To Chileans abroad, it is a familiar routine. You introduce yourself as hailing from that long sliver of land at the end of the world, once mockingly described by Henry Kissinger as dagger pointing straight at the heart of Antarctica. Chile's diffuse image, despite all the country it has going for it, seemed forever associated with General Augusto Pinochet.
That is, until October 13 14, when the rescue of 33 miners in the San Jos mine galvanised the world. In a time of war, recession,…Continue
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