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· April, 2014

Stories about Chile from April, 2014

Chile: “Strength Built with Hands”

The author of blog Palabras para gastar shares his impressions after a visit to cerro Merced [es], in Valparaíso, days after the devastating fire that destroyed the area: There it...

Chile Struck By Disasters in April 2014

Earthquakes and fires have ravaged Chile during the month of April 2014. Both private and public sources have rushed to aid the numerous victims.

Is Valparaíso's Wildfire Result of Neglect by Municipal Government?

A report [es] from Chile's Centre for Investigative Journalism (CIPER) has stirred up a story of neglect and corruption about how, since 2012, local authorities have been aware of the...

Chile: Forest Fire Causes Death and Destruction in Valparaíso

On Saturday, April 12, 2014, a raging forest fire began in Valparaíso, causing 12 dead people and provoking the evacuation of thousands of residents in the area.

Powerful Quake Shakes Chile and Peru

Twitter users reported cellphone service collapsing and electricity cutting out in parts of Peru.

Powerful Earthquake Hits Northern Chile Triggering Tsunami Evacuation

A strong 8.2 eartquake hit northern Chile at 20:46 and generated a tsunami that triggered the alarms across the country.

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