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Chile Mine

'A DISGRACE': Decision Made After Mine Collapse Trapped 33 Men For Over 2 Months

AP | LUIS ANDRES HENAO | Posted 08.01.2013 | World

SANTIAGO, Chile -- The inquiry into the mine collapse that trapped 33 men for more than two months in 2010 has ended with no charges filed, a result t...

World's Largest Gold Miner Challenged In Latin America

AP | LUIS ANDRES HENAO | Posted 06.12.2013 | Latino Voices

SANTIAGO, Chile — A Chilean court's halt to construction of Barrick Gold Corp.'s $8 billion, border-straddling mine on the high spine of the And...

Chile Miners' Cannibalism, Suicide Claims Slammed

AP | EVA VERGARA | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

SANTIAGO, Chile — Chileans directly involved in saving 33 trapped miners last year rejected claims on Monday that the men seriously considered s...

Four Colorado Drillers Return Home To Heroes' Welcome

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DENVER — Four Colorado men who helped free 33 trapped Chilean miners have returned home to a heroes' welcome. About 40 people cheered at Denver...

Chile Mine Rescue To Begin Late Tuesday

AP | MICHAEL WARREN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

SAN JOSE MINE, Chile — The first of 33 men was rescued Tuesday night after 69 days trapped in a collapsed mine, pulled to fresh air and freedom ...

Brad Pitt, Chilean Miner Movie Producer? Plan B Reportedly Negotiating Rights

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Brad Pitt is negotiating the film rights for the Chilean miners' story, according to a Chilean paper. In addition, the Chilean miners may be negotiati...

Chile Miners KILLED Weeks After Mine Rescue

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Just two weeks after a dramatic rescue of 33 miners in Chile, two miners have been killed in the same region, reports the AP. Said Mariano Garrido of ...

Chile Miners Watch Live Soccer Match, Battle Infections

AP | PETER PRENGAMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

SAN JOSE MINE, Chile — Rescuers have sent down antibiotics and ointments and were working Tuesday to blast cool, dry air to 33 miners trapped a ...

Chilean Miners: Family Survives Quake, Now Husband Trapped In mine

AP | BRADLEY BROOKS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

SAN JOSE MINE, Chile — Just six months ago, one of the largest earthquakes in a century tore Chile apart, physically ripping the ground, trigger...

Chile Miners Return For Mass Near Rescue Site

AP | FRANKLIN BRICENO and EVA VERGARA | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

COPIAPO, Chile — Carlos Bugueno is out of the collapsed mine but still lives in close quarters, sharing his small wood-and-tin house with 16 rel...

Shh! Chile Miners Keeping Mum

AP | VIVIAN SEQUERA | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

SAN JOSE MINE, Chile — Three days after 33 men were sealed deep within a gold mine, Andre Sougarret was summoned by Chile's president. The Chil...

Why Is Chile Better Than China?

Saad Khan | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Saad Khan

How is it that China, the world's second largest economy, is unable to rescue its miners and lose thousands of people each year in those accidents?

What the Chilean Miners Can Teach Us About Hope

Dr. Cara Barker | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Cara Barker

Even in the darkest places, it is possible to find freedom: freedom from fear, freedom from negativity, freedom from aggression and brutality.

Chilean Miners' Book Already Sold

thebookseller.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Investigative journalist Franklin has lived in Chile for 16 years, and so has an extensive base of contacts. He is the only print journalist offered f...

Chile Mine Update

AP | MICHAEL WARREN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

SAN JOSE MINE, Chile — The last of the Chilean miners, the foreman who held them together when they were feared lost, was raised from the depths...

Miners' Kin Struggle With Jealousy, Rivalries

AP | MICHAEL WARREN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

SAN JOSE MINE, Chile — The first of 33 men was rescued Tuesday night after 69 days trapped in a collapsed mine, pulled to fresh air and freedom ...

Jimmy Sánchez, 19-Year-Old Trapped Chile Miner: 'God Wanted Me To Stay Here'

The Huffington Post | Craig Kanalley | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A tense two-month odyssey is finally nearing an end for 33 Chilean miners trapped underground. The first miners should be extracted on Wednesday, the ...

How My Father Survived Chile's Mines

Stacy Torres | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Stacy Torres

Until recently the dangers my father described seemed a relic of Chile's distant past.

Tense Final Hours Ahead For Chilean Miners

AP | FRANK BAJAK and VIVIAN SEQUERA | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

SAN JOSE MINE, Chile — A smooth-walled path to daylight awaited 33 trapped miners Sunday as they entered the tense final hours of a two-month od...

Jeff Hart, Chile Mine Driller From Denver, Becomes Rescue Hero

AP | MICHAEL WARREN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

SAN JOSE MINE, Chile — Jeff Hart was drilling water wells for the U.S. Army's forward operating bases in Afghanistan when he got the call to fly...

Trapped Chilean Miners Near Rescue, Changed By Their Time Underground

Wall Street Journal | MATT MOFFETT | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

TIERRA AMARILLA, Chile-- Fifty miles from a rescue operation poised to extract 33 miners trapped deep underground, Emilio Gonzalez pondered the fate o...

Chile Miners May Be Removed Next Week As Escape Shaft Nears Completion

AP | MICHAEL WARREN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

SAN JOSE MINE, Chile — Drillers neared the lower reaches of a gold and copper mine where 33 men have been trapped for more than two months, prep...

Chile Mine Rescue Speeds Up After 2 Months, Cheering Families

AP | VIVIAN SEQUERA | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

SAN JOSE MINE, Chile — The families of 33 trapped miners are in high spirits after a surge in the drilling of escape tunnels raised hopes that t...

Trapped Chile Miners Get More Than 1,000 Job Offers

AP | EVA VERGARA and VIVIAN SEQUERA | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

SANTIAGO, Chile — Chile's 33 trapped miners have something good to think about: their next jobs. Bulldozer driver, mechanic, electrician. And he...

WATCH: Chile Mine Video Gives Tour Of Trapped Miners' Refuge

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

COPIAPO, Chile (Associated Press)- The first video released of the 33 men trapped deep in a Chilean copper mine shows the men stripped to the waist an...