By Mariela Rosario | 11/08/2010 - 07:30
Edison Peña sure made his first trip out of his native Chile worth his time! The Chilean miner, rescued just a few weeks ago after surviving 69 harrowing days trapped underground, landed in NYC on Thursday morning. Officials from the New York Road Runners arranged for marathon legend Haile Gebrselassie to pick Peña up from the airport.
By Mariela Rosario | 11/05/2010 - 08:30
By Lee Hernandez | 11/04/2010 - 15:00
Last month, Chilean-born actress Cote de Pablo watched the biggest story of the year unfold on television: 33 miners who had been trapped underground for 70 days were saved in a miraculous rescue operation.
“They were so organized,” de Pablo, 30 tells Latina.com. “My God, I was glued to the TV and I couldn’t get enough of the reactions and of everything that was going on. It was just so beautiful,” she gushed.
By Mariela Rosario | 11/03/2010 - 14:00
Rescued Chilean miner Edison Peña will compete in the ING New York Marathon on November 7. Against all odds, the miner managed to stay in shape while he was trapped underground by running three to five miles everyday through the tunnels. His fellow miners nicknamed him "the Runner" after witnessing his daily ritual.
After hearing how running helped Peña maintain his sanity, marathon officials invited Edison to watch the race, but he had other plans.
By Mariela Rosario | 10/21/2010 - 15:23
Ashleymadison.com, a website specializing in promoting marital infidelity recently offered rescued Chilean miner Yonni Barrios $100,000 to become their new spokesman.
Barrios first gained attention when it was discovered that both his wife, Marta Salinas and his mistress,Susana Valenzuela were camped outside the collapsed mine awaiting his release.
By Stacey Rivera | 10/13/2010 - 12:59
Today Show journalist Natalie Morales gives us an update on the situation in Chile.
By Elayne Fluker | 08/27/2010 - 12:05
33 Chilean miners, who have been trapped in a refuge for 21 days since the access pass to the mine was blocked off by fallen rock, showed the power of the human spirit when video of them was released today by the Chile Ministry of Mining. In the video, which was originally 45 minutes and aired on Chilean television, the miners give a tour of their tight quarters, thank everyone who is working to free them—even giving a round of applause, send messages to their loved ones and sang the Chilean national anthem.