In August 2010 the world stopped breathing when a group of men employed as Chilean miners was trapped inside the San Jose Mine, nearly as deep as the tallest building on earth.
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Two thousand feet belowground, men covered in soot noted a wailing rumble in the distance'the sound of many tons of rock
Read more Blogamole's News and Chisme here. Still wondering when that Chilean miners movie will see the light of day? Well
For all of you hoping to see Jennifer Lopez test out her Chilean accent, we have a bit of bad news. Apparently the Tr3s fave
“People forget how much these men suffered,” Franklin said. "They were dying this collective death." "I asked the miners
As we near the one-year anniversary of the Chilean mine rescue, it's a good time to reflect on the lessons that event can teach Americans. Many of us are looking for a rescue of our own, from crisis after crisis. It's time for us to learn some lessons about leadership in the face of tremendous adversity - and from an apparently unlikely source.
A year ago, we were really united, and the president was very popular. Now, we are facing an intense movement of students fighting for better and less expensive education.
Less than a year after their captivating struggle to survive, the 33 miners who spent 69 days trapped underground in Chile
Let us teach our children about the valor of true heroes, whose strength of character and faith protect the memory of the past and inform the limitless potential of the future.
While attending the Wiesenthal Center's National Tribute Dinner, I was introduced to a man named Luis Urzua. You may not know the name, but you surely know his heroic story.
Parness' son, Evan, encouraged him as well. After hearing a report of California's devastating wildfires in 2003, Evan asked
What if our most important endeavors, those that determine the direction of our country, dictate the quality of our relationships and define us as human beings, could be structured in such a way that everybody wins?
Which is the definitive mantra for personal resolve. But really, it's perhaps the most articulate thing ever said about self
Our grandparents and great-grandparents lived through a Great Depression with grit and resolve. Unlike many of today's citizenry, who have become a whiny group of rage-a-holics.
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My South American trip is in full swing and, again and again, I've been struck by the way that Chile and Brazil, the two countries I'm visiting, have, on key issues, transcended the tired division between left and right the United States seems hopelessly mired in. Chile is led by a president from the right, Brazil by a president from the left. But both have gone beyond stereotypes and shibboleths in order to tackle hard problems. My first stop was Santiago, Chile, where I interviewed President Sebastián Piñera. Piñera is the third richest man in Chile; a former professor with a Ph.D. from Harvard; and the first right-wing president Chileans have elected in the two decades since Pinochet. So it's surprising to learn that his signature goal is the elimination of poverty. "By the end of the decade," he tells me, "we want to have closed the gap in income between rich and poor."
For our inaugural Good Men of the Year list, we're not celebrating memorable personalities or newly-minted pop culture icons. This was a year of unprecedented challenges, and it cried out for good men.
The saved Chilean miners are beginning to see offers that could make them rich, but one of these proposals is, given the
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