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Chile withdraws as host of trade and climate summits

Chile has withdrawn as host of the APEC trade summit in November and the COP25 climate summit in December after several weeks of violent unrest, President Sebastian Pinera announced on Wednesday.
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Putin to skip APEC summit in Chile, Kremlin says

Russian President Vladimir Putin has no plans to attend the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit in Chile next month, the Kremlin said on Wednesday, adding that the decision had nothing to..
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'So much damage': Chile protests flare back up as reforms fall short

Chileans took to the streets again on Tuesday, pouring by the thousands into plazas and shutting down main boulevards in a sign that government promises of reform continued to fall short.
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Riots, vandalism follow Pinera's cabinet reshuffle in Chile, new calls for protest

Tear gas lingered in the air in downtown Santiago on Tuesday as Chilean commuters made their way to work following another night of fire, looting and riots, in a sign that a cabinet reshuffle by..
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Chile Pinera faces new protests after firing ministers, courting working class

President Sebastian Pinera faced new protests on Monday after he replaced eight cabinet members including his interior and finance ministers, a house-cleaning aimed at taming the biggest political..
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After week of protests, Chile's Pinera fires ministers, courts working class

President Sebastian Pinera replaced eight cabinet members on Monday including his interior and finance ministers, a house-cleaning aimed at taming the biggest political crisis since Chile's return to..
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Chile's Pinera fires interior, finance ministers amid unrest

President Sebastian Pinera dismissed his interior and finance ministers on Monday in a major Cabinet reshuffle aimed at taming the biggest political crisis since the country's return to democracy in..
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Support for Chile's Pinera lowest for president since Pinochet era: poll

Support for Chile's Sebastian Pinera has plunged to just 14% amid recent unrest, according to a poll published on Sunday, the lowest approval rating for a Chilean president since the country's return..
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ChileĀ“s embattled Pinera promises cabinet shake-up to quell mass protests

Chilean President Sebastian Pinera on Saturday added a major cabinet reshuffle to a growing list of reforms he has promised to tame inequality and quell mass protests that have rocked the South..
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Chilean President Pinera to shake up cabinet amid protests

Chilean President Sebastian Pinera said on Saturday he would shake up his cabinet to quell a week of mass protests against inequality that have rocked the South American nation.
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Biggest demonstrations yet rock protest-stricken Chile

As many as a million Chileans protested on Friday in the capital Santiago in the biggest demonstrations yet since violence broke out a week ago over entrenched inequality in the South American nation.
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Chile protesters block access to lithium operations: local leader

Protesters from indigenous communities around Chile's Atacama salt flats, among the world's richest reserves of lithium, have blocked access to lithium operations amid nationwide rallies over..
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Brazil's Bolsonaro criticized over plans to attend Copa final

Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro, an admirer of Latin America's military dictatorships, courted controversy on Friday when he said he might go to next month's Copa Libertadores final in the Chilean..
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Truck drivers add to Pinera's headaches in protest-stricken Chile

Chilean truck and taxi drivers brought gridlock to the capital's highways on Friday in a protest against high road tolls that added to a week of rowdy demonstrations over social inequality.
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Chile says 'no chance' of riots derailing APEC, U.N. climate meet in Santiago

By Natalia A. Ramos Miranda, Dave Sherwood and Aislinn Laing
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Chile protesters stay in streets as Pinera says their demands 'loud and clear'

Protesters rallied in Santiago and around the country on Thursday afternoon as President Sebastian Pinera sent the first of a promised raft of legislation to Congress in a bid to address calls for an..
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Pinera says demands of Chileans 'loud and clear,' protests begin anew

Chile's president and lawmakers prepared on Thursday to push forward social equality reforms as protesters hit the streets again to call for swift action to improve lives.
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Chile's copper mines feel some heat from country-wide protests

Copper mining companies in Chile, the world's top producer of the red metal, said nationwide riots had mostly spared production but continued to impact operations as problems persisted with port..
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Riot-hit Chile presses forward with social reforms

Chile's president and lawmakers prepared on Thursday to push forward social equality reforms after the easing of riots in the latest flashpoint of protests against South American leaders.
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Chile's response to Pinera's reforms: A strike and more protests

Students and state workers dispersed peacefully in cities across Chile late on Wednesday, following mass protests against inequality, even as President Sebastian Pinera pledged social reforms to try to..
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Chile's Codelco resumes operations after union calls for end to strike

Chile's Codelco, the world's top copper miner, said it had resumed normal operations after its unionized workers struck a deal with government officials late Wednesday to end a day-long walk-off amid a..
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Explainer: Chile's inequality challenge: What went wrong and can it be fixed?

Chile, known as one of Latin America's wealthiest, most stable and peaceful countries, is in the grip of a political and economic upheaval with thousands of people protesting since Oct. 6 after the..
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Chile sees first major organized labor strikes since president pledged social reforms

Students and trade unionists led marches through Santiago on Wednesday in the first formally organized demonstration against social inequality since Chilean President Sebastian Pinera pledged social..
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ChileĀ“s Codelco shuts Andina mine as general strike hits operations

Chile's state miner Codelco, the world's top copper producer, said on Wednesday one of its mines was shut and operations at a smelter drastically reduced amid a general strike as protests and chaos..
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ChileĀ“s Codelco says maintaining production amid general strike

Chile's state miner Codelco, the world's top copper producer, said on Wednesday it had maintained production despite a general strike that had shut down its Andina copper mine amid protests that have..
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Chile braces for more protests, strikes as Pinera's pleas fall on deaf ears

Chile braced for more protests and a general strike by state workers on Wednesday, despite President Sebastian Pinera's pleas for forgiveness and announcement of ambitious reforms to quell unrest that..
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Chile's Pinera seeks forgiveness from hard-pressed citizens, offers rescue package

Chile's President Sebastian Pinera announced an ambitious raft of measures on Tuesday, aiming to quell protests against his government with a guaranteed minimum wage, a hike in the state pension..
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Chile lawmakers call for social reforms as protests mount

Lawmakers who attended a crisis summit with Chilean President Sebastian Pinera's ruling coalition called on Tuesday for reforms to tackle inequality in response to countrywide riots that sowed chaos in..
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Chile opposition refuses to meet president, new protests break out

Chile's left-leaning opposition declined to meet with President Sebastian Pinera following riots that have left 15 people dead and led to the arrest of more than 2,600, citing concerns over abuses by..
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Chile military says 'nothing to hide' amid allegations of rights violations in riots

Chile's military said it would investigate allegations of human rights violations in days of riots, looting and protests throughout the country that have left 15 dead and led to the arrest of more than..
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Protests snarl public transportation in Chile, death toll hits 15

A hobbled metro system and damage to downtown streets snarled public transportation in the Chilean capital Santiago on Tuesday, following days of protests throughout the country that have left 15 dead..
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Chile's Pinera vows 'new social contract' amid massive marches against inequality

Chilean President Sebastian Pinera said on Monday evening he would meet opposition leaders to forge a "new social contract" to alleviate inequality as thousands of Chileans defied a military curfew in..
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After Chile riots, thousands rally to protest at Pinera government

Thousands of Chileans poured into Santiago's central squares Monday to protest high living costs after a weekend of looting, arson and clashes with security forces killed 11 people and prompted..
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Chile's Larrain says civil unrest will 'undoubtedly' have an impact on the economy

Chile's finance minister Felipe Larrain said on Monday that civil unrest which has claimed 11 lives, shut down the transport network and seen scores of businesses damaged will "undoubtedly" have an..
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U.N.'s Bachelet calls for probes into Chile protest deaths

U.N. human rights boss Michelle Bachelet, a former president of Chile, called on Monday for independent investigations into deaths in weekend protests there, citing "disturbing allegations" of..
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Italy's Enel says Chile operations not impacted by unrest

Italy's biggest utility Enel said on Monday its business in Chile had not been impacted by the unrest which has hit the country and prompted the government to declare a state of emergency.
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Chile scrambles to clean up mess after weekend of chaos, violent protests

Chilean authorities scrambled on Monday to clear wreckage and re-open public transportation in the capital Santiago after a weekend of chaos in which at least seven people were killed amid violent..
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Workers at Chile's Escondida copper mine, world's largest, to walk off job Tuesday

The union of workers at BHP's Escondida copper mine will hold a day-long strike on Tuesday in a show of solidarity with protests in Chile, the union president told Reuters on Monday.
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Chile's deadly weekend of fire as youth anger ignites

Chile's capital Santiago has been singed by fire. In riots sparked by anger over fare hikes, masked and hooded protesters have torched buses, metro stations, supermarkets, banks and the high-rise..
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Chile's Pinera extends state of emergency, says 'we are at war'

Chile's government will extend a state of emergency to cities in its north and south, President Sebastian Pinera said late on Sunday, after at least seven people were killed amid violent clashes and..
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Chilean state of emergency extended around country after at least seven die in riots

ChileĀ“s government will extend a state of emergency to cities in its north and south after at least seven people died amid violent clashes and arson attacks over the weekend, the interior minister..
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ChileĀ“s mining industry operating normally despite violent protests: minister

ChileĀ“s mining industry was running as normal despite the violent protests that have rocked the capital, Santiago, and other cities across the worldĀ“s top copper producer, Mining Minister Baldo..
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Chile army issues new curfew in Chilean capital Santiago as protests continue

The Chilean military declared another night-time curfew in the capital on Sunday as the government struggled to contain violent protests, looting and arson in the streets over recent fare hikes in..
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At least three dead in fires amid Chilean riots, flights out of Santiago delayed

At least three people died in supermarket arson attacks in Chile's capital Santiago, and soldiers shot two people during an operation to detain looters, authorities said, as protests entered their..
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Three die after supermarket set on fire, flights out of Santiago delayed due to Chile riots

At least three people died after a supermarket in the Chilean capital Santiago was set alight by demonstrators, while many flights into the city's airport were suspended as crew were unable to get to..
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Chile army declares curfew, president reverses fare hikes after unrest

The Chilean military declared a night-time curfew in the capital on Saturday and President Sebastian Pinera announced he would freeze an unpopular public transport policy, as the government struggled..
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Troops on streets of Chilean capital Santiago after state of emergency announced

Troops were patrolling the streets of the Chilean capital Santiago on Saturday morning, the military confirmed, after President Sebastian Pinera evoked a state of emergency amid a surge in violent..
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Chile President Pinera declares emergency as capital rocked by riots

Chile's President Sebastian Pinera declared a state of emergency in the capital Santiago early on Saturday, as the city of 6 million descended into chaos amid riots that left a downtown building..
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Chile shuts down capital city metro as violent protests spread

Chilean officials shut down the metro system in Santiago on Friday after demonstrators protesting recent fare hikes took to the streets and attacked subway stops, leaving widespread damage across the..
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Chile calls for tougher penalties to crack down on fare hike protests

Chile's government said on Friday it would ask the courts to use a state security law to impose tougher penalties on youth who have been protesting a recent hike in bus and metro fares by jumping..
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