Chilean people http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/31517/all en URGENT ¥¥¥ Chile court orders remains of poet Neruda exhumed http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130208/urgent-chile-court-orders-remains-poet-neruda-exhumed <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>A Chilean judge has ordered the remains of famed poet and Nobel laureate Pablo Neruda exhumed as part of an investigation into his death, the foundation that manages his literary legacy said Friday.</p> <p>The leftist poet, who died 12 days after the 1973 coup that ousted President Salvador Allende, was long believed to have died of cancer. But officials in recent years have been looking into the possibility he was murdered.</p> <p>msa/jk/dw</p> Chile Chilean people Pablo Neruda AFP Fri, 08 Feb 2013 20:30:29 +0000 5750538 at http://www.globalpost.com Chile court orders remains of poet Neruda exhumed http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130208/chile-court-orders-remains-poet-neruda-exhumed <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>A Chilean judge has ordered the remains of famed poet and Nobel laureate Pablo Neruda exhumed as part of an investigation into his death, the foundation that manages his literary legacy said Friday.</p> <p>The leftist poet, who died 12 days after the 1973 military coup that ousted socialist President Salvador Allende and brought Augusto Pinochet to power, was long believed to have died of cancer.</p> <p>But officials last year started looking into the possibility he was murdered by agents of the Pinochet regime, as claimed by Neruda's driver.</p> <p>No date for the exhumation has been set.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130208/chile-court-orders-remains-poet-neruda-exhumed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Chile Chilean people Pablo Neruda poet Presidents of Chile Social Issues AFP Fri, 08 Feb 2013 21:15:57 +0000 5750576 at http://www.globalpost.com Chile court orders remains of poet Neruda exhumed http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130208/chile-court-orders-remains-poet-neruda-exhumed-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>A Chilean judge has ordered the remains of poet and Nobel laureate Pablo Neruda exhumed as part of an investigation into his death, the foundation that manages his literary legacy said Friday.</p> <p>The leftist poet, who died 12 days after the 1973 military coup that ousted the socialist president Salvador Allende and brought General Augusto Pinochet to power, was long believed to have died of prostate cancer.</p> <p>But officials in 2011 started looking into the possibility he was poisoned by agents of the Pinochet regime, as claimed by Neruda's driver.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130208/chile-court-orders-remains-poet-neruda-exhumed-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Chile Chilean people Pablo Neruda Politics Social Issues AFP Fri, 08 Feb 2013 21:30:43 +0000 5750585 at http://www.globalpost.com Chile court orders remains of poet Neruda exhumed http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130208/chile-court-orders-remains-poet-neruda-exhumed-1 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>A Chilean judge has ordered the remains of poet and Nobel laureate Pablo Neruda exhumed in a probe into whether he died of cancer as commonly believed or was killed by agents serving Augusto Pinochet.</p> <p>The exhumation was announced Friday by the foundation that manages his literary legacy.</p> <p>The leftist poet, who died 12 days after the 1973 military coup that ousted socialist president Salvador Allende and brought General Augusto Pinochet to power, was long believed to have died of prostate cancer.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130208/chile-court-orders-remains-poet-neruda-exhumed-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Chile Chilean people Human Interest Pablo Neruda Politics Social Issues AFP Sat, 09 Feb 2013 04:00:35 +0000 5750750 at http://www.globalpost.com Oscar nominated Pinochet film 'No' divides Chile http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130212/oscar-nominated-pinochet-film-no-divides-chile <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>More than 20 years after Chilean military dictator Augusto Pinochet was forced from power, director Pablo Larrain says the reaction to his Oscar-nominated film about the campaign to oust him is evidence of the depth of feeling he still provokes.</p> <p>Larrain's film "No", up against Michael Haneke's widely tipped "Amour" for best foreign language film, tells the story of a brash young advertising executive who takes on the apparently doomed task of masterminding the campaign against Pinochet in a 1988 plebiscite on his presidency.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130212/oscar-nominated-pinochet-film-no-divides-chile" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Augusto Pinochet Chilean people Entertainment Politics Presidents of Chile Social Issues AFP Wed, 13 Feb 2013 04:49:03 +0000 5754141 at http://www.globalpost.com Decades after death, Chile's Neruda to be exhumed after accusation of murder http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130304/decades-after-death-chiles-neruda-be-exhumed-after-accusation-m <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Poet's driver says he was poisoned first days of dictatorship</p> <p>* Neruda's body rests in coastal home beside third wife</p> <p>* Nobel laureate to be exhumed in early April, judge says</p> <p>SANTIAGO, March 4 (Reuters) - The body of Chilean Nobel laureate Pablo Neruda, dead nearly four decades, will be exhumed after his former driver declared the poet was poisoned under Augusto Pinochet's dictatorship, a judge said on Monday.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130304/decades-after-death-chiles-neruda-be-exhumed-after-accusation-m" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Chile Chilean people Human Interest Pablo Neruda Politics Social Issues Thomson Reuters Mon, 04 Mar 2013 19:45:22 +0000 5773170 at http://www.globalpost.com Vatican, Iran resist UN effort fighting violence on women http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130304/vatican-iran-resist-un-effort-fighting-violence-women <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The Vatican, Iran and other religious states are resisting efforts by a UN conference, which started Monday, to demand tougher global standards to prevent violence against women and children.</p> <p>More than 6,000 non-government groups are registered at the annual UN Commission on the Status of Women, one of the biggest events held at the UN headquarters which regularly turns into a diplomatic battle.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130304/vatican-iran-resist-un-effort-fighting-violence-women" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Chilean people Ethics Gender studies Technology AFP Mon, 04 Mar 2013 20:31:29 +0000 5773213 at http://www.globalpost.com Chile to exhume remains of Pablo Neruda http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/agencia-efe/130304/chile-exhume-remains-pablo-neruda <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agencia EFE </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Santiago, Mar 4 (EFE).- The remains of poet Pablo Neruda will be exhumed next month by order of the judge investigating whether the Chilean Nobel laureate was murdered, an attorney involved in the case told Efe on Monday.</p> <p>Eduardo Contreras, who is representing the Communist Party in the case, said that it is expected that this week Judge Mario Carroza will set an exact date for the exhumation.</p> <p>Neruda died on Sept. 23, 1973, 12 days after Gen. Augusto Pinochet toppled Chile's Socialist government in a bloody coup.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/agencia-efe/130304/chile-exhume-remains-pablo-neruda" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Chile Chilean people Human Interest Pablo Neruda Politics Social Issues Agencia EFE Mon, 04 Mar 2013 20:45:58 +0000 5773221 at http://www.globalpost.com Vatican, Iran resist UN effort fighting violence on women http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130304/vatican-iran-resist-un-effort-fighting-violence-women-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The Vatican, Iran and other religious states are resisting efforts by a UN conference, which started Monday, to demand tougher global standards to prevent violence against women and children.</p> <p>More than 6,000 non-government groups are registered at the annual UN Commission on the Status of Women, one of the biggest events held at the UN headquarters which regularly turns into a diplomatic battle.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130304/vatican-iran-resist-un-effort-fighting-violence-women-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Chilean people Feminism Technology United Nations AFP Mon, 04 Mar 2013 23:30:50 +0000 5773349 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-Chile growth, foreign policy propel Pinera approval near two-year high http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130305/update-1-chile-growth-foreign-policy-propel-pinera-approval-nea <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(Adds details on foreign policy, presidential candidates, analyst comment)</p> <p>By Alexandra Ulmer</p> <p>SANTIAGO, March 5 (Reuters) - Billionaire President Sebastian Pinera's popularity rebounded to 38 percent in February, a near two-year high, on approval of Chile's robust economic growth and foreign policy, pollster Adimark said on Tuesday.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130305/update-1-chile-growth-foreign-policy-propel-pinera-approval-nea" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Chilean people Education Government Politics Presidents of Chile Sebastian Pinera Social Issues Technology Thomson Reuters Tue, 05 Mar 2013 18:16:29 +0000 5774134 at http://www.globalpost.com Chilean poet Neruda to be exhumed April 8 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130313/chilean-poet-neruda-be-exhumed-april-8 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The remains of Chilean Nobel prize winning poet Pablo Neruda will be exhumed on April 8 to determine if he died of cancer or was poisoned, a judicial source told AFP.</p> <p>The leftist, who died 12 days after the 1973 military coup that ousted socialist president Salvador Allende and brought General Augusto Pinochet to power, was long believed to have died of prostate cancer.</p> <p>But officials in 2011 started looking into the possibility he was poisoned by agents of the Pinochet regime, as claimed by Neruda's driver.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130313/chilean-poet-neruda-be-exhumed-april-8" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Chile Chilean people Pablo Neruda Politics Social Issues AFP Wed, 13 Mar 2013 04:45:29 +0000 5781936 at http://www.globalpost.com Chile's Bachelet leaves U.N. post amid presidential comeback calls http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130315/chiles-bachelet-leaves-un-post-amid-presidential-comeback-calls <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Former Chilean President Michelle Bachelet announced on Friday she would step down from a key U.N. post amid high expectations that the popular politician would campaign again for the top job in her homeland at a November election.</p> <p>Speaking at the end of a U.N. policy-making conference on women's rights, Bachelet simply said she would leave her role as executive director of gender equality body U.N. Women to go "back to my country."</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130315/chiles-bachelet-leaves-un-post-amid-presidential-comeback-calls" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Chilean people Government Politics Presidents of Chile United Nations Thomson Reuters Sat, 16 Mar 2013 01:45:36 +0000 5785059 at http://www.globalpost.com Muslim states agree to 'historic' UN statement on women http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130315/muslim-states-agree-historic-un-statement-women <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Muslim and western nations on Friday overcame deep divisions to agree a historic United Nations declaration setting out a code of conduct for combatting violence against women.</p> <p>Iran, Libya, Sudan and other Muslim nations agreed to language stating that violence against women and girls could not be justified by "any custom, tradition or religious consideration."</p> <p>Western nations, particularly from Scandinavia, toned down demands for references to gay rights and sexual health rights to secure the accord after two weeks of tense negotiations between the 193 UN member states.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130315/muslim-states-agree-historic-un-statement-women" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Atheists Chilean people Feminism Religion AFP Sat, 16 Mar 2013 03:15:23 +0000 5785096 at http://www.globalpost.com Bachelet leaves UN to head back to Chile http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130315/bachelet-leaves-un-head-back-chile <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Michelle Bachelet announced Friday that she is quitting as head of the UN women's agency amid mounting speculation that she will stand for a new term as president of Chile in November elections.</p> <p>Bachelet was the first head of UN Women when it was created in 2010. Before that she was head of state in Chile from 2006 to 2010.</p> <p>Bachelet announced her departure from the UN at the end of a stormy two week meeting of the Commission on the Status of Women. "Now a personal note. This will be my last CSW. I'm going back to my country," she told delegates.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130315/bachelet-leaves-un-head-back-chile" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Atheists Chilean people Presidents of Chile United Nations AFP Sat, 16 Mar 2013 03:15:50 +0000 5785101 at http://www.globalpost.com Muslim states agree to 'historic' UN statement on women http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130316/muslim-states-agree-historic-un-statement-women <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Muslim and Western nations late Friday overcame deep divisions to agree a landmark United Nations declaration setting out a code of conduct for combatting violence against women and girls.</p> <p>Iran, Libya, Sudan and other Muslim nations ended threats to block the declaration and agreed to language stating that violence against women could not be justified by "any custom, tradition or religious consideration."</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130316/muslim-states-agree-historic-un-statement-women" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Chilean people Feminism Religion UN Women United Nations AFP Sat, 16 Mar 2013 06:15:42 +0000 5785158 at http://www.globalpost.com