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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Messi

    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.

  • 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.

  • Chile's football team

    Chile beat Ecuador in Copa America opener

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