Experts on Sunday started work on opening the tomb of Chilean Nobel prize-winning poet Pablo Neruda, to uncover his remains and determine if he died of cancer or was poisoned.
The remains of Chilean Nobel prize winning poet Pablo Neruda will be exhumed Monday to determine if he died of cancer or was poisoned.
Popular former Chilean president Michelle Bachelet announced late Wednesday that she is running in November 17 election.
Michelle Bachelet announced Friday that she is quitting as head of the UN women's agency amid mounting speculation that she will stand for a new term as president of Chile in November elections.
In a super-arid desert at an altitude of 5,000 meters, with almost no humidity or vegetation, the world's largest ground-based astronomy project opens for business Wednesday ready to probe the universe with unprecedented might.
The remains of Chilean Nobel prize winning poet Pablo Neruda will be exhumed on April 8 to determine if he died of cancer or was poisoned.
Astronomers using a powerful telescope in southern Chile have captured the first direct image of a protoplanet forming around another star, still embedded in thick gas and dust.
A Chilean feel-good movie about ageing, a picture made in secret by Iranian dissident director Jafar Panahi and a drama about Romania's new rich were the odds-on favourites for prizes Saturday at the Berlin film festival.
A strong 6.7-magnitude earthquake jolted northern Chile on Wednesday, killing a woman, knocking out electricity and phone services, and sending panicked residents running into the streets.
After wrapping up talks with their European counterparts, Latin American leaders on Sunday opened their own summit here, with the event notable for the absence of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez.
Latin American and European leaders open a two-day summit here Saturday to give a fresh impetus to efforts to seal a free trade agreement between their two blocs.
Chile issued a top-level red alert Sunday for its Copahue volcano, in the south on the Andean border with Argentina, as it rumbled to register a greater potential threat.
Texas financier and media magnate Joe Allbritton, who lost the scandal-racked Riggs bank to a hostile takeover after it was fined for helping Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet launder money, has died at the age of 87.
Late Chilean general Augusto Pinochet was well aware of crimes committed by his secret police during the country's military dictatorship.
Chile's senate approved a proposed new fisheries law Thursday amid opposition criticism that it would award fishing concessions to just a few families.
US astronomers have detected the most powerful blast from a quasar ever recorded, offering the first proof of important theories about why the universe is shaped the way it is.
Fifteen solar panel vehicles, some that look like small space ships, raced across Chile's Atacama desert Friday as part of a contest to build low-cost environmentally-friendly cars.
Astronomers using a powerful Chile-based telescope on Wednesday released a rare image of a spiral shell of cosmic dust and gas surrounding a red giant star.
Scientists using a high-powered telescope in Chile have discovered an ancient star that seems oddly impervious to aging.
Asia-Pacific leaders gather in Russia's far east this weekend for talks aimed at promoting trade but territorial disputes and other regional tensions may cloud the event.
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