article Deadly attack stokes Chile Mapuche conflict
(Chile) -- The hooded men approached the ranch by night, scattering pamphlets about the death of a Mapuche Indian activist shot in the back by a policeman.
article Mapuche of Chile Continue Struggle for Land Rights; A Leader in Prison
(Chile) -- Daniel Melinao used to draw water from a well on the land near his small, wood-frame house. Now a fire truck has to come once a week to pump 264 gallons of...
article Couple dies defending home against Indians
(Chile) -- An elderly couple whose family has long been targeted by Mapuche Indians in land disputes was killed in an arson attack early Friday while trying to defend...
article Chile moves in on Uruguay gambling
(Chile) -- Place your bets … Chilean casino operator Enjoy is staking $140m on the purchase of a casino in Uruguay’s ritzy Punta del Este resort.
article Chilean police clash with protesters during Mapuche march
(Chile) -- Chilean police on Monday clashed with hooded vandals who infiltrated a protest by Mapuche Indians demanding land rights and autonomy.
article Chile Proposes Legal Reforms for Online Gambling
(Chile) -- The Latin American online gambling market is potentially very large but as in many parts of the globe the laws regarding gambling have not caught up with the...
article Aysén Regional Insecurity Delays Opening of Casino
(Chile) -- Dreams Casino recently announced that the scheduled opening of its Coyhaique Casino has been set back to March 28th, due to the demonstrations of the Aysén...
article Yakama Pow Wow Dancers Perform in Front of 1.5 Million in South America
(Chile) -- “I think it’s the best I’ve ever been treated,” HollyAnna DeCoteau Pinkham said. “We arrived and they had two bands, traditional...
article Chile's Mapuche fear wildfire backlash
(Chile) -- Chile's largest indigenous group, the Mapuche Indians, have often clashed with the police over land disputes. The Mapuche now say the government is...
article Chile Invokes Chilling Anti-Terrorist Law Against Indigenous Mapuche
(Chile) -- A Mapuche chief’s home has been destroyed in a suspicious blaze days after the president of Chile invoked a controversial anti-terrorist law in accusing...
article Masked Assailants Burn Houses in Chile’s Mapuche Region
(Chile) -- A group of masked men burned several homes and other buildings Sunday in a rural area in the Chilean region of Araucania, the area where the so-called Mapuche...
article Suspicious fire ruins Indian leader's family home
(Chile) -- The family home of one of Chile's top Indian leaders was destroyed Sunday in a suspicious fire. Hours later, hooded gunmen attacked the home of a retired...
article "Clown" Pulls Holdup at Chilean Casino
(Chile) -- An assailant in a clown costume took advantage of an all-night Halloween party at a casino south of the Chilean capital to steal $12,000 in cash at gunpoint,...
article Mapuche Students Fight for an Indigenous University in Chile
(Chile) -- Mapuche students in Chile have brought the issue of a Mapuche University with a focus on indigenous knowledge and history to the attention of the entire...
article Métis Lend Support to Chile’s Besieged Rapa Nui Nation
(Chile) -- Conflict between the Rapa Nui Nation, on what is known as Easter Island, and the Chilean government has escalated over the past year, and earlier this month...
article Chile: The Mapuche Struggle in Pinochet’s Shadow
(Chile) -- When Chile’s ex-dictator Augusto Pinochet died four years ago, he was facing numerous criminal charges related to horrific human rights violations...
article Oldest New World mine uncovered
(Chile) -- Archaeologists report the discovery of the oldest mine found in the New World, from some 12,000 years ago, in Chile. The Current Anthropology journal report...
article South America breeds tough horses, but profits are weak in racing industry
(Chile) -- Hipodromo Chile is a modest racetrack in many respects, but a fan in the grandstand will look onto one of the most spectacular backdrops in all of the sport,...
article Chilean Casinos Post 44 Percent Increase in Revenues in 2010
(Chile) -- Chilean casinos posted a 44 percent increase in revenues in 2010 to $317 million from $220 million, according to a statement posted yesterday on the website...
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