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Chile

Country archive · 310 posts


Latest stories about Chile

19 April 2014

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Chile Struck By Disasters in April 2014

Earthquakes and fires have ravaged Chile during the month of April 2014. Both private and public sources have rushed to aid the numerous victims.

15 April 2014

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Chile: Forest Fire Causes Death and Destruction in Valparaíso

On Saturday, April 12, 2014, a raging forest fire began in Valparaíso, causing 12 dead people and provoking the evacuation of thousands of residents in the area.

3 April 2014

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Powerful Quake Shakes Chile and Peru

Twitter users reported cellphone service collapsing and electricity cutting out in parts of Peru.

2 April 2014

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Powerful Earthquake Hits Northern Chile Triggering Tsunami Evacuation

A strong 8.2 eartquake hit northern Chile at 20:46 and generated a tsunami that triggered the alarms across the country.

25 March 2014

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The ‘Protest of all Protests’ Calls for Constitutional Reform in Chile

More than 40 civil organisations (with the exception of students) gathered more than a hundred thousand people in Santiago to demand a new constitution by way of a constituent assembly.

7 March 2014

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Latin American Women Say ‘No’ to Catcalls

Artists and web users share photos and illustrations to criticize catcalling and demand respect for women.

21 February 2014

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Developing Latin America: Winners of the Regional Acceleration Event

Technology for Transparency Network

The Developing Latin America 2013 Apps Challenge selected 6 projects for the Regional acceleration stage, which seeks sustainable Apps with high social impact.

26 January 2014

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Skepticism and Expectation Ahead of Ruling on Maritime Boundary Between Chile and Peru

On January 27, 2014, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in The Hague will announce a decision on the dispute about maritime delimitation between Peru and Chile.

18 January 2014

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Peru and Chile Await The Hague's Decision on Maritime Border Dispute

On January 27, the International Court of Justice in The Hague will make public its judgment in respect of the maritime border dispute between Peru and Chile.

18 November 2013

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Michelle Bachelet Wins Chilean Election But Will Face Runoff

Netizens had voiced their discontent with Bachelet's candidacy and her previous administration. After yesterday's results, many are commenting about the difference between views on social networks and reality in Chile.

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