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Chile: Country in South America
Chile, officially the Republic of Chile, is a country in western South America. It occupies a long, narrow strip of land between the Andes to the east and the Pacific Ocean to the west. Chile covers an area of 756,096 square kilometres (291,930 sq mi), with a population of 17.5 million as of 2017. Chile is the southernmost country in the world, the closest to Antarctica, and borders Peru to the north, Bolivia to the northeast, Argentina to the east, and the Drake Passage in the far south. Chile also controls the Pacific islands of Juan Fernández, Isla Salas y Gómez, Desventuradas, and Easter Island in Oceania. It also claims about 1,250,000 square kilometres (480,000 sq mi) of Antarctica under the Chilean Antarctic Territory. The country's capital and largest city is Santiago, and its national language is Spanish.

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Rights group says Chile must stop summary deportation of Venezuelan migrants [Video]

Rights group says Chile must stop summary deportation of Venezuelan migrants

Allegations Chile is deporting hundreds of undocumented Venezuelan migrants without respecting their legal rights.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:56Published
Chile teachers defy orders to reopen schools after COVID outbreak ebbs [Video]

Chile teachers defy orders to reopen schools after COVID outbreak ebbs

School's reopen in Chile after one of the longest closures in the world - but some say it is still not safe to return.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:33Published
'British bubble is exclusive', says Team GB chief [Video]

'British bubble is exclusive', says Team GB chief

Team GB Chef de Mission Mark England has said "the British bubble is exclusive" and is confident the British athletes can train without any anxiety in Tokyo during the Olympic Games.England said there..

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Chile installs historic constitutional convention amid protests [Video]

Chile installs historic constitutional convention amid protests

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Mapuche woman chosen to lead drafting of Chile's new constitution [Video]

Mapuche woman chosen to lead drafting of Chile's new constitution

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Mapuche woman to lead body drafting Chile’s new constitution [Video]

Mapuche woman to lead body drafting Chile’s new constitution

Constitutional assembly picks academic Elisa Loncon to lead body drafting new text to replace Pinochet-era constitution.

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Mapuche woman to lead Chile's new constitution [Video]

Mapuche woman to lead Chile's new constitution

Delegates chose a woman on Sunday from Chile's majority indigenous Mapuche people to lead them in drafting the country's new constitution - a dramatic turnaround for a group that is unacknowledged in..

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Work begins on Chile's post-Pinochet constitution [Video]

Work begins on Chile's post-Pinochet constitution

Chile officially starts drafting a new constitution Sunday to replace the one it inherited from the era of dictator Augusto Pinochet.

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Protesters bring hope for political change in Chile [Video]

Protesters bring hope for political change in Chile

Protesters bring hope for political change in Chile

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This country vaccinated over 65% of its population. So why are cases rising? [Video]

This country vaccinated over 65% of its population. So why are cases rising?

Chile seemed to have done everything right in its fight against Covid-19 at the beginning – acquiring vaccines, implementing lockdowns and mobilizing its health system. More than 65 percent of people..

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Chile launches plan for police reform [Video]

Chile launches plan for police reform

The complex issue of police reform - Chile's government unveils a plan to reduce brutality - but activists are sceptical about the changes.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:36Published
Chile neuroscientists praise proposed brain privacy protections [Video]

Chile neuroscientists praise proposed brain privacy protections

A powerful duo - but scientists in Chile warn of the potential dangers of merging our minds with machines.

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Concerns rise in Chile over efficacy of Chinese-developed vaccine [Video]

Concerns rise in Chile over efficacy of Chinese-developed vaccine

Concerns rise in Chile over efficacy of Chinese-developed vaccine

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Aerial images of the Santiago General Cemetery as Chile virus deaths rise [Video]

Aerial images of the Santiago General Cemetery as Chile virus deaths rise

Aerial images of the Santiago General Cemetery, Chile's oldest and one of the largest in Latin America with an estimated two million graves over 85 hectares

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Tokyo 2020: Ellen White scores brace to secure victory 2-0 for Team GB against Chile - highlights

Watch highlights as Ellen White strikes twice in Sapporo to give Team GB a 2-0 win over Chile in the opening women's football match of Tokyo 2020.
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Tokyo 2020 Team GB v Chile: Teams take the knee before the first match at Tokyo 2020

Team GB and Chile take the knee prior to the opening women's football match of Tokyo 2020.
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Tokyo 2020 Great Britain v Chile: Ellen White opens the scoring

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Tokyo Olympics: Team GB women's football take the knee

Great Britain's women's football squad take the knee before their opening match with Chile at Tokyo 2020.
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Tokyo Olympics: The rise of the Chile women's football team

As Chile prepare to face Team GB in their historic first Olympic women's football match, here's how they rose from the depths of despair
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Wimbledon 2021: Novak Djokovic beats Cristian Garin in last 16

Novak Djokovic continues his bid for a record-equalling 20th men's Grand Slam title with a routine last-16 win against Chile's Cristian Garin.
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Copa America: Gabriel Jesus red card mars Brazil win over Chile

Watch highlights as Brazil beat Chile 1-0 to book their place in the Copa America semi-finals but the game was marred by a red card for striker Gabriel Jesus.
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Copa America 2021: Messi sets up Rodriguez goal as Argentina beat Uruguay

Watch Guido Rodriguez's goal for Argentina, set up by a cross from Lionel Messi, as they beat Uruguay 1-0 to move joint top of their group with Chile on four points.
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Blackburn's Ben Brereton scores for Chile in Copa America

Blackburn's Ben Brereton scores against Bolivia on his first start for Chile in the Copa America.
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Argentina 1-1 Chile: Lionel Messi scores as Copa America pays tribute to Diego Maradona

Lionel Messi scores a stunning free kick as Argentina draw with Chile after the Copa America pays a spectacular tribute to Diego Maradona.
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Copa America: Lionel Messi scores stunning free-kick for Argentina against Chile

Lionel Messi scores a sensational free-kick to put Argentina into the lead in their opening Copa America match against Chile.
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Argentina 1-1 Chile: Lionel Messi says first match since death of Diego Maradona was "special"

Lionel Messi says Argentina's World Cup qualifying draw against Chile was a "special match" as it was the first since the death of their legendary former captain Diego Maradona.
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Team GB to face hosts Japan in women's football

Team GB will face Canada, Chile and hosts Japan in the group stages of the women's football tournament at this summer's Olympic Games in Tokyo.
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UK invites India for climate summit

The summit is being hosted virtually by the UK as the COP26 President, United Nations, France in partnership with Chile was the president of COP 25 and Italy, president of COP 26.
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COVID-19: India reports 61,267 fresh cases, lowest daily spike since August

Though the cases are increasing, the recovery rate is 84.34 per cent in India which is less that Chile that has over 92 per cent cure rate, while US that tops the Covid-19 cases in the world has around..
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India has worst case fatality ratio in new Covid epicentre of S Asia

Among the countries that are in the global top 20 lists by cases and deaths, India has the second highest daily growth rate of deaths (4.2%) and of cases (3.6%) over the last 15 days. Deaths are..
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Worker dies in accident at Codelco´s Radomiro Tomic mine in northern Chile

Chile'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.
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Chile tightens lockdowns as country exceeds 200,000 coronavirus cases

The 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.
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Chile says accounting errors led to omission of 31,000 coronavirus cases

A 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.
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Chile extends state of catastrophe by 90 days as coronavirus surges

Chile´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.
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Chilean congress agrees to $12 billion emergency coronavirus plan

Chile 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..
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India, with 12 nations, leads initiative at UN to counter misinformation on Covid-19

On 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..
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Chile president replaces health minister amid COVID-19 deaths controversy

Chile President Sebastian Pinera on Saturday replaced Health Minister Jaime Manalich amid controversy over the country's figures for deaths from the coronavirus outbreak.
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Chile's military moves through shadows to spot coronavirus curfew breakers

The armored vehicle rumbles through the near-empty, darkened streets of a scruffy neighborhood in the Chilean capital Santiago, bristling with heavily-armed troops.
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Chile's coronavirus cases climb past 154,000 in 100 days since virus landed

Chile 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..
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Chile eyes new migration law after report predicts it will rise once pandemic eases

Chilean 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..
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Chile's women's minister, Pinochet's great niece, resigns a month into post

Chilean 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.
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Chile coronavirus death toll jumps sharply after new cases added

Chile revised its death toll linked to the novel coronavirus outbreak sharply higher on Sunday, adding fatalities from databases that previously had not been included.
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Magnitude 6.8 earthquake hits northern Chile; copper, lithium mines unaffected

A 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.
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Embattled Chilean women's minister pulls 'tears of an aggressor' ad

Chilean 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.
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Chile surpasses 100,000 cases of coronavirus: health minister

Chile 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..
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Chilean student hits the roof for online classes during pandemic

To 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..
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Doctors in Chile face tough decisions as coronavirus cases spike

Doctors 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..
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Chile's hospitals under strain as coronavirus cases near 70,000, president says

Chile'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..
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Chileans rediscover community kitchens as coronavirus, and hunger, bite

Poor 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..
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Chile's trashpickers say recycling latest casualty of coronavirus

Trashpickers 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.
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Chile's poor clash with police amid concerns over food shortages in outskirts of Santiago

Police 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..
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Chile finance, presidency ministers in quarantine after meeting with infected lawmakers

Two 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.
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In twist of fate, Venezuelans in Chile seek to return home

Hundreds 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..
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Chile's health minister announces surge in cases, Santiago general quarantine

Chile'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.
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Chile to face worst of coronavirus outbreak in coming weeks: Pinera

Chile 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..
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Chile´s Pinera says lobbied Trump to seek 'pole position' for vaccine access

Chile'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..
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Chile tops 20,000 cases while death, hospitalisation rates plateau

Chile's health ministry said on Monday that the number of confirmed coronavirus cases had exceeded 20,000.
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Police in Chile detain more than 50 protesters at Labor Day rally

Police 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.
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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.
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In reversal, Chile says coronavirus release certificates will not prove immunity

Chile 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..
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Bolivia, Chile strike deal to return stranded Bolivian migrants home

Chile 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..
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Bolivians stranded in Chile camp out at consulate in Santiago

Several 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..
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