60 minutes says 32 of the 33 rescued Chilean miners are suffering psychological problems. The correspondent tells a smugly smiling President Sebastian Piñera that the workers feel forgotten, in this very good clip. “That’s part of life,” Piñera says.
Meanwhile, the same journalist who put together that piece, Jonathan Franklin, also has a book out. The British press has this tasteful story about pot, blow-up dolls and porn.
Meanwhile, the bigger story is that Chile, along with the rest of the region, remains a dangerous place to work, with lousy pay for long hours in often hellish environments. “That’s part of life,” Piñera says. Someone else’s life.