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Work under way for exhuming poet Neruda's remains 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.
08 апреля 2013
Chilean poet Neruda to be exhumed Monday The remains of Chilean Nobel prize winning poet Pablo Neruda will be exhumed Monday to determine if he died of cancer or was poisoned.
06 апреля 2013
Chile's Bachelet announces re-election bid Popular former Chilean president Michelle Bachelet announced late Wednesday that she is running in November 17 election.
28 марта 2013
Chile's former President and UN Women Executive Director Michelle Bachelet. ©REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker Bachelet leaves UN to head back to Chile 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.
16 марта 2013
World's largest ground-based space array to open in Chile 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.
13 марта 2013
Chilean poet Neruda to be exhumed April 8 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.
13 марта 2013
Scientists spot birth of giant planet 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.
01 марта 2013
Films from Iran, Chile, Romania lead pack for Berlin prizes 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.
16 февраля 2013
6.7 magnitude quake hits northern Chile: USGS 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.
31 января 2013
LatAm leaders open summit, noting Chavez's absence 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.
29 января 2013
Latin America, Europe open summit to boost trade 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.
26 января 2013
Chile volcano alert raised 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.
24 декабря 2012
Joe Allbritton. Photo courtesy of politico.com US financier tied to Pinochet money laundering dies 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.
13 декабря 2012
A human rights activist holds up a portrait of late former Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet. ©REUTERS Pinochet knew details of rights abuses: ex-judge Late Chilean general Augusto Pinochet was well aware of crimes committed by his secret police during the country's military dictatorship.
11 декабря 2012
Chilean senate approves controversial fishing law Chile's senate approved a proposed new fisheries law Thursday amid opposition criticism that it would award fishing concessions to just a few families.
01 декабря 2012
©REUTERS Scientists record most powerful quasar blast ever 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.
30 ноября 2012
Solar vehicles in Chile race across world's driest desert 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.
19 ноября 2012
Telescope. Photo courtesy of news.cornell.edu Giant Chile telescope spots unique spiral structure 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.
12 октября 2012
Ancient star retains oddly youthful glow Scientists using a high-powered telescope in Chile have discovered an ancient star that seems oddly impervious to aging.
06 сентября 2012
Tensions set to cloud APEC summit 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.
05 сентября 2012

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