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Chile elects new left-wing president over far-right candidate likened to Donald Trump
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Chile elects new left-wing president over far-right candidate likened to Donald Trump

Dec 20th 2021, 7:31 AM 14,437 Views 12 Comments

Gabriel Boric will become Chile’s youngest modern president when he takes office.

Chile to vote for a new president amid fears of mass protests
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Chile to vote for a new president amid fears of mass protests

Dec 19th 2021, 12:29 PM 6,848 Views 1 Comment

A neck-and-neck race is underway between an ultra-conservative lawyer and a former student activist.

Scientists in Chile find fossils of new dinosaur species with unique slashing tail
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Scientists in Chile find fossils of new dinosaur species with unique slashing tail

Dec 1st 2021, 10:15 PM 23,697 Views 17 Comments

The new dinosaur species had seven pairs of “blades” laid out sideways like a slicing weapon.

Prehistoric winged lizard unearthed in Chile
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Prehistoric winged lizard unearthed in Chile

Sep 12th 2021, 3:13 PM 46,531 Views 19 Comments

The Jurassic-era “winged lizard” is known as a pterosaur.

10-man Brazil continue Copa America defence after booking semi-final spot
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10-man Brazil continue Copa America defence after booking semi-final spot

Jul 3rd 2021, 9:34 AM 8,020 Views 3 Comments

The reigning champions will face Peru who defeated Paraguay on penalties.

Messi hits milestone number of appearances as Argentina book Copa America quarter-final spot
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# In The Mix

Messi hits milestone number of appearances as Argentina book Copa America quarter-final spot

Jun 22nd 2021, 7:57 AM 6,604 Views 4 Comments

Chile are also through to the quarter-finals of the competition.

Argentina win tense derby over Uruguay and England-born striker scores Chile winner
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Argentina win tense derby over Uruguay and England-born striker scores Chile winner

Jun 19th 2021, 9:45 AM 8,433 Views 0 Comments

Ben Brereton was the unlikely hero as Chile beat Bolivia 1-0.

Thousands of people gather in Chile to witness solar eclipse
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Thousands of people gather in Chile to witness solar eclipse

Dec 14th 2020, 10:00 PM 10,270 Views 0 Comments

During the brief period of darkness, only the lights of mobile phones were visible.

Chileans vote overwhelmingly to replace their constitution
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Chileans vote overwhelmingly to replace their constitution

Oct 26th 2020, 2:50 PM 32,690 Views 11 Comments

The vote came a year to the day after more than one million people thronged downtown Santiago amidst a wave of social unrest.

IRFU opts against hosting Olympic 7s qualifying competition in Ireland
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IRFU opts against hosting Olympic 7s qualifying competition in Ireland

Mar 4th 2020, 3:39 PM 9,185 Views 11 Comments

The union had concerns over the costs of bringing the crucial repechage onto home soil.

Chilean military plane 'disappears' with 38 passengers on board
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Chilean military plane 'disappears' with 38 passengers on board

Dec 10th 2019, 7:19 AM 18,873 Views 9 Comments

The C-130 Hercules carried 17 crew members and 21 passengers.

13-year-old boy killed as fifth week of violence begins in Chile
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13-year-old boy killed as fifth week of violence begins in Chile

Nov 23rd 2019, 12:17 PM 6,326 Views 3 Comments

23 people have now been killed during weeks of unrest in the country.

Greta Thunberg travels halfway around the world 'the wrong way' after summit location is moved
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Greta Thunberg travels halfway around the world 'the wrong way' after summit location is moved

Nov 1st 2019, 10:58 PM 102,550 Views 226 Comments

COP25 was meant to take place in Chile but is now due to be held in Spain.

One million Chileans take to streets to demand resignation of president Sebastian Pinera
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One million Chileans take to streets to demand resignation of president Sebastian Pinera

Oct 26th 2019, 7:37 AM 7,732 Views 11 Comments

It was the seventh day in a week of protests that has seen 19 people killed.

Explainer: How did protests over metro fares in Chile lead to days of violent fatal clashes?
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Explainer: How did protests over metro fares in Chile lead to days of violent fatal clashes?

Oct 25th 2019, 6:05 AM 6,783 Views 8 Comments

Yesterday, a four-year-old child was killed during the latest round of protests.

Chile orders new curfew as unrest death toll hits 11
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Chile orders new curfew as unrest death toll hits 11

Oct 21st 2019, 10:16 PM 8,352 Views 5 Comments

The unrest started after protests against a public transport price hike escalated.

Chile extends state of emergency as unrest death toll hits seven
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Chile extends state of emergency as unrest death toll hits seven

Oct 21st 2019, 8:02 AM 11,286 Views 10 Comments

The unrest started after protests against a public transport price hike escalated.

Violence in Chile sparked by metro fare hike has left three dead
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Violence in Chile sparked by metro fare hike has left three dead

Oct 20th 2019, 11:10 AM 16,885 Views 14 Comments

Protests are angry at the increasing cost of living in Chile.

South American bosses hit back at 'unacceptable' Messi comments
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# Argument

South American bosses hit back at 'unacceptable' Messi comments

Jul 7th 2019, 7:36 PM 9,838 Views 8 Comments

CONMEBOL released a statement in response to claims made by the Argentine superstar.

Messi slams 'corruption' in South American football after being sent off in Copa America
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# Unfair

Messi slams 'corruption' in South American football after being sent off in Copa America

Jul 7th 2019, 11:00 AM 11,294 Views 42 Comments

Lionel Messi was vocal after being sent off in Argentina’s win over Chile.

Messi bizarrely sent off as Argentina beat Chile to Copa America third place
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# Argy Bargy

Messi bizarrely sent off as Argentina beat Chile to Copa America third place

Jul 6th 2019, 10:34 PM 17,554 Views 11 Comments

The game finished 2-1.

Copa America holders Chile crash out in semi-final upset
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# Rout

Copa America holders Chile crash out in semi-final upset

Jul 4th 2019, 8:02 AM 9,967 Views 3 Comments

Two first-half goals and a late third from Paolo Guerrero guided Peru to the tournament finale.

PHOTOS: Thousands turn out to watch rare total solar eclipse in South America
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PHOTOS: Thousands turn out to watch rare total solar eclipse in South America

Jul 3rd 2019, 7:41 AM 10,166 Views 10 Comments

Solar eclipses happen when the Sun, Moon and Earth line up, allowing the Moon to cast its shadow on Earth.

Alexis Sanchez sends Chile through on penalties against Colombia
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Alexis Sanchez sends Chile through on penalties against Colombia

Jun 29th 2019, 9:12 AM 12,176 Views 8 Comments

The defending champions will face either Uruguay or Peru in a semi-final in midweek.

Cavani header snatches Copa America group top spot for Uruguay as Chile to face Colombia
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# Match Winner

Cavani header snatches Copa America group top spot for Uruguay as Chile to face Colombia

Jun 25th 2019, 9:10 AM 2,453 Views 3 Comments

An 82nd-minute header from Edinson Cavani saw Uruguay earn a clash with Peru.

Alexis Sanchez isn't loved at Man United like he is with Chile, says national team boss
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Alexis Sanchez isn't loved at Man United like he is with Chile, says national team boss

Jun 22nd 2019, 12:38 PM 6,064 Views 14 Comments

Reinaldo Rueda has suggested that the 30-year-old doesn’t have the same relationships at Old Trafford.

Sanchez scores winner as Copa America holders Chile progress to quarter-finals
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Sanchez scores winner as Copa America holders Chile progress to quarter-finals

Jun 22nd 2019, 9:56 AM 7,311 Views 4 Comments

Chile overcame Ecuador at the Copa America to move into the quarter-finals from Group C.

'For six weeks I felt worse than I ever have before' - Sanchez relieved to find form for Chile
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# Escape

'For six weeks I felt worse than I ever have before' - Sanchez relieved to find form for Chile

Jun 18th 2019, 2:41 PM 7,515 Views 8 Comments

The Manchester United attacker bounced back to have a hand in two goals as his side strolled to victory over Japan in Sao Paulo.

USA star sets World Cup goal-scoring record to secure passage to last 16
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# History Maker

USA star sets World Cup goal-scoring record to secure passage to last 16

Jun 16th 2019, 7:52 PM 8,338 Views 1 Comment

Carli Lloyd became the first player to score in six consecutive women’s World Cup matches in comprehensive win over Chile.

A footprint found in Chile is 'oldest' in Americas, scientists say
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A footprint found in Chile is 'oldest' in Americas, scientists say

Apr 28th 2019, 12:58 PM 32,200 Views 27 Comments

The scientists say the footprint dates from at least 15,600 years ago.

Quartet of South American nations make joint bid to host 2030 World Cup
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# Centenary

Quartet of South American nations make joint bid to host 2030 World Cup

Feb 15th 2019, 1:20 PM 5,869 Views 13 Comments

A potential bid by Ireland and Britain would face opposition from Argentina, Chile, Paraguay and Uruguay.

Irish-born priest may be deported from Chile after serving sentence for sexually abusing girl
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Irish-born priest may be deported from Chile after serving sentence for sexually abusing girl

Dec 10th 2018, 10:09 PM 35,911 Views 0 Comments

John O’Reilly was convicted of sexually abusing a young girl while he was a chaplain at a prestigious school.

Pope Francis defrocks two Chilean bishops for sex abuse of minors
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Pope Francis defrocks two Chilean bishops for sex abuse of minors

Oct 13th 2018, 2:47 PM 13,982 Views 51 Comments

Defrocking means the offender is forbidden from exercising any clerical duties at all, even in private.

‘We were about to hike up a volcano in Chile… I got an email saying Ulster Rugby want you over’
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‘We were about to hike up a volcano in Chile… I got an email saying Ulster Rugby want you over’

Sep 23rd 2018, 10:00 AM 34,071 Views 8 Comments

Neil Walsh recalls the unlikely series of events that led to an incredible opportunity.

Pope accepts resignations of two more Chilean bishops over child sexual abuse scandal
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Pope accepts resignations of two more Chilean bishops over child sexual abuse scandal

Sep 21st 2018, 5:41 PM 9,441 Views 40 Comments

An entire Chilean delegation of 34 bishops tendered their resignation to the pope in May. He has now accepted seven of them.

Number of sex abuse cases against the Chilean clergy has tripled to 119
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Number of sex abuse cases against the Chilean clergy has tripled to 119

Aug 31st 2018, 10:48 PM 9,972 Views 27 Comments

A total of 167 bishops, priests and lay members of the church are now under investigation for sexual crimes committed since 1960.

Bishops and priests among 158 Catholic church members identified in Chilean abuse investigation
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Bishops and priests among 158 Catholic church members identified in Chilean abuse investigation

Jul 23rd 2018, 8:50 PM 17,319 Views 30 Comments

The cases relate to incidents dating back as far as 1960.

Sanchez left behind for Man United's US tour due to 'personal administrative issue'
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Sanchez left behind for Man United's US tour due to 'personal administrative issue'

Jul 16th 2018, 6:10 PM 13,117 Views 13 Comments

The Chilean didn’t fly out to Los Angeles with the rest of the squad yesterday, but the club is hopeful he makes the trip in the coming days.

Two more bishops resign in Chile over child sex abuse scandal
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Two more bishops resign in Chile over child sex abuse scandal

Jun 28th 2018, 7:49 PM 8,921 Views 79 Comments

Several senior members of Chile’s Catholic Church are accused by victims of ignoring and covering up child abuse by paedophile priest Fernando Karadima.

West Ham boss robbed at gunpoint during Chile visit
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West Ham boss robbed at gunpoint during Chile visit

Jun 4th 2018, 5:57 PM 7,876 Views 6 Comments

Manuel Pellegrini was back in his homeland during the summer break and found himself targeted by a gang.

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