Chile's push for so-called “immunity passports" — an all-clear card of sorts issued to people who have already had the illness — has sparked controversy due to the lack of evidence that immunity is guaranteed after the first bout.
Protests are breaking out worldwide — and they share some basic characteristics. Fed up with rising inequality, corruption and slow economic growth, angry citizens worldwide are demanding an end to corruption and the restoration of a democratic rule of law.
Indigenous protesters in Chile took down statues of Spanish colonizers and other heroes during demonstrations last week. Local media called the destruction acts of vandalism, but the Mapuche, the largest Indigenous group in Chile, are demanding more political autonomy and representation.
Forced fiscal loosening in a world already swamped with debt and heading into another downturn may unnerve creditors and bond holders, especially those holding government debt as an insurance against recession and a haven from volatility.
Chileans confronted hours-long lines at grocery stores and gas stations in Santiago after a weekend of chaos in which at least 11 people were killed amid violent clashes, arson attacks and looting through the country.
Chile's private health insurance company, Isapres, doesn't want to insure sick people, says María Pilar Iturrieta, a lawyer in Santiago, who was denied health insurance for her daughter born with a cleft lip.
For our Geo Quiz we were looking for the countries where you'd find the Mapuche, an indigenous people. The answers are Chile and Argentina. Mapuche protesters joined crowds along the streets of Santiago yesterday to protest the celebration of Columbus Day. The World's David Leveille reports.
For today's Geo Quiz we were looking for the zoo where FIVE RARE WHITE TIGER CUBS were recently born. The answer is the Chilean National Zoo in Santiago. Anchor Jeb Sharp finds out more about the white tiger cubs from zoo veterinarian Carolina Ibarra.
Chile's earthquake and accompanying tsunami have displaced millions of people who now struggle with shortages of water and food. Aftershocks have rattled the country and thousands of troops have been sent in to keep order.
The Chilean quake will have repercussions for the global economy, particularly affecting the copper market. Chile is the largest producer of copper and the earthquake forced the closure of Santiago-based copper mines, which means a spike in prices.
In Chile, the death toll has risen above 700 victims three days after the 8.8 magnitude earthquake shook the country. This is one of the strongest earthquakes recorded in history, and one of the deadliest earthquakes in Chile.
In 2010 alone, there have been earthquakes in Haiti, Chile, Argentina, Japan, Venezuela and the Bay Area. This weekend, it was feared a series of tsunamis would hit Mexico, California and Hawaii. Are this many natural disasters normal?