- LATAM airlines to suspend flights to Venezuela Updated: May-30-16 2:31 pm
SANTIAGO, Chile - Latin America's largest airline says it's suspending its flights to Venezuela.
- Correction: Argentina-Operation Condor story Updated: May-28-16 5:02 pm
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - In a story May 27 about an Argentina court ruling on human rights crimes related to the Operation Condor conspiracy in South America, The Associated Press erroneously reported that Ronni Moffitt was an aide to former Chilean ambassador Orlando Letelier. She was the aide's wife.
- Croatia gets 2-match World Cup stadium ban for fascist chant Updated: May-27-16 11:38 am
ZURICH - Croatia has been ordered to play two World Cup qualifying matches in empty stadiums for repeated cases of fans chanting fascist slogans.
- Chile police say 2 churches burned in Mapuche conflict zone Updated: May-26-16 7:06 pm
SANTIAGO, Chile - Two Roman Catholic churches were burned in a southern region that the Mapuche indigenous group claims as its ancestral territory, police said Thursday.
- Chile breaks world record for most soccer players in a match Updated: May-23-16 5:17 pm
SANTIAGO, Chile - Chile has broken the world record for the most participants in a soccer match.
- 1 dead in Chile protests as president speaks in congress Updated: May-21-16 6:25 pm
SANTIAGO, Chile - Violent protests broke out in Chile on Saturday as President Michelle Bachelet presented a state-of-the-nation report to Congress.
- Man mauled after entering Chile zoo's lion pen, 2 cats slain Updated: May-21-16 5:26 pm
SANTIAGO, Chile - Two lions were killed after they severely mauled a man who stripped naked and entered their enclosure in an apparent suicide attempt early Saturday, authorities said.
- Chile says it has struck deal with fishermen to end protests Updated: May-20-16 6:50 pm
SANTIAGO, Chile - The Chilean government says it has reached a deal with small-scale fishermen who had blocked access to the Chiloe archipelago after a toxic algal bloom put their livelihoods at risk.
- Chile to request US extradite 3 in killing of UN diplomat Updated: May-17-16 5:26 pm
SANTIAGO, Chile - The Chilean Supreme Court said Tuesday that it will ask the United States to extradite three former secret police agents accused of the 1976 kidnapping, torture and murder of a U.N. official in Chile.
- Chilean fishermen struggle amid toxic algal bloom Updated: May-17-16 12:00 am
CHILOE ISLAND, Chile - This string of islands off Chile's coast was once best known for its dramatic landscapes, rich wildlife, quaint stilt homes and colonial-era churches. But today, it is getting attention for something far less picturesque - a toxic algal bloom that is threatening its marine life and the livelihoods of the fishermen who depend on it.
- Chilean-American writer Allende seeks inspiration after loss Updated: May-16-16 1:37 pm
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina - Isabel Allende begins writing all her books on Jan. 8. But when the day arrived this year, she struggled with writer's block.
- Bachelet thanks Sweden for help during dictatorship Updated: May-10-16 11:46 am
STOCKHOLM - Chile's president expressed thanks to Sweden on Tuesday for helping thousands of Chileans escape persecution during the dictatorship of Gen. Augusto Pinochet.
- Former East German first lady Margot Honecker dies in Chile Updated: May-06-16 5:55 pm
SANTIAGO, Chile - Former East German first lady Margot Honecker, who defended the now-vanished Communist country to the end, died Friday in Chile at age 89, a family friend confirmed.