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The new TPP trade deal: Going ahead without Trump

Despite the US exit from the Trans-Pacific Trade Partnership, the 11 other signatories are moving on with a new deal.

Chile

Chile droughts: Private water system under pressure

Water is becoming increasingly scarce in Chile due to drought, the overuse of aquifers and a dysfunctional system of private water ownership.

Latin America

Chile: Conservative Pinera sworn in for second term as president

The billionaire has vowed to revive an economy that has slumped under outgoing center-left leader Michelle Bachelet.

Reporter's Notebook

A frigid journey into Antarctica

The Weddell Sea in Antarctica is the coldest sea on the planet yet is home to an extraordinary ecosystem.

Latin America

Chile: Vatican's sex abuse investigator hospitalised

Maltese Archbishop Charles Scicluna's hospitalisation has put more pressure on the Vatican, already facing criticism for not doing enough to deal with allegations of abuse by a Catholic Priest in Chile.

Reporter's Notebook

Pope in crisis: From Rolling Stone to sex abuse scandal

Sexual abuse survivors say Pope Francis failed them on his latest visit to Chile, as he defended a bishop accused of paedophilia.

Pope in crisis: From Rolling Stone to sex abuse scandal

Chile

Why China and Latin America are discussing trade now

China's huge market has been absorbing more and more food commodities it cannot produce at home from Latin American growers. Will this relationship grow into the fields of innovation and manufacturing?

Latin America

Chile: Pope Francis calls on Mapuche to shun violence

Pope Francis called for the Mapuche people to be treated as equals, but a Vatican spokesperson said the pope is not in Chile to mediate and the pontiff did not mention the key issue, land rights, in his homily.

Latin America

Pope Francis expresses 'pain, shame' over Chile sex abuse scandal

It is the first time he has commented on the crisis surrounding a former priest who was found guilty in 2011 of abusing teenage boys.

Chile

Chile: Pope arrives to protests over sex abuse scandal

Pope Francis arrives in Chile for first leg of Latin American tour, with more unrest expected in Santiago.

Chile: Pope arrives to protests over sex abuse scandal

Reporter's Notebook

Why are Chileans protesting the pope's visit?

Chile has suffered some of the worst cases of ecclesiastic sex abuse in the region, and the Catholic Church is paying the price.

Chile

Chile's Catholic churches attacked ahead of papal visit

Several Catholic churches have been vandalised in Chile in advance of Pope Francis' visit to the country next week.

Chile's Catholic churches attacked ahead of papal visit

People & Power

Defiance of the Mapuche

Why the Mapuche of Argentina and Chile have been pushed to the brink of insurrection in defence of their ancient lands.

Chile

Chile to remember indigenous victims of dictatorship

Many activists vanished during the 1970s and their remains were never found.

Women's Rights

Will Chile's president-elect repeal a new abortion law?

Women's rights groups worry that the conservative president-elect will try to block the country's new abortion law.

What will Pinera's win mean for Chile's abortion law?