After soaring to a 65 percent approval rating following the miner rescue, President Sebastian Piñera's rating is now at 30 percent as his country is riven by protests, riots, and other crises.
A US Air Force C-17 Globemaster III aircraft drops humanitarian aid into Port-au-Prince, Haiti, and surrounding areas on Jan. 18. The US military was conducting humanitarian and disaster relief operations as part of Operation Unified Response after a 7.0-magnitude earthquake struck the country on Jan. 12.
Chilean miner Edison Pena carries a Chilean flag at the finish of the New York City Marathon in New York on Nov. 7, less than a month after he was rescued from a collapsed mine that trapped him and 32 co-workers for 69 days. Pena jogged regularly in the unblocked tunnels of the mine.
The Chilean miners' ability to survive 17 days trapped underground without outside contact could spur future rescue missions to persevere when hope seems lost.
Sitting around a campfire in the Atacama Desert, family of the rescued Chile miners laugh about the media's excesses over the past 70 days.
As Halloween approaches, ideas for cute costumes abound. This undated photo shows a young boy dressed as a bumblebee.
A journalist folds up his tent at the media camp during the rescue operation of trapped miners outside the San Jose mine near Copiapo, Chile. The 69-day underground ordeal reached its end Wednesday night after 33 trapped miners were hauled up in a cage through a narrow hole drilled through 2,000 feet of rock.
The last of the 33 miners trapped underground for months has been brought to the surface in a joyous ending to the Chile mine rescue efforts.