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Radio station provides lifeline in quake-stricken Chile

Radio station throws lifeline to Chile


Monday, March 15, 2010

TWO days after Chile’s monster earthquake and tsunami pummeled this seaside town, the manager of its sole news radio station hauled broadcast gear three blocks from its damaged studio to a bench outside the town hall. There he ran up an antenna and plugged into city hall’s emergency power grid, courtesy of Mayor Hugo Telleria. Read more . . .

Roden Arevalo Parada - radio reporter Constitucion, Chile

Roden Arevalo and his benchtop radio station

About Carlos Hamann

Washington D.C.-based writer and editor


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