Chile’s Investigative Police sees members arrested over alleged misconduct and corruption; Government’s handling of Mapuche conflict criticized at home and abroad; US rights group honors Chile’s student leaders.
Temuco’s Court of Appeals approves the use of any measures necessary to protect the health of four hunger strikers; New poll shows Bachelet beating other presumptive candidates for the 2014 presidential elections; Piñera announces plan to submit penal reform to [...]
Low winter rainfall means no spring blossoms in Atacama desert; Chile’s left commemorates 1988 stand against Pinochet; Interior Ministry official resigns after allegations of misconduct; Election Service releases list of compulsory roles for citizens.
Father Pierre Dubois dies in La Victoria; Student activists occupy Santiago’s Division of Elections; Government presents plan for 2013 budget.
Piñera and Peña Nieto meet to discuss bilateral relations; Chile braces for budget debate; Agrosuper rejects decision to close pig farm in Atacama; Rumor of Chilean author’s death circulates on social networking site.
Exodus from Santiago for five-day holiday weekend; Death of national police officer sparks controversy; Investigation confirms the suicide of former president Salvador Allende.
Senate rejects government’s tax reform bill; Peaceful student march ends with clashes and controversy; Chile’s population up 10% since 2002
President Piñera meets with leaders of the Aysén Social Movement; Judges sentence three executives in the 2007 case of a tainted dietary supplement; Academic unions plan National March for Education.
Protesters on Wednesday burn three buses; Banks faulted for not preventing fraud and ATM robberies; Government presents revised defense strategy.
Chile finishes driest July in ten years; Country marks the two-year anniversary of famous mining accident; Finance Ministry moderates its tax reform bill.
Intellectuals from Chile and Perú call for peaceful end to maritime dispute; Violence escalates in La Araucanía; Income inequality down since 2009 but still high.
Government survey shows drop in poverty; Congress rejects report on university profiteering; Kidnapping case shocks Chileans.
Small fishermen protest changes in fishing laws and quotas; More foreigners obtaining work visas in Chile; Chamber of Deputies rejects minimum wage law.
Senate approves the government’s minimum wage bill; Piñera calls for lithium mining; HIV tests up since 2011.
China and Chile forge strategic partnership; Largest student protest of the year shakes Santiago; UNASUR adopts Chilean plan for monitoring Paraguay