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    Chilean health minister quits following COVID-19 situation

    Agence France-Presse . Santiago | Updated at 01:50pm on June 14, 2020

    Chile’s health minister resigned on Saturday amid controversy over the country’s official coronavirus death toll, as the pandemic hits the nation hard despite quarantine measures...

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    Coronavirus infection cases sharply increased in Peru, Chile

    Agence France-Presse . Lima | Updated at 02:11pm on June 01, 2020

    Peru on Sunday reported 8,800 new COVID-19 infections, setting a new daily record for a country that already has the second highest number of novel...

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    Violence as Chile marks Pinera’s 2 years in power

    Agence-France-Presse .  Santiago | Updated at 11:22pm on March 12, 2020

    Students clashed with riot police in Chile’s capital Santiago during protests that marked the second anniversary of conservative president Sebastian Pinera taking office on Wednesday...

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    Vina del Mar music festival goes ahead despite tensions

    Agence France-Presse . Viña del Mar | Updated at 11:43pm on February 24, 2020

    Protest-hit Chile takes a tentative step back to normality on Sunday when Latin America’s biggest music festival gets underway at Vina del Mar amid heightened...

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    Fourth death as protests grow in Chile

    Agence France-Presse . Santiago | Updated at 11:04pm on February 01, 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...

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    The challenge for Chile and the world

    Ariel Dorfman | Updated at 12:00am on January 28, 2020

    IN OCTOBER, a rise in Santiago’s metro fares set off the biggest protests in Chile since the end of Augusto Pinochet’s dictatorship. Protesters were calling...

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    Australian bushfire smoke seen in Chile, Argentina

    Agence France-Presse . Santiago | Updated at 03:59pm on January 07, 2020

    The cloud of smoke caused by raging bushfires in Australia has been spotted more than 12,000 km away in Chile and Argentina, weather authorities in...

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    Violent clashes in new round of Chile protests

    Agence France-Presse . Santiago | Updated at 03:31pm on December 28, 2019

    Thousands of protesters clashed with police Friday in Santiago in a fresh round of anti-government demonstrations that erupted more than two months ago in Chile....

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    Chile begins identifying bodies of military plane crash victims

    Agence France-Presse . Punta Arenas | Updated at 02:35pm on December 14, 2019

    Remains of people killed in a military plane crash that claimed 38 lives were flown Friday to a military base in Chile for identification...

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    Chile military plane disappears with 38 aboard

    Agence France-Presse . Santiago | Updated at 01:50pm on December 10, 2019

    A Chilean military plane with 38 people aboard has gone missing after it took off from the country’s south for a base in Antarctica and...

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