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Chile's Mapuche step up fight for basic rights
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Chile: Indigenous group escalating tactics to take back land
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Chile protests: Demonstrators honour first socialist president
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Search for survivor continues under Beirut building rubble
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Chile government 'failing' pandemic's economic victims
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Santiago lockdown eases: Chile authorities fear COVID resurgence
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Chile: Mapuche protesters dispersed with water cannon
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COVID-19: Chile death toll tops 10,000
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Chile mine blast 10 years on
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Chile’s $4.5bn stimulus: Boost follows months of mass protests
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Millions in Chile tap into pension funds amid pandemic
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Chile lifts COVID-19 lockdown as Latin America still hardest-hit
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Chile police train dogs to sniff out COVID-19 patients
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Anonymous Batman hands out free food to the homeless in Santiago, ChileA man from Santiago, Chile – who wants to remain anonymous – prowls the streets at night in a Batman costume, delivering homemade meals to homeless people.
The sisters regrowing forests helped by their dogsFrancisca and Constanza Torres and their three dogs, are planting seeds in areas of Chile devastated by wildfires.
Chilean police train dogs to sniff out COVID-19Shares Police in Chile are training dogs to detect people that may be infected with the novel coronavirus by sniffing their sweat. The dogs -- three golden retrievers and a labrador -- are between the..
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Worker dies in accident at Codelco´s Radomiro Tomic mine in northern ChileChile's state-owned Codelco, the world's largest copper producer, said Thursday a worker had died in an accident at its Radomiro Tomic mine in northern Chile while performing maintenance work.
Chile tightens lockdowns as country exceeds 200,000 coronavirus casesThe Chilean government on Wednesday announced a tightening of lockdowns and "maximum" movement restrictions in its capital Santiago as the country´s confirmed coronavirus caseload exceeded 200,000.
Chile says accounting errors led to omission of 31,000 coronavirus casesA rash of accounting glitches in Chile led to the omission of more than 31,000 confirmed coronavirus cases, or nearly one-sixth of the country's total so far, health officials said on Tuesday.
Chile extends state of catastrophe by 90 days as coronavirus surgesChile´s government said on Monday it would extend a state of catastrophe in place since mid-March by 90 days as cases of coronavirus in the South American nation have surged.
Chilean congress agrees to $12 billion emergency coronavirus planChile Finance Minister Ignacio Briones announced a fresh, two-year, $12 billion citizen support and economic stimulus package to overcome the effects of the coronavirus outbreak after reaching a..
India, with 12 nations, leads initiative at UN to counter misinformation on Covid-19On the initiative by Australia, Chile, France, Georgia, India, Indonesia, Latvia, Lebanon, Mauritius, Mexico, Norway, Senegal and South Africa, a total of 132 member states endorsed a cross-regional..
Live Coronavirus News Updates: Chile, Florida and NYChina closed a market that handles 90 percent of Beijing’s fresh fruit and vegetables after dozens of people tested positive. Florida sees a record number of new cases for the third day in a row.
Chile president replaces health minister amid COVID-19 deaths controversyChile President Sebastian Pinera on Saturday replaced Health Minister Jaime Manalich amid controversy over the country's figures for deaths from the coronavirus outbreak.
Chile's military moves through shadows to spot coronavirus curfew breakersThe armored vehicle rumbles through the near-empty, darkened streets of a scruffy neighborhood in the Chilean capital Santiago, bristling with heavily-armed troops.
Chile's coronavirus cases climb past 154,000 in 100 days since virus landedChile on Thursday exceeded 154,000 confirmed cases of the new coronavirus and 2,600 deaths, one hundred days after the outbreak began and with the health service straining under massive admissions..
How Che Guevara Taught Cuba to Confront COVID-19Beginning in December 1951, Ernesto “Che” Guevara took a nine-month break from medical school to travel by motorcycle through Argentina, Chile, Peru, Colombia, and Venezuela. One of his goals was..
Chile eyes new migration law after report predicts it will rise once pandemic easesChilean senators on Tuesday reopened a debate over a bill to tighten migration at the behest of the government after a report last week suggested Chile could again become a migration hotspot after the..
Chile's women's minister, Pinochet's great niece, resigns a month into postChilean Women's Minister Macarena Santelices has resigned from her post, just a month after being sworn into office and amid growing questions about her aptitude and performance.
Chile coronavirus death toll jumps sharply after new cases addedChile revised its death toll linked to the novel coronavirus outbreak sharply higher on Sunday, adding fatalities from databases that previously had not been included.
After fleeing her own homeland, this woman dedicated her life to supporting Australia's refugeesLucy Marin fled troubled Chile for Australia in her 20s and has spent her career as a counsellor committed to relieving the trauma of people from refugee backgrounds. It has now seen her awarded a..
Magnitude 6.8 earthquake hits northern Chile; copper, lithium mines unaffectedA magnitude 6.8 earthquake struck in the mine-heavy northern Chile early on Wednesday, monitoring groups confirmed, though mining companies told Reuters their operations were not impacted.
Embattled Chilean women's minister pulls 'tears of an aggressor' adChilean new women's minister has been forced to apologize and pull a controversial advertisement aimed at curbing an increase in domestic violence with the coronavirus pandemic.
Latin America virus surge puts world’s biggest mines at riskThe decision to keep Chinese factories shut after the Lunar New Year sent shudders through the massive mines of Brazil and Chile that feed...
Chile surpasses 100,000 cases of coronavirus: health ministerChile has surpassed 100,000 cases of the coronavirus, the health minister said on Monday, as infections have spiraled in the capital Santiago, putting the South American nation´s healthcare system..
Chilean student hits the roof for online classes during pandemicTo keep from falling behind in her studies amid the coronavirus pandemic, first-year Chilean college student Paulina Romero climbs onto her roof each day in search of a cell signal strong enough to..
Doctors in Chile face tough decisions as coronavirus cases spikeDoctors in hospitals across the Chilean capital Santiago said on Wednesday beds are fast running short as new coronavirus cases spike across the city, forcing urgent care wards to make tough decisions..
LATAM becomes largest airline yet driven to bankruptcy by coronavirusChile's LATAM Airlines Group filed for U.S. bankruptcy protection on Tuesday, becoming the world's largest carrier so far to seek an emergency reorganization due to the coronavirus pandemic.
LATAM Airlines Group files for US bankruptcy protectionLatin America's largest airline LATAM Airlines Group said today that the company and its affiliates in Chile, Peru, Colombia, Ecuador and the US have filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in the..
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Chile sees record Covid-19 cases as two ministers quarantineChile has registered a new high for coronavirus cases, with nearly 5,000 infections in 24 hours, including two ministers in President Sebastian Pinera's government. Health authorities announced 4,895..
Coronavirus: Chile's president says healthcare system 'very close to the limit'President Sebastián Piñera warns of the strain on hospitals as the number of cases approaches 70,000.
Chile's hospitals under strain as coronavirus cases near 70,000, president saysChile's healthcare system is under strain and "very close to the limit," President Sebastian Pinera said on Sunday, as the number of confirmed novel coronavirus infections approaches 70,000 after a..
Chileans rediscover community kitchens as coronavirus, and hunger, bitePoor neighbourhoods in the Chilean capital Santiago have seen a resurgence in the use of community kitchens once prevalent in the darkest days of dictatorship, as coronavirus shutdowns put pressure on..
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Coronavirus: Chile protesters clash with police over lockdownPolice use tear gas and water cannon to disperse protesters in Santiago's El Bosque district.
Chile's poor clash with police amid concerns over food shortages in outskirts of SantiagoPolice and protesters clashed in Santiago on Monday amid a city-wide lockdown meant to stem the spread of the coronavirus as local officials warned that food shortages had hit one of the Chilean..
Chile finance, presidency ministers in quarantine after meeting with infected lawmakersTwo of Chile´s top Cabinet ministers said on Sunday they would quarantine after coming in close contact with Chilean lawmakers who tested positive for the coronavirus during negotiations in Congress.
In twist of fate, Venezuelans in Chile seek to return homeHundreds of Venezuelans seeking to return home gathered in a makeshift tent camp outside their embassy in Santiago on Thursday, as the coronavirus outbreak spurs a reverse migration wave of those who..
Chile's health minister announces surge in cases, Santiago general quarantineChile's health minister Jaime Manalich on Wednesday announced a general quarantine for greater Santiago to force down a sharp resurgence of coronavirus cases in the capital.
Chile to face worst of coronavirus outbreak in coming weeks: PineraChile is set to face the worst of the novel coronavirus outbreak in the coming weeks, President Sebastián Piñera said on Tuesday, as a sharp spike in cases and the southern hemisphere winter push its..
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Chile tops 20,000 cases while death, hospitalisation rates plateauChile's health ministry said on Monday that the number of confirmed coronavirus cases had exceeded 20,000.
Police in Chile detain more than 50 protesters at Labor Day rallyPolice in the Chilean capital Santiago detained more than 50 protesters on Friday, saying they had violated rules intended to stem the spread of the coronavirus.
Chile cracks open gates of national parks for citizens' 'well-being'Chile said on Thursday it would start reopening its national parks next week to give people a "well-being alternative" after weeks of coronavirus lockdowns.
In reversal, Chile says coronavirus release certificates will not prove immunityChile will move forward with coronavirus "release certificates," but the documents will not yet certify immunity, the country´s top health official said Wednesday, marking a reversal after weeks of..
Bolivia, Chile strike deal to return stranded Bolivian migrants homeChile and Bolivia agreed on Tuesday to allow several hundred Bolivians stranded in a makeshift tent camp in Santiago to quarantine for 14 days and then return home, Chile's foreign ministry said in a..