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Chaos in Chilean Congress

Chaos has erupted in the Chilean Congress, followed by the forcible ejection of a number of public sector workers.

Chaos has erupted in the Chilean Congress, followed by the forcible ejection of a number of public sector workers.

Business

What makes Chile a truly unique travel destination?

At the World Travel Market 2016 in London, the leading event for the global travel industry, euronews spoke to Rolando Drago, Ambassador of Chile to

At the World Travel Market 2016 in London, the leading event for the global travel industry, euronews spoke to Rolando Drago, Ambassador of Chile to

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Watch: 84-year-old man trips armed jewellery thief

84-year-old Chilean Raul Munoz shocked onlookers and his wife on Saturday, October 29, when he leapt into action to stop an armed robber.

84-year-old Chilean Raul Munoz shocked onlookers and his wife on Saturday, October 29, when he leapt into action to stop an armed robber.

Sport

FIFA sanction several national associations for fans' insulting chants

FIFA has imposed sanctions on several football associations for the discriminatory and unsporting conduct of their fans during recent World Cup qualifying…

FIFA has imposed sanctions on several football associations for the discriminatory and unsporting conduct of their fans during recent World Cup qualifying…

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Messi quits Argentina after Copa America defeat to Chile

Chile are celebrating their second successive Copa America title after beating Argentina again in the final, this time at New Jersey’s Metlife stadium.

Chile are celebrating their second successive Copa America title after beating Argentina again in the final, this time at New Jersey’s Metlife stadium.

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Lionel Messi retires from international football

The Argentina and Barcelona forward missed the goal in a penalty shoot-out as Chile won the final of the Copa America.

The Argentina and Barcelona forward missed the goal in a penalty shoot-out as Chile won the final of the Copa America.

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Chile beats Argentina in Copa America final

The Copa America final was decided on penalties after Argentina and Chile failed to score during normal time. Chile won 4 – 2 in the penalty shootout.

The Copa America final was decided on penalties after Argentina and Chile failed to score during normal time. Chile won 4 – 2 in the penalty shootout.

Sport

Holders Chile reach Copa America final

Defending champions Chile booked their place in the Copa America final after beating Colombia 2-0 at Soldier Field in Chicago.

Defending champions Chile booked their place in the Copa America final after beating Colombia 2-0 at Soldier Field in Chicago.

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Chile humiliate Mexico to advance to Copa América semi-final

Defending champions Chile reached the final of the Copa America with an emphatic 7-0 win over Mexico at Levi’s Stadium in California.

Defending champions Chile reached the final of the Copa America with an emphatic 7-0 win over Mexico at Levi’s Stadium in California.

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Chilean students clash with police over education reforms

Chilean students have clashed with police in the capital Santiago. They say President Michelle Bachelet’s educational reform plan hasn’t gone far

Chilean students have clashed with police in the capital Santiago. They say President Michelle Bachelet’s educational reform plan hasn’t gone far

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Chile's first elected president after Pinochet, Patricio Aylwin, dies

Former Chilean president Patricio Aylwin has died aged 97. Aylwin was the first post-Pinochet dictatorship president and managed the transition to

Former Chilean president Patricio Aylwin has died aged 97. Aylwin was the first post-Pinochet dictatorship president and managed the transition to

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Chile's largest medicinal marijuana farm produces first crop

Latin America’s largest medicinal marijuana farm has begun producing its first crops just months after its January inauguration. The 6,400-stalk

Latin America’s largest medicinal marijuana farm has begun producing its first crops just months after its January inauguration. The 6,400-stalk

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Thousands of dead sardines found floating in Chile's Queule river

Chile’s government has temporarily banned the consumption of sardines in the south of the country after hundreds of thousands of dead fish turned up

Chile’s government has temporarily banned the consumption of sardines in the south of the country after hundreds of thousands of dead fish turned up

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Kon-Tiki crew rescued off coast of Chile

The Chilean Navy has rescued 14 crew members from two rafts that were swept up in strong currents off the country's coast.

The Chilean Navy has rescued 14 crew members from two rafts that were swept up in strong currents off the country's coast.

Culture

Colonia is more than just a history lesson - Gallenberger

Colonia is set in a turbulent Chile in 1973 A couple become entangled in the Pinochet military coup in the south American country. When Daniel is

Colonia is set in a turbulent Chile in 1973 A couple become entangled in the Pinochet military coup in the south American country. When Daniel is

Sport

Chile coach Jorge Sampaoli resigns

Just six months after winning the 2015 Copa America on home soil, national team coach Jorge Sampaoli has quit in the wake of a disagreement with

Just six months after winning the 2015 Copa America on home soil, national team coach Jorge Sampaoli has quit in the wake of a disagreement with

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Founder of North Face dies in Chile accident

Douglas Tompkins, the 72-year-old founder of the North Face and Esprit clothing brands, has died after a kayaking accident in Chile. Mr Tompkins

Douglas Tompkins, the 72-year-old founder of the North Face and Esprit clothing brands, has died after a kayaking accident in Chile. Mr Tompkins

Sport

Chile FA president resigns and heads to US as FBI informant - reports

Chile’s football federation says its president Sergio Jadue has officially resigned. His resignation was announced just hours after it emerged he was

Chile’s football federation says its president Sergio Jadue has officially resigned. His resignation was announced just hours after it emerged he was

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Unrest erupts at Australia migrant detention centre

Australia is dealing with a major disturbance at its controversial immigration detention centre on remote Christmas Island. Unrest flared after an

Australia is dealing with a major disturbance at its controversial immigration detention centre on remote Christmas Island. Unrest flared after an

Science_technology

Chile launches first electric car, 'Soki'

The ‘Soki’ is Chile’s first electric car. Named after an indigenous word meaning ‘two’, the two-seater can run for up to 60 km on a battery that

The ‘Soki’ is Chile’s first electric car. Named after an indigenous word meaning ‘two’, the two-seater can run for up to 60 km on a battery that

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Big aftershock hits Chile without claiming any more victims

The shattered central Chilean coast, already badly damaged following last week’s magnitude 8.3 earthquake, has been hit by a strong 6.5 aftershock

The shattered central Chilean coast, already badly damaged following last week’s magnitude 8.3 earthquake, has been hit by a strong 6.5 aftershock

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At least five dead as magnitude 8.3 earthquake strikes Chile

At least five people are killed, more than a million evacuated and a tsunami warning in place as a magnitude 8.3 earthquake strikes Chile.

At least five people are killed, more than a million evacuated and a tsunami warning in place as a magnitude 8.3 earthquake strikes Chile.