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Yelp Enters Chile, Its 28th Country

Yelp Enters Chile, Its 28th Country

By Chris Crum August 14, 2014

Yelp announced that it has now penetrated its 28th country – Chile. “The distance from Yelp’s office in Manhattan to our headquarters in San Francisco is 2,600 miles, which happens to be —from toe to tip — the same length …

Chile Forest Fire: 4 Dead and 500 Homes Destroyed

A forest fire is raging in the port city of Valparaiso, Chile and firefighters are unable to get it under control. The topography of the city, built around steep hills, is blamed for the difficulty of fighting the blaze. The …

Chile Aftershock Registers Magnitude 7.6

The U.S. Geological Survey reports that a magnitude 7.6 aftershock rattled Chile’s northern coast late Wednesday night, triggering a tsunami warning for regions of that country and Peru. The significant tremor came after an April 1st magnitude 8.2 quake generated …

Chile Earthquake Evacuees Return Home

Citizens of the Chilean city of Iquique were permitted to return home Wednesday morning, after an April 1st magnitude 8.2 earthquake generated a tsunami which produced 6.9 foot waves. Similar sized waves were also reported in the coastal towns Pisagua …

Chile Earthquake Sparks Tsunami, Prison Break

Chile suffered a major earthquake on Tuesday evening of about an 8.2 magnitude, which set off a tsunami and forced evacuations all along the coast. The quake struck 50 miles southwest of Cuya in northern Chile, in an area that …

Chile Earthquake Causes Tsunami And Landslides

A magnitude 8.2 earthquake struck off the coast of Chile on Tuesday and caused a large Tsunami and several landslides. Five people have died as a result of the earthquake, either from heart attacks or fallen walls. The landslides washed …

Caravan of Death Victims Identified in Chile Caravan of Death Victims Identified in Chile

On September 11, 1973, Socialist leader of Chile Salvador Allende was overthrown by military forces under the command of Augusto Pinochet. Following this successful coup, Pinochet would seat himself atop Chile’s government and would remain as dictator of Chile for …

Chris Cagle Arrested on Drunk Driving Charge Chris Cagle Arrested on Drunk Driving Charge

On Sunday., Dec. 15, country singer Chris Cagle was arrested on suspicion of driving while intoxicated. According to Billboard, the Texas Department of Public Safety reported that the 45-year-old singer was arrested Sunday morning near Greenville, which is located approximately …

Michelle Bachelet Wins Chilean Presidential Election Michelle Bachelet Wins Chilean Presidential Election

Only once in America’s 237 year history has a president been elected to serve non-consecutive terms. That president was Grover Cleveland, who served as our 22nd President from 1885-1889 and our 24th President from 1893-1897. While the event is uncommon …

Darwin's Frog Species Believed Extinct
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A species of frog named after Charles Darwin is thought to have gone extinct, due to a deadly amphibian skin disease. The ironically named Darwin’s Frogs, native to the forest streams of Chile and Argentina, are thought to have succumbed …

Chile Coup; A Time Of Past Suffering But Future Hope

September 11th is a day haunted by historical suffering and injustice. On September 11, 1973, military leaders instigated a controlled attack on the Chilean presidential compound belonging to socialist Salvador Allende, thus ending his leadership. Recent investigations purported that Salvador …

Andes Man: Survived on Rats, Raisins for 4 Months
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In a wonderfully inspiring story of survival, a motorcyclist from Uruguay got lost in the Andes Mountain snowstorms during the South American winter for over four months. Discovered by Argentine officials who choppered over 9,000 feet above sea level to …

Earth Permanently Deformed After Earthquakes

A new study by geologists at Cornell University has shown that earthquakes can leave the Earth deformed. Cornell geologist Richard Allmendinger told LiveScience that strong earthquakes in Chile have left permanent cracks in the surface of the Earth. The findings …

A UFO Sighting Over Chilean Air Show?
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What some people are calling the most astounding evidence ever collected, is a video from a 2010 Chilean air show at El Bosque Airbase in Chile. The video shows several aircraft doing stunts, then out of nowhere comes a small …

YouTube Now Available in Chile!!!! YouTube Now Available in Chile!!!!

YouTube is now available in Chile through YouTube.cl. It is the fifth country in Latin America and joins Argentina, Brazil, Colombia and Mexico. Over 40 countries now have a local version of YouTube. This great news for residents of Chile …

Google Giveaways Now Include Villages
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People care a lot about national borders – there’s a great scene from the “Blackadder” series, for example, in which one soldier tries to convince another of the value of the seventeen square feet of land they’ve gained.  But if seventeen square feet is a cause for celebration, Argentina must now be throwing a heck of a party – Google tried to give it a whole village.

Baeza-Yates Plans Knowledge For Yahoo

Ricardo Baeza-Yates joined Yahoo from the Center for Web Research in Chile in January 2006 and chatted about his plans for Yahoo Research on Yahoo’s Search blog.