The conflict stems from when the Chilean army invaded autonomous Mapuche land in the 19th century. Now the Mapuche are fighting violently to get it back.
Deputies approved a bill allowing abortion in three highly restricted cases amid much heated debate in the chamber and on social media. The reform, celebrated as historic by women’s rights activists, now goes to the senate.
When Douglas Tompkins, founder of the North Face, began buying up large expanses of land in the remote and rugged region of Patagonia in the name of conservation he was accused of being a CIA spy.
The Chilean government confirms it sent a document to the judge investigating the poet's death, two weeks after General Pinochet came to power in 1973, stating that "third parties" were probably involved.
Most Chileans support replacing the old constitution of the Pinochet dictatorship, but Bachelet's proposals are not supported by the political opposition and public trust in all politicians is almost non-existent.
Documents released this week described the 1976 bombing that assassinated ex Chilean diplomat Orlando Letelier as the 'only clear case of state-supported terrorism' to occur in the US capital.
Manuel Contreras "was one of the biggest criminals in history," said one survivor of the Pinochet regime who celebrated with crowds in Santiago upon hearing news of the former spy chief's passing.
Twelve former soldiers in Chile's military will face justice after the infamous 1986 immolation case was reopened upon a break in Chilean ex soldiers' "code of silence."
Amid winter dryness in Santiago's mountain valley, traffic and wood-burning are causing unusually high levels of pollution for the marquee host city of the America Cup tournament.
The two young men, ages 24 and 18, were shot by a 22-year-old resident angry at them for allegedly posting propaganda on his property. Chilean officials promised justice for the victims.
A new constitution would do away with the current charter established in 1980 under the dictatorship of Augusto Pinochet. But is Michelle Bachelet just deflecting mounting corruption allegations?
Buoyed by the Uruguay model, a bill in Chile's Congress would legalize marijuana cultivation for up to six plants for personal use. Here's a look at the first state-sponsored medical marijuana grow operation in Latin America.