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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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Chile: Violent clashes between police and protesters

Hooded protesters got into violent confrontations with Chilean police on Thursday during an education reform march in the capital Santiago. Thousands

Hooded protesters got into violent confrontations with Chilean police on Thursday during an education reform march in the capital Santiago. Thousands

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Chile: Teachers and students protests against education reforms

Tens of thousands of teachers and students have been protesting in Santiago against a government education reforms. The peaceful march turned more

Tens of thousands of teachers and students have been protesting in Santiago against a government education reforms. The peaceful march turned more

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People power: students protest ahead of Copa América

Chilean police fire water cannon to disperse students and teachers carrying out an unauthorised march in support of education reform on the opening

Chilean police fire water cannon to disperse students and teachers carrying out an unauthorised march in support of education reform on the opening

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Chile: student protests turn violent

Chilean police clashed with student demonstrators in Santiago on Thursday night as they took to the streets to demand education reforms and the right

Chilean police clashed with student demonstrators in Santiago on Thursday night as they took to the streets to demand education reforms and the right

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March for sexual diversity in Chile

Seven thousand people rallied in Santiago’s streets on Saturday for the 17th annual march in favour of sexual diversity. Earlier this month, the

Seven thousand people rallied in Santiago’s streets on Saturday for the 17th annual march in favour of sexual diversity. Earlier this month, the

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Indigenous Mapuche community protests in Chile

Chilean national police officers clashed with a group of about 70 protesters from the indigenous Mapuche community as they gathered outside the

Chilean national police officers clashed with a group of about 70 protesters from the indigenous Mapuche community as they gathered outside the

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Chile: coup anniversary clashes

Protesters clashed with police in Chilean capital Santiago on Sunday, ahead of a march to commemorate the 41st anniversary of the military coup that

Protesters clashed with police in Chilean capital Santiago on Sunday, ahead of a march to commemorate the 41st anniversary of the military coup that

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Late Nobel laureate walks again on 110th birthday

Nobel prize-winning poet Pablo Neruda has been spotted on the streets of Santiago 40 years after his death. A moving projector showed images of

Nobel prize-winning poet Pablo Neruda has been spotted on the streets of Santiago 40 years after his death. A moving projector showed images of

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Thousands march for the legalisation of marijuana in Chile

Thousands of people marched through the Chilean capital Santiago on Sunday, calling for the legalisation of marijuana. The protesters want

Thousands of people marched through the Chilean capital Santiago on Sunday, calling for the legalisation of marijuana. The protesters want

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Chile's president-elect promises to stand by her election mandate

Chile’s president-elect Michelle Bachelet has repeated her promises of tax and education reforms, one day after she swept back to power. In her

Chile’s president-elect Michelle Bachelet has repeated her promises of tax and education reforms, one day after she swept back to power. In her

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Frightening scenes in Chile's capital for annual "Zombie Walk"

Hundreds of Chileans dressed in colourful zombie costumes of torn clothing and wigs pulled off their best impersonations in Santiago’s annual ‘Zombie

Hundreds of Chileans dressed in colourful zombie costumes of torn clothing and wigs pulled off their best impersonations in Santiago’s annual ‘Zombie

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Clashes in Chile as indigenous people march on Columbus day

Hooded protesters got into violent confrontations with police during a march in support of the Mapuche Indians in Chile’s capital Santiago on

Hooded protesters got into violent confrontations with police during a march in support of the Mapuche Indians in Chile’s capital Santiago on

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Dead or 'disappeared' Chilean students symbolically graduate

The University of Santiago has symbolically graduated 39 Chilean students who were killed or disappeared at the start of country’s military

The University of Santiago has symbolically graduated 39 Chilean students who were killed or disappeared at the start of country’s military

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'Tomato war' in Chile

Thousands of people took part in the third annual “War of the Tomato” in the Chilean city of Quillon. In a take on the famed tomato festival in

Thousands of people took part in the third annual “War of the Tomato” in the Chilean city of Quillon. In a take on the famed tomato festival in

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Giant body part puppets entertain crowds in Chile

A massive, free roaming eye, foot and other human body parts have entertained crowds in central Santiago as part of a street performance. Australia’s

A massive, free roaming eye, foot and other human body parts have entertained crowds in central Santiago as part of a street performance. Australia’s

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Chilean students protest education reforms

An estimated 100,000 demonstrators marched in Santiago, Chile in a protest against education reforms. There were some clashes with police. Teachers’

An estimated 100,000 demonstrators marched in Santiago, Chile in a protest against education reforms. There were some clashes with police. Teachers’

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Student protest in Chile ends in violence

The latest march by students demanding free education in Chile has turned ugly, with clashes between protesters and police. Rallies have often

The latest march by students demanding free education in Chile has turned ugly, with clashes between protesters and police. Rallies have often

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Student protests in Chile

Police use water cannons and tear gas to break up a march by thousands of Chilean students in Santiago on Thursday.

Police use water cannons and tear gas to break up a march by thousands of Chilean students in Santiago on Thursday.

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Back in the Day: ¿¡Por qué no te callas!?

November 10, 2007 The King of Spain Juan Carlos I tells Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez "¿Por qué no te callas?" – or ‘Why don’t you just shut up?’

November 10, 2007 The King of Spain Juan Carlos I tells Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez "¿Por qué no te callas?" – or ‘Why don’t you just shut up?’

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Chilean students kiss in protest

Chilean students staged a massive kiss-in in front of the government house in Santiago, hoping a more loving approach will do more to reach President

Chilean students staged a massive kiss-in in front of the government house in Santiago, hoping a more loving approach will do more to reach President

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Chile students protest for education reform

Student protests continued late into Tuesday (August 9) night in Santiago with clashes flaring up in some sectors and multitudes pouring onto the

Student protests continued late into Tuesday (August 9) night in Santiago with clashes flaring up in some sectors and multitudes pouring onto the

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Tens of thousands demand Chile education reform

Tens of thousands of protesters in Chile have demonstrated in the capital Santiago demanding education reforms and more equality. A small number

Tens of thousands of protesters in Chile have demonstrated in the capital Santiago demanding education reforms and more equality. A small number

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Chile: mine protest clashes

Riot police used water canons and tear gas on thousands of protesters marching in Santiago in support of copper miners who are striking across the

Riot police used water canons and tear gas on thousands of protesters marching in Santiago in support of copper miners who are striking across the

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Kissing protest in Chile

More than 2,000 university students took part in a massive kissing protest in Santiago as part of continued demonstrations over education standards

More than 2,000 university students took part in a massive kissing protest in Santiago as part of continued demonstrations over education standards

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Chilean students protest at education policies

Chilean police clashed with protesters after tens of thousands of Chilean students thronged the streets of Chile’s capital Santiago to demand lower

Chilean police clashed with protesters after tens of thousands of Chilean students thronged the streets of Chile’s capital Santiago to demand lower

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Chile miners rescue: People celebrate as trapped men return

People in the Chilean capital celebrated the end of the successful rescue operation, coming out on the streets waving Chilean flags and blowing their

People in the Chilean capital celebrated the end of the successful rescue operation, coming out on the streets waving Chilean flags and blowing their