon on trial

Tuesday, January 24th 2012, 5:35
related countries: Spain Spain

The Spanish Judge who indicted the former Chilean dictator, Augusto Pinochet is himself going on trial.
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Chileans guilty of 1991 arms deal

Friday, January 20th 2012, 20:43
related countries: Croatia Croatia

Chilean judges convict two former generals of selling weapons to Croatia 20 years ago during the war in the former Yugoslavia, in violation of a UN arms embargo.
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Djokovic too strong for Giraldo

Thursday, January 19th 2012, 6:04
related countries: Aruba Aruba, Colombia Colombia
related places: Giraldo

Novak Djokovic continues his Australian Open title defence with a trouble-free victory over Colombia's Santiago Giraldo.
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VIDEO: Pinochet judge on trial in Madrid

Tuesday, January 17th 2012, 22:09
related countries: Spain Spain
related places: Madrid

The Spanish judge who famously indicted late Chilean leader Augusto Pinochet has gone on trial charged with illegally authorising police to bug lawyers' conversations with clients.
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Pinochet judge on trial in Spain

Tuesday, January 17th 2012, 18:00
related countries: Spain Spain

Baltasar Garzon, the Spanish judge who famously indicted late Chilean leader Augusto Pinochet, goes on trial for the first time.
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Tensions over Chile forest fires

Monday, January 9th 2012, 9:37

The home of a Chilean indigenous leader is destroyed in a suspicious blaze as seven firefighters killed tackling wildfires are buried.
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Mapuche blamed for Chilean fires

Saturday, January 7th 2012, 4:00

Chile's government suggests an indigenous Mapuche group may have been responsible for a deadly wildfire that killed seven firefighters.
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Chile firefighters die in blaze

Thursday, January 5th 2012, 23:37

Six Chilean firefighters die battling the latest in a series of forest fires to ravage the south of the country.
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Pinochet textbook row in Chile

Thursday, January 5th 2012, 2:12

A political row breaks out in Chile as it emerges that school textbooks will no longer refer to Gen Pinochet's 1973-1990 rule as a dictatorship.
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