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  • Checking in on Chile: Pinera taps copper fund

     
    Chile is still actively recovering from the magnitude 8.8 earthquake of Feb 27. Roads, infrastructure, and the wine and oil industries continue to rebuild. On Thursday, the Justice Ministry announced a plan to declare any missing person officially dead if...
  • New video: The incredible force of the Chile earthquake

     
    Watch above, from the 12th floor of a hotel in the city of Valdivia. Night-owl guests and workers struggle to remain standing as the buildings around them rocks back and forth. Keep an eye on the swinging lamps in the upper portion of the screen....
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • 8.8 Quake Rattles Chile

    8.8 Quake Rattles Chile
    One of the strongest earthquakes ever recorded struck Chile on Saturday, toppling homes, collapsing bridges and plunging trucks into the fractured earth. A tsunami set off by the magnitude-8.8 quake threatened every nation around the Pacific Ocean -...
  • Strong Aftershocks Hit Chile as New President Takes Over

    Strong Aftershocks Hit Chile as New President Takes Over
    SANTIAGO, Chile -- A series of strong aftershocks from last month's devastating quake rocked Chile on Thursday as a new president was sworn into office and immediately urged coastal residents to move to higher ground in case of a tsunami. The strongest...
  • Huge Quake Hits Chile

    Huge Quake Hits Chile
    TALCA, Chile (AP) - A devastating earthquake struck Chile early Saturday, toppling homes, collapsing bridges and plunging trucks into the fractured earth. A tsunami set off by the magnitude-8.8 quake threatened every nation around the Pacific Ocean -...
  • Chilean Troops Arrest Dozens For Looting Following Quake

    Chilean Troops Arrest Dozens For Looting Following Quake
    The Chilean army, enforcing emergency decrees aimed at containing widespread looting, arrested scores of people Monday for violating an overnight curfew as the country reeled from the weekend's devastating earthquake. The death toll climbed past the...
  • Chile's new president to study lessons of Katrina

    Chile's new president to study lessons of Katrina
    Chile's new president is looking to New Orleans and its recovery after Hurricane Katrina for lessons to help him lead the South American nation's own comeback from a devastating earthquake and tsunami. Embarking on his first trip to the United States...
  • Chile's President Tours New Orleans for Lesson on Disaster Relief

    Chile's President Tours New Orleans for Lesson on Disaster Relief
    Chile's new president toured New Orleans on Sunday for a lesson on disaster relief, saying he hoped his government would quickly approve a financial plan to begin that country's recovery from a devastating earthquake and tsunami. "We have come here to...