The Sporadic Beaver

Letter from Chile: The Earthquake Was Tender with Us

February 28, 2010

Tags: Chile, Earthquake, Javier Foxon


Javier Foxon and Bob Rosen, Valparaiso, Chile, October 12, 2005. Photo by Mary Lyn Maiscott.

By Javier Foxon

Bob,

thank god me and family are alright.. now, while im sending you this email.. there are still some little movements of the earth (replicas) from that earthquake..man.. it was like apocalypse now.. but here in Viña and Valparaiso the earthquake was tender.. well of course some people died, but it is nothing compared to the shit going on in the south of the counrty.. (more…)

Earthquake in Chile

February 27, 2010

Tags: Earthquake, Chile, Paniko

Early this morning an 8.8-magnitude earthquake--the largest in 50 years--struck Chile. My thoughts are with my friends in Santiago, Valparaiso, and Viña del Mar. If you look at my home page, you can see a picture of some of them--the staff of Paniko.cl. Unfortunately, this site, as well as many other Chilean sites, are not working at the moment.