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US Geological Survey: 6.4 earthquake in Chile


A 6.4-magnitude earthquake rocked the region around Valparaiso, Chile on Saturday, the US Geological Survey reported.

Posted: August 24th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

UN urges Chile to allow abortion in some cases


The UN Human Rights Committee asked Chile Thursday to make exceptions to its ban on abortion in cases of rape, incest and the health of the mother.

Posted: July 25th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Magnitude 6.1 earthquake hits off northern Chile – USGS


A 6.1-magnitude earthquake struck off northern Chile’s coast on Sunday, the US Geological Survey said, with no immediate reports of major damage or casualties.

Posted: July 14th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Students discover 7,000-year-old mummy in Chile

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A group of students discovered a 7,000-year-old mummy during a trip to northern Chile, local media reported Monday.

Posted: May 27th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Strong aftershock rocks Chile

Locals inspect a boat washed ashore by a small tsunami, in the northern town of Iquique, Chile, on Wednesday, April 2, 2014, after a magnitude-8.2 earthquake struck the northern coast of Chile. Tuesday night's quake was not the big one seismologists expect eventually.  AP

Northern Chile was rocked Monday by a strong aftershock in the same coastal area hit last week by an 8.2-magnitude quake, authorities said. No damage or casualties were reported.

Posted: April 7th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »