A 7.1-magnitude earthquake hit central Chile on Sunday, injuring three people and prompting emergency officials to order an evacuation along parts of the coast.
Venezuelan investigators have detained 12 police officials following the shooting death of a Chilean diplomat's teenage daughter.
Torrential rains washed long-buried landmines onto a heavily traveled highway near Chile's border with Peru this week.
There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries after a 5.8-magnitude earthquake struck central Chile Monday afternoon, authorities there said.
A magnitude 5.6 earthquake hit Chile's central coast on Tuesday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
The man Chilean authorities accuse of sparking a wildfire that has consumed more than 31,000 acres of a national park said Sunday that he is innocent.
Chilean authorities on Saturday arrested a 23-year-old man accused of sparking a wildfire that has consumed more than 27,000 acres of a national park, officials said.
The Dutch man suspected in the 2005 disappearance of Natalee Holloway has sued the Chilean government for more than $13 million, alleging his human rights were violated when Chile extradited him last year to Peru to face charges in the death of a Peruvian woman.
Authorities in the Mexican city of Santiago have confirmed that four banners were left recently at various schools with threatening messages. The banners were anonymous, but local officials think organized crime is responsible.
Students used chairs and desks to try to block police at the gates of a prestigious high school in Chile's capital Friday. Police fired tear gas and water cannon at protesters at the school, Liceo Jose Victorino Lastarria, which has been a flashpoint for recent student protests and sit-ins in the South American nation.
More than 200 protesters were arrested in demonstrations across Chile on Thursday in connection with a national strike, the South American country's government said.
A dark chapter in Chile's history was revisited this week when the Valech Commission, which carried out the most thorough investigation on persecution during the dictatorship of Augusto Pinochet, revised upward the number of abuse victims from that era.
Vehicles burned and tear gas flew in Chile's capital Tuesday as tens of thousands of demonstrators protested education policies in the South American nation.
They spent 69 days in the bowels of the earth, 700 meters deep, not knowing if they would survive. For 17 days after the mine in which they were working collapsed, nobody even knew if they were alive. Friday marks the one-year observance of the fateful incident in Chile that trapped 33 miners who were saved in a miraculous rescue that made headlines around the world.
The aftermath of clashes between protesters and police in Chile this week over educational reforms included nearly 900 people arrested and 90 police officers injured, a government spokesman said Friday.
Officials declared a catastrophe in parts of Chile after heavy snow blanketed communities and blocked roads.
An investigation continued Monday after a subway shooting in Chile's capital left at least three dead and four injured over the weekend.
Chilean authorities arrested dozens of people Thursday, as thousands of students protested the country's education policies, police said.
Chile and Uruguay are through to the quarterfinals of the 2011 Copa America after both teams picked up 1-0 wins on Tuesday to advance from Group C.
Workers at Codelco staged a one-day strike Monday in Chile, halting operations at the world's largest copper producer.
BUENOS AIRES -- Some thoughts after the first round of group games in the Copa America:
Thousands of people in southern Chile were told they could return home Sunday, some two weeks after a volcanic eruption forced them to flee.
Tens of thousands of people marched through Chile's capital Thursday, demanding lower tuition and other reforms in the nation's education system.
The Puyehue-Cordon Caulle volcano in Chile fills the sky with clouds of ash.
Parts of southern Chile remained on red alert and schools in some areas of neighboring Argentina were closed Monday after a volcanic eruption coated the countryside with ashes, authorities said.
A volcanic eruption in southern Chile Saturday shot smoke and ash miles into the sky and forced the evacuation of some 3,500 people.
A 6.2-magnitude earthquake struck northern Chile early Sunday, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.
A magnitude 6.0 earthquake struck Chile on Sunday evening, the U.S. Geological Survey said. It was centered 23 miles south of Concepcion in southern Chile.
A fourth earthquake in 24 hours rattled coastal Chile early Monday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
There have been no reports of major damage or injuries in the wake of a magnitude 6.8 earthquake in Chile, according to the country's leader.
Three thoughts after the U.S.'s 1-1 tie against Chile in a matchup of two B-squads in Carson, Calif., on Saturday night:
If it's January and the U.S. soccer team is punctuating an early camp with a friendly at the Home Depot Center in Carson, Calif., then somebody is probably making news.
A strike in southern Chile over a hike in natural gas prices ended Tuesday after the federal government and city leaders reached an agreement.
Thousands of travelers remain stuck in southern Chile after striking workers, frustrated with rising fuel prices, set up roadblocks in front of a major airport access road, according to CNN Chile reporter Nicolas Paut in Punta Arenas, Chile.
Patrick D'appollonio of Vilcun, Chile, describes what he experienced about 60 kilometers from the quake's epicenter.
A 7.1-magnitude earthquake struck the central coastal area of Chile on Sunday, some 70 kilometers (45 miles) northwest of Temuco, the U.S. Geological Survey said. There were no immediate reports of major damage or injury.
Superyacht owner Andres Ergas describes the Patagonian coast of Chile as the most wonderful place on the planet, not just for fishing but for hiking, cruising and exploring.
Chile's president said Wednesday that conditions were "inhumane" at a prison south of Santiago where a fire killed 81 prisoners.
Dozens of inmates are dead in a fire at a prison in Chile. CNN's Rafael Romo reports.
In the past few years, good old-fashioned American pie has taken a leap from country windowsills to big-city storefronts. Meet the newest members of urban baking's upper crust.
At least 19 people died and 23 were injured in a Tuesday morning crash between a truck and a bus on a highway near Chile's capital, officials said.
A relieved Chilean town welcomes home its rescued son, now a changed man. CNN's Patrick Oppmann reports.
About a dozen or so of the 33 miners freed in Chile this week after spending more than two months underground returned Sunday to the mouth of the mine to offer thanks during a private Mass.
Since the rescue of 33 miners this week in Copiapó, Chile, the world has turned its attention to that distant southern-cone country, one known for its striking topography, its volcanoes and earthquakes -- including one that devastated the city of Concepción this year -- and its poetry.
As the last of 33 trapped miners were pulled to the surface in Chile, a group of bankers, government officials and mining company executives gathered to talk about the coming minerals explosion in Mongolia.
Robert Sutton of Stanford University explains why Chile mine shift foreman Luis Urzua offers lessons for CEOs.
The rescue of the 33 miners trapped in a northern Chile mine had all the ingredients for a riveting story and then some: a camera placed half a mile under the Earth's surface that would bring the world live images of a dramatic ending.
Some gave a thumbs-up, waved Chilean flags, and hugged their loved ones. One dropped to his knees and prayed, while another asked about his dog. One led the crowd in a cheer for Chile. And then they were all wheeled away on stretchers.
Millions watch live as an operation to rescue 33 trapped Chilean miners plays out.
CNN's Atika Shubert gets reaction from around the world on the Chile mine rescue mission.
It was reality television at its best.
Jubilation may have met the first man pulled from the collapsed Chilean mine shaft, but it was the second man rescued whose image was splashed across news websites.
CNN's Kristie Lu Stout looks at reaction to the Chile mine rescue on social media sites.
Rescue crews in Chile will begin at midnight Tuesday -- and perhaps even earlier -- to free the 33 miners trapped for more than two months nearly half a mile below ground, Chile's mining minister said Monday.
Officials working to free 33 trapped miners in northern Chile denied Thursday they are under political orders to rescue the men ahead of President Sebastian Pinera's planned mid-month trip to Europe.
CNN's Patrick Oppmann visits a mining town in Chile where residents are scarred by accidents and deaths.
The teams working to rescue 33 miners trapped underground in Chile are divided into three shifts that work around the clock.
CNN's Karl Penhaul has a reality check on rescue efforts involving 33 miners trapped in an underground cavern in Chile.
Chilean President Sebastian Pinera visits the rescue site where 33 miners remain trapped. CNN's Karl Penhaul reports.
CNN's Patrick Oppmann spends a day with family and friends of the trapped Chilean miners at a makeshift village.
The 33 miners trapped deep inside the earth in the San Jose mine in Chile have been preparing all their lives for the ordeal of spending many months underground. It might even be ventured that they have been preparing for that battle for survival since before they were born.
CNN's Karl Penhaul visits two men in Chile who have dedicated their lives to "wildcat" mining.
Hedging their bets, officials in Chile said on Sunday they will set up an oil drill as a third option to rescue the 33 miners trapped underground since August 5.
A new drill in Chile that could speed the rescue of trapped miners arrived at the rescue scene on Friday with great jubilation from families of the workers.
Drilling has begun as part of an effort to reach the 33 miners who have been trapped underground in Chile for more than three weeks, authorities said Tuesday.
Chilean miners trapped underground provide a tour of their current living conditions.
Now that 33 miners who have been trapped in the earth for 19 days have been found alive, the focus is shifting to their physical and mental health as they face a potentially long period before being rescued.
Thirty-three miners trapped 2,300 feet (701 meters) below ground in Chile are depending on food, medicine and supplies being dropped to them through a 4-inch-wide tube.
The body of Edelmiro Cavazos Leal, the mayor of the city of Santiago in Nuevo Leon state, was found Wednesday, two days after he was abducted, Mexico's interior ministry announced.
Rescuers will use machines Sunday to try to reach 33 workers trapped in a caved-in mine, emergency officials said.
Crews in Chile were still trying to rescue 34 workers trapped inside a mine Friday afternoon, the government said.
A strong earthquake rattled coastal Chile early Wednesday, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.
Spain's World Cup campaign finally burst into life as they beat ten-man Chile to finish top of Group H and avoid a last 16 clash with tournament favorites Brazil.
Three quick thoughts after Chile's 1-0 victory over Honduras in Group H on Wednesday:
Traveling around the world with children is difficult enough, but attempting it without using motorized transport is even more of a challenge.
The Dutch national is the prime suspect in the murder of a 21-year-old Peruvian woman
The parents of a Pakistani man charged in Chile with illegally possessing explosives say his case is the result of a misunderstanding.
Ever since a devastating earthquake struck Haiti on January 12 followed by others in Chile, Baja California and Indonesia, many people have asked the question, "Are earthquakes getting worse?" The answer is a firm and unequivocal "No."
In a desert oasis beside a roaring river, a handsome young Chilean man reaches for my hand to help me over the rocks. He smiles. "Gracias," I say.
The 8.8-magnitude earthquake that hit Chile on February 27 was similar in intensity to the fifth most powerful quake recorded since 1900.
Yes, it seems as if there have been a lot of strong earthquakes this year. And no, it's not a signal that the planet is coming apart at the seams, seismologists say.
It's a sobering fact: Earthquakes alone don't kill people; collapsed buildings do.
U.S. Geological Survey's Mike Blanpied says Chile's modern infrastructure saved the country from complete devastation.
A man who used to teach at a Roman Catholic religious order's schools in Spain has been arrested in Chile on suspicion of sexually abusing children, police in Spain and Chile said Tuesday.
A pair of earthquakes rattled coastal Chile overnight, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.
Electricity was restored Monday to all of Chile after an overheated transformer caused a blackout Sunday over 90 percent of the country, an official with Chile's largest electric company told CNN's partner network in the country.
Sebastian Pinera is sworn in as Chile's next president.
Three strong earthquakes rocked Chile on Thursday, causing significant damage in at least one city, the country's newly inaugurated president said Thursday.
Taxpayers may still be able to deduct last-minute donations to Chile earthquake relief from their 2009 taxes, if a bipartisan bill introduced in the House on Tuesday is signed into law.
The magnitude-8.8 earthquake that rocked the west coast of Chile last month was violent enough to move the city of Concepcion at least 10 feet to the west and the capital, Santiago, about 11 inches to the west-southwest, researchers said.
A circus is swept away in the Chilean tsunami, leaving a lion dead and killing a dream. CNN's Sara Sidner reports.
Chile marks three days of mourning starting Sunday, with every house authorized to hang the national flag in memory of those who perished in a massive earthquake a week ago.
There are days working for CNN when you feel like you are in the final scene of the film "Hotel Rwanda," hurtling toward an uncertain salvation from a disaster of epic proportions.
CNN's Karl Penhaul reports on lingering fears in a fishing village among survivors of Chile's tsunami.
Aid poured in for Chile from home and overseas, with a local television station hoping to raise $27 million by Saturday and the United Nations pledging funds toward recovery efforts after a massive earthquake.
CNN Buenos Aires correspondent Brian Byrnes documented his journey to the earthquake zone in Concepcion, Chile.
An 8.8-magnitude quake hit south central Chile on Saturday morning, and tremors rattled cities as far away as Buenos Aires, Argentina, where I live.
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