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Fidel Castro interred in rock

Cuban revolutionary Fidel Castro's ashes were encased in a large granite boulder on Sunday in a ceremony that capped nine days of public mourning and aimed to literally set in stone the legacy of one of the 20th century's most influential characters.

April 25, 2017
April 25, 2017

Chile rocked by 6.9-magnitude quake

A strong earthquake of magnitude 6.9 strikes off the west coast of Chile, rocking the capital Santiago and briefly causing alarm along the Pacific Coast but sparing the quake-prone nation of any serious damage.

December 5, 2016
December 5, 2016

Fidel Castro interred in rock

Cuban revolutionary Fidel Castro's ashes were encased in a large granite boulder on Sunday in a ceremony that capped nine days of public mourning and aimed to literally set in stone the legacy of one of the 20th century's most influential characters.

December 4, 2016
December 4, 2016

Friends gather at Castro funeral

Flag-waving Cubans leaned from windows and lined the streets as Fidel Castro's funeral cortege approached the end of three-day journey on Saturday, rolling into the city of Santiago de Cuba where the revolutionary leader's remains will be laid to rest.

October 9, 2015
October 9, 2015

Brazil crash to defeat at Chile

Second-half goals from Eduardo Vargas and Alexis Sanchez saw Chile to a 2-0 win over Brazil in their World Cup qualifier on Thursday.

September 17, 2015
September 17, 2015

Powerful Chile quake kills at least eight, one million evacuated

A powerful 8.3-magnitude earthquake strikes Chile, killing eight people, forcing the evacuation of a million and sparking warnings that tsunami waves could reach Japan.

July 4, 2015
July 4, 2015

Argentina ‘desperate’ for trophy: Messi

Argentina's Lionel Messi says his star-studded team are "desperate" to mark their status by winning the Copa America final against hosts Chile.

June 30, 2015
June 30, 2015

Vargas double takes hosts Chile into Copa final

Chile takes another step towards their dream of winning a first Copa America on home soil with a 2-1 win over Peru on Monday but Eduardo Vargas' match-winning double was overshadowed by an early refereeing decision that turned the game the hosts' way.

June 12, 2015
June 12, 2015

Chile beat Ecuador in Copa America opener

Hosts Chile began their quest for a maiden Copa America title with victory over Ecuador in Santiago.