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Chile hit by 8.2 magnitude earthquake

President Michelle Bachelet of Chile has declared parts of his country a disaster zone, after an 8.2 magnitude earthquake struck off the northern coast.

Editor in Chief of the Santiago Times, Joe Hinchliffe, joins RN Breakfast for the latest news on the crisis.


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Chile earthquake triggers Tsunami warning

A magnitude 8.2 earthquake has struck off the coast of Chile, near the port of Iquique, prompting a warning for all of Latin America’s Pacific coast of a potential Tsunami. Al Jazeera talks to Joe Hinchliffe, editor of the Santiago Times, from Chile’s capital Santiago.

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