10 hrs ago
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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14 hrs ago
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)
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 .
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Soda saves home from fire
UPSOUND: WHEELBARROW CLEANUP IS UNDERWAY IN FIRE RAVAGED NEIGHBORHOODS OF VALPARAISO, CHILE.
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.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Op-ed: Banning Books, Risking Lives
"Word travels fast, our parents warn us," reads a line from David Levithan's novel, Two Boys Kissing .
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)
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.
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.