Chilean Supreme Court awards $1.5 million to trapped miners

Government organisations failed to monitor safety and labour conditions at the mine

 Satellite view of the San Jose mine.

Satellite view of the San Jose mine.

The highest court of Chile ruled that compensation of CL$1.24 billion (US$1.5 million) should be given to 31 of the 33 trapped miners. The court confirmed that the National Geology and Mining Service...

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