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Chilean Student Protest Leader Camila Vallejo Running on Communist Party Ticket for Office

Chilean Student Protest Leader Camila Vallejo Running on Communist Party Ticket for Office

One of the most prominent faces of the massive student protests that rocked Chile in 2011 has officially launched her bid for a seat in Congress. continue reading »

Chilean Actor Pedro Pascal Cast for Season 4 of “Game of Thrones”

Chilean Actor Pedro Pascal Cast for Season 4 of “Game of Thrones”

Chilean actor Pedro Pascal has been cast to play "The Red Viper" in the upcoming season of Game of Thrones. "The Red Viper," aka Prince Oberyn Martell of Dorne, is ou continue reading »

1,500 Year-Old Nicotine Habit Found in Chilean Mummies

1,500 Year-Old Nicotine Habit Found in Chilean Mummies

56 Chilean mummies have yielded an interesting find revealing that smoking nicotine is an old habit, going as far back as 100 B.C. continue reading »

219,000 Children Work Illegally in Chile

219,000 Children Work Illegally in Chile

Chile's government said 229,000 children perform some type of economic activity in the country and 219,000 work illegally, many in jobs considered dangerous. continue reading »

Union Members, Miners, Students Protest in Chile

Union Members, Miners, Students Protest in Chile

Thousands of people turned out Wednesday on another day of demonstrations called by students in several Chilean cities, with union members, port workers and miners joining the throng. continue reading »

Costanera Center, Chile’s Tallest Building, Catches Fire

Costanera Center, Chile’s Tallest Building, Catches Fire

The Costanera Center real estate megaproject, South America's tallest skyscraper, experienced a fire on Thursday that forced authorities to evacuate more than 1,000 people. continue reading »

Medical Mystery:  Chilean Girl Cries Tears of Blood (VIDEO)

Medical Mystery:  Chilean Girl Cries Tears of Blood (VIDEO)

Medical personnel in the town of Purranque, Chile have a medical mystery on their hands, one that is getting a lot of attention outside their region. continue reading »

Jennifer Lopez is Latest Addition to Chilean Miners Film

Jennifer Lopez is Latest Addition to Chilean Miners Film

Jennifer Lopez is the latest addition to the cast of "The 33," a film based on the story of survival of the miners trapped for more than two months below ground after a mine collapse in northern Chile, The Hollywood Reporter said Monday. continue reading »

Chilean Nanny Suing NYC Family, Claiming “Involuntary Servitude”

Chilean Nanny Suing NYC Family, Claiming “Involuntary Servitude”

A Chilean woman has filed a lawsuit against a New York couple who she says denied her fair pay as well as food and medicine, claiming she was brought to the U.S. and forced into "involuntary servitude." continue reading »

Chilean Students Continue Massive Protests Demand Education Reform

Chilean Students Continue Massive Protests Demand Education Reform

Tens of thousands of students took to the streets of this capital and other Chilean cities on Thursday for another in a long series of protests calling for a radical shakeup of the nation's educational system. continue reading »

Most Peaceful Countries in Latin America

Most Peaceful Countries in Latin America

Annually, the Institute for Economics and Peace rank the world's nations according to the Global Peace Index. This year 162 nations were evaluated, Iceland (GPI score: 1.16) ranked most peaceful and Afghanistan (GPI score: 3.44) ranked least peaceful. continue reading »

Young Chilean Woman Now Auctioning Off Her Virginity

Young Chilean Woman Now Auctioning Off Her Virginity

"Hi, I’m Tamara," reads one Chilean woman's profile. "I’m 21 years old and I’m selling my virginity because I have a big debt with the school and my family can’t pay for it." continue reading »

Chile has Most Broadband Connections in LatAm, Argentina No. 2

Chile has Most Broadband Connections in LatAm, Argentina No. 2

Chile has the highest 2-megabyte broadband Internet penetration rate for landline and mobile connections in Latin America, a report released in Bogota said. continue reading »

Highest Life Expectancies in Latin America

Highest Life Expectancies in Latin America

Life expectancy is the average number of years a person would live if the mortality rate remains constant in the future. Variables such as the quality of healthcare, ongoing wars, obesity, and HIV/AIDS infections affect each country's life expectancy. continue reading »

Obama Highlights Strong Ties Between U.S. and Chile

Obama Highlights Strong Ties Between U.S. and Chile

President Barack Obama hailed Tuesday the "extraordinarily strong" relationship between the United States and Chile. continue reading »