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    1. October 9, 2014

      Lord Bell’s textbook for old school public relations

      “Everyone’s entitled to put their point of view across,” says Lord Bell, reclining at his desk near London’s Sloane Square,...

    2. March 14, 2014

      Chilean designers flourish after years of cultural isolation

      Chile designers Situated at the far edge of the South American continent, bound on the east by the icy Andes and on the west...

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    1. Investing in Chile 2012

      The country’s most urgent challenge is to maintain growth...
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    1. December 15, 2013

      Bachelet set for victory against childhood playmate in Chile poll

      Chileans were voting on Sunday in a run-off election likely to hand former President Michelle Bachelet a fresh four-year...

    2. November 19, 2013

      Women lead the revolution in Chile

      Sitting beside a mural that depicts a student uprising overlooked by heroes of the Chilean left, Melissa Sepúlveda explains...

    3. November 18, 2013

      Bachelet must contend with an increasingly restless Chile

      Michelle Bachelet’s win in Chile’s presidential elections on Sunday suggests she will cruise to victory in a second round...

    4. October 14, 2013

      Education system will test Sebastián Piñera’s successor

      Now in its twilight days, the presidency of Sebastián Piñera, Chile’s first rightwing leader since the fall of General...

    5. October 14, 2013

      Pinochet casts long shadow over Chile’s right

      Although both candidates in Chile’s presidential election had fathers who were generals in the air force, one remained loyal...

    6. beyondbrics

      September 17, 2013

      Chile: potash, a billionaire and scandal

      Source: SQM It’s a fickle old world. Julio Ponce (pictured), whose close connection to General Augusto Pinochet helped him...

    7. beyondbrics

      September 13, 2013

      Guest post: Egypt's biggest problem is economic

      By Dalibor Rohac of the Cato Institute In Egypt, violent Islam is on the rise. This week, two bomb blasts in Sinai killed...

    8. September 9, 2013

      New Plays from Chile at the Royal Court

      “Some of our politicians, some of them who belonged to the regime, say, ‘this was all 40 years ago, and we should all forget...

    9. September 5, 2013

      Family sues over murder of folk singer by Pinochet regime

      A lawsuit was filed in Florida on Thursday seeking damages against a former Chilean military officer accused of torturing...

    10. The World

      July 1, 2013

      Chile's next president -- not so predictable

      While Dilma Rousseff and Cristina Fernández face rising political uncertainty in Brazil and Argentina, across the Andes...

    11. beyondbrics

      May 20, 2013

      From street vendors to global tech: the rise of Chilecon Valley

      It’s one of the anomalies in global statistics: South America is home to the world’s highest proportion of entrepreneurs,...

    12. April 8, 2013

      Neruda’s body exhumed over murder claims

      Chilean forensic scientists have exhumed the remains of Pablo Neruda, the Nobel laureate, to try to establish whether the...

    13. beyondbrics

      November 30, 2012

      bb lunch with... Gael Garcia Bernal

      By Matt Kennard Gael García Bernal is not your average Hollywood movie star. He intersplices his long sentences with...

    14. October 22, 2012

      Glitz, stars, even some good films

      The tagline for this year’s BFI London Film Festival, “Feel it”, promised visitors either emotion or sensation, and judging...

    15. October 1, 2012

      Protests: Middle class unhappy over continued inequalities

      Chile has been a role model for Latin America for the past 20 years. Since the 1990 transition to democracy after Augusto...

    16. August 21, 2012

      Villa+Discurso, The Hub, Edinburgh

      A double-bill or a conversation piece that blossoms into an autobiographical poem? Villa+Discurso is Chilean playwright...

    17. July 12, 2012

      Striptease story with deep cheek

      Magic Mike, a tale of male strippers directed by Steven Soderbergh, is ridiculously enjoyable. Comedy, voyeurism, love,...

    18. The World

      April 17, 2012

      In the picture: a short history of nationalisations

      Cristina Fernández holds a sample of the first petroleum extraction in Argentina as she makes the YPF announcement (Getty)...

    19. February 13, 2012

      Court throws out Garzón bribery case

      Spain’s supreme court has thrown out a bribery case brought against Baltasar Garzón, the judge famed for investigations into...

    20. February 12, 2012

      Spanish justice on trial in Garzón case

      An independent judiciary is the cornerstone of a free and fair society. That is why the conviction last week of Baltasar...

    21. February 9, 2012

      Spanish judge Garzón barred for 11 years

      A Spanish judge famed for his investigations into international human rights abuses has been found guilty of ordering...

    22. January 23, 2012

      Human rights groups condemn Garzón trial

      Amnesty International and other human rights groups on Monday condemned the imminent trial of Baltasar Garzón, a prominent...

    23. January 21, 2012

      One ‘evil force’ she treated as a friend

      From Dr Christos Proukakis. Sir, Stan Trybulski is right to applaud Margaret Thatcher’s humiliation of the Argentine...

    24. January 5, 2012

      Chile axes ‘dictatorship’ from school books

      Critics have denounced as historical revisionism a decision by Chile’s centre-right government to scrub the term...

    25. October 3, 2011

      Politics: Both left and right face battle to court young, disenchanted voters

      Why don’t they love me? The title of a new book about Sebastián Piñera, arguably the least loved president in Chilean...

    26. October 3, 2011

      Wealth brings changing priorities

      Over the past 20 years, Chile has gained a reputation for stability. Once the poorest “Captaincy General” of Spain’s...

    27. The World

      September 21, 2011

      The limits of a Superman

      More than a few readers of the FT, thinking politicians a useless lot, must regularly imagine “I could do better”.  It must...

    28. September 14, 2011

      Piñera faces tough fight to end inequality

      Sebastian Piñera points with pride to the photograph of himself standing next to Steve Jobs that he keeps as the screensaver...

    29. August 26, 2011

      Teen shot in Chile anti-Piñera protest dies

      SANTIAGO - A Chilean teenager died early on Friday after he was shot the previous day in huge protests in the capital...

    30. August 25, 2011

      Work in progress

      Student protests are nothing new in Chile. The demonstrations gripping the nation, however – coupled with a two-day general...

    31. beyondbrics

      August 24, 2011

      Chile protests: long, hard road ahead

      Sebastián Piñera, Chile’s president, reckons a two-day nationwide strike which began on Wednesday could cost the country...

    32. beyondbrics

      August 17, 2011

      Guest post: Why are Chileans protesting so much?

      By Gabriel Gaspar Tapia Why are Chileans protesting? Isn’t Chile a promising emerging market? University and middle school...

    33. July 8, 2011

      Lunch with the FT: Michelle Bachelet

      The first thing I notice about Michelle Bachelet as she enters the Manhattan restaurant Cibo is that she is wearing a...

    34. May 22, 2011

      Allende exhumation aims to solve death mystery

      Turn back the clock nearly 40 years: fighter jets are bombing Chile’s La Moneda presidential palace. As smoke rises from the...

    35. December 20, 2010

      Murky history of Tanzania deal laid bare

      It was a deal that “stank”, according to Clare Short, former international development secretary: the sale by Britain’s BAE...

    36. October 19, 2010

      Pledge to end poverty in Chile

      The Chilean president, who believes that the single most important lesson from his country’s mining rescue is “not to waste...

    37. September 6, 2010

      Diciembre, Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh

      Chilean company Teatro en el Blanco bucked the trend in the closing days of the Edinburgh International Festival. Having...

    38. August 30, 2010

      Sin Sangre (Without Blood) / The Man Who Fed Butterflies, King’s Theatre, Edinburgh

      Smoke and mirrors: Teatro Cinema’s ‘Sin Sangre’ considers the aftermath of war From illustrated manuscript to video...

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