Chile

More Than 10,000 Evacuated In Chile After Forest Fire Kills 12 (PICTURES)

Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.04.2014 | UK

These images show the devastation wrought by a forest fire has killed at least 12 people and prompted the evacuation of more than 10,000 people from a...

Lightning Strikes Kill More Than 60 Cows In Chile (VIDEO, GRAPHIC PICTURE)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 09.04.2014 | UK

Upwards of 60 dairy cows have been killed in lighting strikes in southern Chile. Cecil Fourt, who owns a ranch in Los Rios, told the Associated Pr...

15 Heartbreaking Images Of Devastation In Quake-Hit Chile

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.04.2014 | UK

Scenes of utter devastation have emerged after an enormous earthquake struck off northern Chile's coast. The massive quake, measuring a magnitude o...

Massive Earthquake Strikes Chile, Sparking Tsunami Warnings

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.04.2014 | UK

An enormous earthquake, measuring a magnitude of 8.2, has struck off northern Chile's coast causing a tsunami, and a climbing death toll. A 6.9 foo...

Great Wine From Old Vines: Odfjell Carignan 2011

Tom Cannavan | Posted 24.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Tom Cannavan

The tannins are fine and give some structure, the juicy cherry acidity adds some freshness, and all in all it is a natural, unforced wine that doesn't need to try too hard: that natural old vine character has been deftly handled in a terrific wine for drinking now, or cellaring for a decade.

Puma Sneaks Into Woman's House While She's Making Breakfast. Trashes The Place (VIDEO)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 03.02.2014 | UK

Picture the scene: You wake up, pad downstairs and put the kettle on for a cup of coffee. You’re still bleary-eyed when you notice, yep, that's ...

The Petra Trail - Pucon

Petra Shepherd | Posted 01.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Petra Shepherd

The snow-covered and perfectly conically shaped Volcan Villarrica stands at 2840 metres on the south east of Lago Villarrica in Chile's Northern Lake District. It's climbed from the small but extremely popular town of Pucon.

Chile Election 2013: Bachelet Cruises to Historic Win... Now the Hard Work Begins

Rob McNamara | Posted 14.02.2014 | UK Politics
Rob McNamara

Michelle Bachelet eased home to victory last night in Chile's general election. The popular former President and leader of 'La Nueva Mayoria' coalition obtained a 62% share of the vote - the best margin obtained by any Presidential candidate since 1990 and a major vote of confidence in her ambitious programme.

'Tiki-taka' - A Spanish Education

Tony Jimenez | Posted 26.01.2014 | UK Sport
Tony Jimenez

Spending much of my time in Spain, I've seen first-hand the differences between the way both nations approach the game, particularly player development - and the English system is long overdue a radical overhaul.

Is This England Side Playing Without an Identity Under Roy Hodgson?

Ashley Khossousi | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Sport
Ashley Khossousi

The amount of players that Hodgson has used in his England sides has been well documented and the number is now a staggering 53 since he took charge in May 2012. It is clear that like Moyes at United or Mourinho at Chelsea, Hodgson doesn't know what his best eleven is at the moment.

Chile Election 2013: Bachelet Made to Wait for Presidency

Rob McNamara | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Politics
Rob McNamara

Chile failed to return an outright victor in last night's general election. In an expected outcome, front-runner Michelle Bachelet of the centre-left "La Nueva Mayoría' coalition and Evelyn Matthei, leader of the ring-wing coalition, will go head to head in a second round of voting on 15th December.

England 0-2 Chile

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 15.11.2013 | UK Sport

An understrength England side slumped to a disappointing 2-0 defeat to Chile at Wembley on Friday evening with Alexis Sanchez scoring twice to end Roy...

Chile Election 2013: Bachelet Set to Return as Young Leaders Make Their Mark

Rob McNamara | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Politics
Rob McNamara

The streets of Santiago are lined with political campaign posters as Chile readies itself for its general election on Sunday. It is the country's most important election since it voted 'No' to Augusto Pinochet's dictatorship in 1990...

The Petra Trail - Atacama and Valparaiso

Petra Shepherd | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Petra Shepherd

At first glance, it's rather like a arriving at a swish spa in Arizona or Utah, the natural surroundings and red rock formations are very similar. However, there's still a very South American feel to it, pisco sours served in the bar and a resident flock of llamas and an alpaca.

A Brief History of US Interventions, 1973-2013: History Repeating?

Oscar Guardiola-Rivera | Posted 10.11.2013 | UK Politics
Oscar Guardiola-Rivera

Mixing moral case with geo-power turned out a toxic cocktail. The world cannot stand by as a brutal dictator gasses or violates his own people - in Syria or Chile. Neither it should stand for a toxic policy of military intervention.

Revealed: The Songs Pinochet Used To Torture Prisoners

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.09.2013 | UK

Songs by George Harrison and Julio Iglesias were used to torture prisoners under the brutal regime of General Augusto Pinochet, according to a new stu...

Chile and Wales Lead Renewed Drive for Opt-Out Organ Donation Scheme

Ruth Green | Posted 07.11.2013 | UK
Ruth Green

While World Cup qualification is arguably the most prominent thing in most Chilean and Welsh people's minds right now, the two countries have another topic of conversation in common: organ donation.

Life Under Pinochet

The Huffington Post UK | Marianne Alfsen | Posted 20.08.2013 | UK

After the 1973 coup in Chile, Ambassador Frode Nilsen dined with the Pinochet dictatorship’s highest-ranking officers. Behind their backs, he smuggl...

Where On Earth Do You Test A Mars Mission?

Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.06.2013 | UK Tech

In order to test out instruments to be used in a trip to Mars you need somewhere... well, like Mars. This is the dilemma faced by scientists from t...

Chile's Best Boutique Abodes

Black Tomato | Posted 24.08.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Black Tomato

It's hard to pick a destination spot in a country that claims over a million square kilometres of Antarctica. With such a vast selection of climates and cultures, Chile offers a slice of South America that is infinitely varied.

LOOK: Orion's 'Fiery Red Ribbon'

Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.05.2013 | UK Tech

The constellation of Orion is one of the most recognisable in the night sky, but new photos show a dramatic red trail of interstellar dust behind its ...

Retrospective Action?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.03.2013 | UK Sport

Luis Suárez has risked an international suspension after the he appeared to punch Chile's Gonzalo Jara during Uruguay's 2-0 World Cup qualifying defe...

PIC: Jaw Dropping 268-Megapixel Image Of The Carina Nebula

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 09.02.2013 | UK Tech

An amazing 268-megapixel image of the Carina Nebula has been released by the European Southern Observatory. The picture of the star-forming region...

Chile's Most Wanted

Rodrigo Vasquez | Posted 29.12.2012 | UK Entertainment
Rodrigo Vasquez

I chose Pascual Pichun to be the main character of my film because he has been a symbol of the Mapuche indigenous struggle since he was 17.

Colombian Peace Talks - The Differences Were Plain to See But the Common Desire for Peace Was Clear

James O'Keefe | Posted 19.12.2012 | UK Politics
James O'Keefe

This was a group of people in anticipation of a new era for their country. I felt simultaneously honoured to bear witness but also a little like a gatecrasher at an intimate family celebration. I wish this family well because peace is an inalienable right too.