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Chilean military plane, headed to Antarctica with 38 on board, goes missing

A state of alert was declared after communication with plane was lost, and a search and rescue team was activated.

10 Dec 2019 9:04 AM

Biggest demonstrations yet rock protest-stricken Chile

Santiago governor Karla Rubilar said almost a million people marched in the capital — more than five percent of the country's population.

26 Oct 2019 1:11 PM

Death toll in anti-govt protests rises to 10 in Chile

This is first time since Chile's return to democracy in 1990 that government has declared a state of emergency for public disorders.

21 Oct 2019 11:25 AM

Chile's President rolls back subway fare hike amid violent protests by students

Santiago Metro director Louis De Granges said 'there is still no clarity' on when subway service would return to normal.

20 Oct 2019 3:17 PM

5 officers injured in blast at police station: Chile

'Five officers were injured, including the commissioner,' Xinhua reported while quoting General Jorge Avila.

26 Jul 2019 11:02 AM


World Bank court orders Pak to pay USD 5.8 billion to foreign firm over mine closure

The deposit was set to rank among the world’s biggest untapped copper and gold mines.

15 Jul 2019 9:48 AM

Unborn baby dies while Venezuelan mother waits for visa to cross Chile

Peru last month clamped down on immigration, requiring migrants have passports and visas in order to stay in the country.

14 Jul 2019 11:01 AM

Pope seeks to turn tide of Chilean church bruised by scandal

In Chile, Pope plans sessions with migrants, members of Chile's Mapuche indigenous group and victims of the 1973-1990 military dictatorship.

15 Jan 2018 1:37 PM

Chile temporarily bans meat imported from Colombia over foot-and-mouth disease

Officials in Santiago said the ban would remain in effect until they are convinced that the outbreak has been brought under control.

28 Jun 2017 5:49 PM

Fidel Castro's final resting spot shrouded in mystery

On Saturday, a white cloth was draped over a new structure near the mausoleum for Cuban independence leader Jose Marti.

04 Dec 2016 4:58 PM


Architecture in Chile stands test of earthquakes

Some people run into the street during an earthquake, but Rene Lagos would rather be indoors — preferably on the top floor of a skyscraper.

06 Jan 2016 2:52 AM

12 Chilean airports paralysed by worker's strike

Important airports like Iquique and Antofagasta were among those closed.

21 Dec 2015 2:34 PM

North Face founder dies in kayaking accident

US environmentalist and businessman Douglas Tompkins, the founder of outdoor clothing and equipment company The North Face, died on Tuesday during a kayaking trip in Chile, local health officials sai

10 Dec 2015 6:17 AM

Magnitude 6.8 earthquake strikes Chile, no tsunami seen

There were reports on social media of electricity cuts in the area

07 Nov 2015 2:30 PM

Chile admits Pablo Neruda may have been killed

Chile’s government has acknowledged that Nobel laureate Pablo Neruda might have been killed after the 1973 coup that brought General Augusto Pinochet to power.

07 Nov 2015 12:47 AM