El Gordo is biggest distant galaxy cluster found yet — and it's still growing
El Gordo, the biggest cluster of distant galaxies ever identified, has been spotted by astronomers in Chile.
A push to take the dictatorship out of Chile's history
After a student protest for improved education, an attempt to revise the past
Chile: Mapuche chief’s house gutted in suspected arson attack
Fires blaze as accusations of terrorism and arson surge through Chile.
Six firefighters in Chile dead in blaze (VIDEO)
Forest fires raging in Southern Chile have killed 6 firefighters, who were battling a blaze in the mountains.
Chile wildfire started by eco-conscious tourist
One man was killed. The economic cost is still being counted.
Fires rage across southern Chile; Israeli backpacker blamed
Chilean firefighters battled three huge wildfires Monday lit, according to authorities, by a negligent Israeli backpacker.
Israeli tourist says he didn't start fire in Chilean national park
An Israeli backpacker suspected of starting a wildfire at Chile's Torres del Paine national park in Patagonia has denied the allegations against him.
Chile: La Tercera newspaper regrets printing recipe for exploding churros
Chilean newspaper La Tercera has been ordered to pay compensation to readers who followed its recipe for churros, which exploded during cooking.
Person of the year: a Chilean protester?
Guardian readers vote for Camila Vallejo, the face of the Chilean student protests, as person of the year.
Argentina's most wanted criminals
Interpol added a former Argentine judge to its list of most wanted criminals.
Scientists question proposed wind farm in Chile
The 2,500-acre wind farm would be located off the coast of the Chilean island of Chiloe.
Chile protest winds down, at least for now
Chile’s protest movement actually achieved something. Occupiers, take note.
Chilean men told to leave their ties at home
The Chilean government wants to save $10 million in energy costs — by encouraging men not to wear ties to work.
Conjoined twins separated, and survive
In Chile, doctors manage to separate conjoined twin girls, and they live
Chile could exhume remains of poet Pablo Neruda
Chile's Communist party suspects the famous poet was poisoned following the 1973 military coup.
Latin American films compete at Sundance Film Festival
Four Latin American films are in the running for best foreign film at the Utah festival.
Soccer falls in popularity in Chile
More Chileans are now choosing running and biking over soccer.
Occupy World: Chileans take to the streets
When OWS began in Chile, a homegrown movement had already taken off.
Dakar Rally 2012: a coast-to-coast off-road race
Cars, motorbikes, trucks and quads race across Argentina, Chile and Peru in the grueling off-road endurance race.
Photos: Dakar Rally 2011
What does it take to win an off-road endurance race?
The world's most unequal countries
Incomes in Latin America are more unequal than in any other region.
Chile's maqui berry: the next superfruit?
The maqui berry has more anti-oxidants than any other berry. But does that mean it can aid weight loss and help prevent cancer?
Chile worries over drunk driving
Half of drivers tested were under the influence of alcohol.
Chile to open first solar neighborhood
114 families will live in homes outfitted with solar panels.
Chile calls up 57,000 for military draft
The military blamed the student protest movement for reducing the number of volunteers.
Puyehue volcano causes more flight cancellations
Almost all flights out of Buenos Aires were canceled or delayed.
Gap expands to South America
The clothing retailers opens its first South American store in Chile tomorrow.
Where are the Chilean miners now?
It's been a year since the 33 miners were pulled from underground, but they say it hasn't been easy. Only a handful have steady jobs.
Blackberry down for third day, with service disruptions reported in U.S., Canada
Blackberry down again for millions of users around world, while RIM admits that service outages have spread to the United States and Canada.
Blackberry down again as service outages spread to Brazil, Argentina and Chile
Blackberry users in Africa, Europe, India and the Middle East face second day of service outages, while Research in Motion (RIM), the smartphone's manufacturer, says Latin America also affected.
You bugger: world’s biggest virus found in the ocean
No need for an electron microscope to see this hairy fellow.