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Former Pinochet bodyguard arrested for regime-era murders

Santiago - A former bodyguard of Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet was arrested along with nine other former officials for the kidnapping and murder of 13 people during the military regime.

Irish-born priest found guilty of sexual abuse of minor in Chile

Santiago - A criminal court in Chile ruled that priest John O'Reilly is guilty of repeated sexual abuse of a minor, a former student of an all-girls’ school. The child was five years old at the time the alleged abuses took place.

Chile police fire tear gas at indigenous protest

Santiago - Chilean police fired tear gas and water cannon Sunday to break up thousands of indigenous protesters demanding land rights and condemning Columbus Day, after masked demonstrators began throwing stones.

Pentagon chief in trip to Colombia, Chile, Peru

Washington - Pentagon chief Chuck Hagel departed Thursday on a six-day tour of South America but the US-led war against the Islamic State group in the Middle East will be looming over his trip.

Man burned alive in latest Chile bombing

Santiago - A man was burned alive when a homemade bomb went off in Santiago on Thursday, law enforcement officials said, the latest in a series of explosions in Chile's usually safe capital.

Three suspects arrested in Chile subway bombing

Santiago - Two men and a woman were arrested early Thursday on suspicion of involvement in a recent bombing in a subway station in the Chilean capital, police said.

Chile coup anniversary leaves 14 wounded, 179 arrested

Santiago - Fourteen people were wounded and 179 arrested during unrest that broke out on the 41st anniversary of the coup that brought Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet to power, police said Friday.

New Chile bombings hit resort city

Santiago - Two homemade bombs have exploded at a shopping center in the Chilean resort city of Vina del Mar, adding to panic after a subway bombing in Santiago wounded 14 people.

Bomb rips through packed Chile metro station, 14 hurt

Santiago - A homemade bomb wounded 14 people when it rocked a food court inside a packed Santiago metro station at lunch hour on Monday, with Chile's government calling it a "terrorist act.

Bomb rocks Chile metro, seven injured

Santiago - A bomb rocked a food court inside a Santiago metro station on Monday, wounding seven people in a blast Chile's government called a "terrorist act.

'Chinchineros' — Part of Chile’s intangible cultural heritage

Santiago - A true celebration of popular musical heritage was held on September 3 when 15 family groups performing traditional Chilean instruments exhibited their century-old skills in the Gabriela Mistral Cultural Centre (GAM) in Santiago de Chile.

‘Chacarero’ — Probably the best sandwich you may ever eat

Boston - The Spanish word “Chacarero” means “small-scale farmer,” but it also stands for the name of a sandwich Chileans enjoy in restaurants or at home, and that surprises foreign visitors who describe it as "the best darn sandwich" they have ever had.

Chile navy officer makes history by announcing he is gay

Santiago - A navy officer became the first member of the Chilean military to reveal he is gay -- a groundbreaking admission in this conservative Catholic country.

'Chilean Schindler's List' saved leftists from regime

Santiago - During the darkest days of Chile's dictatorship, a man named Jorge Schindler saved dozens of leftist militants by employing them undercover at his pharmacies, risking his own life like a different Schindler during another of history's nightmares.

Chilean students take to the streets again in Santiago

Santiago - Students in Chile are out in force again protesting the slow pace of education reform as thousands of peaceful protesters marched through the capital Santiago yesterday, August 21.

From earliest human settlement in the Americas to modern city Special

Puerto Montt - Puerto Montt is a port city in southern Chile that thrives on salmon farming, trade and tourism. It is a port of call for international cruise ships and departure of vessels to Chiloé Island and the Patagonian Fjords in the far south of the continent.

Ferry runs aground in Chilean Fjords, 17 passengers rescued

Puerto Natales - A ferry carrying 17 passengers and a crew of 28 ran aground at Pass Kirke in the Chilean Fjords. All passengers and crew are unharmed but 40 tons of salmon were lost and more than 200 cattle drowned.

Review: 'Rosa Yagan', a Native American woman from the end of the world Special

Puerto Williams - Rosa Yagan, an aboriginal woman belonging to the southernmost ethnic group on the planet, spent her infancy and youth as her nomadic ancestors, with their language and ancient customs. Her story is told in the book "Rosa Yagan, the last link".

Catholic priest confesses: 'I am having twins; it's a blessing'

Cabildo - Father Ignacio Miranda of St. Lawrence Catholic Parish in the town of Cabildo in Chile announced his resignation from the priesthood after admitting his relationship with a woman and confessing that he will be daddy of twins within a couple of months.

Photo Essay: Bird-watching at and near a Neotropical lagoon Special

Valparaiso - Variations in water levels in the “Lagoon of Light”, near Valparaiso, Chile, offer various aquatic environs, deep waters and muddy flats, attractive to diving cormorants and herons. In such locations, shorebirds find plenty of food in late winter.

Bones found near dictatorship torture chamber in Chile

Santiago - Human bones have been found near a military base in central Chile where political prisoners were tortured during the dictatorship of Augusto Pinochet, officials said Friday.

Chile, Japan sign mining deals, share earthquake science

Santiago - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe sealed a series of deals on a visit to Chile Thursday in areas ranging from mining to minimizing damage from earthquakes.

Magnitude 6.1 earthquake hits off northern Chile

Santiago - A 6.1-magnitude earthquake struck off northern Chile's coast on Sunday, the US Geological Survey said.The agency said the quake hit at 4:54 pm (2054 GMT) in the Pacific Ocean 22 kilometers (14 miles) west of Iquique, Chile, at a depth of 35.

Chile creates DNA bank for Pinochet-era adoptions probe

Santiago - Chilean authorities have created a bank of DNA data to help investigate suspected illegal adoptions under the regime of dictator Augusto Pinochet, in power 1973 to 1990.

Brazil — Chile preview: Can Chile avenge past World Cup defeats?

Chile will encounter a familiar foe on their road to their first World Cup triumph as they have a date with hosts Brazil.

Holland makes most of space following Chile's system alterations

Chile’s main objective heading into the World Cup was to win Group B, and avoid a possible showdown with Brazil in the round of 16.

UNESCO grants World Heritage status to ancient Inca road system

Doha - The Inca Trail, a complex road network crossing six South American countries was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. The award recognizes the historic and cultural significance of the ancient route used by the Incas and later by the conquistadors.

Ancient Inca roads win coveted World Heritage status

Doha - UN cultural agency UNESCO on Saturday granted its coveted World Heritage status to a vast and ancient Inca road system spanning six countries in South America.

Mountain in Chile blasted for new telescope

The top of a 10,000 foot mountain in Chile has been blown up to make way for what will be the world's largest optical and infrared telescope.

Chile's pressing sends Spain crashing out of the World Cup

Jorge Sampaoli’s sole alteration to his starting lineup against Spain identified the Chilean manager’s approach against the reigning world champions.
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The Headquarter of the Commander in Chief of the Chilean Navy. Until 1973 the beautiful building use...
The Headquarter of the Commander in Chief of the Chilean Navy. Until 1973 the beautiful building used to be the Valparaiso Provincial Government House. It was confiscated by the Navy at the time of the military coup.
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Earthquake damage Santo Domingo/Cumming  Santiago
Earthquake damage Santo Domingo/Cumming, Santiago
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Cardonal Farmers Market of Valparaiso  Chile. This place is high in the list of  things to do and se...
Cardonal Farmers Market of Valparaiso, Chile. This place is high in the list of "things to do and see" while visiting this city.
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Edison Peña  34  becomes the twelfth trapped miner to be rescued from the San Jose mine near Copiap...
Edison Peña, 34, becomes the twelfth trapped miner to be rescued from the San Jose mine near Copiapo, Chile on October 13, 2010.
Photo by Hugo Infante/Government of Chile
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BAP Huascar is berthed at the Chilean Navy Base of Talcahuano  about 530 kilometres south of Santiag...
BAP Huascar is berthed at the Chilean Navy Base of Talcahuano, about 530 kilometres south of Santiago, where she serves as a floating museum.
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The originall name of Puerto Montt was  Melipulli  which means “Four Hills”  in the Mapuche lang...
The originall name of Puerto Montt was "Melipulli" which means “Four Hills” in the Mapuche language. The site is surrounded by volcanoes and it was covered by a thick forest. This picture shows modern buildings on the hills of P. Montt
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Chilean Economy Minister  Pablo Longueira
Chilean Economy Minister, Pablo Longueira
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Thousands of liters of over 100 brands of artisanal beer produced at micro-breweries from all over t...
Thousands of liters of over 100 brands of artisanal beer produced at micro-breweries from all over the country were tasted and sold at Oktoberfest, Malloco.
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El Cuadro Ranch  Casablanca Valley; Museum of Wine. Labourers press the crushed grapes to extract th...
El Cuadro Ranch, Casablanca Valley; Museum of Wine. Labourers press the crushed grapes to extract the grape juice.
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There are some lodges near the lake catering mostly to foreign sport fishermen.
There are some lodges near the lake catering mostly to foreign sport fishermen.
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View of downtown Puerto Montt on a sunny day. The peaks of the Andes mountains can be seen in the ba...
View of downtown Puerto Montt on a sunny day. The peaks of the Andes mountains can be seen in the background.
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Impressive views of the Lake from “Carretera Austral” (the “Southern Highway”)  which is a g...
Impressive views of the Lake from “Carretera Austral” (the “Southern Highway”), which is a gravel road running along the region.
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Ironclad Huascar floating museum. Memorial plaque on the main deck of Huascar. It reads:  Homage of ...
Ironclad Huascar floating museum. Memorial plaque on the main deck of Huascar. It reads: "Homage of the Chilean Navy to Peruvian Admiral Miguel Grau fallen on defense of his country on 8 October, 1879"
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A picture of the historic La Moneda building in Chile. National pride has led to protests against wh...
A picture of the historic La Moneda building in Chile. National pride has led to protests against what they see as a tearing down of their rich history and natural beauty.
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El Cuadro Ranch  Casablanca Valley; Museum of Wine
El Cuadro Ranch, Casablanca Valley; Museum of Wine
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Bio-Bío River.
Bio-Bío River.
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The city of Antofagasta in northern Chile. The hills in the background show the aridness of the area...
The city of Antofagasta in northern Chile. The hills in the background show the aridness of the area.
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Man shelling seaurchin roe at Angelmó seafood market.
Man shelling seaurchin roe at Angelmó seafood market.
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A long dock facing the ocean leaves a protected quay for the boats and where a large number of sea-l...
A long dock facing the ocean leaves a protected quay for the boats and where a large number of sea-lions live off the fish scraps from the fishermen and fish cleaners.
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Volcano Copahue. Chile and Argentina issued red alert for eruptive activity of this active Andean vo...
Volcano Copahue. Chile and Argentina issued red alert for eruptive activity of this active Andean volcano in the south of Chile.
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