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3 hrs ago | Sun-Star

New encounters

ON EASTER, "I think of that quaint expression people sometimes use in Taglish," Fr.

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7 hrs ago | Daily Herald

Forest fire destroys 150 homes in Chilean city

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.

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Related Topix: South America, World News, Fire, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Michelle Bachelet

9 hrs ago | Daily Kos

Saturday Morning Home Repair Blog

Our genial and expert staff stand ready to aid you on your every problem Well, I really didn't do that much over the last month.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Stabroek News

Caricom SG pays courtesy call on Chilean President

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.

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WireNews+Co

Hagel, Chilean Defense Minister Meet For 1st Time At Pentagon

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.

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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, World News

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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Malaysian National News Agency

Reconstruction, Chilean Government's Priority After Quake

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.

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Xinhuanet

Chile to end private education

"The pursuit of profit is not a good objective for educational institutions. It is not a good ally of a good education," Eyzaguirre told a press conference.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Channelnewsasia.com

Deadly Chilean fire 'contained' but still burning

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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Sunherald.com

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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Packer

PSA could threaten Chilean kiwifruit

A vine disease that caused widespread damage to New Zealand kiwifruit is now on the radar of Chilean kiwifruit growers.

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Forward

Chile Jews Pitch In To Fight Valparaiso Fire

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.

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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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Wed Apr 16, 2014

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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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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Scientific American

Mummy's Hair Reveals Signs of Arsenic Poisoning

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.

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Crofs Blogs

Chile: 'Incalculable' air operation to suffocate Valparaiso megafire

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)

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United Nations

Chile: UN cultural agency offers support after devastating fires in Valpara so

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.

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Crofs Blogs

Chile: Bachelet announces presidential delegates, master plan for quake and fire zones

La presidente Michelle Bachelet nombrarA delegados presidenciales para ValparaA so y las regiones afectadas por el terremoto en el norte del paA s, anunciando de paso un plan maestro para la reconstrucciA3n tras el mega incendio que afectA3 la comuna puerto.

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