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Chile Wildfire Kills 16, Burns 500 Homes

Chile Wildfire Kills 16, Burns 500 Homes

By Mike Fossum April 13, 2014

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 …

Chile Earthquake Causes Tsunami And Landslides 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 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 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 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 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? 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.

11 Deaths Reported in Chile Quake

With an epicenter in Iquique, in northern Chile, a 7.9 magnitude earthquake rocked city streets and highways Monday night, creating a death toll now at eleven people.

Chile Rocked By 7.9 Quake

An earthquake registering 7.9 on the Richter scale killed at least one man when it began shaking about 69 miles below the surface. The quake force people from their homes in Iquique, as power and telephones lines faltered and landslide broke loose.

Google Launches 7 Foreign Language Editions of Google News
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Google announced late last night that they have launched seven non-english editions of their extremely popular Google News service.