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Chile plans water rationing in capital after 12 years of drought

Officials say the amount of rainfall during the southern hemisphere winter will decide whether rationing needed. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2022/4/12/chile-unveils-plan-for-water-rationing-in-capital Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and…

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Chile: students force closure of Santiago schools over sexual harassment and violence

Unesco report finds that Covid school closures have made girls more vulnerable to gender-based violence Student strikes have forced a string of school closures across…

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Chile celebrates first gay wedding

Chile’s same-sex marriage law went into effect this week and Santiago saw its first gay wedding Thursday. Silva and Nazar have been together for seven…

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Gabriel Boric wins Chile’s presidential election

At 35, Gabriel Boric is set to become Chile’s youngest ever president Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2021/12/20/gabriel-boric-wins-chiles-presidential-election Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you….

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Chileans to vote in divisive presidential election runoff

Two candidates offer starkly different visions for the country’s future, with most polls projecting a tight race. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2021/12/19/chile-votes-in-tight-presidential-election-run-off Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story…

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Chile’s central bank hikes key interest rate by 125 basis points

The bank raised the overnight rate to 4 percent on Tuesday. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/economy/2021/12/14/chiles-central-bank-hikes-key-interest-rate-by-125-basis-points Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The…

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Chilean President Pinera signs same-sex marriage bill into law

The law ‘puts all love relationships between two people on an equal footing’, says Chilean President Sebastian Pinera. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2021/12/9/chile-president-pinera-signs-same-sex-marriage-bill-into-law Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this…

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Chile legalizes same-sex marriage in historic vote

Chile’s Congress passed a law to legalize same-sex marriage on Tuesday, in a milestone for the conservative South American nation after a decade-long legal Source:…

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Chile takes ‘first step’ towards decriminalising abortion

Proposed bill to legalise abortion up to 14 weeks hailed by Chilean legislator as ‘tremendous’ step for women’s rights. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2021/9/28/chile-takes-first-step-towards-decriminalising-abortion Droolin’ Dog sniffed out…

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Making history: Chileans start work on first constitution equally drafted by women, men

Chile’s constitutional assembly held its first convention to begin creating the world’s first constitution to be drafted by an equal number of women and men….

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Chile to begin ‘beautiful challenge’ of drafting new constitution

New constitutional assembly in deeply polarised nation must learn to work together and build trust, experts say. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2021/7/4/chile-beautiful-challenge-of-drafting-new-constitution Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story…

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‘A new Chile’: political elite rejected in vote for constitutional assembly

Victories for leftist and independent candidates over rightwingers paves the way for a long-awaited progressive settlement Chile’s established political elite has been roundly rejected at…

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Chile chooses independents to draft new constitution

Ruling coalition loses out as Chile prepares to rewrite constitution following mass protests against inequality in 2019. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2021/5/17/chile-ruling-coalition-heading-for-upset-in-constitutional-vote Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story…

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New species of dinosaur unearthed in Chile’s Atacama desert

Scientists found remains of the sauropod in rocks from what is today the Atacama desert. Source: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-56814655 Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared…

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A journey through Chile’s conflict with Mapuche resistance groups

Lucia Newman explores a rapidly escalating conflict and talks to the elusive leader of the main armed Indigenous group. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/features/2021/4/12/a-journey-through-chiles-conflict-with-mapuche-resistance-groups Droolin’ Dog sniffed out…

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WATCH Chilean cops tackle and pepper-spray protester in Pikachu costume during demonstration in Santiago

A bizarre video captured during protests in Chile shows riot police wrestling with activist Giovanna Grandon, who is famous for attending anti-government rallies dressed as…

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Chileans vote for new constitution, leaving behind relic of Pinochet’s brutal legacy

University professor Luis Cifuentes voted in the same stadium where he had been tortured decades before. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/latino/chileans-vote-new-constitution-leaving-behind-relic-pinochet-s-brutal-n1244591 Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and…

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Chilean police throw boy, 16, off bridge during protests

Apparent serious assault is latest in series of alleged human rights abuses by Carabineros Less than a month before Chile votes on whether to replace…

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On the coast of Chile, bird nests show the scars of plastic pollution

A new study — and photos — offer a striking look at how plastic pollution has hammered ocean and coastal ecosystems. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/science/environment/coast-chile-bird-nests-show-scars-plastic-pollution-n1241361 Droolin’ Dog…

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Luis Sepulveda: Chilean writer and outspoken opponent of the Pinochet regime

He was jailed and tortured but in exile forged an international reputation for his writing and activism Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/obituaries/luis-sepulveda-death-writer-chile-pinochet-age-cause-coronavirus-a9486336.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story…

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Chile’s economy, battered by 2019 protests, confronts coronavirus

Chile´s export-driven economy, once the envy of Latin America, will see a painfully slow recovery after being battered by the one-two punch of mass protests…

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Chile surpasses 1,000 cases of coronavirus: health ministry

Chile has surpassed 1,000 confirmed cases of coronavirus since the outbreak began in the Andean nation, the health ministry said on Wednesday, among the highest tallies…

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