Michelle Bachelet

 
All eyes on Bachelet for first speech as UN rights chief
All eyes on Bachelet for first speech as UN rights chief
New UN rights chief Michelle Bachelet will give a widely anticipated speech Monday, with many eager for clues to how she will address rights crises...
Chile pinched as copper price tumbles
Chile pinched as copper price tumbles
The Gran Torre Santiago, the tallest skyscraper in South America, which looms over Chile’s capital city of Santiago, has turned into a symbol of...
Tsunami alert rattles quake-hit Chile
Tsunami alert rattles quake-hit Chile
A tsunami alert sent terrified Chileans running for higher ground on Wednesday, while a surge of troops finally brought order to the quake-hit...
Aid pledges pour into Chile
Aid pledges pour into Chile
Aid pledges poured into Chile from around the world on Monday after the government made its first requests for help as the rising death toll from...
Will Dakar Rally run through the Andes?
Will Dakar Rally run through the Andes?
The Amazonian rainforest and the Andes mountains could replace the African desert as South America vies to stage the Dakar Rally.
Evacuation as Chilean volcano starts to spew lava
Evacuation as Chilean volcano starts to spew lava
Lava started to spew from the Chaitén volcano in southern Chile on Tuesday prompting authorities to order an immediate evacuation of all remaining...
Big earthquake kills two in Chile, hits mining
Big earthquake kills two in Chile, hits mining
A powerful earthquake hit mineral-rich northern Chile on Wednesday, killing at least two people, injuring more than 100 and halting output at some...
First lady of Argentina ready to be the new Evita
First lady of Argentina ready to be the new Evita
Cristina Kirchner is poised to triumph in Argentina's presidential election on Sunday after a radical makeover that has redefined political...
Centre-leftist beats general at Guatemala vote
Centre-leftist beats general at Guatemala vote
Centre-leftist Alvaro Colom won Guatemala's presidential election on Sunday, denying power to a retired general who had sought to unleash the army...

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