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2 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Chile leader to relocate Valparaiso fire victims

A woman walks through the remains of a house destroyed by a wildfire, in Valparaiso, Tuesday April 15, 2014.

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6 hrs ago | SPACE.com

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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10 hrs ago | EDGE

Chilean Pastor Blames Inferno on Civil Unions Bill

A woman walks through the remains of a house destroyed by a wildfire, in Valparaiso, Tuesday April 15, 2014.

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11 hrs ago | Reuters

Bolivia's Morales files Hague documents in sea access claim against Chile

Bolivian President Evo Morales personally handed over documents at the International Court of Justice on Tuesday that support his country's claim against Chile in an ongoing case that it hopes will win it back the sea access it lost over a century ago.

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15 hrs ago | Lucianne.com

For Second Night, ValparaisoFire Spreads Misery In Chile

At least 12 people are dead and more than 2,000 homes have been destroyed by a large fire that wreaked havoc over the weekend in Valparaiso, Chile.

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19 hrs ago | WTOV9

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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Mon Apr 14, 2014

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

Fires still besiege Chile port; 15 dead, 500 hurt

Helicopters and airplanes dumped water on wildfires and the smoldering wreckage of hilltop neighborhoods around Valparaiso for a third straight day Monday as sailors in riot gear stood ready to evacuate 700 more families whose homes could be lost if the winds shifted.

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The Star Online

As fires die down, Chileans return to ravaged Valparaiso

Devastated Chileans surveyed damage to their homes in Valparaiso on Monday as a massive fire that burned poor neighbourhoods of the coastal city over the weekend began to die down.

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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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Hispanically Speaking

Massive Fire in Capital City of Chile Results in 11 Deaths, Hundreds Homes Destroyed

At least 11 people have died in a huge fire that is still burning in the hillside neighborhoods surrounding the Chilean capital in Valparaiso , the Carabineros militarized police force said Sunday, lowering the death toll from the 16 fatalities the force had reported earlier.

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BBC News

Pinochet victims reburied in Chile

The remains of six men have been reburied in Chile more than 40 years after they were killed by the military government of Augusto Pinochet.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

The Miami Herald

Chile fire toll: 12 dead; 2,000 homes destroyed

Jeffrey Soffer, left, and his sister Jackie Soffer, right. Jeffrey is chairman and CEO and Jackie, principal, of the family owned Turnberry Associates, which owns the Fontainebleau Miami Beach, Aventura Mall, and Turnberry Isle Miami.

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AmericanBankingNews.com

Chile Fire Toll: 11 Dead, 1,000 Homes Destroyed

A raging fire leaped from hilltop to hilltop in this colorful port city throughout the night and day on Sunday, killing at least 11 people and destroying at least 1,000 homes.

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Reuters

UPDATE 5-Blaze in Chilean port city kills 11, destroys 1,200 houses

At least 11 people were killed and 1,200 houses destroyed over the weekend by a fire that devastated parts of the Chilean port city of Valparaiso, as authorities evacuated thousands and sent in aircraft to battle the blaze.

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TheDenverChannel

Raging inferno in Chile burns 1,000 homes A raging fire leaped from...

Winter Weather Advisory issued April 13 at 5:47AM MDT expiring April 14 at 12:00AM MDT in effect for: Grand, Jackson, Summit Winter Weather Advisory issued April 13 at 5:47AM MDT expiring April 14 at 12:00AM MDT in effect for: Adams, Arapahoe, Boulder, Broomfield, Denver, Douglas, Jefferson, Larimer, Weld Winter Storm Warning issued April 13 at ... (more)

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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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Canada.com

7 dead in Chile forest fire; 500 homes destroyed, thousands evacuated

A raging fire leaped from hilltop to hilltop in this colorful port city, killing at least 16 people and destroying more than 500 homes.

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Bellingham Herald

Chile: 16 dead, toll rising in Valparaiso fire

More than 10,000 people were evacuated, including more than 200 female inmates at a prison.

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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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