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News Chile » Araucania: Vandals torch at least 25 trucks in southern Chilean region

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Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

Police have also been accused of violent abuses against Chile's largest indigenous group. "The terrorist attacks in the Araucania and Bio Bio regions make it more necessary than ever to modernize our police force, restructure the national intelligence ...

News Chile » Araucania: Arsonists burn trucks, heavy machinery in southern Chile

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Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

A photo published by the industry group showed several large tractor trailer trucks engulfed in flames along a dark dirt road in the country's heavily forested Araucania region. The area is the heart of Chile's important forestry and paper industry ...

News Chile » Araucania: Tensions Escalate between Prosecutor and Carabineers in Chile

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Publication date: uesday 06 February 2018

Santiago, Chile, Feb 5 (Prensa Latina) After two weeks of verbal clashes and in the field of investigations, Chilean authorities are waiting today for a meeting between the national prosecutor and the director of the Carabineers. A few days ago ...

News Chile » Araucania: Electro Austral Generación Ltda.

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Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

Austral Generación Ltda is dedicated to the development of hydroelectric power projects in Chile. The company was established in 2008 and is based in Santiago. It is developing the following hydroelectric projects: 1.2MW Arrayán and 2.8MW Las Tórtolas ...

News Chile » Araucania: Here's The Virus That People Are Catching From Their Pet Rats

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Publication date: onday 05 February 2018

Hantavirus infection reports are popping up throughout the Western hemisphere. The first case this year, in a middle aged man, was in La Araucanía in central Chile. Four mice have tested positive for the virus this year in San Diego County, though no ...

News Chile » Araucania: Pope has tough words for indigenous, Chile during Mass

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Publication date: Wednesday 17 January 2018

Francis' pointed homily in the heart of Chile's restive Araucania region came hours after two more churches and three helicopters were torched — attacks blamed on Mapuche radical groups demanding the return of ancestral lands and the release of Mapuche ...

News Chile » Araucania: Chilean Bishop: Pope Will Visit Araucania Region to Show Closeness to the People

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Publication date: Friday 12 January 2018

Temuco is the capital of Araucania, a region in south-central Chile, where one-third of the population is ethnic Mapuche, who are by far the country’s largest indigenous group. Bishop Vargas offered the indigenous population, their conflict with the ...