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November 16, 2003 | Randy Curwen, Chicago Tribune
The Pacific wasn't. First, we were bucked up and down, then rolled side to side. In my cabin four decks above the sea, the bigger waves sent water sloshing around the portholes. It was like looking into a giant front-loading washing machine set on berserk. Our ship, the Norwegian Dream, was 500 miles northwest of Cape Horn, off South America, on Day 11 of a two-week cruise around the cape.
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November 16, 2003 | Randy Curwen, Chicago Tribune
The Pacific wasn't. First, we were bucked up and down, then rolled side to side. In my cabin four decks above the sea, the bigger waves sent water sloshing around the portholes. It was like looking into a giant front-loading washing machine set on berserk. Our ship, the Norwegian Dream, was 500 miles northwest of Cape Horn, off South America, on Day 11 of a two-week cruise around the cape.
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TRAVEL
June 25, 2006
THIS table of spurs represents one moment from a 38-day cruise around South America aboard the Queen Mary 2. Don and Lili Tremblay, of Santa Monica, took a shore excursion to Puro Caballos, a small ranch outside Valparaiso, Chile, where show horses are trained. Don, who is retired from the U.S. State Department and is a volunteer at the Getty Center, photographed this display of spurs with his Nikon D70.
NEWS
December 14, 1986
The City Council is seeking a sister city in the Soviet Union. The City Council last week endorsed a bid by a group of residents who will travel to Moscow later this month seeking a sister city for Long Beach. Hundreds of American cities have adopted sister cities in foreign countries under a federally funded program. But only half a dozen of those relationships have involved ties to Soviet cities, Long Beach officials said.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 26, 1987
Government scientists have developed an automated tsunami warning system to give a few minutes alert of onrushing tidal waves to people who live and work in coastal areas where such systems do not exist. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said the inexpensive system uses earthquake and water level sensors, computers and an existing weather satellite. The initial system has been installed in Valparaiso, Chile, a city that has lost more than 1,500 people to tsunamis since 1900.
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January 25, 1987 | Associated Press
Military authorities in the nearby port city of Valparaiso burned 14,846 copies of a book by Colombian author Gabriel Garcia Marquez, a Nobel Prize winner, his local representative said Saturday. Twenty-nine copies of a political essay by Teodoro Petkoff, a former Venezuelan presidential candidate and guerrilla leader, were also burned, said Arturo Navarro, representative in Chile for Garcia Marquez's publishing house. Navarro said in a telephone interview that the books were burned Nov.
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September 22, 1985 | From United Press International
The following is a chronological list of the 20th Century's worst earthquakes in terms of fatalities: 1906--April 18-19, San Francisco, 452; Aug. 16, Valparaiso, Chile, 20,000. 1908--Dec. 28, Messina, Italy, 83,000. 1915--Jan. 13, Avezzano, Italy, 29,980. 1920--Dec. 16, Gansu, China, 100,000. 1923--Sept. 1, Tokyo, 140,000. 1927--May 22, Nanshan, China, 200,000. 1932--Dec. 26, Gansu, China, 70,000. 1934--Jan. 15, India-Nepalese border, 10,700. 1935--May 31, Quetta, India, 30,000.
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January 14, 1996 | BOB MIMS, ASSOCIATED PRESS
Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid met their maker in a dusty Bolivian town on Nov. 6, 1908. Historians say they are dead. What refuses to die is the legend that they survived that shootout and lived on. Now comes a batch of new research that tends to lay the legend in its grave. But don't bank on it.
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November 28, 1998 | From Times Wire Services
Citing the "historic" nature of the case, a judge Friday gave Britain's government nine extra days to decide whether to allow Gen. Augusto Pinochet's extradition to Spain to face charges including genocide. The 83-year-old former Chilean dictator will learn his fate when British Home Secretary Jack Straw announces his decision at a Dec. 11 court appearance.
MAGAZINE
October 18, 1992 | William R.\f7 Long, Buenos Aires bureau
Five Times correspondents from around the world offer thumbnail sketches, from cities they have covered, of places where people gather and memorable things happen. CAFE RIQUET, Valparaiso BEFORE 1914, WHEN THE Panama Canal opened a shortcut between the Atlantic and Pacific oceans, Valparaiso, Chile, was an obligatory port of call on the long haul around South America. Ships and crews from throughout the world made it a booming, brawling city. Today, Valparaiso is a quieter place.
WORLD
March 23, 2006 | Tom Stieghorst, South Florida Sun-Sentinel
Twelve American passengers from a cruise bound for Fort Lauderdale died Wednesday when a tour bus plunged 300 feet down a mountainside while the ship was docked at Arica, in northern Chile, officials said. Two other passengers from the Celebrity Cruises ship Millennium were seriously injured, as were a Chilean driver and tour guide. The cruise line could not immediately confirm the hometowns of the victims.
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