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Chilean Air Force says Antarctica-bound plane missing with 38 on board

December 10, 2019 9:48 am

A search was underway and a ship was in the area where the plane should have been when contact was lost.

Chilean police attempt to drive their motorcycle over protester, video goes viral

November 30, 2019 6:32 pm

The whole of Chile has been on the streets since October 14, protesting against the government's failure to curb persisting inequalities and harsh working conditions.

Explained: Why President Pinera faces impeachment for Chile's violent protests

November 22, 2019 9:07 pm

Chile protests explained: The scale and endurance of the protests have surprised the world — Chile was long regarded as a remarkable example of prosperity and political stability in generally turbulent Latin America.

Chile police stopped rescue workers helping dying protester: Human rights watchdog

November 17, 2019 1:56 pm

Security forces firing tear gas, rubber bullets and water cannons made it impossible for rescue workers to properly treat the victim, Chile's publicly-funded National Institute for Human Rights said.

Chile's protests shrink in size after nearly 3 weeks

November 06, 2019 1:19 pm

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?

November 02, 2019 9:04 am

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.

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

November 02, 2019 8:53 am

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

November 01, 2019 8:46 am

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

October 31, 2019 7:42 am

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

October 30, 2019 8:58 am

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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Chile rocked by months of riots over inequalities

January 02, 2020 12:35 pm

Chile has been roiled by continuing and sometimes violent street protests since Oct. 18, when a student protest over a modest increase in subway fares turned into a much larger and broader movement with a long list of demands that largely focus on inequality.

Thousands march in Chile protest after two key summit cancellations

November 05, 2019 7:17 am

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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