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Alonso Soto

Alonso Soto

    Chile secures lifeline to trapped miners
    Chile secures lifeline to trapped miners
    Rescue workers on Monday reinforced a small drill hole to serve as an umbilical cord to 33 miners found alive 17 days after a cave-in in Chile's...
    Trapped Chile miners alive but long rescue ahead
    Trapped Chile miners alive but long rescue ahead
    Thirty-three Chilean miners trapped deep underground for 17 days sent a message to the surface on Sunday, saying they were all still alive, but...
    Chile looters give up quake spoils to avoid arrest
    Chile looters give up quake spoils to avoid arrest
    Residents in Chile's earthquake-ravaged city of Concepcion dumped new televisions, fridges and furniture on roadsides on Sunday to avoid arrest as...
    Huge earthquake batters Chile
    Huge earthquake batters Chile
    A massive magnitude-8,8 earthquake struck south-central Chile early on Saturday, killing at least 78 people, knocking down homes and hospitals, and...
    Brazil navy races to pull Air France wreck from sea
    Brazil navy races to pull Air France wreck from sea
    Brazilian navy divers rushed on Wednesday to reach the wreckage of an Air France jet and start the grim job of pulling debris from the Atlantic...
    Ecuador weighs Galapagos turtles against tourists
    Ecuador weighs Galapagos turtles against tourists
    Marauding Europeans are nothing new to the Galapagos Islands, which long ago were the haunt of English pirates preying on Spanish galleons laden...
    Ecuador's defence minister killed in air collision
    Ecuador's defence minister killed in air collision
    Ecuador's first female defence minister was killed on Wednesday after only nine days in office in a mid-air collision of two helicopters, government and military officials said....