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#Chile

# chile - Tuesday 4 September, 2012

President Higgins to travel to Latin America in October

The President is expected to make an official visit to Chile, Brazil and Argentina next month.

# chile - Wednesday 15 August, 2012

From The42 Here's all you need to know about tonight's international action Preview

Here's all you need to know about tonight's international action

The Irish team’s group rivals, Germany, are in action, as they take on Argentina.

# chile - Wednesday 4 July, 2012

Pinochet will leaves everything to his family

The family had requested the document remain private, but investigators are trying to find what happened to around €20 million the dictator had hidden away before he died.

# chile - Tuesday 13 March, 2012

From The42 Ireland secure impressive draw with Korea Boost

Ireland secure impressive draw with Korea

A hard-working performance from the home side helped them secure an excellent result in their hockey qualifier.

# chile - Monday 23 January, 2012

6.2-magnitude earthquake strikes off south-central Chile

The 6.2 quake struck close to the town of Concepcion, which was struck by a deadly tremblor measuring 8.8-magnitude two years ago. No injuries have been reported.

# chile - Saturday 7 January, 2012

Column: We have the tech entrepreneurs - now we need to keep them here

Fine Gael TD Eoghan Murphy wants to press his own government to support Irish tech start-ups – without attaching too many strings.

# chile - Thursday 5 January, 2012

Chile accused of airbrushing history as textbooks drop Pinochet 'dictatorship'

The country’s education minister has ruled that the rule of Augusto Pinochet is not a “dictatorship” but a “military regime”.

# chile - Thursday 29 December, 2011

38 years on, Chile closes Allende case after confirming suicide

The Chilean leader was found dead while defending the presidential palace in the 1973 coup in Chile, in which General Augusto Pinochet seized power.

# chile - Wednesday 28 December, 2011

In pictures: the natural disasters of 2011 Review 2011 This post contains images

In pictures: the natural disasters of 2011

Last year saw a number of major natural disasters strike, including earthquakes in Japan, New Zealand and Turkey, volcanic eruptions in Chile and Iceland, and severe tropical storms in Asia.

# chile - Wednesday 14 December, 2011

Conjoined baby girls separated in Chile Chile This post contains images

Conjoined baby girls separated in Chile

The Chilean twins presented a particularly difficult challenge because they were born sharing many of the same internal organs and urinary system.

# chile - Wednesday 7 December, 2011

Researchers release images detailing glacier's rapid retreat in Chile Climate Change This post contains images

Researchers release images detailing glacier's rapid retreat in Chile

The Jorge Montt Glacier is shrinking faster than any other in Chile, with its snout retreating more than a half mile between February 2010 and January 2011.

# chile - Tuesday 6 December, 2011

Remains of Chilean poet Pablo Neruda to be exhumed

The poet and politician died in 1973 at the age 69 in a clinic in Santiago – but now Chile’s Communisty Party is asking for his remains to be exhumed to see if he has been poisoned.

# chile - Friday 4 November, 2011

From The42 Subdued miner Pena returns to run New York City Marathon On Track

Subdued miner Pena returns to run New York City Marathon

“I’m very fortunate to have a team of therapists, and right now I feel pretty good,” said Chilean miner who earned the nickname, The Runner.

# chile - Saturday 3 September, 2011

The Daily Fix: Saturday

In tonight’s Fix: The fall out from the Vatican’s response to the Cloyne report; why there could be good news for mortgage holders; and what’s happening down at the Electric Picnic?

Popular TV host among 21 killed as Chilean air force plane crashes

Chilean television personality Felipe Camiroaga was flying to the island to do a program on the reconstruction of Juan Fernandez island following an earthquake and tsunami last year.

# chile - Friday 26 August, 2011

Teenager shot dead in Chile protests

A 14-year-old boy has been killed after sustaining gunshot wounds during a mass protest against Chile’s president in the country’s capital.

# chile - Thursday 4 August, 2011

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Nine things to know this morning…

Nearly a year on, where are 'Los 33' now?

Lawuits, unemployment and psychological problems blight the lives of the most famous miners in the world who have struggled with fame and life outside the Copiapo mine.

# chile - Tuesday 26 July, 2011

From The Daily Edge Chilean copper miners' drama set for silver screen Chilean Miners

Chilean copper miners' drama set for silver screen

The story of the 33 Chilean miners trapped for ten weeks last year is to be made into a major Hollywood movie.

# chile - Saturday 16 July, 2011

From The42 Juego Bonito: Previewing the Copa America quarter-finals… Last Eight

Juego Bonito: Previewing the Copa America quarter-finals…

Will Messi show up the Uruguayans? Can Sanchez keep feeding his growing reputation? Will Brazil’s defence fail them? It’s quarter-finals time.

# chile - Saturday 9 July, 2011

From The42 Juego Bonito: Sanchez the star as Chile seek to secure quarter-final spot Justifying The Hype This post contains videos

Juego Bonito: Sanchez the star as Chile seek to secure quarter-final spot

Alexis Sanchez added to his reputation with the equalising goal for Chile in their Copa America clash against Uruguay on Friday night.

# chile - Tuesday 21 June, 2011

Flights grounded as the ash cloud returns to Australia

Flights in and out of Melbourne, Sydney and Canberra cancelled as the Chilean volcano strikes again.

# chile - Sunday 12 June, 2011

Chilean volcano disrupts New Zealand and Australian flights

Australian and New Zealand flights are the latest to be grounded as volcanic eruptions continue to disrupt air travel.

# chile - Friday 10 June, 2011

Argentina, Uruguay airports closed due to volcano

Airports in much of the southern part South America have been closed because of ash clouds from a volcano that began erupting nearly a week ago.

# chile - Tuesday 7 June, 2011

Gallery: Streets covered in ash as volcanoes continue to 'belch' in southern Chile Chile This post contains images

Gallery: Streets covered in ash as volcanoes continue to 'belch' in southern Chile

Volcanic ash has spread as far a Argentina where it has dropped on the streets of a holiday resort.

# chile - Sunday 5 June, 2011

The Daily Fix: Sunday

In your bank holiday Sunday Fix: Aer Lingus talks back on tonight; the source of the E. coli outbreak is found; Berlusconi’s ‘bunga bunga’ goes on; and did you miss the shuffle of honour for the Queen last month?

New volcanic ash cloud threatens flight disruptions (in South America)

The Puyehue volcano has been dormant for decades – and its latest eruption has forced 3,500 to evacuate their homes.

# chile - Tuesday 24 May, 2011

Former president exhumed as Chile aims to solve mystery of his death

Salvador Allende is officially supposed to have committed suicide during a couple 37-years ago but others believe he was killed by forces loyal to Augusto Pinochet who succeeded him and ruled for 17 brutal years.

# chile - Monday 7 March, 2011

Magnitude 6.2 earthquake shakes northern Chile

After the northern town of Putre was rattled yesterday, scientists have renewed warnings that the region is long overdue for a significant quake.

# chile - Sunday 13 February, 2011

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Nine things to know: Fine Gael still ahead in latest Red C poll; man killed in Derry crash; and new details emerge about the rescue of 33 Chilean miners last year.

# chile - Wednesday 9 February, 2011

Woman makes plane bomb threat so man doesn't leave

Chilean woman could face up to 61 days in jail after she phoned in a false bomb threat hoax to keep her boyfriend from flying off to a new job.

# chile - Friday 21 January, 2011

Chilean mine collapse report blames owners

The mining accident which trapped 33 men below ground for 72 days has been blamed on poor regulation and inadequate safety measures.

# chile - Friday 31 December, 2010

2010 in Photos: February 2010 In Photos This post contains images

2010 in Photos: February

In February the underdog won the Superbowl; Willie O’Dea resigned as Minister for Defence; and Chile was rocked by an 8.8 magnitude earthquake.

# chile - Wednesday 8 December, 2010

Chile prison fire kills over 80 inmates Chile This post contains videos

Chile prison fire kills over 80 inmates

Family members gather outside prison gates after blaze reportedly broke out during gang fight.

# chile - Friday 15 October, 2010

10 more Chilean miners set to leave hospital

The 33 men are believed to have made a pact to divide earnings generated by media appearances and interviews.

# chile - Thursday 14 October, 2010

In pictures: the Chilean rescue, as it unfolded The Great Escape This post contains images

In pictures: the Chilean rescue, as it unfolded

The world feared they were dead – and will never forget how they lived. Relive the rescue in pictures.

Timeline of a truly great escape The Great Escape This post contains videos

Timeline of a truly great escape

One by one, the stepped into the light. A minute-by-minute account of the how the rescue unfolded.

Seeing the light: 33 miners freed after ten-week torture The Great Escape

Seeing the light: 33 miners freed after ten-week torture

They scheduled 48 hours: it took only 25 to release the 33 miners and the six rescuers who went to help them.

# chile - Tuesday 12 October, 2010

Haircuts and heels: Miners' wives race to look their best

Haircuts and heels: Miners' wives race to look their best

As the countdown to the rescue of 33 miners begins in Chile, the men’s partners start their own preparations…

# chile - Monday 11 October, 2010

Chile: what happens next?

The countdown to the rescue of the Chilean miners is finally underway. Here’s how the next 48 hours are likely to play out.

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