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Rescue of Chile Miners Achieved

By MUGISHO N.THEOPHILE, published on Oct 14, 2010

A Chilean copper and gold mine that is located 500 miles in the North of Santiago collapsed since August 5. That is 69 days since the 33 miners have been trapped underground. On August 31, rescuers team landed on the place and started to drill a preliminary test hole with a 31-ton drill. The process was interrupted on September 2 due to geological faults and at this moment engineers suggest that a rescue within 4 months would be optimistic.

Finally, the process had to continue and these men have all been rescued and taken to hospital for medical check up. All these miners do not have... (more)

Tags: rescue, chile, miners, achieved.

A Roof For My Country: the Latin American way to eliminate poverty

By Matthias Erlandsen, published on Dec 13, 2006

There are about 218 million people under the line of poverty in Latin America. However, there are 132,420 volunteers ready to take the big task in their hands and to erradicate this problem. A Roof For My Country ('Un Techo Para Mi País', in Spanish) is an NGO with headquarters in Santiago, Chile that claims college students to enroll in its lines and help them to buil wooden-made basic houses ('mediagua', in Spanish) in order to give the most needed families in the continent a small but effective house to improve their standards of life. A Roof For My Country is an institution led by young... (more)

Tags: chile, volunteers, sympathy, coordination, a roof for chile

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