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COVID-19: Chile death toll tops 10,000
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Chile mine blast 10 years on
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Chile’s $4.5bn stimulus: Boost follows months of mass protests
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Millions in Chile tap into pension funds amid pandemic
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Chile lifts COVID-19 lockdown as Latin America still hardest-hit
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Chile police train dogs to sniff out COVID-19 patients
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Chile Senate approves pension reform bill
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Chile's economic illusion: Coronavirus exposes inequalities
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Chile zoo welcomes rhino calf amid pandemic
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Chile's once robust economy devastated by COVID-19
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Chile's poor call for protection from pandemic-fuelled crime wave
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Healing melodies: Nurse serenades COVID patients
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Latin America and the Caribbean surpass Europe's number of coronavirus cases
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Students return to school in Chile's Easter Island
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Copper price surges due to global shortage
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Excessive sugar intake linked with unhealthy fat deposits
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COVID-19: Thousands of foreign workers stranded in Chile
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Chile President Pinera criticised for breaking funeral guidelines
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Chile hospital gives families rare chance to say goodbye
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COVID-19: Chile students struggle with lack of internet access
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Chile sees spike in COVID-19 deaths as lockdown falters
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Worker dies in accident at Codelco´s Radomiro Tomic mine in northern ChileChile's state-owned Codelco, the world's largest copper producer, said Thursday a worker had died in an accident at its Radomiro Tomic mine in northern Chile while performing maintenance work.
Chile tightens lockdowns as country exceeds 200,000 coronavirus casesThe Chilean government on Wednesday announced a tightening of lockdowns and "maximum" movement restrictions in its capital Santiago as the country´s confirmed coronavirus caseload exceeded 200,000.
Chile says accounting errors led to omission of 31,000 coronavirus casesA rash of accounting glitches in Chile led to the omission of more than 31,000 confirmed coronavirus cases, or nearly one-sixth of the country's total so far, health officials said on Tuesday.
Chile extends state of catastrophe by 90 days as coronavirus surgesChile´s government said on Monday it would extend a state of catastrophe in place since mid-March by 90 days as cases of coronavirus in the South American nation have surged.
Chilean congress agrees to $12 billion emergency coronavirus planChile Finance Minister Ignacio Briones announced a fresh, two-year, $12 billion citizen support and economic stimulus package to overcome the effects of the coronavirus outbreak after reaching a..
India, with 12 nations, leads initiative at UN to counter misinformation on Covid-19On the initiative by Australia, Chile, France, Georgia, India, Indonesia, Latvia, Lebanon, Mauritius, Mexico, Norway, Senegal and South Africa, a total of 132 member states endorsed a cross-regional..
Chile president replaces health minister amid COVID-19 deaths controversyChile President Sebastian Pinera on Saturday replaced Health Minister Jaime Manalich amid controversy over the country's figures for deaths from the coronavirus outbreak.
Chile's military moves through shadows to spot coronavirus curfew breakersThe armored vehicle rumbles through the near-empty, darkened streets of a scruffy neighborhood in the Chilean capital Santiago, bristling with heavily-armed troops.
Chile's coronavirus cases climb past 154,000 in 100 days since virus landedChile on Thursday exceeded 154,000 confirmed cases of the new coronavirus and 2,600 deaths, one hundred days after the outbreak began and with the health service straining under massive admissions..
Chile eyes new migration law after report predicts it will rise once pandemic easesChilean senators on Tuesday reopened a debate over a bill to tighten migration at the behest of the government after a report last week suggested Chile could again become a migration hotspot after the..
Chile's women's minister, Pinochet's great niece, resigns a month into postChilean Women's Minister Macarena Santelices has resigned from her post, just a month after being sworn into office and amid growing questions about her aptitude and performance.
Chile coronavirus death toll jumps sharply after new cases addedChile revised its death toll linked to the novel coronavirus outbreak sharply higher on Sunday, adding fatalities from databases that previously had not been included.
Magnitude 6.8 earthquake hits northern Chile; copper, lithium mines unaffectedA magnitude 6.8 earthquake struck in the mine-heavy northern Chile early on Wednesday, monitoring groups confirmed, though mining companies told Reuters their operations were not impacted.
Embattled Chilean women's minister pulls 'tears of an aggressor' adChilean new women's minister has been forced to apologize and pull a controversial advertisement aimed at curbing an increase in domestic violence with the coronavirus pandemic.
Chile surpasses 100,000 cases of coronavirus: health ministerChile has surpassed 100,000 cases of the coronavirus, the health minister said on Monday, as infections have spiraled in the capital Santiago, putting the South American nation´s healthcare system..
Chilean student hits the roof for online classes during pandemicTo keep from falling behind in her studies amid the coronavirus pandemic, first-year Chilean college student Paulina Romero climbs onto her roof each day in search of a cell signal strong enough to..
Doctors in Chile face tough decisions as coronavirus cases spikeDoctors in hospitals across the Chilean capital Santiago said on Wednesday beds are fast running short as new coronavirus cases spike across the city, forcing urgent care wards to make tough decisions..
Chile's hospitals under strain as coronavirus cases near 70,000, president saysChile's healthcare system is under strain and "very close to the limit," President Sebastian Pinera said on Sunday, as the number of confirmed novel coronavirus infections approaches 70,000 after a..
Chileans rediscover community kitchens as coronavirus, and hunger, bitePoor neighbourhoods in the Chilean capital Santiago have seen a resurgence in the use of community kitchens once prevalent in the darkest days of dictatorship, as coronavirus shutdowns put pressure on..
Chile's trashpickers say recycling latest casualty of coronavirusTrashpickers in Chile are warning that recycling, never popular in the far-flung South American nation, is poised to become the latest casualty of the coronavirus pandemic.
Chile's poor clash with police amid concerns over food shortages in outskirts of SantiagoPolice and protesters clashed in Santiago on Monday amid a city-wide lockdown meant to stem the spread of the coronavirus as local officials warned that food shortages had hit one of the Chilean..
Chile finance, presidency ministers in quarantine after meeting with infected lawmakersTwo of Chile´s top Cabinet ministers said on Sunday they would quarantine after coming in close contact with Chilean lawmakers who tested positive for the coronavirus during negotiations in Congress.
In twist of fate, Venezuelans in Chile seek to return homeHundreds of Venezuelans seeking to return home gathered in a makeshift tent camp outside their embassy in Santiago on Thursday, as the coronavirus outbreak spurs a reverse migration wave of those who..
Chile's health minister announces surge in cases, Santiago general quarantineChile's health minister Jaime Manalich on Wednesday announced a general quarantine for greater Santiago to force down a sharp resurgence of coronavirus cases in the capital.
Chile to face worst of coronavirus outbreak in coming weeks: PineraChile is set to face the worst of the novel coronavirus outbreak in the coming weeks, President Sebastián Piñera said on Tuesday, as a sharp spike in cases and the southern hemisphere winter push its..
Chile´s Pinera says lobbied Trump to seek 'pole position' for vaccine accessChile's President Sebastian Pinera said on Thursday he had spoken to U.S. President Donald Trump to seek to place his country in "pole position" to receive early access to a vaccine for the new..
Chile tops 20,000 cases while death, hospitalisation rates plateauChile's health ministry said on Monday that the number of confirmed coronavirus cases had exceeded 20,000.
Police in Chile detain more than 50 protesters at Labor Day rallyPolice in the Chilean capital Santiago detained more than 50 protesters on Friday, saying they had violated rules intended to stem the spread of the coronavirus.
Chile cracks open gates of national parks for citizens' 'well-being'Chile said on Thursday it would start reopening its national parks next week to give people a "well-being alternative" after weeks of coronavirus lockdowns.
In reversal, Chile says coronavirus release certificates will not prove immunityChile will move forward with coronavirus "release certificates," but the documents will not yet certify immunity, the country´s top health official said Wednesday, marking a reversal after weeks of..
Bolivia, Chile strike deal to return stranded Bolivian migrants homeChile and Bolivia agreed on Tuesday to allow several hundred Bolivians stranded in a makeshift tent camp in Santiago to quarantine for 14 days and then return home, Chile's foreign ministry said in a..
Bolivians stranded in Chile camp out at consulate in SantiagoSeveral hundred Bolivians have set up camp on a sidewalk near the Andean nation's consulate in the Chilean capital Santiago, authorities said Tuesday, awaiting approval to return home as the..
Argentina, Chile defuse spat, vow united fight against pandemic and recessionThe leaders of Argentina and Chile have moved to defuse a recent diplomatic spat after officials in Santiago accused President Alberto Fernandez of "meddling" in Chile's internal affairs after he met..
Chile chides Argentina´s Alberto Fernandez for meddling in its internal affairsChile´s foreign ministry said Sunday it was "astonished" by comments from Argentine President Alberto Fernandez who recently met with Chilean opposition leaders, lambasting its neighbor for "meddling..
Chile to push ahead with coronavirus 'release certificates' despite WHO warningChile will push ahead with previously announced "release certificates" for recovered COVID-19 patients despite a World Health Organization warning that there was no evidence they are protected from a..
Protests reignite in Chile amid coronavirus outbreak, 14 arrestedPolice in Chile broke up a fresh round of anti-government protests in one of Santiago´s central squares late on Monday, arresting 14 and citing rules against congregations intended to ward off the..
Chilean seniors look to the sky for medicine and masksThe small Chilean beach enclave of Zapallar has turned to high-tech drones to deliver medications, masks and hand sanitizer to its elderly in remote areas as the coronavirus continues its advance..
Chile, China officials contradict each other over donated ventilatorsChile is expecting China to donate ventilators to help cope with the coronavirus outbreak, a government official said on Sunday, contradicting earlier statements by China's ambassador to the South..
Chile's economy, battered by 2019 protests, confronts coronavirusChile´s export-driven economy, once the envy of Latin America, will see a painfully slow recovery after being battered by the one-two punch of mass protests in late 2019 and the slow-moving..
COVID impasse: Bolivian and Peruvian migrants trapped at Chilean borderMore than a thousand mainly Bolivian migrants are stranded near Chile's northern border after informal labor sources in their host country dried up but they were unable to return home because of..
Chile's coronavirus restrictions clean up the air around Santiago, study saysAir pollution in Chile's capital Santiago, a sprawling metropolis and industrial hub of 6 million, has plunged in the past month by as much as a third as large swaths of the city have been shuttered to..
Chilean court upholds conviction of former Pinochet aide LabbeA Chilean court on Tuesday ratified a three-year prison sentence handed to Cristian Labbe, a former aide to dictator Augusto Pinochet, for torturing a detainee in 1973.
Chile to let some prisoners out of jail, but not Pinochet-era human rights violatorsSome Chilean criminals are set to be released from crowded jails vulnerable to coronavirus after right-wing lawmakers withdrew a controversial lawsuit that sought to also commute the sentences of those..
Hunger stalks Latin America's street vendors as empty sidewalks mean no customersIn the usually bustling streets of the downtown Santiago this week, Chilean great-grandmother Luz Maria Rios was ignoring a coronavirus quarantine and risking her health to sell Easter eggs.
Chile announces $2 billion fund to benefit informal workers amid coronavirus outbreakChilean President Sebastian Pinera on Wednesday announced a fresh $2 billion fund to help support the country´s informal workers as the coronavirus outbreak continues to batter the South American..
Chile's president sparks outrage with visit to quarantined protest squareEmbattled Chilean President Sebastian Pinera sparked outrage on Friday by posing for photographs at the plaza that was the centre of anti-government protests before it was put under quarantine to help..
Chilean capital gets another visit from cougar amid coronavirus lockdownChilean authorities captured a second cougar in little more than a week late Wednesday after the cat was spotted strolling through an upscale suburb of Santiago amid the evening quiet imposed by a..
Chilean consul in Argentine grains hub Rosario dies from coronavirusA Chilean consul in the Argentine grains hub city of Rosario has died after being infected by the coronavirus, Chile's foreign ministry said on Wednesday, as the global pandemic spreads through South..
Decision time: quarantine spells dilemma for domestic workers in Latin AmericaWhen the Chilean government announced a total quarantine last week for the wealthy eastern areas of capital Santiago where cases of coronavirus were most prevalent, Maria De Leon, a 31-year-old nanny,..