Chile disaster mine up for sale

2013-08-04 22:10

The Chilean mine that was the scene of a spectacular rescue of 33 trapped miners three years ago is being sold, a newspaper has said.

Chile miner rescued after 52 hours

2013-03-27 15:01

A Chilean miner has been rescued unharmed after being trapped underground for 52 hours in the northern Atacama region, where 33 miners were dramatically retrieved in August 2010.

Chile's 33 miners still not 'safe'

2012-08-05 17:32

Two years have passed since the day 33 workers were trapped deep inside a Chilean mine for more than two months, and many of the rescued men are still in limbo.

Chilean miner awaits US movie, book

2011-08-18 12:29

The 33 rescued Chilean miners have gone back to leading ordinary lives after the initial wave of publicity, but this may change with a Hollywood movie and book deals on the cards.

I want my note back, Chilean miner says

2011-05-13 10:28

The Chilean miner who penned the famous note informing the world that he and 32 colleagues trapped deep underground were alive wants his note back from the president.

Chilean miners almost ate each other - book

2011-02-15 09:47

A recently published book claims the trapped Chilean miners had contemplated suicide and were days away from cannibalism before rescuers made contact with them.

Rescued Chile miners mulling future

2011-01-03 14:02

Some of the 33 miners who were trapped underground are thinking of becoming fruit sellers or motivational speakers, while others may go back to the pits.

Chilean miners named 'team of the year'

2010-12-28 20:23

The 33 Chilean miners who survived 69 days trapped underground before emerging to the surface have been named the team of the year by The Times newspaper.

N Zealand mine blast rescue stalled

2010-11-19 14:05

Desperate efforts to reach miners missing after an explosion tore through an underground mine in New Zealand have stalled as fears of another blast frustrate rescue attempts.

Chile miners honoured at palace

2010-10-25 22:32

The 33 miners rescued after 69 days underground have been given a heroes' welcome at Chile's national palace.


Chile's rescued miners case dropped

2013-08-02 08:13

The inquiry into the mine collapse that trapped 33 men for more than two months in 2010 has ended with no charges filed, a result that drew angry responses from the rescued miners.

Rescuers battle to reach Chile miner

2013-03-26 10:00

Rescue workers have been battling to reach a trapped miner buried 300m underground at a copper plant in northern Chile, officials say.

Rescued Chilean miner heads to rehab

2011-09-12 22:24

One of the 33 rescued Chilean miners who gained worldwide attention for their 69-day ordeal trapped underground, has been admitted to a clinic to be treated for alcohol addiction.

Chile miners still recovering a year on

2011-08-03 11:02

Most have travelled for the first time and some have tasted fame, but only a few of the 33 Chilean miners rescued one year ago after a cave-in have turned their lives around.

Chilean miners on Holy Land pilgrimage

2011-02-23 21:30

Two dozen of the Chilean miners, hailed as heroes after spending 69 days trapped underground, have arrived in Israel for a visit that will see them follow in Jesus' footsteps.

Chile lures tourists with mine tours

2011-02-14 09:51

Inspired by the rescue of 33 miners that amazed the world, Chile is offering tourists a chance to see what the workers experienced during their ordeal.

Four Chile miners lose disability pay

2010-12-30 22:03

Four of the 33 miners rescued from a caved-in Chilean mine have lost their disability pay for failing to undergo medical checks due to constant trips abroad.

Chile mine agrees to pay debts

2010-11-26 14:03

The Chilean company behind the mine from which 33 miners were rescued last month has agreed to sell its assets within 15 months to avoid bankruptcy.

Uncertain future for rescued Chilean miners

2010-11-11 13:01

One month ago they emerged as heroes, but as the daily grind sets in, the 33 miners miraculously saved in Chile are gazing at an uncertain future with more painful adjustments ahead.

Bosnia shoe gift for Chile miners

2010-10-25 22:22

A Bosnian shoe factory will produce special shoes made of goat skin as a Christmas present for the Chilean miners who were rescued after spending 69 days deep underground.

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