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Two die in fire at Brazil’s Antarctic base


February 26th, 2012 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Feb 26 (IANS) Two Brazilian navy personnel were killed and one injured in a fire that broke out at the country's Antarctic research base Saturday, authorities said.The ... Read more...

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Brazil Antarctic base fire kills two


February 26th, 2012 - 11:06 am ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Feb 26 (IANS) Two Brazilian navy personnel were killed in a fire at the country's Antarctic research base Saturday.The fire first broke out in a room housing ... Read more...

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43 hurt in uprising at Chile prison


December 23rd, 2010 - 12:22 pm ICT by IANS
Santiago, Dec 23 (IANS/EFE) Thirty-six inmates, six guards and one police officer were hurt during an uprising at a prison in the northern Chilean city of Antofagasta, authorities said.Initial reports said 14 ... Read more...

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Wedding bells in the pipeline for five of the rescued Chilean miners


October 21st, 2010 - 1:48 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Santiago, Oct 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The 33 miners that were recently rescued from a collapsed mine in Chile have become instant celebrities. Now every detail of their lives is being followed with ... Read more...

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Bolivian priest found guilty of sexual assault in Chile


June 20th, 2010 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
Santiago, June 20 (IANS/EFE) A Bolivian Catholic priest has been declared guilty of sexual abuse by a court in Chile. He could be jailed up to four years, officials said, after the ... Read more...

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Murder suspect Joran van der Sloot spotted in northern Chilean city


June 3rd, 2010 - 2:42 pm ICT by BNO News
ARICA, CHILE (BNO NEWS) -- A Dutch man who is the prime suspect in the disappearance of American teenager Natalee Holloway and is being sought in connection with the murder ... Read more...

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15 Whales stranded on Chile beach rescued


April 28th, 2010 - 7:26 am ICT by IANS
Santiago, April 28 (IANS/EFE) Fifteen whales washed up on a beach in the northern Chilean city of Iquique were rescued by some 300 volunteers, police and navy personnel. However, three of the cetaceans ... Read more...

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UN chief visits Chilean city hit by quake


March 7th, 2010 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
Concepcion (Chile), March 7 (IANS/EFE) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Saturday visited the Chilean city of Concepcion, one of the worst affected by the Feb 27 earthquake. Ban went to Concepcion's so-called "ground zero" ... Read more...

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Strong earthquake rocks Chile, not related to 8.8 quake


March 5th, 2010 - 2:59 pm ICT by BNO News
SANTIAGO, CHILE (BNO NEWS) -- A strong earthquake struck near the Chilean city of Calama on Thursday, seismologists said. The earthquake was not an aftershock to Saturday's 8.8-magnitude earthquake that devastated the ... Read more...

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Chile Experiences Strong Aftershock, But No Tsunami


March 4th, 2010 - 8:42 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Concepcion, Chile, Mar 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The country of Chile has been experiencing repeated aftershocks following the massive earthquake that hit the country on Saturday. The number of the aftershocks, ... Read more...

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13 die in bus crash in Bolivia


January 21st, 2010 - 3:40 am ICT by IANS
La Paz, Jan 21 (IANS) Thirteen people were killed and 32 injured in a bus-truck collision on a highway near Ayo Ayo, about 85 km from here, officials said. The bus, carrying 45 ... Read more...

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