- Chile top court OK's probation in 1985 killings of 3 men Updated: Aug-12-15 10:59 pm
SANTIAGO, Chile - Chile's Supreme Court on Wednesday ratified a decision to grant probation to a former police officer imprisoned for the 1985 killings of three Communist activists who had their throats slit during the country's military dictatorship.
- Mapuche indigenous culture thrives in Chile and abroad Updated: Aug-12-15 12:17 am
SANTIAGO, Chile - Nestled between high-rise buildings on a busy street in Chile's modern capital is a straw hut that's a sign of growing respect for the Andean country's long-disdained indigenous past.
- Reviled and feared former Chilean spy chief dies at age 86 Updated: Aug-07-15 11:05 pm
SANTIAGO, Chile - Gen. Manuel Contreras, who headed the feared spy agency that kidnapped, tortured and killed thousands during Chile's military dictatorship, died late Friday at a military hospital while serving a combined sentence of more than 500 years for crimes against humanity. He was 86.