Antonio Banderas to Star in Chilean Miners Movie
By Amaris Castillo | 05/20/2013 - 13:44

Antonio Banderas has been cast in The 33, a film about the Chilean miners.

Deadline reports that the Spanish actor is set to play Mario Sepúlveda, who became the public face of the 33 miners, who were trapped underground for a total of 69 days.

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4 Suspects Arrested In Chile for Burning Baby Alive In Ritual Sacrifice
By Sugey Palomares | 04/26/2013 - 10:49

After months of investigation, Chilean police arrested four members of a sect for burning a 3-year-old baby alive because the leader believed the child was the antichrist. The toddler was thrown into a bonfire during a ritual in the town of Colliguay last November.

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Transgender Man Becomes First to Give Birth in Chile
Transgender Man Becomes First in Chile to Give Birth
By Kamren Curiel | 04/25/2013 - 12:36

A Chilean transgender man is making headlines after being the first recorded male in Chile's history to give birth. Known as "Matias," he represents a rare instance in which a transgender man in Chile was able to keep his female genitalia, though he is legally male.

“We know that our case is a milestone, a precedent,” said Matías, who chose to keep his identity secret while talking to Chilean television station Mega about his pregnancy. “Along the way we discovered legal loopholes... but the entire thing has been so normal.”

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Pablo Neruda's Remains To Be Exumed
Pablo Neruda's Remains To Be Exhumed
By Amaris Castillo | 04/08/2013 - 10:05

Pablo Neruda’s story isn’t over. The body of the late Chilean poet is scheduled to be exhumed today from his grave, NPR reports.

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The Beginner's Guide to Wine
By Alanna Nunez | 07/26/2012 - 17:00

It's 6:30 p.m. and you're at the grocery store hoping to pick up a bottle of wine for dinner with friends. Staring at rows and rows of bottles, you might be thinking, how do I know which one to pick? How do I know which one tastes good? And how can I pick a bottle that's high quality -- but won't break the bank? 


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'NCIS' Star Cote de Pablo to Chat LIVE with Latina Readers Tonight!
By Lee Hernandez | 09/19/2011 - 14:47

Are you an NCIS fan? Want to chat with Chilean actress, Cote de Pablo? We will be hosting a LIVE chat with Cote on our Latina Facebook page tonight at 7 p.m. (EST), 4 p.m. (PT). "Like" Latina Magazine on Facebook and you'll get the chance to ask Cote questions about the hot new season of NCIS (premiering tomorrow night at 8/7c on CBS)! Don't miss it!

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Meet Camila Vallejo: Leader of Chile’s Youth Movement
By Amaris Castillo | 08/25/2011 - 14:30

There’s a new youth movement going on in Chile—and 23-year-old Camila Vallejo is at the head of it all! Vallejo, the current leader of the University of Chile’s student union, is behind protests that started in early June by young people upset about the quality of education in the South American country.

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Chilean Miners Sue Country for Damages, Hope to Prevent Similar Tragedy
Chilean Miners Sue Country for Millions in Damages
By Mariela Rosario | 07/19/2011 - 16:15

The Chilean miners, known as "La Treinta y Tre" or "The 33" in their home country, have filed a lawsuit against the government, seeking more than half a million dollars per person in damages.

Where in the World are the Chilean Miners?

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Volcanic Ash Threatens Copa America
Volcanic Ash From Threatens Copa America Soccer Tournament
By Adriana Rivera | 06/15/2011 - 11:20

The Copa America soccer tournament held in Argentina and set to start July 1 will likely be postponed due to an erupting volcano in Chile that is grounding flights. The South American futbol competition is being delayed due to the amount of ash that the volcano is spewing into the air, which is making it difficult for teams to arrive via airplane.

Top 10 Latino World Cup Hotties

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Chile Investigates Deaths of Salvador Allende, Pablo Neruda
Chile Investigates Deaths of Salvador Allende, Pablo Neruda
By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 06/07/2011 - 08:59

Chile is clearly a country not afraid to look the ghosts of its past in the face, ordering the investigation of the deaths of two of the country’s biggest national leftist symbols: Former President Salvador Allende and Poet Pablo Neruda. The investigations are part of the Supreme Court’s effort to investigate all human rights violations committed during the rule of General Augusto Pinochet. They are but two of hundreds of cases of desaparecidos (the disappeared) being looked into.

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