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World Nov 21Chileans vote in highly polarized presidential election
Chileans will vote for a new president Sunday following a polarizing campaign in which the leading candidates vowed to chart starkly different paths for the region’s most economically advanced country staggered by a recent wave of social unrest.
World May 16Chileans choose assembly to draft a new constitution
Nearly 80% of voters in a plebiscite last year chose to draft a new charter for the nation following a year of protests, though there is much less consistent agreement over what it should contain.
Politics Oct 27Eager for change, Chile faces long road to new constitution
One of Latin America's most affluent nations, and also one haunted by social and economic inequality, plans to draft a new constitution to replace the charter introduced during military rule decades ago.
World Oct 29Protests erupt in Chile despite president’s new Cabinet
Thousands of protesters crowded again into central Santiago, and one group set fire to a building that houses a fast-food restaurant and stores.
World Oct 22Death toll rises to 15 from Chilean protest clashes
Chile's government said Tuesday that 15 people have been killed in five days of rioting, arson and violent clashes that have almost paralyzed the South American country and rocked its global image as the region's oasis of stability.
World Oct 20Chile protests continue despite gov’t retreat on fare hike
Protests and violence in Chile spilled over into a new day Sunday even after the president cancelled a subway fare hike that prompted massive and violent demonstrations.
Science Jul 02WATCH: Total solar eclipse darkens skies across South America
The eclipse will sweep along a path extending 6,800 miles across open waters to Chile and Argentina.