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Jul 13, 2018
Chilean authorities arrest priest for sexually abusing seven minors at Santiago; investigation underwayChilean authorities have arrested a priest accused of sexually abusing 7 minors a month after prosecutors raided his diocese in Rancagua
Jan 19, 2018
Pope Francis performs impromptu marriage ceremony for two flight attendants on airplane in ChileIt was all in a day's work for the ever-unpredictable Pope Francis. First, he celebrated the first-ever airborne papal wedding, marrying two flight attendants at 36,000 feet during a flight on Thursday to this northern Chilean beachside town. Then after landing, Francis came to the rescue of a policewoman who was thrown from her rearing horse as his popemobile passed by.
Jan 16, 2018
Pope Francis expresses 'pain and shame' over church sex abuse scandal in Chile, begs forgivenessPope Francis begged for forgiveness on Tuesday for the "irreparable damage" done to children who were raped and molested by priests, opening his visit to Chile by diving head-first into a scandal that has greatly hurt the Catholic Church's credibility and cast a cloud over his visit.
Dec 18, 2017
Chile presidential election: Billionaire Sebastian Pinera to return to power with 55 percent votesBillionaire Sebastian Pinera will return to power as Chile's president next year, according to near-complete results from a runoff election held on Sunday.
Dec 17, 2017
Mudslide in southern Chile leaves five dead, 15 missing; President Michelle Bachelet declares region a catastrophe zoneA mudslide fuelled by heavy rains has swept over a village in southern Chile, leaving at least five people dead and 15 missing
Oct 21, 2017
Chilean poet Pablo Neruda did not die of cancer, say experts; may have been murdered by Pinochet regimeInternational experts announced that Chilean Nobel laureate Pablo Neruda did not die of cancer, but could not conclusively determine if he was assassinated
Jun 28, 2017
Chile temporarily bans imports of Colombian meat over foot-and-mouth diseaseSantiago: Chile has placed a temporary ban on meat imported from Colombia, citing an outbreak there of foot-and-mouth disease.
Dec 04, 2016
Fidel Castro's final resting spot in Cuba shrouded in mystery, ashes interred at Santa IfigeniaOn Sunday, his remains reached Santiago, the city where Castro launched his revolution and where a final, mass gathering in the city's Revolution Plaza was held before his ashes are interred at Santa Ifigenia.
Sep 21, 2015
Chile earthquake: Estimate of people left homeless rises from 3,500 to 9,000 personsMore than 9,000 people were left homeless after a powerful earthquake hit northern and central Chile last week, officials have said, dramatically increasing previous estimates.
Sep 17, 2015
After powerful earthquake off Chile coast, government issues tsunami alertA 8.3 magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Chile on Wednesday evening, rocking buildings in the capital and sending people scurrying on to the streets. A tsunami alert was also issued, authorities said.