Tag Archives: Chile

Train in the Rain

The Book of Questions, III Pablo Neruda – 1904-1973 III. Tell me, is the rose naked or is that her only dress? Why do trees conceal the splendor of their roots? Who hears the regrets of the thieving automobile? Is … Continue reading

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Underground Books Go Digital

For more than 20 years, public transit riders in Santiago, Chile have been able to borrow books from a network of mini-library vending machines in Metro stations. Now the service, which is provided by the municipal government and the Directorate … Continue reading

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Who Killed The Poet

Last Saturday, a judge in Chile ordered the police to track down the man who may have poisoned the poet Pablo Neruda nearly 40 years ago. Two months ago the poet’s body was exhumed after his former driver alleged that … Continue reading

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Chile Is Hot This Summer (Winter)

After lying dormant for fifty years, Chile’s Puyehue volcano has returned with dramatic eruptions. The volcano, near Osorno in the south, has released a massive column of gas and ash more than six miles high.

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