A Chilean judge this week closed the book on an inquiry into more than a hundred overseas bank accounts belonging to former dictator Augusto Pinochet. Author Peter Kornbluh explains how the strongman hid his wealth with the help of US-based Riggs Bank.
Chile's firefighters have proudly worked as unpaid volunteers since the 19th century. But this month's devastating fire in Valparaiso has led many to question whether the country should move to a paid force.
Soap operas open new windows into our increasingly global world. For example, Latin America is a prolific producer — and consumer — of soap operas. But now it's important soap operas from abroad, too. Including from Turkey.
American Mishy Lesser was in Chile on September 11th, 1973 -- when the military overthrew the government of Salvador Allende. Lesser took shelter with a family in Santiago. They helped get her out of the country.
The BBC's Gideon Long has the latest on the rescue operation for the 33 miners trapped 2,300 feet below the earth's surface. At more than a month, the men have now been trapped underground longer than anyone on record.