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2010-09-14 08:42:47

New research from North Carolina State University will help medical examiners and others identify human remains of those killed during the recent earthquake in Chile, as well as the bodies of the “disappeared” who were killed during the Pinochet administration.

2009-05-27 23:05:21

A former soldier has been charged in the 1973 slaying of internationally renowned Chilean folk singer Victor Jara, authorities say. Judge Juan Fuentes charged Jose Paredes, 54, Tuesday in the nearly 36-year-old case, Inter Press Service reported.

2008-09-14 12:00:13

By Alexei Barrionuevo Pascale Bonnefoy and Tomas Munita contributed reporting. * It is just after 5 p.m. in what was once one of Latin America's most sexually conservative countries, and the youth of Chile are bumping and grinding to a reggaeton beat.

2006-08-22 12:10:18

By Fiona Ortiz SANTIAGO, Chile (Reuters) - A startling art exhibit depicting all of Chile's past presidents strung up by nooses, on display in a national-palace annex, is testing Chileans' ability to laugh at themselves.

2006-08-18 13:30:41

SANTIAGO, Chile (Reuters) - Chile's Supreme Court stripped former dictator Augusto Pinochet of immunity from prosecution on Friday to face charges in a $27 million tax fraud case, court sources said.

2006-08-18 12:53:49

SANTIAGO, Chile (Reuters) - Chile's Supreme Court stripped former dictator Augusto Pinochet of immunity from prosecution on Friday to face charges in a $27 million tax fraud case, court sources said.

2006-08-07 16:53:02

SANTIAGO, Chile (Reuters) - A judge petitioned one of Chile's top courts on Monday to strip ex-dictator Augusto Pinochet's immunity from prosecution so he can be investigated and possibly indicted for his suspected role in the 1974 disappearance of a Spanish priest.

2006-07-17 13:57:22

SANTIAGO, Chile (Reuters) - Chile's Supreme Court on Monday reopened the first human rights case brought against 90-year-old former dictator Augusto Pinochet, four years after it was thrown out because of his dementia.


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  • To swell, as grain or wood with water.
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