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1 Feb 2020
A man died of carbon monoxide poisoning after a supermarket was torched in Chile's capital Friday, and another succumbed to injuries sustained in clashes with police, bringing the death toll in a new wave of unrest to four.
13 Dec 2019
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.
12 Dec 2019
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.
10 Dec 2019
A Chilean military plane with 38 people aboard has gone missing after taking off from the country's south for a base in Antarctica and is presumed to have crashed, authorities have said.
5 Dec 2019
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.
22 Nov 2019
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.
18 Nov 2019
President Sebastian Pinera condemned on Sunday for the first time what he called abuses committed by police in dealing with four weeks of violent unrest that have rocked Chile.
15 Nov 2019
Chile announced Friday it will stage a referendum to replace the country's dictatorship-era constitution next year -- a key demand of protesters after nearly a month of sometimes violent civil unrest.
13 Nov 2019
Violent protests broke out in Chile's capital Santiago on Tuesday as the country's currency dropped to a historic low after weeks of mass street demonstrations that have left the South American country in crisis.
11 Nov 2019
Chile has announced it will move to draft a new constitution and replace one dating back to the Augusto Pinochet dictatorship -- a key demand of protesters who have rocked the country for three weeks.
9 Nov 2019
They send their children to the same schools, vacation in the same lakeside resorts, and marry into each others' families.
1 Nov 2019
Chile's government met with opposition leaders Thursday in a fresh bid to end deadly protests that forced the country to abandon hosting two major economic and climate summits, but leftist parties poured scorn on the efforts.

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