StoryCast ’21: Trapped – the Chile Miners

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Using the timeframe of the last 21 years, Sky News returns to some of this century’s biggest news stories, using the focus of extraordinary personal stories, defined by these events.

On 5th August 2010, a collapse in the San Jose copper and gold mine in the Atacama Desert, Chile, leaves 33 miners trapped – among them, Edison Peña, an Elvis impersonator – entombed nearly half-a-mile underground.

Facing almost certain death, the collapse sparks an international rescue effort, which captivates a worldwide TV audience of a billion people. What does the future hold for Edison and his fellow miners?

Listen to the fifth episode – a 16 minute podcast – here in full.

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