Tuesday, 27 September 2011 21:06
Pollution levels in Chile are up to three times the maximum safe level.
A new World Health Organization (WHO
) database on air quality revealed that 13 Chilean cities have reached dangerous levels of pollution.
The study includes data from nearly 1,100 cities across 91 countries, including capital cities and cities with more than 100,000 residents.Photo by Jessethetraveler/Flickr.Login to read more.
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Juan Francisco Veloso Olguin
22-year-old Juan Francisco is originally from Santiago, moved to England back in 2002. He completed his higher education at the University of Hull in June 2011 with a BA in English Literature with Creative writing. When he saw that the Santiago Times were taking interns, he decided to apply.