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3 hrs ago | 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,

7 hrs ago | 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,

11 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: Chile, World News

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

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

Free Republic

Chile Fire: Amazing Photos Show Scale of Devastating Valparaiso Blaze

Firefighters battled deadly forest fires in Valparaiso, Chile for a second night after coastal winds whipped up the flames again.

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AlertNet

Reuters World News Highlights at 0600 GMT, Apr 14

KIEV/UNITED NATIONS - The United Nations Security Council held an emergency session on Sunday night to discuss the escalating crisis in Ukraine, just hours before a deadline by Kiev for pro-Russian separatists to disarm by Monday morning or face a "full-scale anti-terrorist operation" by its armed forces.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

Reuters

DIARY - Emerging Markets Economic Events to April 25

Former U.S. Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke visits India. WARSAW - National Bank of Poland holds Monetary Policy Council meeting .

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Related Topix: Ben Bernanke, Chile, World News, Serbia,

The Age

World News Update, what you need to know

Ukraine's acting president has accused Russia of waging war in his country's separatist eastern rust belt and declared the launch of a "full-scale anti-terrorist operation" that has left at least two dead.

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KKTV

At Least 16 Dead in Chilean Fire

Rain and snow have developed across El Paso and Teller Counties during the mid-morning hours.

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NWCN.com

11 dead as fire hits Chile's historic Valparaiso

A raging fire leaped from hilltop to hilltop in this colorful port city, killing at least 11 people and destroying more than 500 homes.

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

Bangkok Post

At least 11 dead in Chile fire: police

At least 11 people have died in a massive blaze in Chile's port city of Valparaiso famous for its UNESCO-listed historic center, authorities said Sunday.

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Related Topix: Chile, World News

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