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  • Chile miners: Officials hopeful that first rescue will come within an hour

     
    Chilean officials said Tuesday afternoon that they hope the first of 33 miners trapped 2,300 feet underground for two months may be lifted to freedom within an hour. If all goes smoothly, all the miners should be freed during the next two days,...
  • Chile miners: The roster of the rescued at Chilean mine [UPDATED]

     
    The 33 miners trapped in Chile are being brought to the surface one at a time in a special capsule. They wore dark glasses to protect against the first bright light they had seen in 69 days. The first to be rescued are: 1. Florencio Avalos, 31, the...
  • Chile miners: The trapped men begin emerging to cheers, tears [UPDATED]

     
    The first of 33 gold and copper miners entombed half a mile below ground for more than two months were hauled into the frigid Chilean desert air early Wednesday morning, emerging from a cramped, life-saving haven and into the embrace of family members...
  • Chile miners: Two trapped miners reach surface in Chile rescue [UPDATED]

     
    Chile mine rescue underway. The first of 33 trapped miners has made it to the surface in the Chile mine rescue....
  • Chilean miners dig CNN out of the ratings ditch

     
    The Chilean miners have done what “Parker Spitzer” could not do: bolster CNN's ratings. When the first miner was rescued in the 11 p.m. hour Tuesday, CNN's audience climbed to nearly 4 million. In the same hour, Fox had 3.5 million viewers and...
  • A 'miracle' in Chile, but mining accidents are often tragedies across Latin America

     
    If the remarkable rescue of 33 miners trapped in Chile for 69 days was a "miracle," as some have dubbed it, other mining accidents in recent years have had less happy endings, claiming dozens of lives in Colombia, Mexico, Peru, and Venezuela. Though...
  • Trapped miners in Chile face long wait

     
    Rescuers were able to lower a video camera into the shaft but no audio link. Grainy black-and-white footage showed the dazed eyes of a single miner. The 33 men have been trapped for 18 days. Authorities are now working to get the miners glucose,...
  • Trapped miners in Chile request 'a little glass of wine'

     
    Complex drilling has begun on a tunnel to rescue 33 miners trapped a half-mile underground in a Chilean desert, a process that could take three to four months despite Chile's efforts to speed up the process. The miners are already the longest-trapped in...
  • Ghosts of the Pinochet regime haunt Chile's conservative president

     
    Ex-military chiefs in Chile were apparently expecting that after two decades of center-left rule, conservative President Sebastian Pinera would go easy on them. But Pinera has not suspended investigations into alleged abuses by the military under Gen....
  • All But 2 of 33 Chilean Miners Out of the Hospital

    All But 2 of 33 Chilean Miners Out of the Hospital
    Copiapo, Chile (CNN) -- All but two of the 33 miners rescued this week in Chile after more than two months underground have been released from the Copiapo Regional Hospital, officials there told reporters Friday. Two of the men are still in the hospital,...
  • Last Chilean miner rescued

    Last Chilean miner rescued
    The Chilean mine is empty. The last of the rescue workers has been hauled up a narrow, 2,000 foot hole. It puts the exclamation point on a 69-day ordeal for 33 miners who had been trapped in the mine. Earlier, the foreman who held them together when...