Women celebrate in Valparaíso, Chile.
After a fierce debate, one of the most restrictive reproductive laws in the world has been eased.
Santiago, the capital of Chile, is a hub for international corporate headquarters and local startups.
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The 2017 Global Innovation Index shows that most countries in Latin America and the Caribbean could do much more to tap their innovation potential
An anti-U.S. protest in Yemen during Trump’s visit to Saudi Arabia.
Congress is trying to curb the president's ties to human rights abusers, harkening back to landmark legislation of the 1970s.
Fairtrade grape production, Western Cape, South Africa.
Fairtrade was set up to support small producers - but some feel it is now missing the mark.
Ricardo Lagos bids adieu after withdrawing from the presidential race on April 10 2017.
Former president Ricardo Lagos, who is revered for standing up to the dictator Augusto Pinochet, says goodbye to public life.
Senator Alejandro Guillier inside the Chilean congress in Valparaiso, Chile.
Outsider Alejandro Guillier's sudden rise in the polls has invigorated Chilean politics and revived the hopes of progressives across the region.
The scene of Chile's proudest football triumphs is also a monument to some of its darkest days.
In Chile, the impact of mining and the lack of regulation of water markets have produced water scarcity conflict in local Indigenous communities.
Some changes to visa rules could make travel easier for scientists.
Scientists from the developing world perceive current visa rules as a major impediment to professional travel. They miss out on opportunities to collaborate globally.
Antarctica hangs in the balance. Five cities have the chance of securing the future of this fragile continent.
Adi Rukun questions Commander Amir Siahaan, one of the death squad leaders responsible for his brother’s death during the Indonesian genocide, in Joshua Oppenheimer’s documentary The Look of Silence.
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Oscar nominated documentary The Look of Silence follows an optometrist whose brother was killed in Indonesia's 1965 massacre. But to understand the bigger picture, viewers should watch its prequels.
The way we were.
Latin America suddenly seems to be lurching to the right – but was it ever that far left in the first place?
Tompkins: protecting nature, one dollar at a time.
The North Face pioneer wanted to protect the wilderness – so he bought it.
It's been a record year for Chile's wine industry. So what's its secret?
Chileans wait outside after evacuating during the earthquake in Santiago.
Earthquake monitoring can now detect a quake and warn people before it arrives.
Even if President Obama gets his fast-track trading authority, his Pacific trade legacy faces a long slog.
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The fierce debate in the US Congress that almost derailed the president's trade agenda is likely to replay itself in many of the 11 other capitals that are party to the deal.
A US Coast Guard icebreaker cuts a swathe through the icy the Southern Ocean earlier this year, on its way to rendezvous with a stricken fishing vessel.
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On the eve of a summit in Chile to discuss the protection of marine life in Antarctic waters, much still needs to be done to guard against overfishing, climate change and other threats.
In short supply.
An 11% reduction in the number of ATMs in Chile has been a nightmare for the majority of the country's citizens.
Increasing Chinese investment in renewables is driving costs down.
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Mining is the fourth-largest energy consumer in Australia, using roughly 10% of Australia’s total. Some of this comes from the electricity grid — but much is supplied offgrid in the form of diesel and…
The 2014 HWC Chilean men’s team loft the trophy after defeating Bosnia and Herzegovina in the final.
Homeless World Cup
Chile won both the men’s and women’s Homeless World Cups (HWC) last Sunday, with the men defeating Bosnia and Herzegovina by more than five goals and the women defeating Mexico by a solitary goal in a…