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Chileans

 

a nation and the main population of Chile, numbering about 10 million (1975 estimate). The Chileans evolved through the intermingling of Spanish conquerors with local Indian tribes, notably the Araucanians and Diaguitas. They speak Spanish and profess Catholicism,

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He drew on a variety of primary and secondary sources, and conducted interviews with nine female and twelve male Chileans as well as two non-Chileans with links to Toronto's exile community.
Notwithstanding the common experience of repression for some 140,000 Chileans who went into exile between 1973 and 1978, Peddie argues that individuals--and more often families--had specific stories of the wider exile experience, which included details of timing, opportunities or lack thereof, and destinations for those who found shelter.
Chileans in the UAE are contacting the embassy which is providing them with all the information and help that it can, he said, adding that being a weekend in Chile, seven hours time difference, plus the effects of the disaster, it was difficult to establish contacts.
One of the appeals of Chilean wines to American palates is that they're based on well-known grapes: cabernet sauvignon, merlot, sauvignon blanc and chardonnay.
Under Lagos, the majority of Chileans may again restore their memory of struggle.
When Britain's Scotland Yard detectives arrested General Augusto Pinochet in London a year and a half ago on charges of torture and murder, the elderly Chilean general was indignant.
The high reputation of the Chileans also rested in part on Alonso de Ercilla's La Araucana, published in Dutch in 1619.
The Chileans were short three key midfielders Saturday night - Francisco Rojas, Moises Villaroel, and Nelson Parraguez - who all had to miss the game because of yellow cards received in the first round.
Alejandro Navarro, a Chilean parliamentarian and member of a group of Chilean politicians dubbed the "Green Bench," says that the government of President Eduardo Frei's handling of the issue was "erratic and contradictory.
1) In Chile, copper miners have been taken to be the embodiment of the revolutionary traditions of the Chilean working class; images of the strong and burly miner with his helmet and drill have stood as symbols of both the Chilean working class and working-class manhood.
He criticizes the opposition parties' unwillingness to compromise and the hard left's tolerance for violence, which drives moderate Chileans into Pinocher's camp.
Wine tours are a key tool to steer Chileans towards better-quality wines.