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Americas Chile mine rescue: 3 years later, Piñera tries to recapture the political magic

Chilean President Piñera returned to the mine where 33 trapped men were dramatically rescued in 2010. He may be trying to capitalize on that moment as next month's elections draw near.

By Steven BodzinCorrespondent / October 15, 2013

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President Sebastian Piñera returned to the shuttered San José mine to remember the spectacular rescue of 33 trapped workers that marked the high point of his presidency. On the third anniversary of the rescue, he opened a museum on the site and said the rescue changed the meaning of “the Chilean way.”