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Students in ‘at-risk youth’ program discover 7,000-year-old mummy in Chile

Students discover 7,000-year-old mummy in Chile (via AFP) A group of students discovered a 7,000-year-old mummy during a trip to northern Chile, local media reported Monday. La Tercera newspaper reported that the find was made by chance Saturday during a visit to the Morro de Arica site by local students.……

Powerful 7.8 earthquake rocks northern Chile one day after deadly 8.2 jolt

A powerful earthquake measuring 7.8 rocked northern Chile late Wednesday just over 24 hours after a deadly 8.2 jolt there, authorities said. A tsunami alert was issued and thousands of people were ordered to evacuate inland from coastal areas, according……

66 days on: Bore hole finally reaches trapped Chilean miners

A horn blast on Saturday announced the completion of a shaft that will serve to rescue 33 miners trapped for two months deep inside a collapsed mine. Rescue crew workers operating the drill immediately began jumping and embracing once their task was complete. They were quickly joined by the hundreds…

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