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Chile Miners

Journey Into the Interior: A Masterpiece of Exploration

Malcolm Boyd | Posted 09.08.2014 | Books
Malcolm Boyd

In August 2010 the world stopped breathing when a group of men employed as Chilean miners was trapped inside the San Jose Mine, nearly as deep as the tallest building on earth.

WATCH: J. Lo Strikes Movie Gold With New Role

The Huffington Post | Posted 07.28.2014 | Latino Voices

Jennifer Lopez just struck movie gold. The 43-year-old singer and actress may be receiving a milestone star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Thursd...

World Story Of The Year: Which Do You Choose?

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Haiti's devastating earthquake kicked off what was to be a truly turbulent year in global news. But the last year of the first decade of the 21st cen...

3 Miners Released From Hospital, Possibly All By Weekend | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The first of 33 rescued Chilean miners have arrived to joyous homecomings following their release from a regional hospital. More miners are expecte...

Cost Of Chile Mine Coverage Squeezes BBC News Budget

The Guardian | James Robinson and Damian Carrington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The BBC has spent so heavily on its coverage of the Chilean miners rescue it is being forced to reduce its coverage of other major events, including ...

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...

Brad Pitt's Plan B Production Company Bids For Chile Miner Movie Rights

The Wrap | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Brad Pitt's Plan B Entertainment is in talks to buy film rights for the story of the trapped Chilean miners, a local news outlet in Santiago reported ...

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 ...

A Chile Wind Blows CNN Some Good

Reese Schonfeld | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Reese Schonfeld

Given that CNN gained more viewers than its two rivals combined, I would suggest to my successors that they abandon talking about the news and start showing more of it.

A Moment For Sacred Metaphors: How The Chilean Miners Helped To Rescue Us

Edward J. Murray | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Edward J. Murray

What a miracle the emergence of those Chilean miners is. My only hope is that the singularity and power of this months-long event will not simply disappear in a matter of days.

5 Chilean Miners Wed During First Public Reunion | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Five of Chile's 33 rescued miners are to have church weddings after surviving for more than two months trapped underground. On bended knee, the miners...

Chilean Miner Rescue, Celebration Gives New Meaning To Old Prayers

Rabbi Elie Kaunfer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rabbi Elie Kaunfer

One of the many gifts the rescued Chilean miners presented us is a reminder that prayer, when viewed as poetry to be interpreted, can be as relevant and powerful today as the day it was written.

Capitalism didn't save the miners

Allison Kilkenny | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Allison Kilkenny

The WSJ published a ridiculous article yesterday that claims Capitalism saved the Chilean miners, and opens with a boldface lie when writer Daniel Hen...

Rescued Chilean Miners Greeted As Heroes -- but They're Also Victims

Mike Elk | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Mike Elk

The Chilean miners are being viewed as heroes, but some disagree with this characterization. Many in the labor movement complain that news accounts have ignored the poor treatment of workers by the mining company,

Comparing the Chilean Miners' Rescue to the BP Oil Spill

Danny Groner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Danny Groner

"Watching the miraculous rescue of the Chilean miners, though, I was struck by the similarity with the efforts to cap BP's runaway Macondo well in the...

STAGGERING: Fox News Gets HUGE Numbers For Final Miner Rescue

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Fox News saw a staggering 7 million viewers as the final miner was rescued in Chile Wednesday night. The network averaged 7.066 million total viewers...

Chilean Ponchos: An Endorsement In Photos

Anya Strzemien | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Anya Strzemien

I was obsessed--obsessed!--with coverage of the Chilean miners' rescue yesterday. The survival, the reunions, the Oakleys, the mistresses...and the po...

For Every Rescued Miner In Chile, Hundreds Far Less Lucky | ELISABETH ROSENTHAL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Mining is one of the world's most hazardous professions, with a checkered safety record. For every miner who was rescued before the cameras this week,...

Steve Jobs' Gift To Rescued Chilean Miners

Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Oakley made headlines Wednesday for donating expensive eyewear to the Chilean miners who were rescued from a San Jose mine. Apple CEO Steve Jobs wa...

Chile Mine Rescue: Global Reactions (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

As the Chile mine rescue ordeal unfolded over roughly 36 hours, few around the world were able to tear their eyes away from their TV or computer scree...

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.

Stewart Mocks CNN's Coverage Of Chilean Miner Rescue (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Last night's "Daily Show" took a step away from midterm election coverage and focused on the rescue of the miners in Chile. As Jon Stewart noted, so d...

Chile Flag Vs. Texas Flag: Similarity Gains Attention During Mine Rescue

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

As the international media focuses on Chile with the dramatic mine rescue underway, a startling new gaffe has come to light: officials in Texas' Atasc...

RESCUE! CNN Ratings Surge On Chilean Miners

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The Chile miners' rescue also rescued CNN's ratings, at least for one night. The network, which Monday saw its worst ratings in over a decade, reboun...

Chilean Miners' Book Already Sold | 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...