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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

2011-03-07 04:00:00

NEW YORK, March 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a message by Michelle Bachelet, Executive Director, UN Women: A hundred years ago today, women across the world took an historic step on the long road to equality.

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 20:51:52

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

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.

2006-05-30 17:30:55

By Fiona Ortiz SANTIAGO, Chile (Reuters) - Police used tear gas and water cannons to try to break up Chile's biggest student protests in decades on Tuesday as thousands of students marched to demand the government spend more of its fat budget surplus on education.

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.


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tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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