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Chile President faces protests a year after quake

President Sebastian Pinera marked Sunday's anniversary of one of the largest earthquakes in recorded history by praising his government's progress on reconstruction and calling for national unity. Full story

Large quake strikes Chile, rattles buildings

A strong earthquake on Friday struck central Chile, including the capital, shaking a zone hit by a devastating quake a year ago. Full story

Chile's president acts on dream of riverfront park

President Sebastian Pinera is determined to fulfill an old dream: turning the river that once carried sewage through the center of the capital into a navigable waterway, lined with parks and attractions. Full story

Chile miners, president, rescuers meet — for soccer

Chilean President Sebastian Pinera awarded the 33 rescued miners national medals, but the bigger event was a friendly soccer game with Pinera, several miners and even some of the rescuers. Full story

Miners to split up as doctors release them

The first miners will be released from hospital shortly and others will follow Friday, a hospital official said Thursday, heralding the inevitable breakup of the 33 men who forged a unique bond. Full story

Chile president: Rescue of miners 'very close'

Chile's president says his government is "very close" to rescuing the 33 trapped miners. Full story

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Chilean President Sebastian Pinera and his Czech counterpart Vaclav Klaus speak to the press after the signing of agreements at La Moneda presidential palace in Santiago on April 4, 2011. Klaus is in an official visit to Chile.