World Dec 28

A member of the security forces clashes with demonstrators during a protest against Chile's government in Santiago, Chile, on December 27, 2019. Photo by Ivan Alvarado/Reuters
Death toll in Chile protests since October rises to 27

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.

World Dec 14

UN climate talks in limbo as chair Chile bids for compromise

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.