Chile, officially the Republic of Chile, is a South American country occupying a long, narrow strip of land between the Andes to the east and the Pacific Ocean to the west. It borders Peru to the north, Bolivia to the northeast, Argentina to the east, and the Drake Passage in the far south. Chilean territory includes the Pacific islands of Juan Fernández, Salas y Gómez, Desventuradas, and Easter Island in Oceania. Chile also claims about 1,250,000 square kilometres (480,000 sq mi) of Antarctica under the Chilean Antarctic Territory.
Teen climate activist Greta Thunberg found a ride back across the Atlantic on a sailboat thanks to a pair of YouTubers, after a United Nations climate change summit got relocated from Chile to Spain. CBS News - Published
A state of emergency was declared in Santiago, Chile following violent protests over a fare increase for the city's subway system. The system's headquarters were set on fire and many stations were.. CBS News - Published
Wall Street lost ground on Thursday as data showed midwest manufacturing falling into a deeper slump and concerns about the U.S.-China trade war truce rattled investors. Conway G. Gittens wraps up the..
Chilean President Sebastian Pinera said on Wednesday Chile would cancel the APEC trade summit in November and the COP25 climate summit in December after several weeks of violent unrest. Zachary Goelman..
Chileans took to the streets again, pouring by the thousands into plazas and shutting down main boulevards in a sign that government promises of reform continued to fall short. Rough cut (no reporter..
President Sebastian Pinera faced new protests on Monday after he replaced eight cabinet members, a house-cleaning aimed at taming the biggest political crisis since Chile's return to democracy in 1990...
Chile's finance minister warned on Tuesday of the "grave consequences" felt by the nation's economy on account of three weeks of often violent unrest and protests, as the peso slid 4% to hit a historic.. Reuters - Published
State workers in Chile promised to launch a massive, nationwide walk-off early on Tuesday, a sign protesters were not yet satisfied following the government's decision to rewrite the country's heavily.. Reuters - Published
An American man was remanded in custody in a Chilean seaside town on Monday after being charged with attempted murder over the alleged shooting of a protester on Sunday, according to prosecutors. Reuters - Published
The Chilean government has agreed to write a new constitution to replace one dating back to the Pinochet dictatorship, bowing to the demands of protesters who have taken to the streets in often violent.. Reuters - Published
Chilean President Sebastian Pinera acknowledged "abuses" in the handling of massive social protests that have shaken the country for three weeks, but stopped short of blaming police or the military in.. Reuters - Published
Pushing rickety grocery carts as improvised hospital beds, more than 100 Chilean doctors and nurses hit the streets shortly after riots broke out in Chile weeks ago, diving into the fray amid clouds of.. Reuters - Published
A hooded, muscular man shielding himself with a traffic "Stop" sign during a clash with police amid protests in the Chilean capital has gone viral on social networks, with the man being lauded as a.. Reuters - Published
Chile's President Sebastian Pinera announced a battery of measures on Thursday to tighten security and increase penalties for vandals as ongoing riots, looting and violence have left at least 20 dead.. Reuters - Published
The U.S. and Chilean governments are discussing co-hosting an APEC summit in the United States in January after Chile dropped plans to stage the event in Santiago this month, a senior U.S. official.. Reuters - Published
Chile's President Sebastian Pinera announced on Thursday several measures to tighten security amid continuing riots, looting and violence that have left at least 20 dead over more than two weeks of.. Reuters - Published
The United States is considering hosting an APEC summit in the country in January after Chile pulled out, Malaysia's foreign minister said on Thursday citing U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. Reuters - Published
A Chilean prosecutor on Wednesday said he would seek court approval to investigate 14 police officers for allegedly torturing protesters during almost three weeks of intense unrest and rioting in the.. Reuters - Published
Chile's copper mines have mostly maintained production and kept operations running normally in the face of weeks of unrest in the country, industry insiders told Reuters, though scattered incidents.. Reuters - Published
Chile's President Sebastian Pinera on Thursday promised to ensure police and soldiers found guilty of rights violations were prosecuted with the same force as rioters and looters during nearly three.. Reuters - Published
Reuters photographers covering protests in the central Santiago rallying point of Plaza Italia were getting ready to capture images on Monday as the police set about clearing the square for the.. Reuters - Published
Chile's embattled President Sebastian Pinera has rejected the notion of resigning and believes he will reach the end of his term in just over two years despite intense anti-government protests that are.. Reuters - Published
Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Tuesday it was unclear when Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Donald Trump could possibly hold their next meeting after an Asia-Pacific.. Reuters - Published
Crowds of protesters were faced with water cannons and tear gas as they protested in Chile's capital on Monday. At least 20 people have died in the protests, which started last month after the.. USATODAY.com - Published
Highlights of this day in history: Iran-Contra scandal begins to unfold; Chile's Salvador Allende takes office; Carol Moseley-Braun is first black woman elected to U.S. Senate; Former pro-wrestler.. USATODAY.com - Published
Chile's tourism industry is feeling the pinch amid violent protests that have rocked capital Santiago since last month, with hotel reservations down by half and many cancelling trips after the country.. Reuters - Published
Spain will host U.N. climate change talks in December after Chile withdrew, the United Nations said on Friday - a last-minute switch that has raised big logistical challenges and forced famed activist.. Reuters - Published
The United Nations has confirmed that this year's climate change talks will take place in Madrid in December, after Chile withdrew as host this week because of massive street protests in the South.. Reuters - Published
Located in the southern tip of Chile, Patagonia National Park is more than half-a-million acres of mountains and valleys, glaciers and grasslands, winding rivers and wild guanacos – and it is part of.. CBS News - Published
Spain will likely host the United Nations' COP25 climate change summit in Madrid, following Chile's withdrawal as host amid raging street protests in the South American nation, a Spanish government.. Reuters - Published
The U.S. State Department warned on Thursday that it had seen indications of Russian "influence" on recent unrest in Chile, where two weeks of protests and riots have rocked the administration of.. Reuters - Published
U.S. President Donald Trump called Chilean President Sebastian Pinera on Wednesday to express his support for Chile's decision to call off two major international meetings and decried alleged foreign.. Reuters - Published
Peru's government on Wednesday announced plans for an ambitious reform package including better health care and a higher minimum wage amid regional protests against market reforms and social injustice.. Reuters - Published
Chile withdrew on Wednesday as the host of an APEC summit next month at which the United States and China had been expected to sign a deal to ease a trade war that has hurt the global economy, as.. Reuters - Published
Costa Rica's government said on Wednesday it defers to Chile, the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change and member states on how to proceed with the United Nations global climate change.. Reuters - Published
The United Nations is looking for a new venue for a climate change conference planned for December, U.N. spokesman Farhan Haq said on Wednesday, after Chile withdrew as host amid riots, arson and.. Reuters - Published
Chile has withdrawn as host of an APEC trade summit in November where the United States and China had been expected to take major steps toward ending a 15-month-old trade war that has slowed world.. Reuters - Published
Chile has withdrawn as host of the APEC trade summit in November and the COP25 climate summit in December after several weeks of violent unrest, President Sebastian Pinera announced on Wednesday. Reuters - Published