Chilean authorities used excessive force to quell recent demonstrations, the UN report found. Photograph: Reuters/Pablo Sanhueza

Chilean police and soldiers used excessive or unnecessary force to quell recent demonstrations, committing serious human rights violations including u(...)

Chile’s president Sebastian Pinera promised to ensure police and soldiers found guilty of rights violations would be prosecuted with the same force as rioters and looters. Photograph: Getty

A Chilean prosecutor on Wednesday said he would seek court approval to investigate 14 police officers for allegedly torturing protesters during almost(...)

Spanish prime minister  Pedro Sánchez: offer to host COP25 will be studied by the UN climate change panel at a meeting in Bonn next week. Photograph: Josep Lago/AFP via Getty Images

Spain has offered to host the COP25 UN climate conference in December after weeks of violent protests forced the Chilean government to cancel both the(...)

Anti-government protesters in Santiago, Chile,  on October 20th. Photograph: Tomas Munita/New York Times

Chile withdrew on Wednesday as the host of an Apec summit next month at which the United States and China had been expected to sign a deal to ease a (...)

People take part in a demonstration in Valparaiso, Chile. Photograph: Raul Goycoolea/AFP/ Getty Images

Support for Chile’s Sebastian Pinera has plunged to just 14 per cent amid recent unrest, according to a poll published on Sunday, the lowest approval (...)

Anti-government demonstrators clash with police as they protest against cost of living increases in Santiago, Chile. Photograph:  Marcelo Hernandez/Getty Images

It is shocking to think that one of the most advanced economies in the region, and Latin America’s most prosperous country, can go from peace to a mil(...)

 Chilean Police detain a protester at the Los Heroes metro station in the middle of a demonstration, in Santiago, Chile. Photograph: Alberto Pena/EPA

At least three people died after a supermarket in the Chilean capital Santiago was set alight by demonstrators, while many flights into the city’s air(...)

Juan Guaido: ‘No one wants to live like this, whatever their politics: people going five or six months without running water in their houses; without medicines; without enough money to buy food.’ Photograph: Yuri Cortez/AFP/Getty

If Juan Guaidó is worried about a Venezuelan government crackdown, state-sponsored thuggery or even jail and exile as suffered by many of his peers, t(...)

Chile’s president Sebastián Pinera meets Pope Francis during a private audience at the Vatican. Photograph: Alessandro Bianchi/AFP/Getty Images

Pope Francis has defrocked two Chilean bishops who have been caught up in the country’s widening sexual abuse crisis, the Vatican said on Saturday. T(...)

Kiosks in Santiago’s city center feature products with black nutritional warnings on the labels of items high in sugar, salt, calories or saturated fat. Photograph: Victor Ruiz Caballero for The New York Times

They killed Tony the Tiger. They did away with Cheetos’ Chester Cheetah. They banned Kinder Surprise, the chocolate eggs with a hidden toy. The Chi(...)

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