Chile's health minister resigns as pandemic hits hard
Chile's health minister resigned Saturday as the coronavirus pandemic is hitting the country hard despite a quarantine in place in the capital
Half of Chile senate, four ministers in coronavirus quarantine
Around half of Chile's 50-member senate and four ministers have been placed in quarantine after coming into contact with at least three colleagues infected with the novel coronavirus, officials said Monday, as jobless protesters in a poor area of Santiago clashed with police to demand food aid.
Chile calls 'state of catastrophe' as Latin America fights virus
Chile declared a "state of catastrophe" and delayed a constitutional referendum while several countries announced nighttime curfews as Latin America expanded its coronavirus lockdown on Wednesday.
Chile to quarantine returning football stars Sanchez and Vidal, health ministry says
Chilean football stars Alexis Sanchez and Arturo Vidal will be quarantined when they return to their home country from Europe, Chile’s health minister said on Tuesday.
Chile police response to protests was repressive
Chilean police responded to recent mass protests in a "fundamentally repressive manner" resulting in serious abuses including unlawful killing and torture, UN investigators said on Friday.
Human remains found in search for Chilean plane: provincial leader
Rescuers have found human remains during the search for a Chilean air force plane that went missing en route to Antarctica with 38 people aboard, a provincial government leader said Wednesday.
'The rapist is you': Chile hymn against sexual violence goes viral
Thousands of women have mobbed the National Stadium in Chile's capital for a flash denunciation of sexual violence -- the latest performance of a battle-cry that has seized public attention during weeks of national unrest.
Chile's president says police may have violated protocols
Chilean President Sebastian Pinera said on Thursday that police may have broken protocols in responding to a month of protests, and prosecutors will investigate whether they violated human rights.