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Chile: Country in South America
Chile, officially the Republic of Chile, is a country in western South America. It occupies a long, narrow strip of land between the Andes to the east and the Pacific Ocean to the west. Chile covers an area of 756,096 square kilometres (291,930 sq mi) and has a population of 17.5 million as of 2017. The capital and largest city is Santiago and the national language is Spanish.

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Chile's Mapuche step up fight for basic rights [Video]

Chile's Mapuche step up fight for basic rights

As Indigenous Mapuche conflict escalates, some hope the writing of a new constitution could lay the groundwork for reconciliation and peace in the trouble-torn region of southern Chile.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 03:56Published
Chile: Indigenous group escalating tactics to take back land [Video]

Chile: Indigenous group escalating tactics to take back land

Younger Mapuche are organising and some are taking up arms to expel people they view as foreign invaders.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 04:17Published
Chile protests: Demonstrators honour first socialist president [Video]

Chile protests: Demonstrators honour first socialist president

On this anniversary, many hope that a new constitution will replace the one written during the dictatorship.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:23Published
Search for survivor continues under Beirut building rubble [Video]

Search for survivor continues under Beirut building rubble

Chilean rescue team detected signs of life on Thursday under the rubble of a building demolished by August blast.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:50Published
Chile government 'failing' pandemic's economic victims [Video]

Chile government 'failing' pandemic's economic victims

Many without the means to pay for housing have had to resort to land takeovers, setting up informal camps and building their own shacks.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:50Published
Santiago lockdown eases: Chile authorities fear COVID resurgence [Video]

Santiago lockdown eases: Chile authorities fear COVID resurgence

Lifting one of the longest lockdowns - restrictions begin to ease in parts of Santiago after more than 150 days.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:09Published
Chile: Mapuche protesters dispersed with water cannon [Video]

Chile: Mapuche protesters dispersed with water cannon

Most of Chile’s Indigenous Mapuche people live in poverty.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:29Published
COVID-19: Chile death toll tops 10,000 [Video]

COVID-19: Chile death toll tops 10,000

While Brazil rightly gets most of the attention in Latin America, other countries are also passing grim milestones.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:15Published
Chile mine blast 10 years on [Video]

Chile mine blast 10 years on

Al Jazeera looks at what happened to the miners whose rescue was watched by millions around the world.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:54Published
Chile’s $4.5bn stimulus: Boost follows months of mass protests [Video]

Chile’s $4.5bn stimulus: Boost follows months of mass protests

The demonstrations of discontent from lower-income areas are becoming increasingly violent.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:10Published
Millions in Chile tap into pension funds amid pandemic [Video]

Millions in Chile tap into pension funds amid pandemic

New law allows Chileans to withdraw up to 10 percent of their retirement savings, as economy takes hit.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:05Published
Chile lifts COVID-19 lockdown as Latin America still hardest-hit [Video]

Chile lifts COVID-19 lockdown as Latin America still hardest-hit

After months of lockdown, Chile cautiously starts to lift restrictions, while its neighbours across Latin America struggle to get a grip on the coronavirus pandemic.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:31Published
Chile police train dogs to sniff out COVID-19 patients [Video]

Chile police train dogs to sniff out COVID-19 patients

The dogs are being trained to detect carriers of COVID-19 by identifying a smell metabolic changes cause in their body.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:44Published

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