Peru looking to emerge from dark years: Coach
Peru looking to emerge from dark years: Coach

A new generation of Peruvian soccer players can benefit from the country’s economic progress this century to end decades of underachievement, according to coach Pablo Bengoechea.

Explosive Inter Milan trio keep fireworks on the pitch
Explosive Inter Milan trio keep fireworks on the pitch

Inter Milan seemed to be playing with fire when they signed Pablo Osvaldo, Mauro Icardi and Gary Medel, three potentially explosive players each with a well-documented history of controversy, before the start of the season.

One dead in latest Chile bombing: official

One person was killed when a homemade bomb went off near downtown Santiago early Thursday, law enforcement officials said following the latest in a series of recent explosions.

Chile arrests three carrying explosives

Chilean police said they arrested three men Friday in the northern city of Antofagasta carrying dynamite and bomb ingredients, after a series of recent homemade bomb attacks rattled the country.

Chile lawmaker arrested over dictatorship-era killings

A right-wing lawmaker in Chile was arrested Thursday on charges of involvement in the 1981 killing of three radical leftists opposed to the regime of late dictator Augusto Pinochet.

Second explosive device detonates in Chilean supermarket

Two explosive devices were detonated within a span of 24 hours in the Chilean coastal city of Vina del Mar, causing at least three minor injuries, in the same week the Andean country suffered its worst bomb attack in at least 20 years.

Bomb blast in Chile wounds 10; government blames ''terrorists''

A bomb exploded next to an underground train station in the Chilean capital of Santiago on Monday afternoon, wounding at least 10 people, and the government said it bore the signs of "a terrorist" act.

Why a 'gay' Navy officer made history in Chile

A Navy officer on Wednesday became the first member of the Chilean military to reveal he is gay -- a groundbreaking admission in this conservative Catholic country.

Foreign pilgrims flock to Spain`s Santiago trail

Despite her sore feet, Federica Simonetto smiles for a photo by the last signpost on the Way of Saint James -- one of a new wave of young pilgrims bringing fresh life to the Medieval trail.

Central Chile rocked by 6.6 earthquake, no major damage reported

Chile was rocked by a strong earthquake measuring 6.6 on the Richter scale early on Sunday.

Chile mulls ditching university tuition: Minister

University tuition, which has sparked violent protests in Chile over spiraling increases, could be scrapped under a new government plan, a top official said.

Thousands march in pro-Palestinian protests in Chile

About 5,000 demonstrators against Israel`s military strikes in Gaza held a protest Saturday in the Chilean capital, home to a sizeable Palestinian community.

Deadly Chilean fire `contained` but still burning

A massive blaze in the historic Chilean port of Valparaiso that killed 15 people was contained Thursday but workers need several more days to completely extinguish it.

France`s Despres wins 12th stage of motorcycle race in Dakar Rally

France`s Cyril Despres won the 12th stage of the motorcycle race as part of the Yamaha team in the 2014 Dakar Rally.

Michelle Bachelet wins Chile election in a landslide, plans reforms

Michelle Bachelet was elected as Chile`s president again on Sunday in a landslide victory that hands the center-leftist the mandate she sought to push ahead with wide-reaching reforms.

Chile`s presidential race heads for run-off

Opposition candidate Michelle Bachelet vowed to seal her victory in a December run-off after taking a big lead in Chile`s first-round presidential election Sunday.

Voting begins in Chile`s presidential election

Chileans went to the polls on Sunday to choose a new president from nine candidates, with Socialist Michelle Bachelet and her reform platform favoured to win.

Cuba to compete in South American Skating Open

Cuba is sending three men and a woman to compete in the South American Skating Open to be held in Santiago, Chile, from Oct 14 to 20.

24 injured in Chile prison brawl, fire: Official

At least 24 inmates were injured in a brawl and fire on Tuesday at a prison in central Chile, authorities said.

Chile arrests 4 accused of burning `antichrist` baby in rite

Chilean police have arrested four people accused of burning a baby alive in a ritual.