Chile miners commemorate year of freedom

President to attend service in honour of 33 miners rescued last year, as state of industry remains concern.

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    One year ago the world was gripped by the drama of 33 trapped Chilean miners.

    Chilean President Sebastian Pinera is expected to attend a mass to commemorate their rescue later on Friday, but the fate of the miners and the state of the industry is still a concern.

    Al Jazeera's Lucia Newman returned to the scene in Copiapo.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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