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UPDATED: Wed., July 22, 2020

Telescope snaps family portrait of 2 planets around baby sun

For the first time, a telescope has captured a family portrait of another solar system with not just one, but two planets posing directly for the cameras while orbiting a …


UPDATED: Mon., March 30, 2020

Coronavirus hits rich and poor unequally in Latin America

From Mexico City to Port-au-Prince, Haiti, and Santiago, Chile, the coronavirus is taking root in the world’s most unequal region, where many of Latin America’s first cases arrived with members …


UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 12, 2019

Chile: Plane that vanished en route to Antarctica found

Chilean officials said Thursday that searchers have located the military transport plane that disappeared en route to Antarctica.


Chile combs Antarctic for missing plane with 38 aboard

Searchers using planes, ships and satellites were combing Antarctic seas on Tuesday, hunting for a Chilean Air Force transport plane carrying 38 people that vanished en route to a base …


UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 9, 2019

Chile military plane with 38 is missing on way to Antarctica

Chile’s air force said it lost radio contact with a transport plane carrying 38 people on a flight Monday evening to the country’s base in Antarctica.


Chile’s protests shrinking in size after nearly 3 weeks

Protests that have gripped Chile’s capital for nearly three weeks to demand better salaries and pensions, and a more equal distribution of the wealth, are shrinking in size


UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 30, 2019

Chile cancels climate, trade summits amid protest chaos

Chilean President Sebastian Pinera said Wednesday that he is canceling two major international summits so he can respond to protracted nationwide protests over economic inequality that have left more than …


Chile protesters: Government concessions not enough

Demonstrators still out in Chile’s streets, dissatisfied with economic concessions announced by a government struggling to curb a week of deadly violence


UPDATED: Tue., July 2, 2019

Chileans, Argentines gape at total solar eclipse

Tens of thousands of tourists and locals gaped skyward Tuesday as a total eclipse of the sun darkened the heavens over Chile and Argentina.


UPDATED: Sun., June 16, 2019

Carli Lloyd, a Women’s World Cup starter again, scores two as U.S. beats Chile

Carli Lloyd scored a pair of goals for the U.S. national team in a more subdued 3-0 victory over Chile that sent the defending champions on to the round of …


Sweden defeats newcomers Chile 2-0 after delay

Kosovare Asllani’s goal after a weather delay broke up a scoreless stalemate and Sweden went on to win its Women’s World Cup opener 2-0 on Tuesday to spoil Chile’s debut …


Pope replaces Santiago bishop accused of sex abuse cover-up

Pope Francis on Saturday replaced Cardinal Ricardo Ezzati as archbishop of Santiago, Chile, after he was placed under criminal investigation in the country’s spiraling church sex abuse and cover-up scandal.


Vatican investigates after nuns report sex abuse by priests

The Vatican has launched an investigation into a small Chilean religious order of nuns after some sisters denounced sexual abuse at the hands of priests and mistreatment by their superiors, …


UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 13, 2018

Pope defrocks 2 Chilean bishops accused of sex abuse

Pope Francis on Saturday defrocked two more Chilean bishops accused of sexually abusing minors, and to show greater transparency about how he’s responding to the church’s global sex abuse crisis, …


UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 28, 2018

Pope defrocks Chilean priest at center of abuse scandal

Pope Francis has defrocked a Chilean priest who was a central character in the global sex abuse scandal rocking his papacy, invoking his “supreme” authority to stiffen an earlier sentence …


Chile authorities raid Episcopal Conference in abuse probe

Chilean authorities raided the headquarters of the Catholic Church’s Episcopal Conference on Tuesday as part of a widespread investigation into sex abuse committed by members of the Marist Brothers order …


Pope begins purge in Chilean church over sex abuse scandal

Pope Francis accepted the resignations Monday of the bishop at the center of Chile’s clerical sex abuse scandal and two other priests, launching a purge of the Catholic Church in …


UPDATED: Sat., June 2, 2018

Pope digs deeper into roots of Chile sex abuse scandal

Pope Francis dug deeper into the roots of Chile’s sex abuse scandal by meeting Saturday with a group of priests who were trained in a cult-like Catholic community and suffered …


Chile’s bishops resign en masse over sex abuse cover-up

In the biggest shake-up yet in the Catholic Church’s long-running sex abuse scandal, every active Chilean bishop offered to resign Friday over what Pope Francis said was their “grave negligence” …


UPDATED: Sat., May 12, 2018

Pope to give Chilean bishops a dressing-down on abuse errors

The Vatican made it clear Saturday that Pope Francis had summoned Chile’s bishops to Rome for a papal dressing-down because of their role in covering up sexual abuse by priests …


UPDATED: Wed., April 11, 2018

Pope admits he made ‘grave errors’ in Chile sex abuse case

Pope Francis admitted Wednesday he made “grave errors” in judgment in Chile’s sex abuse scandal and invited the victims he had discredited to Rome to beg their forgiveness.


UPDATED: Thu., March 8, 2018

Eleven nations sign Pacific trade pact as U.S. plans tariffs

Trade ministers from 11 Pacific Rim countries signed a sweeping free trade agreement Thursday to streamline trade and slash tariffs on the same day that President Donald Trump was expected …


UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 21, 2018

Vatican sex abuse investigator hospitalized in Chile

The special envoy sent by Pope Francis to investigate allegations that a bishop had covered up sex abuse was undergoing gallbladder surgery Wednesday in Chile, church officials said.


AP Exclusive: Letter about abuse cover-up belies pope denial

The letter was graphic not just in describing how the priest kissed and fondled the boy, but also in how other priests who saw the abuse tried to hush it …


UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 1, 2018

Spokane woman involved in massive land-gift to Chilean government

One of the largest donations of privately held land, ever. Sweeping vistas. 10 million acres of protected Chilean parkland created in a single day.


Pope sends sex crimes expert to Chile to investigate bishop

Pope Francis is sending the Vatican’s most respected sex crimes expert to Chile to investigate a bishop accused by victims of covering up for the country’s most notorious pedophile priest.


UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 29, 2018

U.S. conservationist, Chile sign creation of national parks

Chilean President Michelle Bachelet has signed decrees creating vast new national parks using lands donated by a U.S. conservation organization. It’s believed to be the largest private donation of land …


Pope apologizes to abuse victims, but defends Chilean bishop

Pope Francis apologized for insisting that victims of pedophile priests show “proof” to be believed, saying he realized it was a “slap in the face” to victims that he never …


UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 20, 2018

Cardinal rebukes pope over Chile ‘slander’ comments on abuse

Pope Francis’ top adviser on clerical sex abuse implicitly rebuked the pontiff over his accusations of slander against Chilean abuse victims, saying Saturday that his words were “a source of …


Love in the air: Pope marries couple on papal plane in Chile

It was all in a day’s work for the ever-unpredictable Pope Francis: First he celebrated the first-ever airborne papal wedding, marrying two flight attendants at 36,000 feet during a flight …