All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Chile’

Yelp Enters Chile, Its 28th Country

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 as the newest country to join Yelp!” said Miriam Warren, VP of New Markets at Yelp. “It’s the home to …

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Chile UFO Investigation Results: It’s a UFO

Some miners in Collahuasi, Chile watched with great interest as the disk-shaped object hung around in the cloudless sky over their worksite. For over an hour the shape hung, drifted. It made no sound. Eventually, it drifted away. Might it have been a drone? The workers in the mine area are familiar with drones. “People in that zone know about …

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Chile UFO Investigation Leads To Surprising Outcome

The highly anticipated results of an investigation into an unidentified flying object was released by Chilean officials on July 3rd. The government agency responsible for the investigation was the Committee for the Studies of Anomalous Aerial Phenomena or CEFAA. The CEFAA is directly tasked with researching any bizarre incidents that occur in Chilean airspace. The event in question occurred in …

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Prince Harry: His South American Tour

Prince Harry is headed to South America in June for some fun and some official commitments, too. He will spend a total of seven days in both Chile and Brazil. Since England is competing in the World Cup campaign in Brazil, Harry will take part in the festivities–cheering the team on as they take on Costa Rica. And according to …

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Chile Wildfire Kills 16, Burns 500 Homes

A major wildfire is sweeping through the Pacific coastal city of Valparaiso, Chile which has so far left 16 dead and has consumed at least 500 homes. Chilean President Michelle Bachelet said early Sunday that over 1,200 firefighters are at work to contain the wind-whipped flames in Valparaiso and in the suburb of Vina del Mar, with air support from …

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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 fire is said to have started on Saturday afternoon on the wooded outskirts of the city. The fire was able …

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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 a tsunami which produced 6.9 foot waves. The initial quake hit at 23:46 UTC off the coast of Chile, and …

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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 and Arica. The death toll so far due to the quake is six. According to officials, one firefighter and one …

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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 is sparsely populated. Major damage was avoided, according to reports, as were casualties, but the event caused landslides and power …

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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 away homes and roads, making it hard for many people to evacuate the area or find help. No significant damage …

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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 the next 17 years. During that time, 40,018 people were subject to human rights violations, and another 3,065 people were …

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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 50 miles north of the Dallas metropolitan area. Reuters reports that police stated Cagle, who resides in Marietta, OK, was stopped …

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