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Police And Student Protesters Clash In Chile

Posted 11.12.2011 | World

Demonstrators and police clashed in Santiago during an annual march in remembrance of Chile's military coup in 1973. Police used water cannons and ...

PHOTOS: Violent Government Protests Rock Chile

Posted 10.25.2011 | World

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Tens of thousands of Chileans marched peacefully Thursday, demanding profound changes in the country's heavily centralized an...

WATCH: Batman And Wonder Woman Dance For Chilean Education Reform

Posted 09.18.2011 | World

Wonder Woman, Batman and Super Mario dancing in Santiago? Dressed up as superheros, hundreds of Chilean students hit the streets of Santiago in a ...

Wine Adventures in Chile

Matt Browner Hamlin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Matt Browner Hamlin

While there's no shortage of phenomenal Chilean wines waiting to be discovered, my recent tour of Chilean wineries was a success not because of the standout bottles of wine I sampled, but my holistic experience of visiting Chile to explore their wine regions.

Multiple Earthquakes Rattle Chile

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

SANTIAGO, Chile — A magnitude-6.2 earthquake on Sunday shook a northern region of Chile that has felt several frightening but inconsequential tr...

Earthquake Rocks Chile

AP | EVA VERGARA | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CAUQUENES, Chile — A magnitude-6.8 earthquake struck central Chile Friday, centered in almost exactly the same spot where last year's magnitude-...

Q&A With Jane Cohan, Co-Founder of World's First Online Art Fair

Damaris Colhoun | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Damaris Colhoun

Art Basel is no longer a plane flight away. VIP Art Fair, the world's first online art fair, is poised to revolutionize the way we view, buy and experience art.

Ten Cities With The World's Worst Air

Daily Finance | Douglas McIntyer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

With the latest round of global climate change talks set to begin this week in Cancun, Mexico, the assembled delegates should be thankful they're not ...

Cuban Plane Crashes With 68 Aboard

AP | JAVIER GALEANO and PAUL HAVEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

GUASIMAL, Cuba — Rescue workers on Friday pulled bodies from the charred wreckage of a state airliner that went down in rugged central Cuba, as ...

CicLAvia Is What I'll Be Doing in LA This Sunday

Joel Epstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

The City of LA recognized in CicLAvia an opportunity to give Angelenos a taste of what LA can be like, at least for a bit, without cars. It will temporarily turn the streets over to those who deserve them the most. Us.

Police Officers Arrested In Murder Of Mexican Mayor

AP | MARK WALSH | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MONTERREY, Mexico — Six city police officers were arrested Friday in the killing of a mayor in northern Mexico, as the country's escalating drug...

Body Of kidnapped Mayor Dumped In Northern Mexico

AP | MARK WALSH | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MONTERREY, Mexico — The kidnapped mayor of a northern Mexican town was found dead Wednesday, extending a rash of deadly attacks on political fig...

Chile's Miniskirt Ban Cut Short After Protests

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

SANTIAGO, Chile — A ban on miniskirts didn't last long in Chile, where a governor faced protests by women who otherwise share his conservative v...

Tectonic Shift Shortens Villaraigosa's Workday to Two Minutes (Satire)

Brock Cohen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Brock Cohen

Antonio Villaraigosa became the first public official of a major U.S. city to officially announce that the quake's massive tectonic shifts have in fact trimmed his workday.

Chile Earthquake Moved Entire City 10 Feet To The West

wired.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The magnitude 8.8 quake that struck near Maule, Chile, Feb. 27 moved the entire city of Concepcion 10 feet to the west. ...

Chile Quake: World Vision Begins Relief Efforts

World Vision | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
World Vision

SANTIAGO, Chile (March 1, 2010) - World Vision began distributing hundreds of blankets and some water containers to Santiago's earthquake survivors ov...

Chile's Earthquake, Search and Rescue Lists and Efforts Spreading Online

Axel W. Caballero | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Axel W. Caballero

For all we say about how social networks are changing the way we communicate and how they are impacting privacy standards, one thing is clear: in times of need they are absolutely invaluable.

CRescuers struggle to save lives after Chile quake

AP | MICHAEL WARREN and EVA VERGARA | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

CONCEPCION, Chile — Heroism and banditry mingled on Chile's shattered streets Sunday as rescuers braved aftershocks digging for survivors and th...

Following 24 Hours Post Massive Quake, Chile President Michelle Bachelet Proves Steady, Supportive Leader

Linda Milazzo | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Linda Milazzo

President Michelle Bachelet has put off requests for international help for Chile until proper needs assessments are completed. She has ordered supermarkets to be opened with government supervised give-aways of free food.

Chile Earthquake, Tsunami 2010: LATEST UPDATES, VIDEO

Huffington Post | Nicholas Sabloff | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Early Saturday morning a devastating 8.8 magnitude earthquake struck Chile, setting off a tsunami which threatened a quarter of the globe. Scroll dow...

Chile Earthquake: Huge Quake hits Chile; tsunami threatens Pacific

AP | ROBERTO CANDIA and EVA VERGARA | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

TALCA, Chile — One of the largest earthquakes ever recorded tore apart houses, bridges and highways in central Chile on Saturday and sent a tsun...

CHILE EARTHQUAKE: 8.8 Magnitude Quake Hits Chile

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Live Chile EarthQuake Twitter Page... Tsunami Impacts - Live Updates In: Mexico... Hawaii... California... Alaska... Philippines UPDATE: 8:2...

Public Space = Public Health

Joel Epstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

In a city with many neighborhoods starved for public space, CicLAvia promotes a creative way to make over LA for a few hours a week by converting city streets to pedestrian thoroughfares.

Breakfast burritos from Santiago's: One of the things I'm gonna miss...

Westword | Westword | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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I'm going to miss breakfast burritos. I'm going to miss all breakfast burritos -- the good ones, the bad ones, the great ones and every on...

Chile Outraged Over Giant Pope Statue

globalpost.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

SANTIAGO, Chile -- The neighbors couldn't help but notice the huge head of Pope John Paul II rising out of the sculptor's workshop next door. Hidde...