Chile

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‘Talk with us, not for us’: fishing communities accuse UN of ignoring their voices
Developing countries’ delegates at UN conference seek recognition of small fisheries’ role in protecting oceans and fighting hunger

Karen McVeigh in Lisbon

01, Jul, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Jubilation and hope as convention puts final stamp on Chile’s new draft constitution
Draft shifts country away from Pinochet-era document, enshrining cultural rights and laying out path of autonomy for Indigenous peoples

John Bartlett in Santiago

29, Jun, 2022 @12:08 AM

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Go wild in these countries: five exciting rewilding projects to visit
From Montana’s prairies to Kazakhstan’s steppes, vast tracts of land are being enriched. Here’s how to witness those changes

Graeme Green

26, Jun, 2022 @8:15 AM

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West demands publication of UN’s long-awaited Xinjiang report
Michelle Bachelet’s report on alleged rights abuses in China’s Uyghur region remains under wraps despite recent six-day tour

Vincent Ni China affairs correspondent

01, Jun, 2022 @11:05 PM

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‘Consequences will be dire’: Chile’s water crisis is reaching breaking point
Unprecedented drought makes water a national security issue as more than half of Chile’s 19 million population lived in area with ‘severe water scarcity’ by end of 2021

John Bartlett in Pintué

01, Jun, 2022 @9:30 AM

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Chile government apologizes to woman for forced sterilization
Doctors performed procedure in 2002 without consent while Francisca was under anesthesia because she was HIV positive

John Bartlett in Santiago

26, May, 2022 @9:31 PM

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Ancient cypress in Chile may be the world’s oldest tree, new study suggests
The tree, in Chile’s Alerce Costero national park, is known as the Great-Grandfather and could be more than 5,000 years old

John Bartlett in Santiago

26, May, 2022 @9:00 AM

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The case of the disappearing deer – and how a new corridor could save it
Only 1,500 huemul remain in the world, but a parks corridor is being created to save the deer that features on Chile’s coat of arms

Matt Maynard

19, May, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Chile finalises new draft constitution to replace Pinochet-era document
Process spawned amid mass protests in 2019 will culminate in September plebiscite but polls show only 38% currently in favour

John Bartlett in Santiago

16, May, 2022 @3:16 PM

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Dark week for journalism as four reporters killed around the world
Journalists are increasingly being targeted and killings are only the most dramatic expression of a gloomy outlook for media freedom

Tom Phillips in Rio de Janeiro Analy Nuño in Guadalajara John Bartlett in Santiago and Sufian Taha in Jerusalem

15, May, 2022 @5:11 PM

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Chilean journalist dies after being shot while covering Workers’ Day marches
Francisca Sandoval, 29, is the first journalist to be killed in the line of duty in Chile since the Pinochet dictatorship

John Bartlett in Santiago

12, May, 2022 @7:37 PM

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Erosion of abortion rights gathers pace around the world as US signals new era
A leaked supreme court draft ruling shows the US is set to end 50 years of a woman’s right to choose. Elsewhere, the battle still rages

Weronika Strzyżyńska

03, May, 2022 @5:29 PM

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