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Fireworks light the sky while the portraits of persons who were disappeared and executed during the dictatorship of Augusto Pinochet are displayed on the stands of the National Stadium during a vigil marking the 50th anniversary of the 1973 military coup in Santiago, Chile on Sept. 11, 2023. (AP Photo/Esteban Felix)

Half a century later, the military junta still haunts Chile

Despite hosting the 2023 Pan American Games and electing a president with a progressive agenda, Chile continues to grapple with entrenched economic inequality.
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Wanting to ‘move on’ is natural – but women’s pandemic experiences can’t be lost to ‘lockdown amnesia’

COVID was a ‘gendered pandemic’, with women carrying very different burdens to men. A three-year New Zealand research project aimed to overcome the urge to forget, and provide lessons for the future.
Tracking your heart rate, pace or average ascent during a jog is becoming common practice. (Shutterstock)

Why some amateur athletes are giving up on smartwatches

To better measure their activity and become members of a sports community, many amateur athletes are adopting smartwatches and digital tools. But others are giving them up.

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