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Stories with place: Santiago
  • Report: Pinochet covered up burning death of US resident story has photos
    Updated: Jul-31-15 5:16 pm

    SANTIAGO, Chile - U.S. documents published Friday indicate Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet covered up the military's role in the burning death of a 19-year-old U.S. resident during a 1986 protest, a case that drew worldwide condemnation and strained the regime's relationship with Washington.

  • Symbol of dictatorship abuse, Chilean sees justice coming 
    Updated: Jul-29-15 12:07 am

    SANTIAGO, Chile - Her scarred face long ago became a symbol of the atrocities committed during Chile's 1973-90 dictatorship led by Gen. Augusto Pinochet. Now Carmen Quintana finally feels justice is being done.

  • 10 former Chilean soldiers charged in Victor Jara killing story has photos
    Updated: Jul-23-15 4:43 pm

    SANTIAGO, Chile - A judge has charged 10 former soldiers in the killing of internationally renowned Chilean folk singer and political activist Victor Jara, who was tortured and shot to death just days after the country's 1973 coup.

  • Eventful Copa America puts an end to Chilean suffering 
    Updated: Jul-05-15 10:50 am

    SANTIAGO, Chile - The Copa America ended with Chile celebrating a long-awaited triumph and Argentina left wondering how much longer its title drought will last.

  • AP Exclusive: CONMEBOL head says 'we need total change' story has photos
    Updated: Jul-04-15 4:59 pm

    SANTIAGO, Chile - CONMEBOL needs "total and absolute change," president Juan Angel Napout said on Saturday after it became engulfed in the FIFA corruption scandal.