Mistresses And Wives Clash Over Trapped Chilean Miners

10/13/2010 02:31 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011
  • Fiona Govan at the San Jose Mine Telegraph

Authorities at Camp Hope have had to deal with a rush of women coming forward claiming to be first in the Chilean miners' affections in order to receive government handouts.
At least five wives have been forced to come face to face with mistresses whose existence was kept from them by their husbands, who have been trapped more than 2,300ft below since a cave in on August 5.

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