In our news wrap Wednesday, an 8.2 magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Chile Tuesday night, generating a tsunami and causing thousands to evacuate their homes. Six people died. Also, the CEO of General Motors faced more scrutiny on…
By PBS NewsHour
An 8.2 magnitude earthquake, with at least 60 aftershocks and minor earthquakes, struck 55 miles off the coast of Chile, prompting evacuations until early Wednesday. Tsunami warnings were placed on several areas in northern Chile overnight and…
The latest from the Philippines, abortion debate in Chile and eyewitness to JFK's death.
Chile is welcoming entrepreneurs -- aiming to be the high-tech hub of South America.
While U.S. immigration policy makes it difficult for immigrant entrepreneurs to get visas to set up shop in the United States, Chile is welcoming them with open arms. Through an initiative called Start-Up Chile, the country is aiming to be…
By News Desk
What started as a student demonstration has turned into the largest protest against the Chilean government since the return of democracy two decades ago, and has harmed the popularity of the current conservative government.
In other news Wednesday, House Democrats moved to fund the government for the rest of the fiscal year to the tune of $1.2 trillion. The measure would freeze the budgets of most Cabinet departments.
By Larisa Epatko
The complicated mission to save 33 men from the collapsed San Jose mine near Copiapo, Chile, which ended successfully Wednesday night, will cost an estimated $10 million to $20 million, according to Chilean President Sebastian Pinera.
Updated 8:55 p.m. ET Luiz Alberto Urzua becomes the 33rd and last miner to exit the mine in Chile. The shift foreman exited the mine to absolute jubilation from the crowds. As the New York Times…
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