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A Chilean student is detained by riot police during a protest in Santiago May 10, 2006. Hundreds of students took to the streets to protest against the fare of their annual bus passes. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

A Chilean student is detained by riot police during a protest in Santiago May 10, 2006. Hundreds of students took to the streets to protest against the fare of their annual bus passes. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

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Demonstrators take cover from a police water cannon during a rally in Santiago June 16, 2008. Hundreds of teachers and students marched through Santiago protesting against a proposed education reform as Chilean teachers demanded higher wages. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

Demonstrators take cover from a police water cannon during a rally in Santiago June 16, 2008. Hundreds of teachers and students marched through Santiago protesting against a proposed education reform as Chilean teachers demanded higher wages. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

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Supporters of then Chilean presidential candidate Michelle Bachelet of the Socialist Party wait for her to appear outside her campaign headquarters to celebrate her first place finish in the general elections in Santiago December 11, 2005. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

Supporters of then Chilean presidential candidate Michelle Bachelet of the Socialist Party wait for her to appear outside her campaign headquarters to celebrate her first place finish in the general elections in Santiago December 11, 2005. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

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A member of the "La Diablada" group takes part in the traditional parade of Oruro's Carnival in Bolivia February 25, 2006. Tens of thousands of people participated in the carnival some 200km (124 miles) south of La Paz. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

A member of the "La Diablada" group takes part in the traditional parade of Oruro's Carnival in Bolivia February 25, 2006. Tens of thousands of people participated in the carnival some 200km (124 miles) south of La Paz. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

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A woman walks among tombs during the nightly tour inside Santiago's General Cemetery in Chile July 21, 2005. Dozens of tourists and residents visit the cemetery every night. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

A woman walks among tombs during the nightly tour inside Santiago's General Cemetery in Chile July 21, 2005. Dozens of tourists and residents visit the cemetery every night. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

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A child plays near the government palace a day before the inauguration of President-elect Fernando Lugo's government in Asuncion, Paraguay, August 14, 2008. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

A child plays near the government palace a day before the inauguration of President-elect Fernando Lugo's government in Asuncion, Paraguay, August 14, 2008. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

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Juana Garcia Calle sleeps inside of her house in Huara town, some 96km (59 miles) off Iquique, about 1845km (1146 miles) north of Santiago, Chile, June 14, 2005. Boulders littered city streets and highways in northern Chile after a 7.9-magnitude quake caused landslides and wrecked homes. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

Juana Garcia Calle sleeps inside of her house in Huara town, some 96km (59 miles) off Iquique, about 1845km (1146 miles) north of Santiago, Chile, June 14, 2005. Boulders littered city streets and highways in northern Chile after a 7.9-magnitude quake caused landslides and wrecked homes. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

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A demonstrator runs away from a riot police officer during a strike where Chilean teachers demanded for higher wages, in Santiago September 26, 2006. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

A demonstrator runs away from a riot police officer during a strike where Chilean teachers demanded for higher wages, in Santiago September 26, 2006. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

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A member of a circus group performs during Chilean Circus day celebrations in front of the Government Palace in Santiago September 1, 2006. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

A member of a circus group performs during Chilean Circus day celebrations in front of the Government Palace in Santiago September 1, 2006. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

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A man walks along an avenue of pines in Punta Arenas Cemetery, some 3090 km (1920 miles) south of Santiago, November 26, 2007. Everyday dozens of tourists and residents visit the cemetery which is popularly known as "Ciudad de los muertos" (City of the dead). REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

A man walks along an avenue of pines in Punta Arenas Cemetery, some 3090 km (1920 miles) south of Santiago, November 26, 2007. Everyday dozens of tourists and residents visit the cemetery which is popularly known as "Ciudad de los muertos" (City of the dead). REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

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A dog looks for sick birds to eat in Batuco lagoon 30 km north of Santiago, April 15, 2005. Environmentalists and ornithologists blame a nearby sewage processing plant of polluting the water and causing a high rate of wildlife mortality. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

A dog looks for sick birds to eat in Batuco lagoon 30 km north of Santiago, April 15, 2005. Environmentalists and ornithologists blame a nearby sewage processing plant of polluting the water and causing a high rate of wildlife mortality. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

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Footsteps are seen at El Yeso reservoir, some 60 km (37 miles) south east of Santiago, March 20, 2008. Chile is suffering its worst drought in decades. Rainfall records show the semi-arid region got one of its lowest levels of precipitation in half a century, and some specialists say its been 80 years since the weather got so dry. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

Footsteps are seen at El Yeso reservoir, some 60 km (37 miles) south east of Santiago, March 20, 2008. Chile is suffering its worst drought in decades. Rainfall records show the semi-arid region got one of its lowest levels of precipitation in half a century, and some specialists say its been 80 years since the weather got so dry. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

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A housing debtor climbs up a lamp post during a demonstration in front of La Moneda Presidential Palace in Santiago August 9, 2006. Families without economic recourses are demanding the government write off their debts from Chile's housing system. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

A housing debtor climbs up a lamp post during a demonstration in front of La Moneda Presidential Palace in Santiago August 9, 2006. Families without economic recourses are demanding the government write off their debts from Chile's housing system. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

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A demonstrator hits a phone booth during a protest marking the 1973 military coup in Santiago September 10, 2006. September 11, 2006 marks the 33rd anniversary of the coup d'etat in Chile that ushered in a 17-year dictatorship under former General Augusto Pinochet. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

A demonstrator hits a phone booth during a protest marking the 1973 military coup in Santiago September 10, 2006. September 11, 2006 marks the 33rd anniversary of the coup d'etat in Chile that ushered in a 17-year dictatorship under former General Augusto Pinochet. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

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Miners rest inside their corporative building at the Los Bronces copper mine, some 65 km (40 miles) northeast of Santiago city and 3500 meters above sea level, March 12, 2008. Los Bronces, one of the largest copper mines in the Metropolitan region, produced about 230,000 tonnes of fine copper in 2007, according to the company. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

Miners rest inside their corporative building at the Los Bronces copper mine, some 65 km (40 miles) northeast of Santiago city and 3500 meters above sea level, March 12, 2008. Los Bronces, one of the largest copper mines in the Metropolitan region, produced about 230,000 tonnes of fine copper in 2007, according to the company. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

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A general view of crosses inside the abandoned cemetery of Pisagua, a small town in Chile's Atacama desert, that was the most important detention center for political prisoners during the Augusto Pinochet dictatorship, some 2020 km (1,255 miles) north of Santiago, October 20, 2006. Starting from the coup in September 1973 until October 1974, hundreds of political prisoners were brought here to be tortured. The Rettig report, a key...more

A general view of crosses inside the abandoned cemetery of Pisagua, a small town in Chile's Atacama desert, that was the most important detention center for political prisoners during the Augusto Pinochet dictatorship, some 2020 km (1,255 miles) north of Santiago, October 20, 2006. Starting from the coup in September 1973 until October 1974, hundreds of political prisoners were brought here to be tortured. The Rettig report, a key human rights report on the abuses of the dictatorship, was important in the locating and exhumation of 19 bodies that showed clear signs of torture in an unmarked common grave in this cemetery in June 1990. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

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A worker looks out from a construction site in front of La Moneda Presidential Palace during the welcome ceremony of Lithuania's President Valdas Adamkus in Santiago July 23, 2008. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

A worker looks out from a construction site in front of La Moneda Presidential Palace during the welcome ceremony of Lithuania's President Valdas Adamkus in Santiago July 23, 2008. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

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A Gay rights activist poses during the annual gay parade in Santiago downtown, July 2, 2006. Thousands of people took part in the Gay Parade, to demonstrate against discrimination and to demand equal rights for gays and lesbians. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

A Gay rights activist poses during the annual gay parade in Santiago downtown, July 2, 2006. Thousands of people took part in the Gay Parade, to demonstrate against discrimination and to demand equal rights for gays and lesbians. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

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Anti-kidnapping campaigner Ingrid Betancourt addresses the media after meeting with Chile´s President Michelle Bachelet at the Moneda Presidential Palace in Santiago, December 3, 2008. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

Anti-kidnapping campaigner Ingrid Betancourt addresses the media after meeting with Chile´s President Michelle Bachelet at the Moneda Presidential Palace in Santiago, December 3, 2008. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

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A Peruvian man rests inside a garbage truck in a neighborhood in Cuzco, about 1102 km (684 miles) southwest of Lima June 1, 2006. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

A Peruvian man rests inside a garbage truck in a neighborhood in Cuzco, about 1102 km (684 miles) southwest of Lima June 1, 2006. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

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Demonstrators throw a molotov cocktail at riot police during a protest marking the 1973 military coup in Santiago September 6, 2006. September 11 marks the anniversary of the coup d'etat in Chile that ushered in a 17-year dictatorship under former General Augusto Pinochet. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

Demonstrators throw a molotov cocktail at riot police during a protest marking the 1973 military coup in Santiago September 6, 2006. September 11 marks the anniversary of the coup d'etat in Chile that ushered in a 17-year dictatorship under former General Augusto Pinochet. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

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Students run from tear gas released from an armored police car during a protest in Santiago March 28, 2008. Groups of young people, mainly high school students, clashed with Chilean riot police during a commemoration of "El día del joven combatiente." (Young combatants day). REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

Students run from tear gas released from an armored police car during a protest in Santiago March 28, 2008. Groups of young people, mainly high school students, clashed with Chilean riot police during a commemoration of "El día del joven combatiente." (Young combatants day). REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

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A pedestrian takes cover from teargas during a rally in Santiago May 28, 2008. Groups of students clashed with Chilean riot police to protest against a proposed education reform. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

A pedestrian takes cover from teargas during a rally in Santiago May 28, 2008. Groups of students clashed with Chilean riot police to protest against a proposed education reform. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

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Smoke rises from Chaiten volcano at Chaiten, located some 1220 km (760 miles) south of Santiago May 4, 2008. Covered in thick ash, the Patagonian community of Chaiten was a ghost town as a volcano spewed ashes a day after its first eruption in thousands of years forced nearly 4,500 people to flee. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

Smoke rises from Chaiten volcano at Chaiten, located some 1220 km (760 miles) south of Santiago May 4, 2008. Covered in thick ash, the Patagonian community of Chaiten was a ghost town as a volcano spewed ashes a day after its first eruption in thousands of years forced nearly 4,500 people to flee. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

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High school students raise their hands as riot police officers stand guard inside the Liceo de Aplicaciones school during a strike in Santiago June 6, 2007. About 200 students peacefully occupied their school in downtown Santiago for about three hours to protest against public state education. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

High school students raise their hands as riot police officers stand guard inside the Liceo de Aplicaciones school during a strike in Santiago June 6, 2007. About 200 students peacefully occupied their school in downtown Santiago for about three hours to protest against public state education. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

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A destroyed bulldozer is seen at a burned area in the forest at the coastal town of Laguna Verde, some 115 km (71 miles) northwest of Santiago, March 6, 2008. More than 4000 hectares (9884 acres) of land have been burned due to the multiple forest fires near Valparaiso city, with no report of deaths or injuries, local authorities said. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

A destroyed bulldozer is seen at a burned area in the forest at the coastal town of Laguna Verde, some 115 km (71 miles) northwest of Santiago, March 6, 2008. More than 4000 hectares (9884 acres) of land have been burned due to the multiple forest fires near Valparaiso city, with no report of deaths or injuries, local authorities said. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

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A girl jumps among tombs during the visit of Spanish judge Baltasar Garzon, who in 1998 secured the arrest in London of former Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet, at "Patio 29" in Santiago, August 30, 2006 where more than a hundred victims of Augusto Pinochet's regime were anonymously buried in the 1970s and 1980s. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

A girl jumps among tombs during the visit of Spanish judge Baltasar Garzon, who in 1998 secured the arrest in London of former Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet, at "Patio 29" in Santiago, August 30, 2006 where more than a hundred victims of Augusto Pinochet's regime were anonymously buried in the 1970s and 1980s. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

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A man inspects a tomb at the cemetery in the outskirts of Tocopilla town some 1559 km (968 miles) north of Santiago November 15, 2007. A powerful earthquake hit mineral-rich northern Chile, killing at least two people, injuring more than 100 and halting output at some of the world's largest copper mines. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

A man inspects a tomb at the cemetery in the outskirts of Tocopilla town some 1559 km (968 miles) north of Santiago November 15, 2007. A powerful earthquake hit mineral-rich northern Chile, killing at least two people, injuring more than 100 and halting output at some of the world's largest copper mines. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

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Forensic investigators examine the corpse of a farmer at Cobijas cemetery September 18, 2008. At least 18 people were killed as anti-Morales protesters stormed government buildings, sabotaged natural gas pipelines and battled with the president's supporters in four opposition-controlled provinces seeking more autonomy. The corpse of the farmer, who was killed during clashes between supporters of Bolivia's president Evo Morales and...more

Forensic investigators examine the corpse of a farmer at Cobijas cemetery September 18, 2008. At least 18 people were killed as anti-Morales protesters stormed government buildings, sabotaged natural gas pipelines and battled with the president's supporters in four opposition-controlled provinces seeking more autonomy. The corpse of the farmer, who was killed during clashes between supporters of Bolivia's president Evo Morales and opponents in Porvenir, was exhumed to find out the cause of his dead and confirm his identity. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

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A man walks past graffiti that reads "unemployment is humiliation" in downtown Santiago February 11,2009. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

A man walks past graffiti that reads "unemployment is humiliation" in downtown Santiago February 11,2009. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

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A soldier looks at a cloud of ash from the Chaiten Volcano from the banks of the Rio Blanco in uninhabited and flooded Chaiten town in southern Chile June 25, 2008. The Chilean military helped Chaiten residents return to the town for the first time, since Chaiten Volcano erupted on May 2 spewing ash, gas and molten rock for the first time in thousands of years, to check the condition of their homes and recover their belongings....more

A soldier looks at a cloud of ash from the Chaiten Volcano from the banks of the Rio Blanco in uninhabited and flooded Chaiten town in southern Chile June 25, 2008. The Chilean military helped Chaiten residents return to the town for the first time, since Chaiten Volcano erupted on May 2 spewing ash, gas and molten rock for the first time in thousands of years, to check the condition of their homes and recover their belongings. Experts have said the volcano could erupt at a less volatile pace for months and even years. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

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Children play in a playground in the shore of Melinka's bay in the El Corcovado gulf, Aysen Region, about 1200 km (754 miles) south of Santiago, March 25, 2008. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

Children play in a playground in the shore of Melinka's bay in the El Corcovado gulf, Aysen Region, about 1200 km (754 miles) south of Santiago, March 25, 2008. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado

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