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10 hrs ago | AccuWeather.com

Dry Clean-Up Follows Deadly Chile Fires

The fire has still not been extinguished completely, as of Friday morning, but the damage has already been done.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, Chile, World News

14 hrs ago | AlertNet

ACT Alliance Alert: Devastating Fire in Valparaiso, Chile

Alert Chile Devastating Fire in Valparaiso Geneva, 18 April 2014 1. Brief description of the emergency and impact A voracious fire that started on Saturday, April 12th and spread through the hills of the port city of Valparaiso, central region of Chile leaving at least 15 people dead, 500 injured, 2,900 homes completely destroyed and another 12.500 ... (more)

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Related Topix: South America, Chile, World News,

Thu Apr 17, 2014

National Public Radio

10 Things To See: A Week Of Top AP Photos

Here's your look at highlights from the weekly AP photo report, a gallery featuring a mix of front-page photography, the odd image you might have missed and lasting moments our editors think you should see.

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Related Topix: Chile, World News

International Business Times

Lorde Says Magazine Gave Her A New Nose

Lorde did not ask for a new nose, but she got one anyway. The Kiwi international star was "pretty sure" a magazine Photoshopped her nose to give her a more regal look.

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Related Topix: Indio, CA, Chile, World News

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Capital City Weekly

Spanish isn't Spanish when it's Spanish

It's a bit embarrassing to admit that after 16 months in Latin America, I'm still thoroughly confused by the Spanish language.

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Related Topix: South America, Chile, World News, Chile Travel,

The Independent

A History of the First World War in 100 moments: A forgotten naval...

It began with disaster at Coronel - but turned into Britain's one true maritime triumph of the war.

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Related Topix: Chile, Europe, United Kingdom

Vineyard Gazette Online

Days of Wine and Wigeon

The birds and wine of Chile and Argentina trip proceeded to move from the carmenere, cabernet and merlots of inland Chile to coastal wineries specializing in sauvignon blanc and chardonnay .

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Related Topix: Drink, Wine, Argentina Travel, Travel, Chile, World News, Argentina

Creature of the Shade

valparaiso: the city i remember

In response the fires that have just swept through the unplanned hill-districts ofValparaiso, Chile, here is an old essay of mine on this magnificent city, from a visit in December 2003.

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Related Topix: South America, Chile, World News, Chile Travel, Pop/Rock,

Newswatch

April 15, 2014

Wall Street JournalPro-Russia protesters are seen throwing stones as they stormed a regional police building in the eastern Ukrainian city of Horlivka, near Donetsk, Monday.

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Related Topix: Chile, World News,

The New Zealand Herald

Chile leader to relocate Valparaiso fire victims

A woman waits for news at a shelter for victims of uncontrolled wild fires that affected urban areas of the city of Valparaiso, Chile.

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Related Topix: South America, Chile, World News, Michelle Bachelet

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Global Logistics/Supply Chain

UPS Expanding Healthcare-Support Network in Latin America

The move addresses strong growth in medical-device and pharmaceutical markets throughout the region, the company said.

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Related Topix: World News, Mexico, Brazil, Chile

Catholic World News

Chilean fire victims receive papal message of condolence

Pope Francis has sent a message of condolence to the victims of a fire that spread through Valparaiso, Chile, killing at least 12 people and driving 10,000 from their homes.

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Related Topix: Chile, World News, Roman Catholic Church, Religion

Live Science

Chilean Port City Fire Seen from Space

What looks like a wisp of smoke on a new satellite image is actually the largest fire in the history of Valparaiso, Chile.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space, Chile, World News, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, Black Forest, CO, Colorado Springs, CO

Reuters

Soda saves home from fire

UPSOUND: WHEELBARROW CLEANUP IS UNDERWAY IN FIRE RAVAGED NEIGHBORHOODS OF VALPARAISO, CHILE.

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Channelnewsasia.com

Chileans survey damage from massive blaze

Chileans on Monday surveyed the smoking remains of homes charred in a fire in the historic port of Valparaiso, the city's worst-ever blaze that killed 15 people, mainly in poor neighbourhoods.

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Related Topix: South America, Chile, World News, Fire, Weather, Michelle Bachelet

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Journal and Courier

Fight continues against wildfires at Chilean port

View of houses in flames during a fire in Valparaiso, west of Santiago, Chile, on April 12, 2014.

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Related Topix: South America, Chile, World News, Michelle Bachelet

Advocate

Op-ed: Banning Books, Risking Lives

"Word travels fast, our parents warn us," reads a line from David Levithan's novel, Two Boys Kissing .

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Related Topix: Virginia, Fauquier County, VA, Chile, World News, Gay/Lesbian, Opinion

Daily Mail

Chilean firefighters struggle to contain 'worst blazes in history' that have killed 12

Cheerleader, 18, who was secretly filmed in her bedroom by her father reveals she has FORGIVEN him and she even encouraged her mom not to file for divorce 'I did not fire at Reeva!': Oscar Pistorius breaks down repeatedly as he denies intentionally shooting his girlfriend after prosecutor claims she 'fled for her life' 'Perpetually slim' mother hid ... (more)

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KHOU-TV Houston

More evacuations prepared in fire-ravaged Chilean city

Sailors in riot gear have been preparing to evacuate hundreds of additional families from their homes in the Chilean port city of Valparaiso, where wildfires have destroyed 2,000 homes.

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Voice of America

Huge Fire Burns in Chile's Historic Port City

Destroyed houses are seen at the location where a forest fire burned several neighborhoods in the hills in Valparaiso, Chile, April 13, 2014.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, Chile, World News

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