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Natalia A. Ramos Miranda

Chile's Southern Patagonia Ice Field ruptured by climate change: scientists

24 May 2019

Chile's 12,000 square kilometer (4,633 square mile) Southern Patagonia Ice Field split in two and is likely to continue to fracture amid climate change, according to a team of Chilean scientists who were in the region in March.

Pompeo says U.S. won't quit fight in Venezuela, defends sanctions

13 Apr 2019

SANTIAGO U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday defended sanctions on Venezuela and said the United States would not "quit the fight" in the socialist-run Latin American nation which is spiralling into deepening economic and political crisis. | Video

Chile court opens door for more Church sex abuse victims to seek damages

28 Mar 2019

SANTIAGO Chile's Catholic Church should prepare itself for an onslaught of new civil suits from victims seeking compensation for past cases of sexual abuse, a lawyer who successfully sued the Archdiocese of Santiago said on Thursday.

Chile drives electric vehicle rollout in Latin America

13 Dec 2018

SANTIAGO A massive cargo ship docked in the Chilean port of San Antonio at the end of November, carrying it its belly the first 100 electric buses from China that Chileans hope will revolutionize their public transport system.

RPT-FEATURE-Chile drives electric vehicle rollout in Latin America

10 Dec 2018

SANTIAGO, Dec 9 A massive cargo ship docked in the Chilean port of San Antonio at the end of November, carrying it its belly the first 100 electric buses from China that Chileans hope will revolutionize their public transport system.

Easter Island delegation heads to British Museum to lobby for statue return

16 Nov 2018

A delegation from Easter Island will arrive in London next week to seek the return from the British Museum of one of the native Polynesians' emblematic statues.

Chile sends 176 Haitian migrants home on criticised 'humanitarian flight'

08 Nov 2018

Chile returned a planeload of Haitian immigrants to their native country on Wednesday in the first in a series of "humanitarian flights" criticised by migrant groups as "forced deportations."

Wife and mother of 'disappeared' Pinochet victims dies, not knowing their fate

26 Oct 2018

SANTIAGO A Chilean woman who won global renown for her public battle to find her husband, sons and pregnant daughter-in-law after they disappeared during the Pinochet dictatorship has died at the age of 93 without ever knowing their fate.

Chilean court orders mediation between Church and alleged abuse victims

24 Oct 2018

SANTIAGO Santiago's Archbishop and three men who allege they were sexually abused by Chilean priest Fernando Karadima must appear at a mediation hearing called by Chile's Court of Appeal.

Scientists in Chile unveil 'A Cosmic Titan' cluster of galaxies

18 Oct 2018

Astronomers peering billions of light years into space have detected the largest, most extensive collection of galaxies ever registered in the early days of the universe, a "proto-supercluster" they nicknamed Hyperion after a titan from Greek mythology.

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