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Authorities say a large forest fire that is covering the Chilean city of Valparaiso in smoke has destroyed at least 150 homes and is forcing evacuations.
Caricom Secretary-General Irwin LaRocque said he is satisfied with the progress in the Plan of Action with Chile, when he paid a courtesy call on President Michelle Bachelet on Tuesday, the second and final day of his official visit to that country.
During their first meeting together at the Pentagon April 16, U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel and Chilean Minister of National Defense Jorge Burgos discussed a range of topics related to security and cooperation throughout Central and South America.
The fire has still not been extinguished completely, as of Friday morning, but the damage has already been done.
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)
By Roberto Castellanos SANTIAGO, April 18 -- The northern part of Chile is working to return to normal after an earthquake of 8.2 degrees that caused six deaths and severe damages, amid catastrophic predictions saying the worst thing is yet to come.
A massive blaze in the historic Chilean port of Valparaiso that killed 15 people was contained Thursday but workers need several more days to completely extinguish it.
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A vine disease that caused widespread damage to New Zealand kiwifruit is now on the radar of Chilean kiwifruit growers.
The Jewish community of Chile plans to send truckloads of supplies to victims of a huge fire raging in the central port city of Valparaiso.
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 .
It began with disaster at Coronel - but turned into Britain's one true maritime triumph of the war.
The arsenic was within the mummy's hair, showing that Chileans dating back to 1,000 to 1,500 years ago likely drank arsenic-contaminated water The team detected arsenic in the mummy's hair and in the soil.
Via La Hora.cl: InA©dita operaciA3n aA©rea para sofocar megaincedio .[Incalculable air operation to suffocate megafire] Excerpt, with my translation: Para controlar los focos de incendio que afectan a la RegiA3n de ValparaA so desde la tarde del sA bado, y que han dejado 2.100 viviendas completamente destruidas, el gobierno dio a conocer ... (more)
The fires that began over the weekend have reportedly killed 13 people, consumed 2,150 acres and burned 2,000 homes across the coastal city.