Culture shock: living with the Mapuche
An exchange program gives middle school students from Santiago their first contact with indigenous Mapuche.
Chile's elections: a guide
Will Chile vote the right into office for the first time since the 1950s?
Chile's elections: “Who gets the gay vote?”
Gay men are holding hands and lesbians are kissing on prime-time TV, as candidates try to win over the gay vote.
Why are Chileans so unhappy?
Chile has high rates of suicide and depression. Yet its living standards are good. So why are Chileans depressed?
Easter Island: even more difficult to get to?
Indigenous population considers limiting visitors and immigrants to one of Chile's top tourist destinations.
Chile's Congress sits empty
Chile's lawmakers don't want to work on Thursday. In fact, as of mid-November, they won't work at all.
A giant pope to watch over Santiago?
Chileans dislike a plan to build a 40-foot-tall statue of Pope John Paul II. Some have dubbed it “Popesaurus.”
Chile's monkey savior
How one woman came to live with all the monkeys in Chile.
No smoking in Chile? No way.
Chileans are still the heaviest smokers in the region despite a strict anti-tobacco law.
Chilean history, with modern touches
A new movie brings Chilean history to young people but takes a few liberties with the truth.
In Chile, staying alive is an excuse to party
Thousands of elderly Chileans have been celebrating surviving wintery August.
A World of Trouble: Is the nightmare over?
With signs of economic recovery finally emerging, here's where things stand in 20 countries around the world.
Repeat after me: Hello, my name is.
Chileans love to toss in English words but they struggle to master the language. The government is trying to change that.
Claiming ancestral lands
A KKK-like group is threatening to kill indigenous Mapuche as part of a pitched battle over land rights.
A disappeared American
A sister's quest to find out what happened to the only U.S. citizen who disappeared during Chile’s military dictatorship.
A question of justice
The consideration of military pardons reveals that Chile still has a lot of healing to do.
Winter in the time of swine flu
For a small country, Chile has a large number of swine flu cases. The reason? Easy diagnoses, winter and smog.
A long way home
In Nicaragua, Chilean combatants recall their unsung role in the Sandinista revolution.
Can volunteers shut down Chile's slums?
Chilean non-profit aims to transform entire communities of slum dwellers.
Politics and the morning after pill
In Chile, contraception has become one of the hottest issues in the looming presidential battle.
In Chile, students adopt a new form of protest
Rather than occupying buildings students are attending classes. They are just refusing to say "present."
A fresh face for Chilean politics
A young presidential candidate is shaking up Chile's political scene.
Volcano threatens Chilean village
Some residents refuse to leave ghost town despite risk.
Chile bolsters its military
In recent years, Chile has been on a weapons spending spree.
A controversial mine
A Canadian company's plan to build a gold and silver mine on the Chile-Argentina border spurs controversy.
Anger over mortgages
Mortgage debtors in Chile are holding high-profile protests.
Is Chile heading to the right?
A rich businessman could be the country's next president.
Hold your breath
Santiago struggles to deal with its longtime smog woes.
A World of Trouble, the sequel
Special Report: It's still ugly out there.
A different sort of coffee shop
Remnants of dictatorship
New life for properties used as detention and torture centers under Pinochet