Heaps of dead whales, salmon and sardines blamed on the El Nino freak weather phenomenon have clogged Chile's Pacific beaches.
Thousands of people, many waving rainbow-colored flags, gathered in Santiago for a "March for Equality," pushing for Chile to acknowledge more gay rights.
A large column of smoke streamed from Chile's Calbuco volcano, prompting new warnings that it could erupt again.
At least 18 people were killed in flash floods that hit a normally arid region of northern Chile last week, and about the same number remain missing.
Chile declared a state of emergency and ordered the evacuation of up to 16,000 people as a raging forest fire led to at least one death and threatened the historic port city of Valparaiso.
Kazakhstani crews has completed the second stage of Dakar, which proved to be dangerous and quite demanding for both racers and vehicles.
Four crews from Kazakhstan are racing the prestigious Dakar Rally in 2015.
Chile's president marked the 41st anniversary of the coup that brought Augusto Pinochet to power .
Monday's attack on a Chilean subway station shocked residents of Santiago and sparked a search for the perpetrators that has also reopened old wounds.
A bomb rocked a Santiago metro station on Monday, injuring seven people in a blast Chile's government called a "terrorist act."
Jorge Schindler saved dozens of leftist militants by employing them undercover at his pharmacies, risking his own life.
Construction on the world's largest optical telescope began with a bang, as workers demolished a hilltop in Chile's Atacama desert.
Latin America's Pacific Alliance trade bloc agreed to allow citizens to live and work in any of the four member countries for a year.
Spain's long reign as the kings of international football came to a dramatic end at the World Cup on Wednesday, with the defending champions sent crashing out after a 2-0 defeat to Chile.
A retired Brazilian colonel who last month admitted carrying out torture during the country's 1964-1985 military dictatorship has been found dead following a break-in at his suburban Rio home, police said Friday.
More than 8,000 people were evacuated Sunday as an army of firefighters battled a killer blaze that tore through parts of Chile's historic port of Valparaiso and left at least 12 people dead.
Small tsunami waves hit northern Japan early Thursday following a powerful 8.2-magnitude earthquake thousands of kilometres away across the Pacific Ocean in Chile after officials issued an evacuation advisory for certain areas.
A powerful 8.2-magnitude earthquake hit Chile's Pacific coast Tuesday, triggering tsunami waves of more than two meters and warnings for people to flee to higher ground.
A 6.0-magnitude earthquake struck off Chile's northwestern coast on Sunday, the latest of at least seven quakes to hit the region in recent days.
A Chilean court sentenced a leader of the country's Mapuche population to 18 years in jail on Friday for a fire that killed an elderly farmer and his wife.
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