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# Chilean Miners

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# Los 33
Five years and a film later, there is no Hollywood ending for the rescued Chilean miners
‘We have felt abandoned from the start’.
# World Cup
Chilean miners' message to their World Cup hopefuls: 'impossible is nothing'
Move over al Pacino, there’s a new inspirational speech in town.
# The 33
Gabriel Byrne signs on to play engineering hero in Chilean miners movie
The 33 is already filming in Colombia.
# On track
Subdued miner Pena returns to run New York City Marathon
“I’m very fortunate to have a team of therapists, and right now I feel pretty good,” said Chilean miner who earned the nickname, The Runner.
# Chilean Miners
Nearly a year on, where are 'Los 33' now?
Lawuits, unemployment and psychological problems blight the lives of the most famous miners in the world who have struggled with fame and life outside the Copiapo mine.
# Chilean Miners
Chilean copper miners' drama set for silver screen
The story of the 33 Chilean miners trapped for ten weeks last year is to be made into a major Hollywood movie.
# Chilean Miners
Chilean mine collapse report blames owners
The mining accident which trapped 33 men below ground for 72 days has been blamed on poor regulation and inadequate safety measures.
# review2010
2010 in review: August
Authorities approve a mosque near Ground Zero, a Chilean mine collapses, and a Coventry woman puts a cat in a wheelie bin.
# Greed is Good
Facebook's Zuckerberg named Time's Person of the Year
A public campaign to have WikiLeaks’ Julian Assange given one of publishing’s highest honours ultimately falls short.
# Chilean Miners
Marathon man: Chilean miner finishes 42km New York Marathon
Edison Peña – who trained by running up and down the tunnels at the San Jose mine – finishes in 5 hrs 40 mins.
# Chile
10 more Chilean miners set to leave hospital
The 33 men are believed to have made a pact to divide earnings generated by media appearances and interviews.
# The Great Escape
In pictures: the Chilean rescue, as it unfolded
The world feared they were dead – and will never forget how they lived. Relive the rescue in pictures.
# Love Triangle
One man, a mine, his wife and his lover
After his wife met his mistress at a vigil, Yonni Barrios might have been the only man who actually had a good reason to want to stay down the mine.
# The Great Escape
Timeline of a truly great escape
One by one, the stepped into the light. A minute-by-minute account of the how the rescue unfolded.
# The Great Escape
Seeing the light: 33 miners freed after ten-week torture
They scheduled 48 hours: it took only 25 to release the 33 miners and the six rescuers who went to help them.
Haircuts and heels: Miners' wives race to look their best
As the countdown to the rescue of 33 miners begins in Chile, the men’s partners start their own preparations…
# Chilean Miners
Chile: what happens next?
The countdown to the rescue of the Chilean miners is finally underway. Here’s how the next 48 hours are likely to play out.
# In A Hole
Wife of trapped Chilean miner meets mistress at vigil
Stand-off begins as both wife and mistress announce they are waiting on Yonni Barrios to emerge from the mine.
# Trapped Miners
First baby born to trapped Chilean miner
Some good news for miners trapped underground for 40 days.
# Trapped Miners
Chilean miners in good spirits (video)
Miners record special messages for their anxious relatives, as one family says it will sue mine owners.