Chile suffers the worst drought in 60 years

Chile's populated capital Santiago, as well as the Valparaiso region, could be left without drinking water by 2030.

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    Central Chile is suffering the worst drought in 60 years. That includes the capital Santiago, home to nearly half the country's population of 18 million.

    Experts predict climate change, over-exploitation by agriculture and other factors means the shortage of water will be permanent.

    Al Jazeera's Lucia Newman reports from Aculeo in Chile.


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