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Clashes at Chile student protests

Clashes at Chile student protests | News from the Spanish-speaking World | Scoop.it
Students in Chile resume their protests for education reforms, with more than 100,000 people taking to the streets.
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Chilean college students have been protesting for months for changes to the education system.

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About 2 Million Without Running Water in Chile - ABC News

About 2 Million Without Running Water in Chile - ABC News | News from the Spanish-speaking World | Scoop.it
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About 2 Million Without Running Water in Chile
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Too much rain means too little water for about 2 million Chileans. Heavy rains and warm weather have melted snowy peaks in the Andes mountains, causing landslides and nearby rivers to flood.
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Chile free vote sees low turnout

Chile free vote sees low turnout | News from the Spanish-speaking World | Scoop.it
Chile holds local elections seen as an early indicator for the 2013 presidential race but abstention is 60% with voting no longer compulsory.
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Mass arrests in Chilean schools

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Chilean police detain 139 people - most of them students - who had been occupying schools in Santiago for several days.
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Chile's Pinera visits fire victims

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Chilean President Sebastian Pinera visits Valparaiso, after one of the most destructive forest fires in decades, promising to re-house victims.
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In Chile, a cemetery that unites the living and the dead | PRI.ORG

In Chile, a cemetery that unites the living and the dead | PRI.ORG | News from the Spanish-speaking World | Scoop.it
The general cemetery in Santiago, Chile, is a place where families come together. In life, and in death, sports teams, families and all manner of people choose to live the after-life together.
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New study looks at why ancient South American culture mummified its dead | PRI.ORG

New study looks at why ancient South American culture mummified its dead | PRI.ORG | News from the Spanish-speaking World | Scoop.it
Along the Atacama Desert, the Chinchorro people chosen to mummify their people, rather than simply bury them. Scientists have for years wondered why. A new study suggests its all because of climate change.
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