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28 Jul 2021
Fernando Karadima was a key figure in a sexual abuse case that sent shockwaves through the Catholic Church. Aged 90, he died of bronchopneumonia and kidney failure in a nursing home.
15 Jun 2021
Watching on from a bar in Buenos Aires, Argentina fans react after their side was held to a 1-1 draw by Chile in their opening Copa America Group A match. Superstar Lionel Messi scored a stunning free-kick but Eduardo Vargas equalised in the second half.
10 Jun 2021
Chile inaugurates Latin America's first-ever thermosolar energy plant, a vast complex dubbed Cerro Dominador in the Atacama desert that gives a boost to the country's quest for carbon-neutrality by 2050.
9 Jun 2021
Families visit deceased loved ones in the Santiago General Cemetery, Chile's oldest and one of the largest in Latin America with an estimated two million graves over 85 hectares. Chile has surpassed a total of 30,000 coronavirus deaths and announced the extension of border closures until the end of June.
23 May 2021
Voters deciding on who will draft Chile's new constitution have widely rejected the country's ruling coalition in favor of independent and leftist candidates. A new constitution was a key demand of the 2019 protests.
20 Oct 2020
The spire of San Francisco de Borja church in Santiago collapses in flames after protesters vandalized it and set it on fire. Thousands of demonstrators gathered Sunday in central Santiago to mark the anniversary of a protest movement that broke out last year demanding greater equality in Chile.
29 May 2020
Carissa Etienne, the director of the Pan American Health Organization, expresses concern over signs that the spread of the new coronavirus is still accelerating in Brazil, Peru and Chile.
15 May 2020
Thousands of fresh graves are being dug in the Santiago's main cemetery amid a spike in Chile's COVID-19 cases.
5 Mar 2020
Residents of Chile's capital express concerns and doubts after health officials confirmed the country's first coronavirus cases.
15 Dec 2019
In Chile, protesters are demanding better social services and President Sebastian Pinera's resignation. Millions find it difficult to make ends meet, and many are forced to live in makeshift camps and shanty towns. DW's Nicole Fröhlich reports from one of them.
24 Nov 2019
Chile has been rocked by three weeks of sometimes violent protests demanding constitutional reform and greater equality. DW met up with one student leader for whom the last few weeks have been unusually hectic.
23 Nov 2019
Inside Chile's unprecedented protest movement

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