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Chile's protests shrink in size after nearly 3 weeks

Protests that have gripped Chile's capital for nearly three weeks to demand better salaries and pensions, and a more equal distribution of the wealth, are shrinking in size

Explained: What’s happening in Chile?

At least 20 people have died in the demonstrations and violence so far; prosecutors said on Wednesday that they were investigating a total 23 deaths believed to be linked to the protests.

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Explained: What it means to host UN convention on climate change

Chile has pulled out as hosts of annual climate change event, citing unrest at home, and Spain has now stepped in. How is the host decided, and why are some countries not enthusiastic about that role?

Spain likely to host COP25 climate change summit after Chile's withdrawal

A formal decision on hosting the summit in Madrid will be taken on Monday, the source said on Thursday. "It is nearly done, we have every chance of getting it," the source said.

Explained: Why Chile can’t host the COP25 climate conference

The annual climate conference, held toward the year-end, takes decisions related to global response to climate change.

Chileans reject president's concessions, plan new protests

Chileans gathered Tuesday for a 12th day of demonstrations that began with youth protests over a subway fare hike and have become a national movement demanding greater socio-economic equality and better public services in a country long seen as an economic success story.

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Protests in Bolivia, Chile, Ecuador, Venezuela, Mexico — why trouble brews in Latin America

From protests against alleged election fraud in Bolivia and demonstrations against economic inequality in Chile and Ecuador, to political unrest in Venezuela and the cartel war in Mexico, trouble has been brewing across the region.

Chile protests: President calls for cabinet reshuffle

In an attempt to ease week-long protests, Chilean President Sebastian Pinera has said there will be a cabinet reshuffle. Chileans are protesting the economic situation in their country.

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.

Amid protests, Chile President offers rescue package, seeks forgiveness

Unrest began last week when a rise in subway fares led to student protests, but then spread nationwide, fueled by frustration among many Chileans who feel they have note shared in the economic advances in one of Latin America’s wealthiest nations.

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Thousands march in Chile protest after two key summit cancellations

At least 20 people have died in the demonstrations and violence so far; prosecutors said on Wednesday that they were investigating a total 23 deaths believed to be linked to the protests.

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8.3 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Chile, Tsunami Warning Issued

A powerful magnitude-8.3 earthquake hit off Chile’s northern coast Wednesday night, causing buildings to sway in the capital of Santiago and bringing flooding from small tsunami waves in some shore towns. Five deaths were reported by AFP. It also reported that about one million were evacuated. Officials were still checking the region late into the […]

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