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Chile aims to end dictatorship-era election rules
SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — President Michelle Bachelet is determined to make Chile's democracy more representative, and for the first time in a quarter century, there may be just enough votes in Congress to achieve it.(4/23/2014 7:31:15 PM)
Chile amends constitution to allow expat voting
SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Chile has reformed its constitution to give voting rights to citizens living outside the country. The measure was more than 20 years in the making, and is seen as a major victory for the many Chileans who left the country during its long dictatorship.(4/22/2014 10:34:51 PM)
Exile victory: Chile changes constitution to enable voting by citizens outside the country
Chile has reformed its constitution to give voting rights to citizens living outside the country.(4/23/2014 1:34:45 AM)
Chile Changes Present Electoral Law
SANTIAGO DE CHILE, April 24 (BERNAMA-NNN-Prensa Latina) -- Chilean President Michelle Bachelet signed a proposal to change the current binomial electoral system inherited from the dictatorship that she called a thorn in the heart of national democracy.(4/24/2014 3:01:42 AM)
Chile fire toll: 12 dead; 2,000 homes destroyed
VALPARAISO, Chile (AP) — Firefighters struggled for a second night early Monday to contain blazes that have killed 12 people, injured 500, destroyed 2,000 homes and forced 10,000 people to flee the densely populated hills that gave this Chilean port city its unique beauty.(4/14/2014 12:04:02 AM)
Chile fire toll: 11 dead, 1,000 homes destroyed
VALPARAISO, Chile (AP) — A raging fire leaped from hilltop to hilltop in this colorful port city throughout the night and day on Sunday, killing at least 11 people and destroying at least 1,000 homes. More than 10,000 people were evacuated, including more than 200 female inmates at a prison.(4/13/2014 7:57:45 PM)
Chile has its best team, but a tough draw
Chile has assembled the best lineup it has ever taken to the World Cup, and has been placed in one of the toughest groups. Facing defending champion Spain and 2010 finalist Netherlands in Group B, just reaching the knockout round would be considered a major success. ''The margin for error is zero,'' Chile coach Jorge Sampaoli said. Obviously playing against such important European teams, against ...(4/8/2014 7:53:09 AM)
Chile's Valparaiso still aflame; 12 dead; 500 hurt
VALPARAISO, Chile (AP) — Helicopters and airplanes dumped water on wildfires and the smoldering wreckage of hilltop neighborhoods Monday as sailors in riot gear prepared to evacuate 700 more families who would be endangered if the winds turn again.(4/14/2014 11:41:42 AM)
Chile: 11 dead, toll rising in Valparaiso fire
VALPARAISO, Chile (AP) — A fire raging in this colorful port city has killed at least 11 people and destroyed 500 homes, President Michelle Bachelet said Sunday. More than 10,000 people have been evacuated, including more than 200 female inmates at a prison.(4/13/2014 11:49:20 AM)
Four die as fire rages in Chile city, disaster declared
Valparaíso (Chile) (AFP) - Four people have died in a huge fire that on Sunday was consuming the outskirts of Chile's port city of Valparaiso and was advancing unchecked towards its UNESCO-listed historic center, destroying hundreds of homes along the way and forcing the evacuation of more than 3,000 people. The military has taken over security in the city, located on the Pacific coast 110 ...(4/13/2014 9:01:37 AM)
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