Shocking ads ignite debate about abortion ban in Chile

2015-05-28 10:09

Shocking ads on abortion in Chile have struck a debate about easing one of the world's toughest abortion bans.

Thousands in Chile's 'March for Equality' to support gay rights

2015-05-17 11:33

Thousands of people, many waving rainbow-colored flags, have gathered in Santiago for a 'March for Equality', pushing for Chile to acknowledge more gay rights.

Sei whales beached along Chilean coast

2015-05-08 22:21

About 20 sei whales have beached along the coast of southern Chile.

Chile volcano quietens but remains unstable

2015-04-26 21:49

The Chilean volcano Calbuco was quieter after unexpectedly erupting last week and puffing out plumes of gray ash, but authorities said it could erupt again.

Chile on alert as volcano roars to life

2015-04-24 06:06

Southern Chile has been placed on alert for a fresh eruption after the Calbuco volcano burst into life for the first time in half a century, forcing 5 000 people to evacuate and lighting up the night sky.

Death toll in Chile floods rises to 24, 69 missing

2015-04-02 14:13

The death toll from floods devastating northern Chile has risen by one to at least 24, officials say, as President Michelle Bachelet cancelled a trip to a regional summit to cope with the crisis.

Death toll in Chile floods rises to 18

2015-03-31 05:38

At least 18 people have been killed in flash floods that hit a normally arid region of northern Chile last week, and about the same number remain missing.

Quake strikes northern Chile

2015-03-28 21:47

Earthquake strikes northern Chile around 40km northeast of the city of Calama.

Chilean desert floods kill at least four

2015-03-26 19:50

Flash floods in a normally bone-dry region of northern Chile have killed at least four people and left 22 missing.

Chile declares red alert as forest fires rage

2015-03-24 20:36

Chile has declared a red alert for three national parks and reserves where massive wildfires are threatening forests that are thousands of years old.


Mystery over 1 300 birds found dead on Chilean beach

2015-05-19 08:45

Chilean authorities say they are investigating what killed some 1 300 seabirds that mysteriously turned up dead on a beach.

Two dead in student protests in Chile

2015-05-15 16:17

Two students are killed in Chile in massive demonstrations against government education policy.

Chileans brace for volcano's impact on livestock, farming

2015-04-29 16:46

The eruption of Chile's Calbuco volcano threatens to cause widespread and lasting economic damage, turning cattle pastures barren and choking fish with volcanic ash in one of the world's top salmon-producing countries.

Chile volcano ash cloud reaches Brazil

2015-04-25 18:52

Ash from the Chilean volcano Calbuco has reached as far as southern Brazil and prompted some airlines to cancel flights to the capitals of Chile, Argentina and Uruguay.

Chile volcano erupts for first time in decades

2015-04-23 12:12

A volcano in Chile that had been inactive for 50-plus years has suddenly erupted twice in the space of hours with tremendous force, blasting huge clouds of ash into the air and forcing the evacuation of some 5 000 people.

Chile desert floods death toll hits 23, 57 missing

2015-04-01 08:24

The death toll from devastating flash floods in Chile’s normally arid north has risen to 23 after five bodies were found, and the number of missing has surged to 57, authorities say.

Chile: 17 dead after desert floods

2015-03-30 20:13

Chile's government says 17 people have been killed and 20 are still missing after torrential rains caused flooding in a northern desert region.

Flooding in Chilean desert region kills 6

2015-03-27 08:48

Flash floods in a normally bone-dry region of northern Chile has killed six people and left 19 missing, officials say, prompting the government to declare a state of emergency and send in the army.

Chile declares state of emergency in flood-hit desert region

2015-03-26 09:20

Chile's government has declared a state of emergency for the Atacama desert region in the country’s north after flooding from heavy rain.

Thousands evacuated as Chile forest fire rages

2015-03-14 22:00

Firefighters in Chile are working to contain a blaze that has forced about 7 000 people to flee their homes near the Pacific coast.

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