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Chile City Nearly Destroyed by Fire

Chile City Nearly Destroyed by Fire

Valparaiso, a city in Chile, has nearly been destroyed by fire. The fire spread rapidly through the hills in the port city, and 16 people have died as a result. Over 500 home have been destroyed by the blaze, and 10,000 people evacuated, including women inmates at a local prison. Over 2,700 male inmates were […]

Fire Raging in Chile

Fire Raging in Chile

It has been reported that a fire is raging in a colorful port city located in Chile. The disaster has already destroyed 500 homes. Julio Pineda, who is the Police General, stated that there were at least seven casualties, although the number was expected to rise. Late Sunday morning, the toll of deaths was reported […]

Chile Earthquake Causes Prison Escapes

Chile Earthquake Causes Prison Escapes

Chile experienced an 8.2 magnitude earthquake in the city of Tarapaca, the earthquake was so powerful that it caused a prison building to fall apart, and inmates then escaped, fleeing into the city. The city lies on the northern most part of Chile, and the earthquake began a little while before 9PM on Tuesday. There […]

Chile 8.2 Earthquake Spawns Tsunami

Chile 8.2 Earthquake Spawns Tsunami

  Damage is relatively minor and only six deaths reported from the powerful earthquake and resulting tsunami that struck near Chile on Tuesday at 8:46 p.m. local time (4:46 p.m. Pacific time). The temblor measured 8.2 in magnitude according to latest reports by U.S. Geological Survey and the Chile National Earthquake Center, and has been […]

South America Divided Over Venezuela Protests and A Student Leader Emerges

South America Divided Over Venezuela Protests and A Student Leader Emerges

  South America is being divided over the unrest in Venezuela. In the oil rich country, where deadly protests are being held against President Nicolas Maduro, dividing lines and loyalties are being displayed daily. Countries like Argentina, Bolivia and Ecuador have made it clear that they are standing by Venezuela regardless of the outcome. Other […]

Mass Strandings of Marine Mammals Attributed to Harmful Algal Blooms

Mass Strandings of Marine Mammals Attributed to Harmful Algal Blooms

A research team, headed by Nick Pyenson, curator of fossil marine mammals at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History is reporting on an archaeological site containing more than 40 fossils from ancient mass strandings of marine mammals.  The fossils, including three types of whales, two seals, a marine sloth, and a predatory bony fish, are distributed over […]

Spanish Former Male Model Now Hottest Gynecologist?

Spanish Former Male Model Now Hottest Gynecologist?

Once known as the “Spanish King of Beauty 2010” and one of the world’s hottest former male models, Manuel Rico is now undergoing an internship in Chile to become a gynecologist.  Apparently once the news got around town, the ladies were quite literally lining up at his surgery door for an appointment with him. Born […]

Michelle Bachelet’s Socialist Chilean Party Promises Reforms

Michelle Bachelet’s Socialist Chilean Party Promises Reforms

“I shall be a president for everyone in Chile”, said Michelle Bachelet to the current president, Mr. Sebastian Pinera, after winning the Chilean run-off for presidency. She secured more than 62 percent of votes in a country of 17 million people. A member of the Socialist Chilean Party, she vowed to improve education and promised […]

Bachelet Wins Victory in Chile

Bachelet Wins Victory in Chile

Michelle Bachelet’s landslide victory was the largest in 80 years and yet, at the same time was the lowest voter turnout since the nation of Chile returned to democracy. According to some political pundits, this suggests that Bachelet will not get a mandate to push for any type of change when she begins her second […]

Police Beating a 17 year Old Student in Chile

Police Beating a 17 year Old Student in Chile

Police beating a 17 year old student during a protest has generated outrage in the civil population and human rights groups are condemning the action of carabineros (Chilean police) over excessive use of force. The 17 year old is the President of his high school’s student association when Carabineros surrounded him and forcefully arrested him, […]

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