World News

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-allende.jpg

Chile seeks truth about deaths of Allende and Neruda

The body of former Chilean President Salvador Allende was exhumed in May in an attempt to determine whether the democratically elected socialist president was murdered.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-AP091113061575.jpg

Protests assail rigged trial of Chile indigenous leaders

The conviction of four leaders of the Mapuche indigenous group in Chile is drawing international and national condemnation of Chile's right wing government and President Sebastian Piñera.

World Notes: Cuba, Palestine, Ivory Coast - and more

See what's going on around your world.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-LuisUrzuaPiera520x300.jpg

Urzúa, miner number 33

Chilean miner #33, Luis Urzúa, the leader of the entrapped group,  embodies Chile's history from Allende to Pinochet to now with working-class dignity and tenacious faith in his fellow miners and humankind.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-miners.jpg

World cheers Chilean miners rescue

SAN JOSE MINE, Chile - The miners who spent 69 agonizing days deep under the Chilean earth were hoisted one by one to freedom Oct. 13 to the cheers of millions around the world.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-UNASUR.jpg

South American summit tackles regional integration

Another step in the tortuous process of Latin American integration was marked May 3-4 when representatives of all 12 states belonging to the Union of South American Nations (UNASUR) met.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-Chile2.jpg

Chilean earthquakes, tsunamis and politics

An eyewitness account of Chile's earthquake and the ensuing political struggle that took place immediately after the disaster.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-ChileSolidarity.jpg

Chile remains in need after earthquake

The massive earthquake that struck Chile February 27 continues to have a heavy impact on the Chilean people.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-Chile.jpg

Lesson of Chile’s earthquake

Chile's earthquake was 500 times more powerful than the one that struck Haiti, yet the destruction in Chile was far less. What should we conclude from that?

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-chileelection.jpg

Billionaire wins Chile election

Sebastian Pinera defeated Eduardo Frei, the candidate of the governing coalition (Concertacion), becoming the first candidate from the right wing to win Chile's presidency since 1958.

1 2 3 4