Another Earthquake Hits Chile

Although not nearly as massive as the earthquake that hit Chile one year ago, Sunday’s shaker measured 7.1. (CNN) The quake, which stuck around 5:20 p.m. (3:20 p.m. ET), was felt as far away as Santiago, roughly 595 km (370 miles) north of where the USGS said the quake occurred. The epicenter was more than […]

President of Chile Pledges to Improve Mines

(Reuters) President Sebastian Pinera pledged on Monday to tighten up mine safety in Chile, even if it meant extra costs for owners, after the dramatic rescue of 33 trapped miners. Pinera, basking in the glow of the rescue while he tours European capitals, said Chile was tripling the budget of mining industry regulators and revising […]