• Soldiers deployed to parts of northern Chile to prevent looting and to round up hundreds of inmates who escaped after a magnitude-8.2 earthquake struck the region, leaving at least six people dead.

    Locals take refuge at the city stadium following a tsunami alert after a powerful 8.0-magnitude earthquake hit off Chile’s Pacific coast, on April 1, 2014 in Iquique.
    LAST UPDATE : Apr 02, 2014, 1:00 PM EDT
  • A woman lights candles during a ceremony for Venezuela's late President Hugo Chavez at Bolivar square in Barinas, the capital of the state where Chavez was born in western Venezuela, Friday, March 8, 2013.

    "Here we are, Comandante, your men, on their feet," succesor Nicolas Maduro shouted, government officials rising behind him. "All your men and women ... loyal until beyond death."

    LAST UPDATE : Mar 08, 2013, 8:28 PM EST