Wednesday, 03 August 2011 20:59
The final reform proposal will go to the Senate this week.
One year ago this Friday, the San José mine collapsed, leaving 33 miners trapped over 2,000 feet below the Earth’s surface. Seventy days later, Luis Urzúa, the last miner rescued, was pulled to the surface and asked President Sebastián Piñera to ensure that a similar incident would never happen again in Chile.Photo by Hugo Infante/Gobierno de ChileLogin to read more.
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Benjamin recently graduated from Tufts University with a degree in Spanish and international relations with a focus on Latin America. Bitten early by the travel bug, he’s spent time in China, Israel, Spain, and El Salvador, as well as Chile, where he spent his junior year of college studying at the Universidad de Chile. He began working with the Santiago Times while in Chile and now contributes from abroad as a “distance” writer with an additional year of experience under his belt.