Strong Chile earthquake triggers tsunami alert
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Strong Chile earthquake triggers tsunami alert

AFP - September 16, 2015

UPDATE, Thursday, Sept. 17, 7 a.m.: Officials have reported at least eight deaths attributed to Chile's powerful magnitude-8.3 earthquake on Wednesday. More than one million people were…

Chile to try former secret police for diplomat’s death
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Chile to try former secret police for diplomat’s death

AFP - August 19, 2015

SANTIAGO, Chile – Fifteen former members of Chile's dictatorship-era secret police must stand trial for the 1976 kidnapping and killing of a Spanish diplomat, the country's Supreme Court…

US cable says Pinochet told of army involvement in teens’ burning
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US cable says Pinochet told of army involvement in teens’ burning

AFP - July 31, 2015

WASHINGTON — The burning alive of two teenagers by a Chilean military patrol in 1986 was directly reported to Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet, but he refused to accept…

After 30 years, mother hopes for justice in son’s murder during Chilean protest
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After 30 years, mother hopes for justice in son’s murder during Chilean protest

Steve Hendrix | The Washington Post - July 27, 2015

Update, Monday, 9:30 a.m.: From AFP: A Chilean judge on Monday ordered the arrest of five more former soldiers for allegedly burning alive a teenage photographer seized at…

Chile charges 7 in Pinochet-era death of photographer
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Chile charges 7 in Pinochet-era death of photographer

AFP - July 24, 2015

SANTIAGO, Chile -- Seven ex-military men were indicted Friday in Chile over the 1986 killing of a photographer reportedly doused with gasoline and set ablaze by soldiers during…

Residents return after fleeing Chile port city inferno
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Residents return after fleeing Chile port city inferno

Mathilde Bellenger | AFP - March 15, 2015

VALPARAÍSO, Chile — Thousands of residents began returning to their Valparaíso homes Saturday, hours after fleeing a still-smoldering forest fire that threatened the treasured Chilean seaport city, a…

Sentencing in Chile begins to bring closure in 41-year-old murder cases of US citizens Frank Teruggi and Charles Horman
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Sentencing in Chile begins to bring closure in 41-year-old murder cases of US citizens Frank Teruggi and Charles Horman

Norman Stockwell - January 30, 2015

Also see our special report, "Pinochet's Arrest Remembered," published last October.  Last Wednesday in Santiago, Chile, Judge Jorge Zepeda’s office made public the results of a 14-year legal…

One dead in latest Chile bombing
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One dead in latest Chile bombing

Miguel Sánchez | AFP - September 25, 2014

SANTIAGO, Chile – A Chilean man burned alive when a homemade bomb went off in Santiago early Thursday, law enforcement officials said, following the latest in a series…

Chile bombings shake Latin America’s model nation
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Chile bombings shake Latin America’s model nation

Mac Margolis | Bloomberg - September 16, 2014

Nothing like the whiff of cordite to set a society on a forensic soul-searching mission: Two explosions in Chile last week — one near a Santiago metro…

Thousands evacuated, 12 dead in Chile blaze
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Thousands evacuated, 12 dead in Chile blaze

Miguel Sánchez | AFP - April 14, 2014

VALPARAÍSO, Chile – More than 8,000 people were evacuated Sunday as an army of firefighters battled a killer blaze that tore through parts of Chile's historic port…