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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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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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Santiago: Clashes during student demo over education reforms

Students have clashed with police in the Chilean capital Santiago during a protest over educational reforms. They have taken to the streets because

Students have clashed with police in the Chilean capital Santiago during a protest over educational reforms. They have taken to the streets because

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Chile's students and police clash over education reform

Anti-riot police in Santiago, Chile, have again clashed with thousands of students after an unauthorised peaceful march degenerated. The students

Anti-riot police in Santiago, Chile, have again clashed with thousands of students after an unauthorised peaceful march degenerated. The students

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Chilean President Bachelet sacks cabinet

The Chilean President Michelle Bachelet has announced a surprise cabinet reshuffle amid a collapse in her popularity. Speaking to a local TV station

The Chilean President Michelle Bachelet has announced a surprise cabinet reshuffle amid a collapse in her popularity. Speaking to a local TV station

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Chile's president vows to re-write constitution and tackle corruption

Chile's president has vowed to rewrite the constitution and tackle corruption in an attempt to draw the line under recent scandals which have blighted the government.

Chile's president has vowed to rewrite the constitution and tackle corruption in an attempt to draw the line under recent scandals which have blighted the government.

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Chile students on the streets again

Students in Chile have returned to the streets to demand education reforms and denounce political corruption. The government under President Michelle

Students in Chile have returned to the streets to demand education reforms and denounce political corruption. The government under President Michelle

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Students in Chile protest over slow education reforms

Students in Chile have again protested in Santiago against the slow progress of the centre-left government’s education reforms. They complain that

Students in Chile have again protested in Santiago against the slow progress of the centre-left government’s education reforms. They complain that

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Chile to invoke anti-terrorism laws after second bomb attack

A lunchtime bomb blast at a fast food restaurant in the Chilean capital of Santiago has injured eight people. The device went off in a small

A lunchtime bomb blast at a fast food restaurant in the Chilean capital of Santiago has injured eight people. The device went off in a small