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Chile - South America
World  (tags: Chile, people, places, travel )

- 1246 days ago -
Chile is one of the two countries in Latin America that do not border Brazil. It occupies a long, narrow coastal strip between the Pacific Ocean and the Andes mountains. It shares borders with Peru in the north, Bolivia in the northeast, Argentina-->
'Make The Economy Scream': On Economic Terrorism
World  (tags: Chile, Congo, credit default swaps, Milton Friedman, neoliberalism, Pinochet, terrorism )

- 1319 days ago -
Oligarchs, vulture capitalists, corporations, titans of finance and so on, all have threatened world markets with destruction if there isn't a continuance of their failed fiscal policies.
Facing Tear Gas ACTION
World  (tags: Turkey, humanrights, peaceful protest, violence, force, tear gas, Chile, Egypt, government, ethics )

- 1323 days ago -
What we are witnessing in Turkey is a broad movement of people from various classes, ages, religious sects, and political backgrounds calling for real democracy.
Indigenous Of Chile: Why Discrimination Against Mapuches Still Runs So Deep
World  (tags: politics, news, government, society, world, indigenous rights, Chile, violence, humanrights, freedoms )

- 1455 days ago -
Decades of economic growth have failed to overcome the social and racial inequalities that exist in Chile.
World  (tags: world, politics, Chile, women's rights, government, ethics, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', society )

- 1530 days ago -
The elections were a real blow to the rightist government of President Sebastián Piñera, a businessman who three years ago displaced the center-left Concertacion coalition that had led Chile since the Augusto Pinochet dictatorship ended in 1989.
Victims of Forced Disappearance Eligible to Vote in Chile
World  (tags: Chile, elections, world, politics, humanrights, government, ethics, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', freedoms )

- 1698 days ago -
The families of victims of Chile's 1973-1990 dictatorship were shocked to find out that the names of more than 1,000 victims of forced disappearance have appeared on the on-line voter rolls generated by a new automatic registration system.
World  (tags: Chile, class divides, world, politics, society, news, freedoms, interesting )

- 1766 days ago -
A coming monstrosity or an engine for new jobs? The chattering class in Chile's capital of Santiago are appalled at photos of a huge new mall being built in the southern island town of Castro. Locals, it seems, see a very different picture.
Protesters Lift Roadblocks in Southern Chile
World  (tags: world, politics, society, news, Chile, social demands, government, freedoms, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!' )

- 1777 days ago -
Leaders of the protests in Aysén decided to end the roadblocks that had paralysed this southern region of Chile for more than three weeks, and the government promised to "immediately" resume talks to defuse the conflict.
CHILE: Student Protests Spread Throughout Region
World  (tags: world, society, politics, Chile, protests )

- 1880 days ago -
In support of Chile's ongoing student protests, and voicing their own demands, thousands of people took to the streets in more than a dozen cities in Latin America
World  (tags: world, protests, Chile, reform, ethics, government, politics )

- 1909 days ago -
A year ago President Piñera enjoyed international 'hero' status thanks to Chile's widely-covered mine rescue. Major student protests now have him on the rocks. By continuing to ignore their demands, Piñera may be digging himself a deeper hole still.
VIDEO, Chile Declares Snow 'Catastrophe'
World  (tags: VIDEO, Chile, snow, catastrophe, sub zero temperatures, freezing, disaster )

- 2005 days ago -
Chilean officials have declared a "catastrophe" in eight southern districts where heavy snowfall over four days left thousands of people isolated. Chilean President Sebastian Piñera said the declaration will free up more resources to aid those who
Chile's Seismic Waves Circled Earth and Hit California
World  (tags: Chile, California, earthquake, tsunami )

- 2151 days ago -
The 8.8 magnitude earthquake and tsunami that struck south central Chile a year ago, killed more than 500 people and cost the country $30 billion. The country is recovering as well as giving seismologists a lesson on more literal rebound effects.
High Risk of Big Quake in Chile
World  (tags: Earth Quake, Chile, World news, Life, Risk )

- 2178 days ago -
The magnitude-8.8 earthquake that pummeled Chile in February 2010 did not relieve seismic stress the way scientists thought it might have, a new study suggests.
First of 33 Miners Rescued in Chile
World  (tags: miners, rescue, Chile, world )

- 2289 days ago -
His return heralded by a siren's blare and the cries of a happy nation, the first of 33 Chilean miners emerged into a cool desert night early Wednesday after being trapped underground for 69 harrowing days.
NASA Thinks Long Term in Chile
World  (tags: disaster, Chile, miners, NASA )

- 2323 days ago -
When disaster strikes, most people turn to their friends for help. After a mine collapsed on 5 August, Chile called on their friends at NASA for their expertise in planning to deal with analogous emergencies in human spaceflight.

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