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2014-07-17 23:09:46

The delegation met to celebrate and develop American-Chilean advances in business and technology. Washington DC (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 Carlos Lewit, General

2010-03-05 11:22:00

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., March 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Chilean earthquake hit just days before the landmark transition from outgoing President Michelle Bachelet to conservative President-elect Sebastian Pinera, and that is reopening old political fault lines that would better remain closed, says Peter M.

2008-09-24 18:00:27

Chilean President Michelle Bachelet made a trip to Massachusetts to honor "one of the great and true friends of Chile," U.S. Sen. Edward Kennedy.

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.

2006-07-12 16:23:10

By Rodrigo Martinez SANTIAGO, Chile (Reuters) - At least 12 people, including three firemen and a police officer doing rescue work, died or were missing after heavy rains triggered swollen rivers and landslides in southern Chile, officials said on Wednesday.

2006-06-05 15:50:39

By Pav Jordan SANTIAGO, Chile (Reuters) - Protesters clashed sporadically with Chilean police on Monday as nearly 1 million high school students and sympathizers joined an expanding strike pushing for increased education funding.

2006-05-21 12:27:23

SANTIAGO, Chile (Reuters) - Chilean President Michelle Bachelet pledged prudent use of the country's windfall profit from high copper prices on Sunday in her first state-of-the-union address, even as she promised ambitious social programs.

2006-04-25 14:25:28

By Fiona Ortiz SANTIAGO, Chile (Reuters) - The bodies of dozens of leftists killed early in Chile's 1973-1990 dictatorship may have been given to the wrong families for burial, a mix-up that has embarrassed the ruling center-left coalition.

2006-03-11 14:37:34

By Silene Ramirez VALPARAISO, Chile (Reuters) - Michelle Bachelet, Chile's first woman president, was sworn in on Saturday before a who's who of Latin America's resurgent leftist leadership, and U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice.

2006-03-10 18:48:49

By Pav Jordan SANTIAGO, Chile (Reuters) - Bolivian President Evo Morales will make a historic showing at Chilean President-elect Michelle Bachelet's inauguration and the two had a friendly meeting on Friday -- signs that fractious relations between the Andean neighbors could be improving.

Word of the Day
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.