Barrick Gold's problems with its giant mine high in the Andes show no signs of going away. Local activists are pushing to have Chile's government revoke the mine's permit.
A group of Chilean women are trying to have the courts recognize the sort of sexual violence they suffered during the Pinochet dictatorship as a separate category of crime.
Unknown assailants killed a spokesperson for a Mapuche community that has carried out several land occupations. He was the second activist from his family to die violently.
Chilean authorities arrested three for a bombing in Santiago now being blamed on a shadowy international network which seems to be most active in Greece.
Some media were quick to blame an explosion in downtown Santiago on anarchist or guerrilla groups, but others pointed to supporters of the old military dictatorship.
Latin American governments continued their diplomatic protests against Israel's operations in Gaza, but now the protests aren't just from left and center-left leaders.
From indigenous Mapuche in southern Chile to Mayan Muslims in southeastern Mexico, thousands of Latin Americans expressed solidarity with Palestinians under attack from Israel.
A Chilean judge has now confirmed old suspicions that US intelligence agents "played a fundamental role" in the murders of two US citizens in the wake of the 1973 military coup.
Chile's Socialist president Bachelet says she'll "achieve progress" on indigenous issues, but activists can't forget the lack of progress in her previous administration.
Years of protests have succeeded in blocking a giant dam project in southern Chile, but Barrick Gold is still working to reopen construction at its mammoth Pascua Lama mine.
A Chilean court completed the 10-year investigation into the origin of former Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet's fortune and suspected embezzlement of public funds.
Activists across Latin America participated in international protests against Monsanto and Chevron—but some "pink tide" governments continue to cozy up to Chevron.