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Chile has its best team, but a tough draw
Chile has assembled the best lineup it has ever taken to the World Cup, and has been placed in one of the toughest groups. Facing defending champion Spain and 2010 finalist Netherlands in Group B, just reaching the knockout round would be considered a major success. ''The margin for error is zero,'' Chile coach Jorge Sampaoli said. Obviously playing against such important European teams, against ...(4/8/2014 7:53:09 AM)
Chile leader to relocate Valparaiso fire victims
VALPARAISO, Chile (AP) — President Michelle Bachelet vowed Tuesday to reconstruct this once-beautiful port city according to a master plan that would prevent many of the 12,500 victims of devastating wildfires from rebuilding on hills that cannot be protected from disasters.(4/15/2014 10:21:03 PM)
Chile's Valparaiso still aflame; 12 dead; 500 hurt
VALPARAISO, Chile (AP) — Helicopters and airplanes dumped water on wildfires and the smoldering wreckage of hilltop neighborhoods Monday as sailors in riot gear prepared to evacuate 700 more families who would be endangered if the winds turn again.(4/14/2014 11:41:42 AM)
Chile fire toll: 12 dead; 2,000 homes destroyed
VALPARAISO, Chile (AP) — Firefighters struggled for a second night early Monday to contain blazes that have killed 12 people, injured 500, destroyed 2,000 homes and forced 10,000 people to flee the densely populated hills that gave this Chilean port city its unique beauty.(4/14/2014 12:04:02 AM)
Chile fire toll: 11 dead, 1,000 homes destroyed
VALPARAISO, Chile (AP) — A raging fire leaped from hilltop to hilltop in this colorful port city throughout the night and day on Sunday, killing at least 11 people and destroying at least 1,000 homes. More than 10,000 people were evacuated, including more than 200 female inmates at a prison.(4/13/2014 7:57:45 PM)
Chile central bank holds key rate, says cuts still possible
Chile's central bank, as expected, took a break from its easing cycle to keep its key interest rate on hold at 4.0 percent on Thursday, following a recent bump in inflation and somewhat stronger-than-expected growth. Faced with flagging growth and cooling domestic demand, especially in investment, the bank had cut its key interest rate by 100 basis points to 4.0 percent since October in a bid to ...(4/17/2014 5:42:39 PM)
Chile port city fires leave at least 15 dead, 500 injured
VALPARAISO, Chile – Helicopters and airplanes dumped water on wildfires and the smoldering wreckage of hilltop neighborhoods around Valparaiso for a third straight day Monday as sailors in riot gear stood ready to evacuate 700 more families whose homes could be lost if the winds shifted.(4/14/2014 11:08:01 PM)
Chile: 11 dead, toll rising in Valparaiso fire
VALPARAISO, Chile (AP) — A fire raging in this colorful port city has killed at least 11 people and destroyed 500 homes, President Michelle Bachelet said Sunday. More than 10,000 people have been evacuated, including more than 200 female inmates at a prison.(4/13/2014 11:49:20 AM)
Chile Keeps Key Rate at 4% After Four Rate Cuts in Six Months
Chile kept borrowing costs unchanged as quickening inflation led the central bank to pause following four reductions in the past six months.(4/17/2014 5:26:38 PM)
Four die as fire rages in Chile city, disaster declared
Valparaíso (Chile) (AFP) - Four people have died in a huge fire that on Sunday was consuming the outskirts of Chile's port city of Valparaiso and was advancing unchecked towards its UNESCO-listed historic center, destroying hundreds of homes along the way and forcing the evacuation of more than 3,000 people. The military has taken over security in the city, located on the Pacific coast 110 ...(4/13/2014 9:01:37 AM)
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