Residents whose homes were buried under mounds of stinking volcanic ash in southern Chile began the painstaking clean-up Sunday, under the threat of more eruptions from the volatile Calbuco volcano.
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Chile's salmon industry operates numerous freshwater facilities in the area directly affected by the eruption of the Calbuco volcano. The Association of Salmon producers (SalmonChile) reported destruction of hatcheries and heavy losses in production.
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Ash from Chile's spewing Calbuco volcano threatened Saturday to spell travel misery in the region and beyond after it triggered the cancellation of domestic and international flights in several cities.
A large column of smoke streamed from Chile's Calbuco volcano Friday, prompting new warnings that it could erupt again after unexpectedly roaring back to life and forcing thousands to evacuate.
A volcano in Chile that had been inactive for over 50 years suddenly erupted twice in the space of hours, blasting huge clouds of ash into the air and forcing the evacuation of around 5,000 people.
Southern Chile's Calbuco volcano erupted on Wednesday for the first time in nearly half a century, spewing a giant funnel of ash high into the sky and prompting authorities to declare a state of emergency.
A lawyer representing Bobby Brown releases a statement confirming that the singer's daughter has in fact opened her eyes after months in a medically induced coma. Brown was married to the late Whitney Houston from which Bobbi Kristina is their only child.
Michelle Bachelet, Chile's first woman president, said Tuesday she will never again seek public office after her term expires in 2018, as a corruption scandal involving her son batters her popularity.
After 16 years of captivity in Chile's National Zoo, Taco the polar bear died. During his confinement the animal endured summer temperatures that often reached 36 C in Santiago, the Chilean capital. Years of protests did not achieve Taco's freedom.
Three people died and twelve were severely injured on Thursday night when a building collapsed during a concert of the long-running anarcho-crust-punk British band DOOM at a nightclub in Santiago de Chile.
Masked demonstrators threw stones and police fought back with tear gas and water cannons Thursday in Chile as tens of thousands of students hit the streets to protest corruption and education conditions.
Germany is to beef up its army by bringing back into service 100 tanks that were mothballed following the end of the Cold War. The move comes as tensions remain high in Eastern Europe concerning perceived Russian involvement in Ukraine.
In an electrifying final, Chile defeated the United States 12-11 in sudden-death overtime, achieving top status in the World Polo Championship 2015 held in Santiago de Chile. Brazil took third place by beating England 12-10.