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Andes survivors mark 40th anniversary with a rugby game

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Surviving members of a Uruguayan rugby team have played a match postponed four decades ago when their plane crashed in the Andes, stranding them for 72 days in the cordillera and forcing them to eat h

Chilean president accused of cooking poverty data

The Chilean president's efforts to squeeze political advantage from his campaign to reduce poverty have backfired, opening him up to accusations that he distorted statistics to show progress on a camp

Chile bans marketing of toys in children's food


McDonald's, Burger King, KFC and other fast-food companies are being accused in Chile of violating the country's new law against including toys with children's meals.

These and other companies are k

Chile McDonald's patron finds mouse tail in burger


Health authorities in Chile on Tuesday confirmed what one man has claimed for weeks: that he found a mouse tail in his McDonald's hamburger.

Back in June, the man noticed something unusual when he bi

Chilean students back on streets to push reforms


Tens of thousands of students returned to the streets of Santiago on Thursday in the largest rally of the year demanding a comprehensive reform of the educational system they dub unjust and ineffectiv

Car sets off mine on Chile-Peru border, one dead


A car detonated an anti-tank mine on the border between Chile and Peru, killing the Peruvian driver, Chilean authorities said on Saturday.

The Chilean army said in a statement that the incident occur

Alert in Chile over half a million abandoned pigs

Chile declared a health alert Tuesday at a site where 500,000 pigs, abandoned by a slaughtering company, are said to be dying in large numbers due to a lack of food and water.

Health Minister Jaime M

Strong 6.5 earthquake rumbles off Chile coast

A strong 6.5-magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of central Chile late Monday but does not appear to have generated a major tsunami, according to US monitors.

The quake sent tremors through the

Strong quake strikes central Chile

Chilean authorities ordered the evacuation of the central coast of Chile on Sunday because of the threat of a tsunami after a 7.1 magnitude quake.

Government spokesman Andres Chadwick said the Office

Plane with eight people goes missing in Chile

A small plane with eight people onboard went missing in Chile shortly after taking off on Thursday, the civil aviation authority said.

The plane, a Beechcraft BE300, disappeared from radar around 40

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