Latin America

Chile protesters call for free higher education

Clashes have erupted in Chile's capital Santiago between police and protesters calling on President Michelle Bachelet to fulfill her promises of improvements to the educational system and more reforms.

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Beyond meat: The end of food as we know it?

We travel to Chile to meet a group of young scientists determined to develop smart plant-based food to save the planet.

Latin America

Earthquake strikes off coast of Chile

Magnitude 7.1 temblor off Valparaiso did not cause any serious damage.

Earthquake strikes off coast of Valparaiso

Reporter's Notebook

On board the Rainbow Warrior

Lucia Newman is on board Greenpeace's ship to observe their latest campaign, 'Save the Seas At the End of the World'.

Reporter's Notebook

Chile salmon: Too delicious to be true?

The Chilean salmon industry has become synonymous with massive use of toxic chemicals used in overcrowded fish farms that destroy the ocean's eco-system.

Chile salmon: Too delicious to be true?

Latin America

Save the seas: Greenpeace campaigns to protect Chilean marine life

Greenpeace has staged a flash demonstration on the southernmost tip of South America. It's part of a new campaign to protect the seas off Chile. Salmon farming and mining are damaging the delicate environment.

Latin America

Activists raise alarm on toxic fish farming in Chile

Greenpeace is warning of an environmental disaster in Chile. It says the mass production of salmon and overuse of antibiotics in fish farms is to blame.

Latin America

TPP members look to redesign trade deal

Talks are under way in Chile to try to revive the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) free trade deal. President Donald Trump pulled the US out of the pact in January, but now the 11 remaining countries are trying to forge a new way forward.

Latin America

Chile builds new hub for world's largest telescope

Northern Chile is fast becoming the astronomical eyes of the world. And now an enormous astronomical centre that will house the world's largest telescope is under construction in the Atacama Desert.

Latin America

Wildlife flourishes on an untouched Chile island

An international team of scientists has sailed thousands of kilometres from Australia to Antactica - and finally to Chile - to try and better understand climate change.

Chile

More than one million without water after Chile floods

Severe water shortages in Santiago after mudslides caused by torrential rains choked intakes for urban water systems.

Weather

Chile floods kill three, leave millions without water

Torrential downpours cause floods, mudslides and power cuts around the central Chilean Andes.

Floods kill three, leave millions without water

Latin America

Chile's worst wildfires in history displace thousands

Eleven people dead as Chile's worst wildfires in history continue to ravage the countries central-south regions.

Weather

Torrential rains leave hundreds stranded in Chile

Around 350 Chileans have been cut off following a spell of intense rainfall which caused floods and mudslides.

Torrential rains leave hundreds stranded in Chile

Weather

Santiago sweats in record-breaking summer heat

It may be more than 400 metres up in the hills but Chile's capital is hotter than it's been since 1915.

Santiago sweats in record-breaking summer heat