Two Chilans sentenced for 1974 torture of president's father

Nov 22, 2014

Two Chilans sentenced for 1974 torture of president's father

Two retired Chilean military officers were sentenced to prison Friday for the torture death of the father of President Michelle Bachelet. Judge Mario Carroza ordered Cols. Ramon Caceres Jorquera and Edgar Cevallos Jones to serve three years and two years, respectively, for the 1974 ...

Oct 30, 2014

Chile sentences man in '12 slaying of Japanese astronomer

A man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for killing a Japanese astronomer who helped develop the international ALMA observatory in Chile. A court in Santiago sentenced Cristopher Quijada Villalobos for the robbery and manslaughter of Koichiro Morita. Police say the 57-year-old ...

Chilean officials say man died while handling bomb

Sep 26, 2014

Chilean officials say man died while handling bomb

A man handling a bomb died when the device exploded in downtown Santiago on Thursday, officials said, adding to a string of blasts in Chile’s capital. Prosecutor Claudio Orellana said the unknown young man “had been manipulating a homemade explosive artefact, and in those ...

Sep 11, 2014

New Chile bombings hit resort city

Two homemade bombs have exploded at a shopping center in the Chilean resort city of Vina del Mar, adding to panic after a subway bombing in Santiago wounded 14 people. The latest explosion came Wednesday inside a bathroom at the Open Plaza mall in ...

Cesar's heroics carry Brazil past Chile, into quarterfinals

Jun 29, 2014

Cesar's heroics carry Brazil past Chile, into quarterfinals

Brazil goalkeeper Julio Cesar kept the host nation’s hopes of World Cup glory alive on Saturday, saving two spot-kicks in a shootout against Chile to send it into the last eight 3-2 on penalties following a pulsating 1-1 draw after extra time. Four years ...

Van Gaal looks like a genius as Dutch blank Chile

Jun 24, 2014

Van Gaal looks like a genius as Dutch blank Chile

Two substitutes, two goals. Netherlands coach Louis van Gaal can, it seems, do no wrong at this World Cup. He sent on replacements Leroy Fer and Memphis Depay in the second half of the match against Chile on Monday and they scored both goals ...

Spain's reign ended by Chile

Jun 19, 2014

Spain's reign ended by Chile

One of the greatest dynasties in modern soccer came to a shattering end when champion Spain lost 2-0 to Chile on Wednesday and crashed out of the World Cup with its glory days consigned to the history books. On the day when Spain’s King ...

Apr 25, 2014

U.S.-Japan impasse stalling TPP: Chile

The United States-Japan stalemate on farm and auto markets in the ongoing Pacific trade talks is locking all of the participants in a “waiting game,” Chile’s head of international economic relations said Thursday. Chile, along with nine other countries involved in talks on the ...