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Strong quake hits off Chile's coast

2011-06-01 16:00

A 6.3-magnitude earthquake has struck off Chile's coast, says the US Geological Survey.

Trauma lingers a year after Chile quake

2011-02-24 12:30

A year after one of the most powerful earthquakes ever to hit humankind, Chile is still living with the trauma of a disaster that killed 524 people.

Strong quake jolts Chile

2010-04-23 14:11

A strong 6.1-magnitude quake has rocked the central region of Chile which was hit by a massive 8.8-magnitude earthquake in February, the US Geological Service says.

More tsunami victim relatives sue

2010-03-19 10:48

The families of 20 people killed in a tsunami that followed Chile's massive February 27 quake are suing state officials they say failed to warn them of the dangers they faced.

Chile quake damage serious

2010-03-17 20:05

About 5 000 homes in Chile's capital, Santiago, were destroyed by the massive earthquake and tsunami that hit the central coast last month.

Quake hits as leader sworn in

2010-03-12 16:01

Strong aftershocks and a tsunami alert have rocked Chile and rattled nerves as right wing billionaire Sebastian Pinera was sworn in as the new president.

Threatened looters return goods

2010-03-08 11:22

Looters in Chile have handed back stolen goods to the value of $2 million as the country mourned the hundreds killed in last month's earthquake and tsunami.

Chile mourns quake dead

2010-03-07 21:32

Flags have been lowered across Chile at the start of three days of mourning for the hundreds who died in last week's powerful earthquake and tsunami.

Fears spread in Chile

2010-03-06 13:00

New fears have spread among Chileans following three strong aftershocks in the earthquake-struck city.


Survivor tells how record quake changed life

2013-02-27 15:37

His physical wounds quickly healed, and he has mostly shaken off the psychological trauma while getting his life back together.

Protests in Chile a year after quake

2011-02-28 09:47

Reconstruction protests greeted Chile President Sebastian Pinera on the anniversary of one of the largest earthquakes in recorded history.

Old buses become new schools

2010-05-03 19:07

Seven old buses that once shuttled commuters around Chile's capital Santiago have found a new life as makeshift classrooms in this quake-devastated coastal city.

Quake knowledge saved lives

2010-03-19 17:00

Chile's vast knowledge of earthquakes, combined with the abnormally long time it took for the February 27 quake to reach its crescendo, saved thousands of lives, says a leading US geophysicist.

Chile quake victims sue state

2010-03-17 22:27

The family of two victims of Chile's massive quake have accused the government of manslaughter in a lawsuit filed saying officials failed to warn them.

1 600 arrested in Chile

2010-03-13 18:30

More than 1 600 people have been detained in post-quake Chile as authorities attempted to keep order and prevent looting following a huge 8.8-quake two weeks ago.

Chile: New tsunami warning

2010-03-11 19:24

Chilean President Sebastián Piñera is urging citizens along the coast to move quickly to higher ground following five strongly felt aftershocks.

Stars raise $57m for Chile

2010-03-07 21:32

Colombian singer Shakira and UN chief Ban Ki-moon, stars, athletes and politicians have lined up for a 24-hour telethon to rebuild quake-hit Chile.

Chile looters return spoils

2010-03-07 21:12

Residents in Concepción, Chile dumped new televisions, fridges and furniture to avoid arrest as police prepared to search homes in a crackdown on looters.

Aftershocks could go on for years

2010-03-06 11:30

Chileans will be feeling aftershocks from the devastating 8.8-magnitude earthquake for months and possibly years to come, scientists say.

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