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Chilean president Bachelet campaigns for 'transformative role of women'

"Women are able to do much more if they are equal and can be agents of social change," Michelle Bachelet said at the Wilson Institute in Washington Thursday.

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After 42 years, crimes of Chile coup perpetrators continue to surface

Chile's murderers and terrorists are belatedly being made accountable.  How about our own?

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Shielded for decades, Pinochet thugs now face justice

Those involved in and responsible for the military takeover of Chile in 1973 are finally facing justice.

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Socialist Bachelet returns to Chile presidency

For the second time, Michelle Bachelet was sworn in as president of Chile, Mar. 11. Bachelet's first term as president of Chile ran from 2006 to 2010.

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Chile: Left surges in elections

 Chileans voted November 17 for president, both houses of Congress and some local offices. To nobody's surprise, the left "New Majority" coalition and the Socialist and Communist parties made significant advances.

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Forty years after fascist coup, Chile may elect socialist, again

Forty years ago today Chilean President Salvador Allende was overthrown in a U.S.-abetted coup because he was a socialist; in two months Chileans may elect Michelle Bachelet, another socialist.

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Mapuche people see progress on political demands

The Mapuche people are the main Native American ethnic group in Chile. They are carrying out a multi-faceted struggle to regain and expand rights lost under the Pinochet dictatorship.

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Police told to find Neruda murderer

Forty years after the death of Chilean poet Pablo Neruda, a judge ordered police to find the man that prosecutors allege may have been instrumental in poisoning him.

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Chilean police told to find Neruda murderer

Forty years after the death of Chilean poet Pablo Neruda, a judge ordered police to find the man that prosecutors allege may have been instrumental in poisoning him.

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Chile opens new probe into death of poet Neruda

The body of the Nobel laureate poet Pablo Neruda is being exhumed in an effort to clear up four decades of suspicion about how he died.

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