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.
By Eva Vergara, Joshua Goodman, Associated Press
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.
By Eva Vergara, Associated Press
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.
By Eva Vergara, Christopher Torchia, Associated Press
When writer Isabel Allende creates characters for her novels, she often looks to real people as “models.” For a crime novel she wrote, Allende said she needed to connect with a member of the U.S. military.
By Joshua Barajas
By Associated Press
Chile’s human rights watchdog is calling for an investigation into the electrocution death of a man during anti-government protests. The death raised the number of those killed during protests that started in October to at least 27.
By Frank Jordans, Associated Press
Later Saturday, Chilean diplomat Andrés Landerretche told reporters that a fresh compromise would be circulated Saturday afternoon, but insisted that there would have to be trade-offs if there was to be a deal supported by all countries.
By Associated Press
The military said earlier that it had declared an alert and activated search and rescue teams.
In our news wrap Friday, officials said a 16-year-old student clearly planned an attack on his Southern California high school but haven’t yet determined a motive. The suspect remains in critical condition. Also, Iraqi security forces shot and killed three…
By PBS NewsHour
While mass demonstrations against the government have rocked Hong Kong for months, protests in Iraq and Lebanon have unseated respective governments. People in Barcelona, Haiti and Chile have also taken to the streets with their demands. Vali Nasr, a former…
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