Родные чилийских горняков встретили их со слезами

13 Октября 2010, 15:45

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Relatives of trapped miners watch television beside an assortment of religious images, local and from abroad, in a tent at the encampment outside the San Jose mine, near the city of Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago on October 12, 2010. Chile counted down the hours Tuesday to the start of a dramatic operation to winch 33 miners to the surface, with a presidential welcome awaiting them after 10 weeks trapped underground. AFP PHOTO/ Rodrigo ARANGUA , Chilean Mining Minister Laurence Golborne (C) speaks during a press conference at the San Jose mine near the city of Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago on October 12, 2010. Chile counted down the hours Tuesday to the start of a dramatic operation to winch 33 miners to the surface, with a presidential welcome awaiting them after 10 weeks trapped underground. AFP PHOTO/ Rodrigo ARANGUA , Technicians prepare the Fenix capsule before the start of the rescue operation for the 33 trapped miners, at the San Jose mine, near Copiapo, Chile on October 12, 2010. Chilean officials advanced by several hours the start of the unprecedented operation --which was due to start about midnight Tuesday (0300 GMT Wednesday) and will now begin at 8:00 pm (2300 GMT Tuesday)-- to haul the workers to the surface. AFP PHOTO/ Rodrigo ARANGUA , cAPSULA FENIX INGRESA AL TUNEL 2010. Chile counted down the hours Tuesday to the start of a dramatic operation to winch 33 miners to the surface, with a presidential welcome awaiting them after 10 weeks trapped underground. AFP PHOTO/ MARTIN BERNETTI , Chilean President Sebastian Pinera watches the first dry run of the descent of the unmanned Fenix 2 rescue capsule, before starting the rescue operation of the 33 trapped miners, at the San Jose mine, near the city of Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago on October 12, 2010. Chilean officials delayed by two hours, until about 0100 GMT, the start of the risky operation to hoist the workers from the bottom of a collapsed mine. AFP PHOTO/ HUGO INFANTE - GOVERNMENT OF CHILE RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE NO SALES FOR MARKETING , TV grab taken from the Chilean TV channel TV Chile, showing Chilean miner Florencio Avalos, as he comes out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 12, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/TV CHILE --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE , TV grab taken from the Chilean TV channel TV Chile, showing Chilean miner Florencio Avalos (L) embracing with President Sebastian Pi?era, seconds after coming out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 12, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/TV CHILE --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE , TV grab taken from the Chilean TV channel TV Chile, showing Chilean miner Mario Sepulveda (L), smiling after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 after spending a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/TV CHILE --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE , Chilean miner Mario Sepulveda (C in beige and green suit) celebrates after being brought to the surface -- the second the be lifted from underground -- on October 13, 2010 after spending a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/ Rodrigo ARANGUA , Alfonso Avalos(C) father of Chilean miner Florencio Avalos celebrates after Florencio was brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Avalos was the first from 33 to be lifted from underground.celebra el rescate de su hijo Florencio Avalos desde el fondo de la Mina San Jose. AFP/HECTOR RETAMAL , Alfonso Avalos(R) father of Chilean miner Florencio Avalos and Wilson Avalos brother of Florencio embrace each other after Florencio was brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Avalos was the first from 33 to be lifted from underground.celebra el rescate de su hijo Florencio Avalos desde el fondo de la Mina San Jose. AFP/HECTOR RETAMAL , TV grab taken from the Chilean TV channel TV Chile, showing Chilean miner Juan Illanes smiling as he comes out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Illanes was the third from 33 to be lifted from underground. AFP PHOTO/TV CHILE --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE , Chilean miner Juan Illanes celebrates after comes out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Illanes was the third from 33 to be lifted from underground. Chilean President Sebastian Pi?era smiles at right. AFP PHOTO/ MARTIN BERNETTI , Chilean miner Florencio Avalos is checked by doctors after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Avalos was the first of 33 trapped miners to be lifted from underground. AFP PHOTO/ Ariel MARINKOVIC , A machinist operates the pulley as it lifts the Fenix capsule lifting trapped miner Mario Sepulveda from underground following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile, on October 13, 2010 . Sepulveda was the second of 33 trapped miners to be lifted from underground. AFP PHOTO/ Ariel MARINKOVIC , Chilean miner Juan Illanes(R) waves next to Chilean President Sebastian Pinera(L) after coming out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Illanes was the third from 33 to be lifted from underground. Chilean President Sebastian Pi?era smiles at right. AFP PHOTO/ HUGO INFANTE - GOVERNMENT OF CHILE - RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - NO SALES FOR MARKETING , The son of Chilean miner Florencio Avalos, seven-year-old Bairon, shows a drawing depicting the rescue of his father, as he is examined by doctors after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Avalos was the first of 33 trapped miners to be lifted from underground. AFP PHOTO/ Ariel MARINKOVIC , TV grab taken from the Chilean TV channel TV Chile, showing Bolivian miner Carlos Mamani stepping out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 at the San Jose mine, near the city of Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago on October 13, 2010. Mamani is the fourth miner from 33 to be lifted from undeground. AFP PHOTO/TV CHILE --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE , Bolivian miner Carlos Mamani (C) steps out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 at the San Jose mine, near the city of Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago on October 13, 2010. Mamani is the fourth miner from 33 to be lifted from undeground. The first of 33 men trapped underground in Chile for 10 weeks triumphantly returned to the surface in a landmark rescue operation Wednesday, triggering nationwide celebrations and media mayhem for their relieved families. AFP PHOTO/ MARTIN BERNETTI , Chilean miner Mario Sepulveda gives his thumb up as he is examined by doctors after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Sepulveda was the second of 33 trapped miners to be lifted from underground. AFP PHOTO/ Ariel MARINKOVIC ALTERNATIVE CROP , Chilean miner Florencio Avalos (C in beige suit) embraces un unidentified person after coming out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/ HUGO INFANTE - GOVERNMENT OF CHILE - RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - NO SALES FOR MARKETING ALTERNATIVE CROP , Relatives of Chilean miner Florencio Avalos wait the arrival of the Fenix capsule to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/ HUGO INFANTE - GOVERNMENT OF CHILE - RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - NO SALES FOR MARKETING ALTERNATIVE CROP , Chilean miner Florencio Avalos (2R foreground) embracing with President Sebastian Pi?era, seconds after coming out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 12, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/ MARTIN BERNETTI ALTERNATIVE CROP , Bolivian miner Carlos Mamani kneels after coming out of the Fenix capsule after been brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Mamani was the fourth from 33 miners to be lifted from underground. AFP PHOTO/ HUGO INFANTE - GOVERNMENT OF CHILE - RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - NO SALES FOR MARKETING
Relatives of trapped miners watch television beside an assortment of religious images, local and from abroad, in a tent at the encampment outside the San Jose mine, near the city of Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago on October 12, 2010. Chile counted down the hours Tuesday to the start of a dramatic operation to winch 33 miners to the surface, with a presidential welcome awaiting them after 10 weeks trapped underground. AFP PHOTO/ Rodrigo ARANGUA
Relatives of trapped miners watch television beside an assortment of religious images, local and from abroad, in a tent at the encampment outside the San Jose mine, near the city of Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago on October 12, 2010. Chile counted down the hours Tuesday to the start of a dramatic operation to winch 33 miners to the surface, with a presidential welcome awaiting them after 10 weeks trapped underground. AFP PHOTO/ Rodrigo ARANGUA , Chilean Mining Minister Laurence Golborne (C) speaks during a press conference at the San Jose mine near the city of Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago on October 12, 2010. Chile counted down the hours Tuesday to the start of a dramatic operation to winch 33 miners to the surface, with a presidential welcome awaiting them after 10 weeks trapped underground. AFP PHOTO/ Rodrigo ARANGUA , Technicians prepare the Fenix capsule before the start of the rescue operation for the 33 trapped miners, at the San Jose mine, near Copiapo, Chile on October 12, 2010. Chilean officials advanced by several hours the start of the unprecedented operation --which was due to start about midnight Tuesday (0300 GMT Wednesday) and will now begin at 8:00 pm (2300 GMT Tuesday)-- to haul the workers to the surface. AFP PHOTO/ Rodrigo ARANGUA , cAPSULA FENIX INGRESA AL TUNEL 2010. Chile counted down the hours Tuesday to the start of a dramatic operation to winch 33 miners to the surface, with a presidential welcome awaiting them after 10 weeks trapped underground. AFP PHOTO/ MARTIN BERNETTI , Chilean President Sebastian Pinera watches the first dry run of the descent of the unmanned Fenix 2 rescue capsule, before starting the rescue operation of the 33 trapped miners, at the San Jose mine, near the city of Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago on October 12, 2010. Chilean officials delayed by two hours, until about 0100 GMT, the start of the risky operation to hoist the workers from the bottom of a collapsed mine. AFP PHOTO/ HUGO INFANTE - GOVERNMENT OF CHILE RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE NO SALES FOR MARKETING , TV grab taken from the Chilean TV channel TV Chile, showing Chilean miner Florencio Avalos, as he comes out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 12, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/TV CHILE --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE , TV grab taken from the Chilean TV channel TV Chile, showing Chilean miner Florencio Avalos (L) embracing with President Sebastian Pi?era, seconds after coming out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 12, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/TV CHILE --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE , TV grab taken from the Chilean TV channel TV Chile, showing Chilean miner Mario Sepulveda (L), smiling after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 after spending a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/TV CHILE --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE , Chilean miner Mario Sepulveda (C in beige and green suit) celebrates after being brought to the surface -- the second the be lifted from underground -- on October 13, 2010 after spending a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/ Rodrigo ARANGUA , Alfonso Avalos(C) father of Chilean miner Florencio Avalos celebrates after Florencio was brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Avalos was the first from 33 to be lifted from underground.celebra el rescate de su hijo Florencio Avalos desde el fondo de la Mina San Jose. AFP/HECTOR RETAMAL , Alfonso Avalos(R) father of Chilean miner Florencio Avalos and Wilson Avalos brother of Florencio embrace each other after Florencio was brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Avalos was the first from 33 to be lifted from underground.celebra el rescate de su hijo Florencio Avalos desde el fondo de la Mina San Jose. AFP/HECTOR RETAMAL , TV grab taken from the Chilean TV channel TV Chile, showing Chilean miner Juan Illanes smiling as he comes out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Illanes was the third from 33 to be lifted from underground. AFP PHOTO/TV CHILE --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE , Chilean miner Juan Illanes celebrates after comes out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Illanes was the third from 33 to be lifted from underground. Chilean President Sebastian Pi?era smiles at right. AFP PHOTO/ MARTIN BERNETTI , Chilean miner Florencio Avalos is checked by doctors after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Avalos was the first of 33 trapped miners to be lifted from underground. AFP PHOTO/ Ariel MARINKOVIC , A machinist operates the pulley as it lifts the Fenix capsule lifting trapped miner Mario Sepulveda from underground following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile, on October 13, 2010 . Sepulveda was the second of 33 trapped miners to be lifted from underground. AFP PHOTO/ Ariel MARINKOVIC , Chilean miner Juan Illanes(R) waves next to Chilean President Sebastian Pinera(L) after coming out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Illanes was the third from 33 to be lifted from underground. Chilean President Sebastian Pi?era smiles at right. AFP PHOTO/ HUGO INFANTE - GOVERNMENT OF CHILE - RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - NO SALES FOR MARKETING , The son of Chilean miner Florencio Avalos, seven-year-old Bairon, shows a drawing depicting the rescue of his father, as he is examined by doctors after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Avalos was the first of 33 trapped miners to be lifted from underground. AFP PHOTO/ Ariel MARINKOVIC , TV grab taken from the Chilean TV channel TV Chile, showing Bolivian miner Carlos Mamani stepping out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 at the San Jose mine, near the city of Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago on October 13, 2010. Mamani is the fourth miner from 33 to be lifted from undeground. AFP PHOTO/TV CHILE --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE , Bolivian miner Carlos Mamani (C) steps out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 at the San Jose mine, near the city of Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago on October 13, 2010. Mamani is the fourth miner from 33 to be lifted from undeground. The first of 33 men trapped underground in Chile for 10 weeks triumphantly returned to the surface in a landmark rescue operation Wednesday, triggering nationwide celebrations and media mayhem for their relieved families. AFP PHOTO/ MARTIN BERNETTI
Relatives of trapped miners watch television beside an assortment of religious images, local and from abroad, in a tent at the encampment outside the San Jose mine, near the city of Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago on October 12, 2010. Chile counted down the hours Tuesday to the start of a dramatic operation to winch 33 miners to the surface, with a presidential welcome awaiting them after 10 weeks trapped underground. AFP PHOTO/ Rodrigo ARANGUA , Chilean Mining Minister Laurence Golborne (C) speaks during a press conference at the San Jose mine near the city of Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago on October 12, 2010. Chile counted down the hours Tuesday to the start of a dramatic operation to winch 33 miners to the surface, with a presidential welcome awaiting them after 10 weeks trapped underground. AFP PHOTO/ Rodrigo ARANGUA , Technicians prepare the Fenix capsule before the start of the rescue operation for the 33 trapped miners, at the San Jose mine, near Copiapo, Chile on October 12, 2010. Chilean officials advanced by several hours the start of the unprecedented operation --which was due to start about midnight Tuesday (0300 GMT Wednesday) and will now begin at 8:00 pm (2300 GMT Tuesday)-- to haul the workers to the surface. AFP PHOTO/ Rodrigo ARANGUA , cAPSULA FENIX INGRESA AL TUNEL 2010. Chile counted down the hours Tuesday to the start of a dramatic operation to winch 33 miners to the surface, with a presidential welcome awaiting them after 10 weeks trapped underground. AFP PHOTO/ MARTIN BERNETTI , Chilean President Sebastian Pinera watches the first dry run of the descent of the unmanned Fenix 2 rescue capsule, before starting the rescue operation of the 33 trapped miners, at the San Jose mine, near the city of Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago on October 12, 2010. Chilean officials delayed by two hours, until about 0100 GMT, the start of the risky operation to hoist the workers from the bottom of a collapsed mine. AFP PHOTO/ HUGO INFANTE - GOVERNMENT OF CHILE RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE NO SALES FOR MARKETING , TV grab taken from the Chilean TV channel TV Chile, showing Chilean miner Florencio Avalos, as he comes out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 12, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/TV CHILE --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE , TV grab taken from the Chilean TV channel TV Chile, showing Chilean miner Florencio Avalos (L) embracing with President Sebastian Pi?era, seconds after coming out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 12, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/TV CHILE --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE , TV grab taken from the Chilean TV channel TV Chile, showing Chilean miner Mario Sepulveda (L), smiling after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 after spending a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/TV CHILE --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE , Chilean miner Mario Sepulveda (C in beige and green suit) celebrates after being brought to the surface -- the second the be lifted from underground -- on October 13, 2010 after spending a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/ Rodrigo ARANGUA , Alfonso Avalos(C) father of Chilean miner Florencio Avalos celebrates after Florencio was brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Avalos was the first from 33 to be lifted from underground.celebra el rescate de su hijo Florencio Avalos desde el fondo de la Mina San Jose. AFP/HECTOR RETAMAL , Alfonso Avalos(R) father of Chilean miner Florencio Avalos and Wilson Avalos brother of Florencio embrace each other after Florencio was brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Avalos was the first from 33 to be lifted from underground.celebra el rescate de su hijo Florencio Avalos desde el fondo de la Mina San Jose. AFP/HECTOR RETAMAL , TV grab taken from the Chilean TV channel TV Chile, showing Chilean miner Juan Illanes smiling as he comes out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Illanes was the third from 33 to be lifted from underground. AFP PHOTO/TV CHILE --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE , Chilean miner Juan Illanes celebrates after comes out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Illanes was the third from 33 to be lifted from underground. Chilean President Sebastian Pi?era smiles at right. AFP PHOTO/ MARTIN BERNETTI , Chilean miner Florencio Avalos is checked by doctors after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Avalos was the first of 33 trapped miners to be lifted from underground. AFP PHOTO/ Ariel MARINKOVIC , A machinist operates the pulley as it lifts the Fenix capsule lifting trapped miner Mario Sepulveda from underground following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile, on October 13, 2010 . Sepulveda was the second of 33 trapped miners to be lifted from underground. AFP PHOTO/ Ariel MARINKOVIC , Chilean miner Juan Illanes(R) waves next to Chilean President Sebastian Pinera(L) after coming out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Illanes was the third from 33 to be lifted from underground. Chilean President Sebastian Pi?era smiles at right. AFP PHOTO/ HUGO INFANTE - GOVERNMENT OF CHILE - RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - NO SALES FOR MARKETING , The son of Chilean miner Florencio Avalos, seven-year-old Bairon, shows a drawing depicting the rescue of his father, as he is examined by doctors after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Avalos was the first of 33 trapped miners to be lifted from underground. AFP PHOTO/ Ariel MARINKOVIC , TV grab taken from the Chilean TV channel TV Chile, showing Bolivian miner Carlos Mamani stepping out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 at the San Jose mine, near the city of Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago on October 13, 2010. Mamani is the fourth miner from 33 to be lifted from undeground. AFP PHOTO/TV CHILE --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE , Bolivian miner Carlos Mamani (C) steps out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 at the San Jose mine, near the city of Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago on October 13, 2010. Mamani is the fourth miner from 33 to be lifted from undeground. The first of 33 men trapped underground in Chile for 10 weeks triumphantly returned to the surface in a landmark rescue operation Wednesday, triggering nationwide celebrations and media mayhem for their relieved families. AFP PHOTO/ MARTIN BERNETTI , Chilean miner Mario Sepulveda gives his thumb up as he is examined by doctors after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Sepulveda was the second of 33 trapped miners to be lifted from underground. AFP PHOTO/ Ariel MARINKOVIC ALTERNATIVE CROP , Chilean miner Florencio Avalos (C in beige suit) embraces un unidentified person after coming out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/ HUGO INFANTE - GOVERNMENT OF CHILE - RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - NO SALES FOR MARKETING ALTERNATIVE CROP , Relatives of Chilean miner Florencio Avalos wait the arrival of the Fenix capsule to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/ HUGO INFANTE - GOVERNMENT OF CHILE - RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - NO SALES FOR MARKETING ALTERNATIVE CROP , Chilean miner Florencio Avalos (2R foreground) embracing with President Sebastian Pi?era, seconds after coming out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 12, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/ MARTIN BERNETTI ALTERNATIVE CROP , Bolivian miner Carlos Mamani kneels after coming out of the Fenix capsule after been brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Mamani was the fourth from 33 miners to be lifted from underground. AFP PHOTO/ HUGO INFANTE - GOVERNMENT OF CHILE - RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - NO SALES FOR MARKETING , TV grab taken from the Chilean TV channel TV Chile, showing miner Osman Araya stepping out of the Fenix capsule after been brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 at the San Jose mine, near the city of Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago on October 13, 2010. Araya is the sixth miner from 33 to be lifted from undeground. AFP PHOTO/TV CHILE --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE , Chilean miner Mario Sepulveda (L) is welcomed by Chilean President Sebastian Pi?era after been brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Sepulveda was the second from 33 miners to be lifted from underground. AFP PHOTO/PRESIDENCIA DE CHILE/JOSE MANUEL DE LA MAZA --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - NO SALES , Chilean miner Florencio Avalos (L) is embraced by Chilean President Sebastian Pi?era after been brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Florencio was the first of the 33 trapped miners to be lifted from underground. AFP PHOTO/PRESIDENCIA DE CHILE/JOSE MANUEL DE LA MAZA --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - NO SALES , Chilean miner Osman Araya (R) is welcomed by his wife Angelica as he comes out of the Fenix capsule after been brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Araya was the sixth from the 33 trapped miners to be lifted from underground. AFP PHOTO/ HUGO INFANTE - GOVERNMENT OF CHILE - RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - NO SALES FOR MARKETING
Relatives of trapped miners watch television beside an assortment of religious images, local and from abroad, in a tent at the encampment outside the San Jose mine, near the city of Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago on October 12, 2010. Chile counted down the hours Tuesday to the start of a dramatic operation to winch 33 miners to the surface, with a presidential welcome awaiting them after 10 weeks trapped underground. AFP PHOTO/ Rodrigo ARANGUA , Chilean Mining Minister Laurence Golborne (C) speaks during a press conference at the San Jose mine near the city of Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago on October 12, 2010. Chile counted down the hours Tuesday to the start of a dramatic operation to winch 33 miners to the surface, with a presidential welcome awaiting them after 10 weeks trapped underground. AFP PHOTO/ Rodrigo ARANGUA , Technicians prepare the Fenix capsule before the start of the rescue operation for the 33 trapped miners, at the San Jose mine, near Copiapo, Chile on October 12, 2010. Chilean officials advanced by several hours the start of the unprecedented operation --which was due to start about midnight Tuesday (0300 GMT Wednesday) and will now begin at 8:00 pm (2300 GMT Tuesday)-- to haul the workers to the surface. AFP PHOTO/ Rodrigo ARANGUA , cAPSULA FENIX INGRESA AL TUNEL 2010. Chile counted down the hours Tuesday to the start of a dramatic operation to winch 33 miners to the surface, with a presidential welcome awaiting them after 10 weeks trapped underground. AFP PHOTO/ MARTIN BERNETTI , Chilean President Sebastian Pinera watches the first dry run of the descent of the unmanned Fenix 2 rescue capsule, before starting the rescue operation of the 33 trapped miners, at the San Jose mine, near the city of Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago on October 12, 2010. Chilean officials delayed by two hours, until about 0100 GMT, the start of the risky operation to hoist the workers from the bottom of a collapsed mine. AFP PHOTO/ HUGO INFANTE - GOVERNMENT OF CHILE RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE NO SALES FOR MARKETING , TV grab taken from the Chilean TV channel TV Chile, showing Chilean miner Florencio Avalos, as he comes out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 12, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/TV CHILE --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE , TV grab taken from the Chilean TV channel TV Chile, showing Chilean miner Florencio Avalos (L) embracing with President Sebastian Pi?era, seconds after coming out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 12, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/TV CHILE --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE , TV grab taken from the Chilean TV channel TV Chile, showing Chilean miner Mario Sepulveda (L), smiling after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 after spending a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/TV CHILE --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE , Chilean miner Mario Sepulveda (C in beige and green suit) celebrates after being brought to the surface -- the second the be lifted from underground -- on October 13, 2010 after spending a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/ Rodrigo ARANGUA , Alfonso Avalos(C) father of Chilean miner Florencio Avalos celebrates after Florencio was brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Avalos was the first from 33 to be lifted from underground.celebra el rescate de su hijo Florencio Avalos desde el fondo de la Mina San Jose. AFP/HECTOR RETAMAL , Alfonso Avalos(R) father of Chilean miner Florencio Avalos and Wilson Avalos brother of Florencio embrace each other after Florencio was brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Avalos was the first from 33 to be lifted from underground.celebra el rescate de su hijo Florencio Avalos desde el fondo de la Mina San Jose. AFP/HECTOR RETAMAL , TV grab taken from the Chilean TV channel TV Chile, showing Chilean miner Juan Illanes smiling as he comes out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Illanes was the third from 33 to be lifted from underground. AFP PHOTO/TV CHILE --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE , Chilean miner Juan Illanes celebrates after comes out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Illanes was the third from 33 to be lifted from underground. Chilean President Sebastian Pi?era smiles at right. AFP PHOTO/ MARTIN BERNETTI , Chilean miner Florencio Avalos is checked by doctors after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Avalos was the first of 33 trapped miners to be lifted from underground. AFP PHOTO/ Ariel MARINKOVIC , A machinist operates the pulley as it lifts the Fenix capsule lifting trapped miner Mario Sepulveda from underground following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile, on October 13, 2010 . Sepulveda was the second of 33 trapped miners to be lifted from underground. AFP PHOTO/ Ariel MARINKOVIC , Chilean miner Juan Illanes(R) waves next to Chilean President Sebastian Pinera(L) after coming out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Illanes was the third from 33 to be lifted from underground. Chilean President Sebastian Pi?era smiles at right. AFP PHOTO/ HUGO INFANTE - GOVERNMENT OF CHILE - RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - NO SALES FOR MARKETING , The son of Chilean miner Florencio Avalos, seven-year-old Bairon, shows a drawing depicting the rescue of his father, as he is examined by doctors after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Avalos was the first of 33 trapped miners to be lifted from underground. AFP PHOTO/ Ariel MARINKOVIC , TV grab taken from the Chilean TV channel TV Chile, showing Bolivian miner Carlos Mamani stepping out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 at the San Jose mine, near the city of Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago on October 13, 2010. Mamani is the fourth miner from 33 to be lifted from undeground. AFP PHOTO/TV CHILE --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE , Bolivian miner Carlos Mamani (C) steps out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 at the San Jose mine, near the city of Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago on October 13, 2010. Mamani is the fourth miner from 33 to be lifted from undeground. The first of 33 men trapped underground in Chile for 10 weeks triumphantly returned to the surface in a landmark rescue operation Wednesday, triggering nationwide celebrations and media mayhem for their relieved families. AFP PHOTO/ MARTIN BERNETTI , Chilean miner Mario Sepulveda gives his thumb up as he is examined by doctors after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Sepulveda was the second of 33 trapped miners to be lifted from underground. AFP PHOTO/ Ariel MARINKOVIC ALTERNATIVE CROP , Chilean miner Florencio Avalos (C in beige suit) embraces un unidentified person after coming out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/ HUGO INFANTE - GOVERNMENT OF CHILE - RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - NO SALES FOR MARKETING ALTERNATIVE CROP , Relatives of Chilean miner Florencio Avalos wait the arrival of the Fenix capsule to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/ HUGO INFANTE - GOVERNMENT OF CHILE - RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - NO SALES FOR MARKETING ALTERNATIVE CROP , Chilean miner Florencio Avalos (2R foreground) embracing with President Sebastian Pi?era, seconds after coming out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 12, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/ MARTIN BERNETTI ALTERNATIVE CROP , Bolivian miner Carlos Mamani kneels after coming out of the Fenix capsule after been brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Mamani was the fourth from 33 miners to be lifted from underground. AFP PHOTO/ HUGO INFANTE - GOVERNMENT OF CHILE - RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - NO SALES FOR MARKETING , TV grab taken from the Chilean TV channel TV Chile, showing miner Osman Araya stepping out of the Fenix capsule after been brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 at the San Jose mine, near the city of Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago on October 13, 2010. Araya is the sixth miner from 33 to be lifted from undeground. AFP PHOTO/TV CHILE --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE , Chilean miner Mario Sepulveda (L) is welcomed by Chilean President Sebastian Pi?era after been brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Sepulveda was the second from 33 miners to be lifted from underground. AFP PHOTO/PRESIDENCIA DE CHILE/JOSE MANUEL DE LA MAZA --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - NO SALES , Chilean miner Florencio Avalos (L) is embraced by Chilean President Sebastian Pi?era after been brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Florencio was the first of the 33 trapped miners to be lifted from underground. AFP PHOTO/PRESIDENCIA DE CHILE/JOSE MANUEL DE LA MAZA --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - NO SALES , Chilean miner Osman Araya (R) is welcomed by his wife Angelica as he comes out of the Fenix capsule after been brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Araya was the sixth from the 33 trapped miners to be lifted from underground. AFP PHOTO/ HUGO INFANTE - GOVERNMENT OF CHILE - RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - NO SALES FOR MARKETING , Chilean miner Claudio Yanez (C-with glasses) is hugged by a relative upon exiting the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface in the eight place, on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/ MARTIN BERNETTI , Chilean miner Claudio Yanez, the eighth of thirty-three miners to leave the mine, is hugged by a relative upon surfacing at the San Jose mine, near Copiapo, Chile October 13, 2010 early morning. AFP PHOTO/HUGO INFANTE/GOVERNMENT OF CHILE***MANDATORY CREDIT*** NO SALES***EDITORIAL USE ONLY , Chilean miner Claudio Yanez, the eighth of thirty-three miners to leave the mine, applauds as he is carried to the field hospital for a primary checkup upon surfacing at the San Jose mine, near Copiapo, Chile October 13, 2010 early morning. AFP PHOTO/HUGO INFANTE/GOVERNMENT OF CHILE***MANDATORY CREDIT*** NO SALES***EDITORIAL USE ONLY , Chilean miner Mario Sepulveda (C) hugs his wife after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Sepulveda was the second of 33 miners to arrive at the surface. 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Relatives of trapped miners watch television beside an assortment of religious images, local and from abroad, in a tent at the encampment outside the San Jose mine, near the city of Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago on October 12, 2010. Chile counted down the hours Tuesday to the start of a dramatic operation to winch 33 miners to the surface, with a presidential welcome awaiting them after 10 weeks trapped underground. AFP PHOTO/ Rodrigo ARANGUA , Chilean Mining Minister Laurence Golborne (C) speaks during a press conference at the San Jose mine near the city of Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago on October 12, 2010. Chile counted down the hours Tuesday to the start of a dramatic operation to winch 33 miners to the surface, with a presidential welcome awaiting them after 10 weeks trapped underground. AFP PHOTO/ Rodrigo ARANGUA , Technicians prepare the Fenix capsule before the start of the rescue operation for the 33 trapped miners, at the San Jose mine, near Copiapo, Chile on October 12, 2010. Chilean officials advanced by several hours the start of the unprecedented operation --which was due to start about midnight Tuesday (0300 GMT Wednesday) and will now begin at 8:00 pm (2300 GMT Tuesday)-- to haul the workers to the surface. AFP PHOTO/ Rodrigo ARANGUA , cAPSULA FENIX INGRESA AL TUNEL 2010. Chile counted down the hours Tuesday to the start of a dramatic operation to winch 33 miners to the surface, with a presidential welcome awaiting them after 10 weeks trapped underground. AFP PHOTO/ MARTIN BERNETTI , Chilean President Sebastian Pinera watches the first dry run of the descent of the unmanned Fenix 2 rescue capsule, before starting the rescue operation of the 33 trapped miners, at the San Jose mine, near the city of Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago on October 12, 2010. Chilean officials delayed by two hours, until about 0100 GMT, the start of the risky operation to hoist the workers from the bottom of a collapsed mine. AFP PHOTO/ HUGO INFANTE - GOVERNMENT OF CHILE RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE NO SALES FOR MARKETING , TV grab taken from the Chilean TV channel TV Chile, showing Chilean miner Florencio Avalos, as he comes out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 12, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/TV CHILE --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE , TV grab taken from the Chilean TV channel TV Chile, showing Chilean miner Florencio Avalos (L) embracing with President Sebastian Pi?era, seconds after coming out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 12, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/TV CHILE --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE , TV grab taken from the Chilean TV channel TV Chile, showing Chilean miner Mario Sepulveda (L), smiling after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 after spending a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/TV CHILE --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE , Chilean miner Mario Sepulveda (C in beige and green suit) celebrates after being brought to the surface -- the second the be lifted from underground -- on October 13, 2010 after spending a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/ Rodrigo ARANGUA , Alfonso Avalos(C) father of Chilean miner Florencio Avalos celebrates after Florencio was brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Avalos was the first from 33 to be lifted from underground.celebra el rescate de su hijo Florencio Avalos desde el fondo de la Mina San Jose. AFP/HECTOR RETAMAL , Alfonso Avalos(R) father of Chilean miner Florencio Avalos and Wilson Avalos brother of Florencio embrace each other after Florencio was brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Avalos was the first from 33 to be lifted from underground.celebra el rescate de su hijo Florencio Avalos desde el fondo de la Mina San Jose. AFP/HECTOR RETAMAL , TV grab taken from the Chilean TV channel TV Chile, showing Chilean miner Juan Illanes smiling as he comes out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Illanes was the third from 33 to be lifted from underground. AFP PHOTO/TV CHILE --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE , Chilean miner Juan Illanes celebrates after comes out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Illanes was the third from 33 to be lifted from underground. Chilean President Sebastian Pi?era smiles at right. AFP PHOTO/ MARTIN BERNETTI , Chilean miner Florencio Avalos is checked by doctors after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Avalos was the first of 33 trapped miners to be lifted from underground. AFP PHOTO/ Ariel MARINKOVIC , A machinist operates the pulley as it lifts the Fenix capsule lifting trapped miner Mario Sepulveda from underground following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile, on October 13, 2010 . Sepulveda was the second of 33 trapped miners to be lifted from underground. AFP PHOTO/ Ariel MARINKOVIC , Chilean miner Juan Illanes(R) waves next to Chilean President Sebastian Pinera(L) after coming out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Illanes was the third from 33 to be lifted from underground. Chilean President Sebastian Pi?era smiles at right. AFP PHOTO/ HUGO INFANTE - GOVERNMENT OF CHILE - RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - NO SALES FOR MARKETING , The son of Chilean miner Florencio Avalos, seven-year-old Bairon, shows a drawing depicting the rescue of his father, as he is examined by doctors after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Avalos was the first of 33 trapped miners to be lifted from underground. AFP PHOTO/ Ariel MARINKOVIC , TV grab taken from the Chilean TV channel TV Chile, showing Bolivian miner Carlos Mamani stepping out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 at the San Jose mine, near the city of Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago on October 13, 2010. Mamani is the fourth miner from 33 to be lifted from undeground. AFP PHOTO/TV CHILE --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE , Bolivian miner Carlos Mamani (C) steps out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 at the San Jose mine, near the city of Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago on October 13, 2010. Mamani is the fourth miner from 33 to be lifted from undeground. The first of 33 men trapped underground in Chile for 10 weeks triumphantly returned to the surface in a landmark rescue operation Wednesday, triggering nationwide celebrations and media mayhem for their relieved families. AFP PHOTO/ MARTIN BERNETTI , Chilean miner Mario Sepulveda gives his thumb up as he is examined by doctors after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Sepulveda was the second of 33 trapped miners to be lifted from underground. AFP PHOTO/ Ariel MARINKOVIC ALTERNATIVE CROP , Chilean miner Florencio Avalos (C in beige suit) embraces un unidentified person after coming out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/ HUGO INFANTE - GOVERNMENT OF CHILE - RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - NO SALES FOR MARKETING ALTERNATIVE CROP , Relatives of Chilean miner Florencio Avalos wait the arrival of the Fenix capsule to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/ HUGO INFANTE - GOVERNMENT OF CHILE - RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - NO SALES FOR MARKETING ALTERNATIVE CROP , Chilean miner Florencio Avalos (2R foreground) embracing with President Sebastian Pi?era, seconds after coming out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 12, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/ MARTIN BERNETTI ALTERNATIVE CROP , Bolivian miner Carlos Mamani kneels after coming out of the Fenix capsule after been brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Mamani was the fourth from 33 miners to be lifted from underground. AFP PHOTO/ HUGO INFANTE - GOVERNMENT OF CHILE - RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - NO SALES FOR MARKETING , TV grab taken from the Chilean TV channel TV Chile, showing miner Osman Araya stepping out of the Fenix capsule after been brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 at the San Jose mine, near the city of Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago on October 13, 2010. Araya is the sixth miner from 33 to be lifted from undeground. AFP PHOTO/TV CHILE --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE , Chilean miner Mario Sepulveda (L) is welcomed by Chilean President Sebastian Pi?era after been brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Sepulveda was the second from 33 miners to be lifted from underground. AFP PHOTO/PRESIDENCIA DE CHILE/JOSE MANUEL DE LA MAZA --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - NO SALES
Relatives of trapped miners watch television beside an assortment of religious images, local and from abroad, in a tent at the encampment outside the San Jose mine, near the city of Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago on October 12, 2010. Chile counted down the hours Tuesday to the start of a dramatic operation to winch 33 miners to the surface, with a presidential welcome awaiting them after 10 weeks trapped underground. AFP PHOTO/ Rodrigo ARANGUA , Chilean Mining Minister Laurence Golborne (C) speaks during a press conference at the San Jose mine near the city of Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago on October 12, 2010. Chile counted down the hours Tuesday to the start of a dramatic operation to winch 33 miners to the surface, with a presidential welcome awaiting them after 10 weeks trapped underground. AFP PHOTO/ Rodrigo ARANGUA , Technicians prepare the Fenix capsule before the start of the rescue operation for the 33 trapped miners, at the San Jose mine, near Copiapo, Chile on October 12, 2010. Chilean officials advanced by several hours the start of the unprecedented operation --which was due to start about midnight Tuesday (0300 GMT Wednesday) and will now begin at 8:00 pm (2300 GMT Tuesday)-- to haul the workers to the surface. AFP PHOTO/ Rodrigo ARANGUA
Relatives of trapped miners watch television beside an assortment of religious images, local and from abroad, in a tent at the encampment outside the San Jose mine, near the city of Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago on October 12, 2010. Chile counted down the hours Tuesday to the start of a dramatic operation to winch 33 miners to the surface, with a presidential welcome awaiting them after 10 weeks trapped underground. AFP PHOTO/ Rodrigo ARANGUA , Chilean Mining Minister Laurence Golborne (C) speaks during a press conference at the San Jose mine near the city of Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago on October 12, 2010. Chile counted down the hours Tuesday to the start of a dramatic operation to winch 33 miners to the surface, with a presidential welcome awaiting them after 10 weeks trapped underground. AFP PHOTO/ Rodrigo ARANGUA , Technicians prepare the Fenix capsule before the start of the rescue operation for the 33 trapped miners, at the San Jose mine, near Copiapo, Chile on October 12, 2010. Chilean officials advanced by several hours the start of the unprecedented operation --which was due to start about midnight Tuesday (0300 GMT Wednesday) and will now begin at 8:00 pm (2300 GMT Tuesday)-- to haul the workers to the surface. AFP PHOTO/ Rodrigo ARANGUA , cAPSULA FENIX INGRESA AL TUNEL 2010. Chile counted down the hours Tuesday to the start of a dramatic operation to winch 33 miners to the surface, with a presidential welcome awaiting them after 10 weeks trapped underground. AFP PHOTO/ MARTIN BERNETTI , Chilean President Sebastian Pinera watches the first dry run of the descent of the unmanned Fenix 2 rescue capsule, before starting the rescue operation of the 33 trapped miners, at the San Jose mine, near the city of Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago on October 12, 2010. Chilean officials delayed by two hours, until about 0100 GMT, the start of the risky operation to hoist the workers from the bottom of a collapsed mine. AFP PHOTO/ HUGO INFANTE - GOVERNMENT OF CHILE RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE NO SALES FOR MARKETING , TV grab taken from the Chilean TV channel TV Chile, showing Chilean miner Florencio Avalos, as he comes out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 12, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/TV CHILE --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE , TV grab taken from the Chilean TV channel TV Chile, showing Chilean miner Florencio Avalos (L) embracing with President Sebastian Pi?era, seconds after coming out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 12, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/TV CHILE --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE , TV grab taken from the Chilean TV channel TV Chile, showing Chilean miner Mario Sepulveda (L), smiling after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 after spending a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/TV CHILE --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE , Chilean miner Mario Sepulveda (C in beige and green suit) celebrates after being brought to the surface -- the second the be lifted from underground -- on October 13, 2010 after spending a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/ Rodrigo ARANGUA , Alfonso Avalos(C) father of Chilean miner Florencio Avalos celebrates after Florencio was brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Avalos was the first from 33 to be lifted from underground.celebra el rescate de su hijo Florencio Avalos desde el fondo de la Mina San Jose. AFP/HECTOR RETAMAL , Alfonso Avalos(R) father of Chilean miner Florencio Avalos and Wilson Avalos brother of Florencio embrace each other after Florencio was brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Avalos was the first from 33 to be lifted from underground.celebra el rescate de su hijo Florencio Avalos desde el fondo de la Mina San Jose. AFP/HECTOR RETAMAL , TV grab taken from the Chilean TV channel TV Chile, showing Chilean miner Juan Illanes smiling as he comes out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Illanes was the third from 33 to be lifted from underground. AFP PHOTO/TV CHILE --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE , Chilean miner Juan Illanes celebrates after comes out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Illanes was the third from 33 to be lifted from underground. Chilean President Sebastian Pi?era smiles at right. AFP PHOTO/ MARTIN BERNETTI , Chilean miner Florencio Avalos is checked by doctors after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Avalos was the first of 33 trapped miners to be lifted from underground. AFP PHOTO/ Ariel MARINKOVIC , A machinist operates the pulley as it lifts the Fenix capsule lifting trapped miner Mario Sepulveda from underground following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile, on October 13, 2010 . Sepulveda was the second of 33 trapped miners to be lifted from underground. AFP PHOTO/ Ariel MARINKOVIC , Chilean miner Juan Illanes(R) waves next to Chilean President Sebastian Pinera(L) after coming out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Illanes was the third from 33 to be lifted from underground. Chilean President Sebastian Pi?era smiles at right. AFP PHOTO/ HUGO INFANTE - GOVERNMENT OF CHILE - RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - NO SALES FOR MARKETING , The son of Chilean miner Florencio Avalos, seven-year-old Bairon, shows a drawing depicting the rescue of his father, as he is examined by doctors after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Avalos was the first of 33 trapped miners to be lifted from underground. AFP PHOTO/ Ariel MARINKOVIC , TV grab taken from the Chilean TV channel TV Chile, showing Bolivian miner Carlos Mamani stepping out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 at the San Jose mine, near the city of Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago on October 13, 2010. Mamani is the fourth miner from 33 to be lifted from undeground. AFP PHOTO/TV CHILE --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE , Bolivian miner Carlos Mamani (C) steps out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 at the San Jose mine, near the city of Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago on October 13, 2010. Mamani is the fourth miner from 33 to be lifted from undeground. The first of 33 men trapped underground in Chile for 10 weeks triumphantly returned to the surface in a landmark rescue operation Wednesday, triggering nationwide celebrations and media mayhem for their relieved families. AFP PHOTO/ MARTIN BERNETTI , Chilean miner Mario Sepulveda gives his thumb up as he is examined by doctors after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Sepulveda was the second of 33 trapped miners to be lifted from underground. AFP PHOTO/ Ariel MARINKOVIC ALTERNATIVE CROP , Chilean miner Florencio Avalos (C in beige suit) embraces un unidentified person after coming out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/ HUGO INFANTE - GOVERNMENT OF CHILE - RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - NO SALES FOR MARKETING ALTERNATIVE CROP , Relatives of Chilean miner Florencio Avalos wait the arrival of the Fenix capsule to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/ HUGO INFANTE - GOVERNMENT OF CHILE - RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - NO SALES FOR MARKETING ALTERNATIVE CROP , Chilean miner Florencio Avalos (2R foreground) embracing with President Sebastian Pi?era, seconds after coming out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 12, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/ MARTIN BERNETTI ALTERNATIVE CROP , Bolivian miner Carlos Mamani kneels after coming out of the Fenix capsule after been brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Mamani was the fourth from 33 miners to be lifted from underground. AFP PHOTO/ HUGO INFANTE - GOVERNMENT OF CHILE - RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - NO SALES FOR MARKETING , TV grab taken from the Chilean TV channel TV Chile, showing miner Osman Araya stepping out of the Fenix capsule after been brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 at the San Jose mine, near the city of Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago on October 13, 2010. Araya is the sixth miner from 33 to be lifted from undeground. AFP PHOTO/TV CHILE --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE , Chilean miner Mario Sepulveda (L) is welcomed by Chilean President Sebastian Pi?era after been brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Sepulveda was the second from 33 miners to be lifted from underground. AFP PHOTO/PRESIDENCIA DE CHILE/JOSE MANUEL DE LA MAZA --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - NO SALES , Chilean miner Florencio Avalos (L) is embraced by Chilean President Sebastian Pi?era after been brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Florencio was the first of the 33 trapped miners to be lifted from underground. AFP PHOTO/PRESIDENCIA DE CHILE/JOSE MANUEL DE LA MAZA --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - NO SALES , Chilean miner Osman Araya (R) is welcomed by his wife Angelica as he comes out of the Fenix capsule after been brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Araya was the sixth from the 33 trapped miners to be lifted from underground. AFP PHOTO/ HUGO INFANTE - GOVERNMENT OF CHILE - RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - NO SALES FOR MARKETING , Chilean miner Claudio Yanez (C-with glasses) is hugged by a relative upon exiting the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface in the eight place, on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/ MARTIN BERNETTI , Chilean miner Claudio Yanez, the eighth of thirty-three miners to leave the mine, is hugged by a relative upon surfacing at the San Jose mine, near Copiapo, Chile October 13, 2010 early morning. AFP PHOTO/HUGO INFANTE/GOVERNMENT OF CHILE***MANDATORY CREDIT*** NO SALES***EDITORIAL USE ONLY , Chilean miner Claudio Yanez, the eighth of thirty-three miners to leave the mine, applauds as he is carried to the field hospital for a primary checkup upon surfacing at the San Jose mine, near Copiapo, Chile October 13, 2010 early morning. AFP PHOTO/HUGO INFANTE/GOVERNMENT OF CHILE***MANDATORY CREDIT*** NO SALES***EDITORIAL USE ONLY , Chilean miner Mario Sepulveda (C) hugs his wife after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Sepulveda was the second of 33 miners to arrive at the surface. MANDATORY CREDIT AFP PHOTO/ HUGO INFANTE/GOVERNMENT OF CHILE - RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - NOT FOR SALE FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING CAMPAIGN , Chilean miner Mario Gomez, the ninth of thirty-three miners to leave the mine, prays for a few seconds upon surfacing from the San Jose mine, near Copiapo, Chile October 13, 2010. AFP PHOTO/HUGO INFANTE/GOVERNMENT OF CHILE***MANDATORY CREDIT*** NO SALES***EDITORIAL USE ONLY , Chilean miner Alex Vega Salazar (C) gives a thumbs up upon exiting the Fenix capsule as the tenth miner to be brought to the surface, on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Like the nine men before him, Vega was greeted by jubilant relatives and officials in a triumphant spectacle watched around the world by television viewers captivated by the saga of miners who had survived more time underground than anyone in history. AFP PHOTO/ Rodrigo ARANGUA , A candle next to a rock with a message that reads "Esteba-Go Miner" at the San Jose mine near the city of Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago on October 12, 2010. Chile counted down the hours Tuesday to the start of a dramatic operation to winch 33 miners to the surface, with a presidential welcome awaiting them after 10 weeks trapped underground. AFP PHOTO/ Rodrigo ARANGUA , A relative of a miner speaks by mobile as he awaits drinking "mate" (a traditional South American infusion) at the encampment beside the San Jose mine, near the city of Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago on October 12, 2010. Chile counted down the hours Tuesday to the start of a dramatic operation to winch 33 miners to the surface, with a presidential welcome awaiting them after 10 weeks trapped underground. AFP PHOTO/ Rodrigo ARANGUA
Relatives of trapped miners watch television beside an assortment of religious images, local and from abroad, in a tent at the encampment outside the San Jose mine, near the city of Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago on October 12, 2010. Chile counted down the hours Tuesday to the start of a dramatic operation to winch 33 miners to the surface, with a presidential welcome awaiting them after 10 weeks trapped underground. AFP PHOTO/ Rodrigo ARANGUA , Chilean Mining Minister Laurence Golborne (C) speaks during a press conference at the San Jose mine near the city of Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago on October 12, 2010. Chile counted down the hours Tuesday to the start of a dramatic operation to winch 33 miners to the surface, with a presidential welcome awaiting them after 10 weeks trapped underground. AFP PHOTO/ Rodrigo ARANGUA , Technicians prepare the Fenix capsule before the start of the rescue operation for the 33 trapped miners, at the San Jose mine, near Copiapo, Chile on October 12, 2010. Chilean officials advanced by several hours the start of the unprecedented operation --which was due to start about midnight Tuesday (0300 GMT Wednesday) and will now begin at 8:00 pm (2300 GMT Tuesday)-- to haul the workers to the surface. AFP PHOTO/ Rodrigo ARANGUA , cAPSULA FENIX INGRESA AL TUNEL 2010. Chile counted down the hours Tuesday to the start of a dramatic operation to winch 33 miners to the surface, with a presidential welcome awaiting them after 10 weeks trapped underground. AFP PHOTO/ MARTIN BERNETTI , Chilean President Sebastian Pinera watches the first dry run of the descent of the unmanned Fenix 2 rescue capsule, before starting the rescue operation of the 33 trapped miners, at the San Jose mine, near the city of Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago on October 12, 2010. Chilean officials delayed by two hours, until about 0100 GMT, the start of the risky operation to hoist the workers from the bottom of a collapsed mine. AFP PHOTO/ HUGO INFANTE - GOVERNMENT OF CHILE RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE NO SALES FOR MARKETING , TV grab taken from the Chilean TV channel TV Chile, showing Chilean miner Florencio Avalos, as he comes out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 12, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/TV CHILE --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE , TV grab taken from the Chilean TV channel TV Chile, showing Chilean miner Florencio Avalos (L) embracing with President Sebastian Pi?era, seconds after coming out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 12, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/TV CHILE --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE , TV grab taken from the Chilean TV channel TV Chile, showing Chilean miner Mario Sepulveda (L), smiling after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 after spending a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/TV CHILE --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE , Chilean miner Mario Sepulveda (C in beige and green suit) celebrates after being brought to the surface -- the second the be lifted from underground -- on October 13, 2010 after spending a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/ Rodrigo ARANGUA , Alfonso Avalos(C) father of Chilean miner Florencio Avalos celebrates after Florencio was brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Avalos was the first from 33 to be lifted from underground.celebra el rescate de su hijo Florencio Avalos desde el fondo de la Mina San Jose. AFP/HECTOR RETAMAL , Alfonso Avalos(R) father of Chilean miner Florencio Avalos and Wilson Avalos brother of Florencio embrace each other after Florencio was brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Avalos was the first from 33 to be lifted from underground.celebra el rescate de su hijo Florencio Avalos desde el fondo de la Mina San Jose. AFP/HECTOR RETAMAL , TV grab taken from the Chilean TV channel TV Chile, showing Chilean miner Juan Illanes smiling as he comes out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Illanes was the third from 33 to be lifted from underground. AFP PHOTO/TV CHILE --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE , Chilean miner Juan Illanes celebrates after comes out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Illanes was the third from 33 to be lifted from underground. Chilean President Sebastian Pi?era smiles at right. AFP PHOTO/ MARTIN BERNETTI , Chilean miner Florencio Avalos is checked by doctors after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Avalos was the first of 33 trapped miners to be lifted from underground. AFP PHOTO/ Ariel MARINKOVIC , A machinist operates the pulley as it lifts the Fenix capsule lifting trapped miner Mario Sepulveda from underground following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile, on October 13, 2010 . Sepulveda was the second of 33 trapped miners to be lifted from underground. AFP PHOTO/ Ariel MARINKOVIC , Chilean miner Juan Illanes(R) waves next to Chilean President Sebastian Pinera(L) after coming out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Illanes was the third from 33 to be lifted from underground. Chilean President Sebastian Pi?era smiles at right. AFP PHOTO/ HUGO INFANTE - GOVERNMENT OF CHILE - RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - NO SALES FOR MARKETING , The son of Chilean miner Florencio Avalos, seven-year-old Bairon, shows a drawing depicting the rescue of his father, as he is examined by doctors after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Avalos was the first of 33 trapped miners to be lifted from underground. AFP PHOTO/ Ariel MARINKOVIC , TV grab taken from the Chilean TV channel TV Chile, showing Bolivian miner Carlos Mamani stepping out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 at the San Jose mine, near the city of Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago on October 13, 2010. Mamani is the fourth miner from 33 to be lifted from undeground. AFP PHOTO/TV CHILE --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE , Bolivian miner Carlos Mamani (C) steps out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 at the San Jose mine, near the city of Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago on October 13, 2010. Mamani is the fourth miner from 33 to be lifted from undeground. The first of 33 men trapped underground in Chile for 10 weeks triumphantly returned to the surface in a landmark rescue operation Wednesday, triggering nationwide celebrations and media mayhem for their relieved families. AFP PHOTO/ MARTIN BERNETTI , Chilean miner Mario Sepulveda gives his thumb up as he is examined by doctors after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Sepulveda was the second of 33 trapped miners to be lifted from underground. AFP PHOTO/ Ariel MARINKOVIC ALTERNATIVE CROP , Chilean miner Florencio Avalos (C in beige suit) embraces un unidentified person after coming out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/ HUGO INFANTE - GOVERNMENT OF CHILE - RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - NO SALES FOR MARKETING ALTERNATIVE CROP , Relatives of Chilean miner Florencio Avalos wait the arrival of the Fenix capsule to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/ HUGO INFANTE - GOVERNMENT OF CHILE - RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - NO SALES FOR MARKETING ALTERNATIVE CROP , Chilean miner Florencio Avalos (2R foreground) embracing with President Sebastian Pi?era, seconds after coming out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 12, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/ MARTIN BERNETTI ALTERNATIVE CROP , Bolivian miner Carlos Mamani kneels after coming out of the Fenix capsule after been brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Mamani was the fourth from 33 miners to be lifted from underground. AFP PHOTO/ HUGO INFANTE - GOVERNMENT OF CHILE - RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - NO SALES FOR MARKETING , TV grab taken from the Chilean TV channel TV Chile, showing miner Osman Araya stepping out of the Fenix capsule after been brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 at the San Jose mine, near the city of Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago on October 13, 2010. Araya is the sixth miner from 33 to be lifted from undeground. AFP PHOTO/TV CHILE --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE , Chilean miner Mario Sepulveda (L) is welcomed by Chilean President Sebastian Pi?era after been brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Sepulveda was the second from 33 miners to be lifted from underground. AFP PHOTO/PRESIDENCIA DE CHILE/JOSE MANUEL DE LA MAZA --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - NO SALES , Chilean miner Florencio Avalos (L) is embraced by Chilean President Sebastian Pi?era after been brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Florencio was the first of the 33 trapped miners to be lifted from underground. AFP PHOTO/PRESIDENCIA DE CHILE/JOSE MANUEL DE LA MAZA --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - NO SALES
Relatives of trapped miners watch television beside an assortment of religious images, local and from abroad, in a tent at the encampment outside the San Jose mine, near the city of Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago on October 12, 2010. Chile counted down the hours Tuesday to the start of a dramatic operation to winch 33 miners to the surface, with a presidential welcome awaiting them after 10 weeks trapped underground. AFP PHOTO/ Rodrigo ARANGUA , Chilean Mining Minister Laurence Golborne (C) speaks during a press conference at the San Jose mine near the city of Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago on October 12, 2010. Chile counted down the hours Tuesday to the start of a dramatic operation to winch 33 miners to the surface, with a presidential welcome awaiting them after 10 weeks trapped underground. AFP PHOTO/ Rodrigo ARANGUA , Technicians prepare the Fenix capsule before the start of the rescue operation for the 33 trapped miners, at the San Jose mine, near Copiapo, Chile on October 12, 2010. Chilean officials advanced by several hours the start of the unprecedented operation --which was due to start about midnight Tuesday (0300 GMT Wednesday) and will now begin at 8:00 pm (2300 GMT Tuesday)-- to haul the workers to the surface. AFP PHOTO/ Rodrigo ARANGUA , cAPSULA FENIX INGRESA AL TUNEL 2010. Chile counted down the hours Tuesday to the start of a dramatic operation to winch 33 miners to the surface, with a presidential welcome awaiting them after 10 weeks trapped underground. AFP PHOTO/ MARTIN BERNETTI , Chilean President Sebastian Pinera watches the first dry run of the descent of the unmanned Fenix 2 rescue capsule, before starting the rescue operation of the 33 trapped miners, at the San Jose mine, near the city of Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago on October 12, 2010. Chilean officials delayed by two hours, until about 0100 GMT, the start of the risky operation to hoist the workers from the bottom of a collapsed mine. AFP PHOTO/ HUGO INFANTE - GOVERNMENT OF CHILE RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE NO SALES FOR MARKETING , TV grab taken from the Chilean TV channel TV Chile, showing Chilean miner Florencio Avalos, as he comes out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 12, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/TV CHILE --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE , TV grab taken from the Chilean TV channel TV Chile, showing Chilean miner Florencio Avalos (L) embracing with President Sebastian Pi?era, seconds after coming out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 12, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/TV CHILE --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE , TV grab taken from the Chilean TV channel TV Chile, showing Chilean miner Mario Sepulveda (L), smiling after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 after spending a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/TV CHILE --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE , Chilean miner Mario Sepulveda (C in beige and green suit) celebrates after being brought to the surface -- the second the be lifted from underground -- on October 13, 2010 after spending a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/ Rodrigo ARANGUA , Alfonso Avalos(C) father of Chilean miner Florencio Avalos celebrates after Florencio was brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Avalos was the first from 33 to be lifted from underground.celebra el rescate de su hijo Florencio Avalos desde el fondo de la Mina San Jose. AFP/HECTOR RETAMAL , Alfonso Avalos(R) father of Chilean miner Florencio Avalos and Wilson Avalos brother of Florencio embrace each other after Florencio was brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Avalos was the first from 33 to be lifted from underground.celebra el rescate de su hijo Florencio Avalos desde el fondo de la Mina San Jose. AFP/HECTOR RETAMAL , TV grab taken from the Chilean TV channel TV Chile, showing Chilean miner Juan Illanes smiling as he comes out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Illanes was the third from 33 to be lifted from underground. AFP PHOTO/TV CHILE --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE , Chilean miner Juan Illanes celebrates after comes out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Illanes was the third from 33 to be lifted from underground. Chilean President Sebastian Pi?era smiles at right. AFP PHOTO/ MARTIN BERNETTI , Chilean miner Florencio Avalos is checked by doctors after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Avalos was the first of 33 trapped miners to be lifted from underground. AFP PHOTO/ Ariel MARINKOVIC , A machinist operates the pulley as it lifts the Fenix capsule lifting trapped miner Mario Sepulveda from underground following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile, on October 13, 2010 . Sepulveda was the second of 33 trapped miners to be lifted from underground. AFP PHOTO/ Ariel MARINKOVIC , Chilean miner Juan Illanes(R) waves next to Chilean President Sebastian Pinera(L) after coming out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Illanes was the third from 33 to be lifted from underground. Chilean President Sebastian Pi?era smiles at right. AFP PHOTO/ HUGO INFANTE - GOVERNMENT OF CHILE - RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - NO SALES FOR MARKETING , The son of Chilean miner Florencio Avalos, seven-year-old Bairon, shows a drawing depicting the rescue of his father, as he is examined by doctors after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Avalos was the first of 33 trapped miners to be lifted from underground. AFP PHOTO/ Ariel MARINKOVIC , TV grab taken from the Chilean TV channel TV Chile, showing Bolivian miner Carlos Mamani stepping out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 at the San Jose mine, near the city of Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago on October 13, 2010. Mamani is the fourth miner from 33 to be lifted from undeground. AFP PHOTO/TV CHILE --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE , Bolivian miner Carlos Mamani (C) steps out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 at the San Jose mine, near the city of Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago on October 13, 2010. Mamani is the fourth miner from 33 to be lifted from undeground. The first of 33 men trapped underground in Chile for 10 weeks triumphantly returned to the surface in a landmark rescue operation Wednesday, triggering nationwide celebrations and media mayhem for their relieved families. AFP PHOTO/ MARTIN BERNETTI , Chilean miner Mario Sepulveda gives his thumb up as he is examined by doctors after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Sepulveda was the second of 33 trapped miners to be lifted from underground. AFP PHOTO/ Ariel MARINKOVIC ALTERNATIVE CROP , Chilean miner Florencio Avalos (C in beige suit) embraces un unidentified person after coming out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/ HUGO INFANTE - GOVERNMENT OF CHILE - RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - NO SALES FOR MARKETING ALTERNATIVE CROP , Relatives of Chilean miner Florencio Avalos wait the arrival of the Fenix capsule to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/ HUGO INFANTE - GOVERNMENT OF CHILE - RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - NO SALES FOR MARKETING ALTERNATIVE CROP , Chilean miner Florencio Avalos (2R foreground) embracing with President Sebastian Pi?era, seconds after coming out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 12, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/ MARTIN BERNETTI ALTERNATIVE CROP , Bolivian miner Carlos Mamani kneels after coming out of the Fenix capsule after been brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Mamani was the fourth from 33 miners to be lifted from underground. AFP PHOTO/ HUGO INFANTE - GOVERNMENT OF CHILE - RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - NO SALES FOR MARKETING , TV grab taken from the Chilean TV channel TV Chile, showing miner Osman Araya stepping out of the Fenix capsule after been brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 at the San Jose mine, near the city of Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago on October 13, 2010. Araya is the sixth miner from 33 to be lifted from undeground. AFP PHOTO/TV CHILE --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE , Chilean miner Mario Sepulveda (L) is welcomed by Chilean President Sebastian Pi?era after been brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Sepulveda was the second from 33 miners to be lifted from underground. AFP PHOTO/PRESIDENCIA DE CHILE/JOSE MANUEL DE LA MAZA --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - NO SALES , Chilean miner Florencio Avalos (L) is embraced by Chilean President Sebastian Pi?era after been brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Florencio was the first of the 33 trapped miners to be lifted from underground. AFP PHOTO/PRESIDENCIA DE CHILE/JOSE MANUEL DE LA MAZA --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - NO SALES , Chilean miner Osman Araya (R) is welcomed by his wife Angelica as he comes out of the Fenix capsule after been brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Araya was the sixth from the 33 trapped miners to be lifted from underground. AFP PHOTO/ HUGO INFANTE - GOVERNMENT OF CHILE - RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - NO SALES FOR MARKETING , Chilean miner Claudio Yanez (C-with glasses) is hugged by a relative upon exiting the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface in the eight place, on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/ MARTIN BERNETTI , Chilean miner Claudio Yanez, the eighth of thirty-three miners to leave the mine, is hugged by a relative upon surfacing at the San Jose mine, near Copiapo, Chile October 13, 2010 early morning. AFP PHOTO/HUGO INFANTE/GOVERNMENT OF CHILE***MANDATORY CREDIT*** NO SALES***EDITORIAL USE ONLY , Chilean miner Claudio Yanez, the eighth of thirty-three miners to leave the mine, applauds as he is carried to the field hospital for a primary checkup upon surfacing at the San Jose mine, near Copiapo, Chile October 13, 2010 early morning. AFP PHOTO/HUGO INFANTE/GOVERNMENT OF CHILE***MANDATORY CREDIT*** NO SALES***EDITORIAL USE ONLY , Chilean miner Mario Sepulveda (C) hugs his wife after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Sepulveda was the second of 33 miners to arrive at the surface. MANDATORY CREDIT AFP PHOTO/ HUGO INFANTE/GOVERNMENT OF CHILE - RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - NOT FOR SALE FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING CAMPAIGN , Chilean miner Mario Gomez, the ninth of thirty-three miners to leave the mine, prays for a few seconds upon surfacing from the San Jose mine, near Copiapo, Chile October 13, 2010. AFP PHOTO/HUGO INFANTE/GOVERNMENT OF CHILE***MANDATORY CREDIT*** NO SALES***EDITORIAL USE ONLY
Relatives of trapped miners watch television beside an assortment of religious images, local and from abroad, in a tent at the encampment outside the San Jose mine, near the city of Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago on October 12, 2010. Chile counted down the hours Tuesday to the start of a dramatic operation to winch 33 miners to the surface, with a presidential welcome awaiting them after 10 weeks trapped underground. AFP PHOTO/ Rodrigo ARANGUA , Chilean Mining Minister Laurence Golborne (C) speaks during a press conference at the San Jose mine near the city of Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago on October 12, 2010. Chile counted down the hours Tuesday to the start of a dramatic operation to winch 33 miners to the surface, with a presidential welcome awaiting them after 10 weeks trapped underground. AFP PHOTO/ Rodrigo ARANGUA , Technicians prepare the Fenix capsule before the start of the rescue operation for the 33 trapped miners, at the San Jose mine, near Copiapo, Chile on October 12, 2010. Chilean officials advanced by several hours the start of the unprecedented operation --which was due to start about midnight Tuesday (0300 GMT Wednesday) and will now begin at 8:00 pm (2300 GMT Tuesday)-- to haul the workers to the surface. AFP PHOTO/ Rodrigo ARANGUA , cAPSULA FENIX INGRESA AL TUNEL 2010. Chile counted down the hours Tuesday to the start of a dramatic operation to winch 33 miners to the surface, with a presidential welcome awaiting them after 10 weeks trapped underground. AFP PHOTO/ MARTIN BERNETTI , Chilean President Sebastian Pinera watches the first dry run of the descent of the unmanned Fenix 2 rescue capsule, before starting the rescue operation of the 33 trapped miners, at the San Jose mine, near the city of Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago on October 12, 2010. Chilean officials delayed by two hours, until about 0100 GMT, the start of the risky operation to hoist the workers from the bottom of a collapsed mine. AFP PHOTO/ HUGO INFANTE - GOVERNMENT OF CHILE RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE NO SALES FOR MARKETING , TV grab taken from the Chilean TV channel TV Chile, showing Chilean miner Florencio Avalos, as he comes out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 12, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/TV CHILE --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE , TV grab taken from the Chilean TV channel TV Chile, showing Chilean miner Florencio Avalos (L) embracing with President Sebastian Pi?era, seconds after coming out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 12, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/TV CHILE --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE , TV grab taken from the Chilean TV channel TV Chile, showing Chilean miner Mario Sepulveda (L), smiling after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 after spending a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/TV CHILE --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE
Relatives of trapped miners watch television beside an assortment of religious images, local and from abroad, in a tent at the encampment outside the San Jose mine, near the city of Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago on October 12, 2010. Chile counted down the hours Tuesday to the start of a dramatic operation to winch 33 miners to the surface, with a presidential welcome awaiting them after 10 weeks trapped underground. AFP PHOTO/ Rodrigo ARANGUA , Chilean Mining Minister Laurence Golborne (C) speaks during a press conference at the San Jose mine near the city of Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago on October 12, 2010. Chile counted down the hours Tuesday to the start of a dramatic operation to winch 33 miners to the surface, with a presidential welcome awaiting them after 10 weeks trapped underground. AFP PHOTO/ Rodrigo ARANGUA , Technicians prepare the Fenix capsule before the start of the rescue operation for the 33 trapped miners, at the San Jose mine, near Copiapo, Chile on October 12, 2010. Chilean officials advanced by several hours the start of the unprecedented operation --which was due to start about midnight Tuesday (0300 GMT Wednesday) and will now begin at 8:00 pm (2300 GMT Tuesday)-- to haul the workers to the surface. AFP PHOTO/ Rodrigo ARANGUA , cAPSULA FENIX INGRESA AL TUNEL 2010. Chile counted down the hours Tuesday to the start of a dramatic operation to winch 33 miners to the surface, with a presidential welcome awaiting them after 10 weeks trapped underground. AFP PHOTO/ MARTIN BERNETTI , Chilean President Sebastian Pinera watches the first dry run of the descent of the unmanned Fenix 2 rescue capsule, before starting the rescue operation of the 33 trapped miners, at the San Jose mine, near the city of Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago on October 12, 2010. Chilean officials delayed by two hours, until about 0100 GMT, the start of the risky operation to hoist the workers from the bottom of a collapsed mine. AFP PHOTO/ HUGO INFANTE - GOVERNMENT OF CHILE RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE NO SALES FOR MARKETING , TV grab taken from the Chilean TV channel TV Chile, showing Chilean miner Florencio Avalos, as he comes out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 12, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/TV CHILE --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE , TV grab taken from the Chilean TV channel TV Chile, showing Chilean miner Florencio Avalos (L) embracing with President Sebastian Pi?era, seconds after coming out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 12, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/TV CHILE --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE
Relatives of trapped miners watch television beside an assortment of religious images, local and from abroad, in a tent at the encampment outside the San Jose mine, near the city of Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago on October 12, 2010. Chile counted down the hours Tuesday to the start of a dramatic operation to winch 33 miners to the surface, with a presidential welcome awaiting them after 10 weeks trapped underground. AFP PHOTO/ Rodrigo ARANGUA , Chilean Mining Minister Laurence Golborne (C) speaks during a press conference at the San Jose mine near the city of Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago on October 12, 2010. Chile counted down the hours Tuesday to the start of a dramatic operation to winch 33 miners to the surface, with a presidential welcome awaiting them after 10 weeks trapped underground. AFP PHOTO/ Rodrigo ARANGUA , Technicians prepare the Fenix capsule before the start of the rescue operation for the 33 trapped miners, at the San Jose mine, near Copiapo, Chile on October 12, 2010. Chilean officials advanced by several hours the start of the unprecedented operation --which was due to start about midnight Tuesday (0300 GMT Wednesday) and will now begin at 8:00 pm (2300 GMT Tuesday)-- to haul the workers to the surface. AFP PHOTO/ Rodrigo ARANGUA , cAPSULA FENIX INGRESA AL TUNEL 2010. Chile counted down the hours Tuesday to the start of a dramatic operation to winch 33 miners to the surface, with a presidential welcome awaiting them after 10 weeks trapped underground. AFP PHOTO/ MARTIN BERNETTI , Chilean President Sebastian Pinera watches the first dry run of the descent of the unmanned Fenix 2 rescue capsule, before starting the rescue operation of the 33 trapped miners, at the San Jose mine, near the city of Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago on October 12, 2010. Chilean officials delayed by two hours, until about 0100 GMT, the start of the risky operation to hoist the workers from the bottom of a collapsed mine. AFP PHOTO/ HUGO INFANTE - GOVERNMENT OF CHILE RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE NO SALES FOR MARKETING , TV grab taken from the Chilean TV channel TV Chile, showing Chilean miner Florencio Avalos, as he comes out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 12, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/TV CHILE --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE
Relatives of trapped miners watch television beside an assortment of religious images, local and from abroad, in a tent at the encampment outside the San Jose mine, near the city of Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago on October 12, 2010. Chile counted down the hours Tuesday to the start of a dramatic operation to winch 33 miners to the surface, with a presidential welcome awaiting them after 10 weeks trapped underground. AFP PHOTO/ Rodrigo ARANGUA , Chilean Mining Minister Laurence Golborne (C) speaks during a press conference at the San Jose mine near the city of Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago on October 12, 2010. Chile counted down the hours Tuesday to the start of a dramatic operation to winch 33 miners to the surface, with a presidential welcome awaiting them after 10 weeks trapped underground. AFP PHOTO/ Rodrigo ARANGUA , Technicians prepare the Fenix capsule before the start of the rescue operation for the 33 trapped miners, at the San Jose mine, near Copiapo, Chile on October 12, 2010. Chilean officials advanced by several hours the start of the unprecedented operation --which was due to start about midnight Tuesday (0300 GMT Wednesday) and will now begin at 8:00 pm (2300 GMT Tuesday)-- to haul the workers to the surface. AFP PHOTO/ Rodrigo ARANGUA , cAPSULA FENIX INGRESA AL TUNEL 2010. Chile counted down the hours Tuesday to the start of a dramatic operation to winch 33 miners to the surface, with a presidential welcome awaiting them after 10 weeks trapped underground. AFP PHOTO/ MARTIN BERNETTI , Chilean President Sebastian Pinera watches the first dry run of the descent of the unmanned Fenix 2 rescue capsule, before starting the rescue operation of the 33 trapped miners, at the San Jose mine, near the city of Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago on October 12, 2010. Chilean officials delayed by two hours, until about 0100 GMT, the start of the risky operation to hoist the workers from the bottom of a collapsed mine. AFP PHOTO/ HUGO INFANTE - GOVERNMENT OF CHILE RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE NO SALES FOR MARKETING , TV grab taken from the Chilean TV channel TV Chile, showing Chilean miner Florencio Avalos, as he comes out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 12, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/TV CHILE --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE , TV grab taken from the Chilean TV channel TV Chile, showing Chilean miner Florencio Avalos (L) embracing with President Sebastian Pi?era, seconds after coming out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 12, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/TV CHILE --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE , TV grab taken from the Chilean TV channel TV Chile, showing Chilean miner Mario Sepulveda (L), smiling after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 after spending a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/TV CHILE --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE , Chilean miner Mario Sepulveda (C in beige and green suit) celebrates after being brought to the surface -- the second the be lifted from underground -- on October 13, 2010 after spending a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/ Rodrigo ARANGUA , Alfonso Avalos(C) father of Chilean miner Florencio Avalos celebrates after Florencio was brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Avalos was the first from 33 to be lifted from underground.celebra el rescate de su hijo Florencio Avalos desde el fondo de la Mina San Jose. AFP/HECTOR RETAMAL , Alfonso Avalos(R) father of Chilean miner Florencio Avalos and Wilson Avalos brother of Florencio embrace each other after Florencio was brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Avalos was the first from 33 to be lifted from underground.celebra el rescate de su hijo Florencio Avalos desde el fondo de la Mina San Jose. AFP/HECTOR RETAMAL , TV grab taken from the Chilean TV channel TV Chile, showing Chilean miner Juan Illanes smiling as he comes out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Illanes was the third from 33 to be lifted from underground. AFP PHOTO/TV CHILE --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE , Chilean miner Juan Illanes celebrates after comes out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Illanes was the third from 33 to be lifted from underground. Chilean President Sebastian Pi?era smiles at right. AFP PHOTO/ MARTIN BERNETTI , Chilean miner Florencio Avalos is checked by doctors after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Avalos was the first of 33 trapped miners to be lifted from underground. AFP PHOTO/ Ariel MARINKOVIC
Relatives of trapped miners watch television beside an assortment of religious images, local and from abroad, in a tent at the encampment outside the San Jose mine, near the city of Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago on October 12, 2010. Chile counted down the hours Tuesday to the start of a dramatic operation to winch 33 miners to the surface, with a presidential welcome awaiting them after 10 weeks trapped underground. AFP PHOTO/ Rodrigo ARANGUA , Chilean Mining Minister Laurence Golborne (C) speaks during a press conference at the San Jose mine near the city of Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago on October 12, 2010. Chile counted down the hours Tuesday to the start of a dramatic operation to winch 33 miners to the surface, with a presidential welcome awaiting them after 10 weeks trapped underground. AFP PHOTO/ Rodrigo ARANGUA , Technicians prepare the Fenix capsule before the start of the rescue operation for the 33 trapped miners, at the San Jose mine, near Copiapo, Chile on October 12, 2010. Chilean officials advanced by several hours the start of the unprecedented operation --which was due to start about midnight Tuesday (0300 GMT Wednesday) and will now begin at 8:00 pm (2300 GMT Tuesday)-- to haul the workers to the surface. AFP PHOTO/ Rodrigo ARANGUA , cAPSULA FENIX INGRESA AL TUNEL 2010. Chile counted down the hours Tuesday to the start of a dramatic operation to winch 33 miners to the surface, with a presidential welcome awaiting them after 10 weeks trapped underground. AFP PHOTO/ MARTIN BERNETTI , Chilean President Sebastian Pinera watches the first dry run of the descent of the unmanned Fenix 2 rescue capsule, before starting the rescue operation of the 33 trapped miners, at the San Jose mine, near the city of Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago on October 12, 2010. Chilean officials delayed by two hours, until about 0100 GMT, the start of the risky operation to hoist the workers from the bottom of a collapsed mine. AFP PHOTO/ HUGO INFANTE - GOVERNMENT OF CHILE RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE NO SALES FOR MARKETING , TV grab taken from the Chilean TV channel TV Chile, showing Chilean miner Florencio Avalos, as he comes out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 12, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/TV CHILE --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE , TV grab taken from the Chilean TV channel TV Chile, showing Chilean miner Florencio Avalos (L) embracing with President Sebastian Pi?era, seconds after coming out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 12, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/TV CHILE --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE , TV grab taken from the Chilean TV channel TV Chile, showing Chilean miner Mario Sepulveda (L), smiling after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 after spending a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/TV CHILE --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE , Chilean miner Mario Sepulveda (C in beige and green suit) celebrates after being brought to the surface -- the second the be lifted from underground -- on October 13, 2010 after spending a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/ Rodrigo ARANGUA , Alfonso Avalos(C) father of Chilean miner Florencio Avalos celebrates after Florencio was brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Avalos was the first from 33 to be lifted from underground.celebra el rescate de su hijo Florencio Avalos desde el fondo de la Mina San Jose. AFP/HECTOR RETAMAL , Alfonso Avalos(R) father of Chilean miner Florencio Avalos and Wilson Avalos brother of Florencio embrace each other after Florencio was brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Avalos was the first from 33 to be lifted from underground.celebra el rescate de su hijo Florencio Avalos desde el fondo de la Mina San Jose. AFP/HECTOR RETAMAL , TV grab taken from the Chilean TV channel TV Chile, showing Chilean miner Juan Illanes smiling as he comes out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Illanes was the third from 33 to be lifted from underground. AFP PHOTO/TV CHILE --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE , Chilean miner Juan Illanes celebrates after comes out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Illanes was the third from 33 to be lifted from underground. Chilean President Sebastian Pi?era smiles at right. AFP PHOTO/ MARTIN BERNETTI , Chilean miner Florencio Avalos is checked by doctors after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Avalos was the first of 33 trapped miners to be lifted from underground. AFP PHOTO/ Ariel MARINKOVIC , A machinist operates the pulley as it lifts the Fenix capsule lifting trapped miner Mario Sepulveda from underground following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile, on October 13, 2010 . Sepulveda was the second of 33 trapped miners to be lifted from underground. AFP PHOTO/ Ariel MARINKOVIC , Chilean miner Juan Illanes(R) waves next to Chilean President Sebastian Pinera(L) after coming out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Illanes was the third from 33 to be lifted from underground. Chilean President Sebastian Pi?era smiles at right. AFP PHOTO/ HUGO INFANTE - GOVERNMENT OF CHILE - RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - NO SALES FOR MARKETING , The son of Chilean miner Florencio Avalos, seven-year-old Bairon, shows a drawing depicting the rescue of his father, as he is examined by doctors after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Avalos was the first of 33 trapped miners to be lifted from underground. AFP PHOTO/ Ariel MARINKOVIC , TV grab taken from the Chilean TV channel TV Chile, showing Bolivian miner Carlos Mamani stepping out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 at the San Jose mine, near the city of Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago on October 13, 2010. Mamani is the fourth miner from 33 to be lifted from undeground. AFP PHOTO/TV CHILE --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE
Relatives of trapped miners watch television beside an assortment of religious images, local and from abroad, in a tent at the encampment outside the San Jose mine, near the city of Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago on October 12, 2010. Chile counted down the hours Tuesday to the start of a dramatic operation to winch 33 miners to the surface, with a presidential welcome awaiting them after 10 weeks trapped underground. AFP PHOTO/ Rodrigo ARANGUA , Chilean Mining Minister Laurence Golborne (C) speaks during a press conference at the San Jose mine near the city of Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago on October 12, 2010. Chile counted down the hours Tuesday to the start of a dramatic operation to winch 33 miners to the surface, with a presidential welcome awaiting them after 10 weeks trapped underground. AFP PHOTO/ Rodrigo ARANGUA , Technicians prepare the Fenix capsule before the start of the rescue operation for the 33 trapped miners, at the San Jose mine, near Copiapo, Chile on October 12, 2010. Chilean officials advanced by several hours the start of the unprecedented operation --which was due to start about midnight Tuesday (0300 GMT Wednesday) and will now begin at 8:00 pm (2300 GMT Tuesday)-- to haul the workers to the surface. AFP PHOTO/ Rodrigo ARANGUA , cAPSULA FENIX INGRESA AL TUNEL 2010. Chile counted down the hours Tuesday to the start of a dramatic operation to winch 33 miners to the surface, with a presidential welcome awaiting them after 10 weeks trapped underground. AFP PHOTO/ MARTIN BERNETTI , Chilean President Sebastian Pinera watches the first dry run of the descent of the unmanned Fenix 2 rescue capsule, before starting the rescue operation of the 33 trapped miners, at the San Jose mine, near the city of Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago on October 12, 2010. Chilean officials delayed by two hours, until about 0100 GMT, the start of the risky operation to hoist the workers from the bottom of a collapsed mine. AFP PHOTO/ HUGO INFANTE - GOVERNMENT OF CHILE RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE NO SALES FOR MARKETING , TV grab taken from the Chilean TV channel TV Chile, showing Chilean miner Florencio Avalos, as he comes out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 12, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/TV CHILE --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE , TV grab taken from the Chilean TV channel TV Chile, showing Chilean miner Florencio Avalos (L) embracing with President Sebastian Pi?era, seconds after coming out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 12, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/TV CHILE --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE , TV grab taken from the Chilean TV channel TV Chile, showing Chilean miner Mario Sepulveda (L), smiling after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 after spending a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/TV CHILE --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE , Chilean miner Mario Sepulveda (C in beige and green suit) celebrates after being brought to the surface -- the second the be lifted from underground -- on October 13, 2010 after spending a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/ Rodrigo ARANGUA , Alfonso Avalos(C) father of Chilean miner Florencio Avalos celebrates after Florencio was brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Avalos was the first from 33 to be lifted from underground.celebra el rescate de su hijo Florencio Avalos desde el fondo de la Mina San Jose. AFP/HECTOR RETAMAL , Alfonso Avalos(R) father of Chilean miner Florencio Avalos and Wilson Avalos brother of Florencio embrace each other after Florencio was brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Avalos was the first from 33 to be lifted from underground.celebra el rescate de su hijo Florencio Avalos desde el fondo de la Mina San Jose. AFP/HECTOR RETAMAL , TV grab taken from the Chilean TV channel TV Chile, showing Chilean miner Juan Illanes smiling as he comes out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Illanes was the third from 33 to be lifted from underground. AFP PHOTO/TV CHILE --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE
Relatives of trapped miners watch television beside an assortment of religious images, local and from abroad, in a tent at the encampment outside the San Jose mine, near the city of Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago on October 12, 2010. Chile counted down the hours Tuesday to the start of a dramatic operation to winch 33 miners to the surface, with a presidential welcome awaiting them after 10 weeks trapped underground. AFP PHOTO/ Rodrigo ARANGUA , Chilean Mining Minister Laurence Golborne (C) speaks during a press conference at the San Jose mine near the city of Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago on October 12, 2010. Chile counted down the hours Tuesday to the start of a dramatic operation to winch 33 miners to the surface, with a presidential welcome awaiting them after 10 weeks trapped underground. AFP PHOTO/ Rodrigo ARANGUA , Technicians prepare the Fenix capsule before the start of the rescue operation for the 33 trapped miners, at the San Jose mine, near Copiapo, Chile on October 12, 2010. Chilean officials advanced by several hours the start of the unprecedented operation --which was due to start about midnight Tuesday (0300 GMT Wednesday) and will now begin at 8:00 pm (2300 GMT Tuesday)-- to haul the workers to the surface. AFP PHOTO/ Rodrigo ARANGUA , cAPSULA FENIX INGRESA AL TUNEL 2010. Chile counted down the hours Tuesday to the start of a dramatic operation to winch 33 miners to the surface, with a presidential welcome awaiting them after 10 weeks trapped underground. AFP PHOTO/ MARTIN BERNETTI , Chilean President Sebastian Pinera watches the first dry run of the descent of the unmanned Fenix 2 rescue capsule, before starting the rescue operation of the 33 trapped miners, at the San Jose mine, near the city of Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago on October 12, 2010. Chilean officials delayed by two hours, until about 0100 GMT, the start of the risky operation to hoist the workers from the bottom of a collapsed mine. AFP PHOTO/ HUGO INFANTE - GOVERNMENT OF CHILE RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE NO SALES FOR MARKETING , TV grab taken from the Chilean TV channel TV Chile, showing Chilean miner Florencio Avalos, as he comes out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 12, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/TV CHILE --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE , TV grab taken from the Chilean TV channel TV Chile, showing Chilean miner Florencio Avalos (L) embracing with President Sebastian Pi?era, seconds after coming out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 12, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/TV CHILE --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE , TV grab taken from the Chilean TV channel TV Chile, showing Chilean miner Mario Sepulveda (L), smiling after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 after spending a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/TV CHILE --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE , Chilean miner Mario Sepulveda (C in beige and green suit) celebrates after being brought to the surface -- the second the be lifted from underground -- on October 13, 2010 after spending a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/ Rodrigo ARANGUA , Alfonso Avalos(C) father of Chilean miner Florencio Avalos celebrates after Florencio was brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Avalos was the first from 33 to be lifted from underground.celebra el rescate de su hijo Florencio Avalos desde el fondo de la Mina San Jose. AFP/HECTOR RETAMAL , Alfonso Avalos(R) father of Chilean miner Florencio Avalos and Wilson Avalos brother of Florencio embrace each other after Florencio was brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Avalos was the first from 33 to be lifted from underground.celebra el rescate de su hijo Florencio Avalos desde el fondo de la Mina San Jose. AFP/HECTOR RETAMAL , TV grab taken from the Chilean TV channel TV Chile, showing Chilean miner Juan Illanes smiling as he comes out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Illanes was the third from 33 to be lifted from underground. AFP PHOTO/TV CHILE --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE , Chilean miner Juan Illanes celebrates after comes out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Illanes was the third from 33 to be lifted from underground. Chilean President Sebastian Pi?era smiles at right. AFP PHOTO/ MARTIN BERNETTI , Chilean miner Florencio Avalos is checked by doctors after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Avalos was the first of 33 trapped miners to be lifted from underground. AFP PHOTO/ Ariel MARINKOVIC , A machinist operates the pulley as it lifts the Fenix capsule lifting trapped miner Mario Sepulveda from underground following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile, on October 13, 2010 . Sepulveda was the second of 33 trapped miners to be lifted from underground. AFP PHOTO/ Ariel MARINKOVIC , Chilean miner Juan Illanes(R) waves next to Chilean President Sebastian Pinera(L) after coming out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Illanes was the third from 33 to be lifted from underground. Chilean President Sebastian Pi?era smiles at right. AFP PHOTO/ HUGO INFANTE - GOVERNMENT OF CHILE - RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - NO SALES FOR MARKETING , The son of Chilean miner Florencio Avalos, seven-year-old Bairon, shows a drawing depicting the rescue of his father, as he is examined by doctors after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Avalos was the first of 33 trapped miners to be lifted from underground. AFP PHOTO/ Ariel MARINKOVIC , TV grab taken from the Chilean TV channel TV Chile, showing Bolivian miner Carlos Mamani stepping out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 at the San Jose mine, near the city of Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago on October 13, 2010. Mamani is the fourth miner from 33 to be lifted from undeground. AFP PHOTO/TV CHILE --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE , Bolivian miner Carlos Mamani (C) steps out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 at the San Jose mine, near the city of Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago on October 13, 2010. Mamani is the fourth miner from 33 to be lifted from undeground. The first of 33 men trapped underground in Chile for 10 weeks triumphantly returned to the surface in a landmark rescue operation Wednesday, triggering nationwide celebrations and media mayhem for their relieved families. AFP PHOTO/ MARTIN BERNETTI , Chilean miner Mario Sepulveda gives his thumb up as he is examined by doctors after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Sepulveda was the second of 33 trapped miners to be lifted from underground. AFP PHOTO/ Ariel MARINKOVIC ALTERNATIVE CROP , Chilean miner Florencio Avalos (C in beige suit) embraces un unidentified person after coming out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/ HUGO INFANTE - GOVERNMENT OF CHILE - RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - NO SALES FOR MARKETING ALTERNATIVE CROP , Relatives of Chilean miner Florencio Avalos wait the arrival of the Fenix capsule to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/ HUGO INFANTE - GOVERNMENT OF CHILE - RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - NO SALES FOR MARKETING ALTERNATIVE CROP , Chilean miner Florencio Avalos (2R foreground) embracing with President Sebastian Pi?era, seconds after coming out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 12, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/ MARTIN BERNETTI ALTERNATIVE CROP , Bolivian miner Carlos Mamani kneels after coming out of the Fenix capsule after been brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Mamani was the fourth from 33 miners to be lifted from underground. AFP PHOTO/ HUGO INFANTE - GOVERNMENT OF CHILE - RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - NO SALES FOR MARKETING , TV grab taken from the Chilean TV channel TV Chile, showing miner Osman Araya stepping out of the Fenix capsule after been brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 at the San Jose mine, near the city of Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago on October 13, 2010. Araya is the sixth miner from 33 to be lifted from undeground. AFP PHOTO/TV CHILE --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE , Chilean miner Mario Sepulveda (L) is welcomed by Chilean President Sebastian Pi?era after been brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Sepulveda was the second from 33 miners to be lifted from underground. AFP PHOTO/PRESIDENCIA DE CHILE/JOSE MANUEL DE LA MAZA --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - NO SALES , Chilean miner Florencio Avalos (L) is embraced by Chilean President Sebastian Pi?era after been brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Florencio was the first of the 33 trapped miners to be lifted from underground. AFP PHOTO/PRESIDENCIA DE CHILE/JOSE MANUEL DE LA MAZA --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - NO SALES , Chilean miner Osman Araya (R) is welcomed by his wife Angelica as he comes out of the Fenix capsule after been brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Araya was the sixth from the 33 trapped miners to be lifted from underground. AFP PHOTO/ HUGO INFANTE - GOVERNMENT OF CHILE - RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - NO SALES FOR MARKETING , Chilean miner Claudio Yanez (C-with glasses) is hugged by a relative upon exiting the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface in the eight place, on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/ MARTIN BERNETTI , Chilean miner Claudio Yanez, the eighth of thirty-three miners to leave the mine, is hugged by a relative upon surfacing at the San Jose mine, near Copiapo, Chile October 13, 2010 early morning. AFP PHOTO/HUGO INFANTE/GOVERNMENT OF CHILE***MANDATORY CREDIT*** NO SALES***EDITORIAL USE ONLY
Relatives of trapped miners watch television beside an assortment of religious images, local and from abroad, in a tent at the encampment outside the San Jose mine, near the city of Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago on October 12, 2010. Chile counted down the hours Tuesday to the start of a dramatic operation to winch 33 miners to the surface, with a presidential welcome awaiting them after 10 weeks trapped underground. AFP PHOTO/ Rodrigo ARANGUA , Chilean Mining Minister Laurence Golborne (C) speaks during a press conference at the San Jose mine near the city of Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago on October 12, 2010. Chile counted down the hours Tuesday to the start of a dramatic operation to winch 33 miners to the surface, with a presidential welcome awaiting them after 10 weeks trapped underground. AFP PHOTO/ Rodrigo ARANGUA , Technicians prepare the Fenix capsule before the start of the rescue operation for the 33 trapped miners, at the San Jose mine, near Copiapo, Chile on October 12, 2010. Chilean officials advanced by several hours the start of the unprecedented operation --which was due to start about midnight Tuesday (0300 GMT Wednesday) and will now begin at 8:00 pm (2300 GMT Tuesday)-- to haul the workers to the surface. AFP PHOTO/ Rodrigo ARANGUA , cAPSULA FENIX INGRESA AL TUNEL 2010. Chile counted down the hours Tuesday to the start of a dramatic operation to winch 33 miners to the surface, with a presidential welcome awaiting them after 10 weeks trapped underground. AFP PHOTO/ MARTIN BERNETTI , Chilean President Sebastian Pinera watches the first dry run of the descent of the unmanned Fenix 2 rescue capsule, before starting the rescue operation of the 33 trapped miners, at the San Jose mine, near the city of Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago on October 12, 2010. Chilean officials delayed by two hours, until about 0100 GMT, the start of the risky operation to hoist the workers from the bottom of a collapsed mine. AFP PHOTO/ HUGO INFANTE - GOVERNMENT OF CHILE RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE NO SALES FOR MARKETING , TV grab taken from the Chilean TV channel TV Chile, showing Chilean miner Florencio Avalos, as he comes out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 12, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/TV CHILE --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE , TV grab taken from the Chilean TV channel TV Chile, showing Chilean miner Florencio Avalos (L) embracing with President Sebastian Pi?era, seconds after coming out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 12, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/TV CHILE --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE , TV grab taken from the Chilean TV channel TV Chile, showing Chilean miner Mario Sepulveda (L), smiling after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 after spending a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/TV CHILE --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE , Chilean miner Mario Sepulveda (C in beige and green suit) celebrates after being brought to the surface -- the second the be lifted from underground -- on October 13, 2010 after spending a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/ Rodrigo ARANGUA , Alfonso Avalos(C) father of Chilean miner Florencio Avalos celebrates after Florencio was brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Avalos was the first from 33 to be lifted from underground.celebra el rescate de su hijo Florencio Avalos desde el fondo de la Mina San Jose. AFP/HECTOR RETAMAL , Alfonso Avalos(R) father of Chilean miner Florencio Avalos and Wilson Avalos brother of Florencio embrace each other after Florencio was brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Avalos was the first from 33 to be lifted from underground.celebra el rescate de su hijo Florencio Avalos desde el fondo de la Mina San Jose. AFP/HECTOR RETAMAL , TV grab taken from the Chilean TV channel TV Chile, showing Chilean miner Juan Illanes smiling as he comes out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Illanes was the third from 33 to be lifted from underground. AFP PHOTO/TV CHILE --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE , Chilean miner Juan Illanes celebrates after comes out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Illanes was the third from 33 to be lifted from underground. Chilean President Sebastian Pi?era smiles at right. AFP PHOTO/ MARTIN BERNETTI , Chilean miner Florencio Avalos is checked by doctors after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Avalos was the first of 33 trapped miners to be lifted from underground. AFP PHOTO/ Ariel MARINKOVIC , A machinist operates the pulley as it lifts the Fenix capsule lifting trapped miner Mario Sepulveda from underground following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile, on October 13, 2010 . Sepulveda was the second of 33 trapped miners to be lifted from underground. AFP PHOTO/ Ariel MARINKOVIC , Chilean miner Juan Illanes(R) waves next to Chilean President Sebastian Pinera(L) after coming out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Illanes was the third from 33 to be lifted from underground. Chilean President Sebastian Pi?era smiles at right. AFP PHOTO/ HUGO INFANTE - GOVERNMENT OF CHILE - RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - NO SALES FOR MARKETING , The son of Chilean miner Florencio Avalos, seven-year-old Bairon, shows a drawing depicting the rescue of his father, as he is examined by doctors after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Avalos was the first of 33 trapped miners to be lifted from underground. AFP PHOTO/ Ariel MARINKOVIC
Relatives of trapped miners watch television beside an assortment of religious images, local and from abroad, in a tent at the encampment outside the San Jose mine, near the city of Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago on October 12, 2010. Chile counted down the hours Tuesday to the start of a dramatic operation to winch 33 miners to the surface, with a presidential welcome awaiting them after 10 weeks trapped underground. AFP PHOTO/ Rodrigo ARANGUA , Chilean Mining Minister Laurence Golborne (C) speaks during a press conference at the San Jose mine near the city of Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago on October 12, 2010. Chile counted down the hours Tuesday to the start of a dramatic operation to winch 33 miners to the surface, with a presidential welcome awaiting them after 10 weeks trapped underground. AFP PHOTO/ Rodrigo ARANGUA , Technicians prepare the Fenix capsule before the start of the rescue operation for the 33 trapped miners, at the San Jose mine, near Copiapo, Chile on October 12, 2010. Chilean officials advanced by several hours the start of the unprecedented operation --which was due to start about midnight Tuesday (0300 GMT Wednesday) and will now begin at 8:00 pm (2300 GMT Tuesday)-- to haul the workers to the surface. AFP PHOTO/ Rodrigo ARANGUA , cAPSULA FENIX INGRESA AL TUNEL 2010. Chile counted down the hours Tuesday to the start of a dramatic operation to winch 33 miners to the surface, with a presidential welcome awaiting them after 10 weeks trapped underground. AFP PHOTO/ MARTIN BERNETTI , Chilean President Sebastian Pinera watches the first dry run of the descent of the unmanned Fenix 2 rescue capsule, before starting the rescue operation of the 33 trapped miners, at the San Jose mine, near the city of Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago on October 12, 2010. Chilean officials delayed by two hours, until about 0100 GMT, the start of the risky operation to hoist the workers from the bottom of a collapsed mine. AFP PHOTO/ HUGO INFANTE - GOVERNMENT OF CHILE RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE NO SALES FOR MARKETING , TV grab taken from the Chilean TV channel TV Chile, showing Chilean miner Florencio Avalos, as he comes out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 12, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/TV CHILE --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE , TV grab taken from the Chilean TV channel TV Chile, showing Chilean miner Florencio Avalos (L) embracing with President Sebastian Pi?era, seconds after coming out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 12, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/TV CHILE --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE , TV grab taken from the Chilean TV channel TV Chile, showing Chilean miner Mario Sepulveda (L), smiling after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 after spending a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/TV CHILE --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE , Chilean miner Mario Sepulveda (C in beige and green suit) celebrates after being brought to the surface -- the second the be lifted from underground -- on October 13, 2010 after spending a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/ Rodrigo ARANGUA , Alfonso Avalos(C) father of Chilean miner Florencio Avalos celebrates after Florencio was brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Avalos was the first from 33 to be lifted from underground.celebra el rescate de su hijo Florencio Avalos desde el fondo de la Mina San Jose. AFP/HECTOR RETAMAL , Alfonso Avalos(R) father of Chilean miner Florencio Avalos and Wilson Avalos brother of Florencio embrace each other after Florencio was brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Avalos was the first from 33 to be lifted from underground.celebra el rescate de su hijo Florencio Avalos desde el fondo de la Mina San Jose. AFP/HECTOR RETAMAL
Relatives of trapped miners watch television beside an assortment of religious images, local and from abroad, in a tent at the encampment outside the San Jose mine, near the city of Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago on October 12, 2010. Chile counted down the hours Tuesday to the start of a dramatic operation to winch 33 miners to the surface, with a presidential welcome awaiting them after 10 weeks trapped underground. AFP PHOTO/ Rodrigo ARANGUA , Chilean Mining Minister Laurence Golborne (C) speaks during a press conference at the San Jose mine near the city of Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago on October 12, 2010. Chile counted down the hours Tuesday to the start of a dramatic operation to winch 33 miners to the surface, with a presidential welcome awaiting them after 10 weeks trapped underground. AFP PHOTO/ Rodrigo ARANGUA , Technicians prepare the Fenix capsule before the start of the rescue operation for the 33 trapped miners, at the San Jose mine, near Copiapo, Chile on October 12, 2010. Chilean officials advanced by several hours the start of the unprecedented operation --which was due to start about midnight Tuesday (0300 GMT Wednesday) and will now begin at 8:00 pm (2300 GMT Tuesday)-- to haul the workers to the surface. AFP PHOTO/ Rodrigo ARANGUA , cAPSULA FENIX INGRESA AL TUNEL 2010. Chile counted down the hours Tuesday to the start of a dramatic operation to winch 33 miners to the surface, with a presidential welcome awaiting them after 10 weeks trapped underground. AFP PHOTO/ MARTIN BERNETTI , Chilean President Sebastian Pinera watches the first dry run of the descent of the unmanned Fenix 2 rescue capsule, before starting the rescue operation of the 33 trapped miners, at the San Jose mine, near the city of Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago on October 12, 2010. Chilean officials delayed by two hours, until about 0100 GMT, the start of the risky operation to hoist the workers from the bottom of a collapsed mine. AFP PHOTO/ HUGO INFANTE - GOVERNMENT OF CHILE RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE NO SALES FOR MARKETING , TV grab taken from the Chilean TV channel TV Chile, showing Chilean miner Florencio Avalos, as he comes out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 12, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/TV CHILE --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE , TV grab taken from the Chilean TV channel TV Chile, showing Chilean miner Florencio Avalos (L) embracing with President Sebastian Pi?era, seconds after coming out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 12, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/TV CHILE --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE , TV grab taken from the Chilean TV channel TV Chile, showing Chilean miner Mario Sepulveda (L), smiling after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 after spending a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/TV CHILE --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE , Chilean miner Mario Sepulveda (C in beige and green suit) celebrates after being brought to the surface -- the second the be lifted from underground -- on October 13, 2010 after spending a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/ Rodrigo ARANGUA , Alfonso Avalos(C) father of Chilean miner Florencio Avalos celebrates after Florencio was brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Avalos was the first from 33 to be lifted from underground.celebra el rescate de su hijo Florencio Avalos desde el fondo de la Mina San Jose. AFP/HECTOR RETAMAL , Alfonso Avalos(R) father of Chilean miner Florencio Avalos and Wilson Avalos brother of Florencio embrace each other after Florencio was brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Avalos was the first from 33 to be lifted from underground.celebra el rescate de su hijo Florencio Avalos desde el fondo de la Mina San Jose. AFP/HECTOR RETAMAL , TV grab taken from the Chilean TV channel TV Chile, showing Chilean miner Juan Illanes smiling as he comes out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Illanes was the third from 33 to be lifted from underground. AFP PHOTO/TV CHILE --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE , Chilean miner Juan Illanes celebrates after comes out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Illanes was the third from 33 to be lifted from underground. Chilean President Sebastian Pi?era smiles at right. AFP PHOTO/ MARTIN BERNETTI , Chilean miner Florencio Avalos is checked by doctors after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Avalos was the first of 33 trapped miners to be lifted from underground. AFP PHOTO/ Ariel MARINKOVIC , A machinist operates the pulley as it lifts the Fenix capsule lifting trapped miner Mario Sepulveda from underground following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile, on October 13, 2010 . Sepulveda was the second of 33 trapped miners to be lifted from underground. AFP PHOTO/ Ariel MARINKOVIC , Chilean miner Juan Illanes(R) waves next to Chilean President Sebastian Pinera(L) after coming out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Illanes was the third from 33 to be lifted from underground. Chilean President Sebastian Pi?era smiles at right. AFP PHOTO/ HUGO INFANTE - GOVERNMENT OF CHILE - RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - NO SALES FOR MARKETING , The son of Chilean miner Florencio Avalos, seven-year-old Bairon, shows a drawing depicting the rescue of his father, as he is examined by doctors after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Avalos was the first of 33 trapped miners to be lifted from underground. AFP PHOTO/ Ariel MARINKOVIC , TV grab taken from the Chilean TV channel TV Chile, showing Bolivian miner Carlos Mamani stepping out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 at the San Jose mine, near the city of Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago on October 13, 2010. Mamani is the fourth miner from 33 to be lifted from undeground. AFP PHOTO/TV CHILE --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE , Bolivian miner Carlos Mamani (C) steps out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 at the San Jose mine, near the city of Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago on October 13, 2010. Mamani is the fourth miner from 33 to be lifted from undeground. The first of 33 men trapped underground in Chile for 10 weeks triumphantly returned to the surface in a landmark rescue operation Wednesday, triggering nationwide celebrations and media mayhem for their relieved families. AFP PHOTO/ MARTIN BERNETTI , Chilean miner Mario Sepulveda gives his thumb up as he is examined by doctors after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Sepulveda was the second of 33 trapped miners to be lifted from underground. AFP PHOTO/ Ariel MARINKOVIC ALTERNATIVE CROP , Chilean miner Florencio Avalos (C in beige suit) embraces un unidentified person after coming out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/ HUGO INFANTE - GOVERNMENT OF CHILE - RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - NO SALES FOR MARKETING ALTERNATIVE CROP , Relatives of Chilean miner Florencio Avalos wait the arrival of the Fenix capsule to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/ HUGO INFANTE - GOVERNMENT OF CHILE - RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - NO SALES FOR MARKETING ALTERNATIVE CROP , Chilean miner Florencio Avalos (2R foreground) embracing with President Sebastian Pi?era, seconds after coming out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 12, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/ MARTIN BERNETTI ALTERNATIVE CROP , Bolivian miner Carlos Mamani kneels after coming out of the Fenix capsule after been brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Mamani was the fourth from 33 miners to be lifted from underground. AFP PHOTO/ HUGO INFANTE - GOVERNMENT OF CHILE - RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - NO SALES FOR MARKETING , TV grab taken from the Chilean TV channel TV Chile, showing miner Osman Araya stepping out of the Fenix capsule after been brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 at the San Jose mine, near the city of Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago on October 13, 2010. Araya is the sixth miner from 33 to be lifted from undeground. AFP PHOTO/TV CHILE --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE
Relatives of trapped miners watch television beside an assortment of religious images, local and from abroad, in a tent at the encampment outside the San Jose mine, near the city of Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago on October 12, 2010. Chile counted down the hours Tuesday to the start of a dramatic operation to winch 33 miners to the surface, with a presidential welcome awaiting them after 10 weeks trapped underground. AFP PHOTO/ Rodrigo ARANGUA , Chilean Mining Minister Laurence Golborne (C) speaks during a press conference at the San Jose mine near the city of Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago on October 12, 2010. Chile counted down the hours Tuesday to the start of a dramatic operation to winch 33 miners to the surface, with a presidential welcome awaiting them after 10 weeks trapped underground. AFP PHOTO/ Rodrigo ARANGUA , Technicians prepare the Fenix capsule before the start of the rescue operation for the 33 trapped miners, at the San Jose mine, near Copiapo, Chile on October 12, 2010. Chilean officials advanced by several hours the start of the unprecedented operation --which was due to start about midnight Tuesday (0300 GMT Wednesday) and will now begin at 8:00 pm (2300 GMT Tuesday)-- to haul the workers to the surface. AFP PHOTO/ Rodrigo ARANGUA , cAPSULA FENIX INGRESA AL TUNEL 2010. Chile counted down the hours Tuesday to the start of a dramatic operation to winch 33 miners to the surface, with a presidential welcome awaiting them after 10 weeks trapped underground. AFP PHOTO/ MARTIN BERNETTI , Chilean President Sebastian Pinera watches the first dry run of the descent of the unmanned Fenix 2 rescue capsule, before starting the rescue operation of the 33 trapped miners, at the San Jose mine, near the city of Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago on October 12, 2010. Chilean officials delayed by two hours, until about 0100 GMT, the start of the risky operation to hoist the workers from the bottom of a collapsed mine. AFP PHOTO/ HUGO INFANTE - GOVERNMENT OF CHILE RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE NO SALES FOR MARKETING
Relatives of trapped miners watch television beside an assortment of religious images, local and from abroad, in a tent at the encampment outside the San Jose mine, near the city of Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago on October 12, 2010. Chile counted down the hours Tuesday to the start of a dramatic operation to winch 33 miners to the surface, with a presidential welcome awaiting them after 10 weeks trapped underground. AFP PHOTO/ Rodrigo ARANGUA , Chilean Mining Minister Laurence Golborne (C) speaks during a press conference at the San Jose mine near the city of Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago on October 12, 2010. Chile counted down the hours Tuesday to the start of a dramatic operation to winch 33 miners to the surface, with a presidential welcome awaiting them after 10 weeks trapped underground. AFP PHOTO/ Rodrigo ARANGUA , Technicians prepare the Fenix capsule before the start of the rescue operation for the 33 trapped miners, at the San Jose mine, near Copiapo, Chile on October 12, 2010. Chilean officials advanced by several hours the start of the unprecedented operation --which was due to start about midnight Tuesday (0300 GMT Wednesday) and will now begin at 8:00 pm (2300 GMT Tuesday)-- to haul the workers to the surface. AFP PHOTO/ Rodrigo ARANGUA , cAPSULA FENIX INGRESA AL TUNEL 2010. Chile counted down the hours Tuesday to the start of a dramatic operation to winch 33 miners to the surface, with a presidential welcome awaiting them after 10 weeks trapped underground. AFP PHOTO/ MARTIN BERNETTI , Chilean President Sebastian Pinera watches the first dry run of the descent of the unmanned Fenix 2 rescue capsule, before starting the rescue operation of the 33 trapped miners, at the San Jose mine, near the city of Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago on October 12, 2010. Chilean officials delayed by two hours, until about 0100 GMT, the start of the risky operation to hoist the workers from the bottom of a collapsed mine. AFP PHOTO/ HUGO INFANTE - GOVERNMENT OF CHILE RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE NO SALES FOR MARKETING , TV grab taken from the Chilean TV channel TV Chile, showing Chilean miner Florencio Avalos, as he comes out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 12, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/TV CHILE --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE , TV grab taken from the Chilean TV channel TV Chile, showing Chilean miner Florencio Avalos (L) embracing with President Sebastian Pi?era, seconds after coming out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 12, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/TV CHILE --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE , TV grab taken from the Chilean TV channel TV Chile, showing Chilean miner Mario Sepulveda (L), smiling after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 after spending a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/TV CHILE --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE , Chilean miner Mario Sepulveda (C in beige and green suit) celebrates after being brought to the surface -- the second the be lifted from underground -- on October 13, 2010 after spending a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/ Rodrigo ARANGUA , Alfonso Avalos(C) father of Chilean miner Florencio Avalos celebrates after Florencio was brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Avalos was the first from 33 to be lifted from underground.celebra el rescate de su hijo Florencio Avalos desde el fondo de la Mina San Jose. AFP/HECTOR RETAMAL , Alfonso Avalos(R) father of Chilean miner Florencio Avalos and Wilson Avalos brother of Florencio embrace each other after Florencio was brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Avalos was the first from 33 to be lifted from underground.celebra el rescate de su hijo Florencio Avalos desde el fondo de la Mina San Jose. AFP/HECTOR RETAMAL , TV grab taken from the Chilean TV channel TV Chile, showing Chilean miner Juan Illanes smiling as he comes out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Illanes was the third from 33 to be lifted from underground. AFP PHOTO/TV CHILE --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE , Chilean miner Juan Illanes celebrates after comes out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Illanes was the third from 33 to be lifted from underground. Chilean President Sebastian Pi?era smiles at right. AFP PHOTO/ MARTIN BERNETTI , Chilean miner Florencio Avalos is checked by doctors after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Avalos was the first of 33 trapped miners to be lifted from underground. AFP PHOTO/ Ariel MARINKOVIC , A machinist operates the pulley as it lifts the Fenix capsule lifting trapped miner Mario Sepulveda from underground following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile, on October 13, 2010 . Sepulveda was the second of 33 trapped miners to be lifted from underground. AFP PHOTO/ Ariel MARINKOVIC , Chilean miner Juan Illanes(R) waves next to Chilean President Sebastian Pinera(L) after coming out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Illanes was the third from 33 to be lifted from underground. Chilean President Sebastian Pi?era smiles at right. AFP PHOTO/ HUGO INFANTE - GOVERNMENT OF CHILE - RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - NO SALES FOR MARKETING
Relatives of trapped miners watch television beside an assortment of religious images, local and from abroad, in a tent at the encampment outside the San Jose mine, near the city of Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago on October 12, 2010. Chile counted down the hours Tuesday to the start of a dramatic operation to winch 33 miners to the surface, with a presidential welcome awaiting them after 10 weeks trapped underground. AFP PHOTO/ Rodrigo ARANGUA , Chilean Mining Minister Laurence Golborne (C) speaks during a press conference at the San Jose mine near the city of Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago on October 12, 2010. Chile counted down the hours Tuesday to the start of a dramatic operation to winch 33 miners to the surface, with a presidential welcome awaiting them after 10 weeks trapped underground. AFP PHOTO/ Rodrigo ARANGUA , Technicians prepare the Fenix capsule before the start of the rescue operation for the 33 trapped miners, at the San Jose mine, near Copiapo, Chile on October 12, 2010. Chilean officials advanced by several hours the start of the unprecedented operation --which was due to start about midnight Tuesday (0300 GMT Wednesday) and will now begin at 8:00 pm (2300 GMT Tuesday)-- to haul the workers to the surface. AFP PHOTO/ Rodrigo ARANGUA , cAPSULA FENIX INGRESA AL TUNEL 2010. Chile counted down the hours Tuesday to the start of a dramatic operation to winch 33 miners to the surface, with a presidential welcome awaiting them after 10 weeks trapped underground. AFP PHOTO/ MARTIN BERNETTI , Chilean President Sebastian Pinera watches the first dry run of the descent of the unmanned Fenix 2 rescue capsule, before starting the rescue operation of the 33 trapped miners, at the San Jose mine, near the city of Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago on October 12, 2010. Chilean officials delayed by two hours, until about 0100 GMT, the start of the risky operation to hoist the workers from the bottom of a collapsed mine. AFP PHOTO/ HUGO INFANTE - GOVERNMENT OF CHILE RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE NO SALES FOR MARKETING , TV grab taken from the Chilean TV channel TV Chile, showing Chilean miner Florencio Avalos, as he comes out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 12, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/TV CHILE --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE , TV grab taken from the Chilean TV channel TV Chile, showing Chilean miner Florencio Avalos (L) embracing with President Sebastian Pi?era, seconds after coming out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 12, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/TV CHILE --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE , TV grab taken from the Chilean TV channel TV Chile, showing Chilean miner Mario Sepulveda (L), smiling after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 after spending a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/TV CHILE --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE , Chilean miner Mario Sepulveda (C in beige and green suit) celebrates after being brought to the surface -- the second the be lifted from underground -- on October 13, 2010 after spending a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/ Rodrigo ARANGUA , Alfonso Avalos(C) father of Chilean miner Florencio Avalos celebrates after Florencio was brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Avalos was the first from 33 to be lifted from underground.celebra el rescate de su hijo Florencio Avalos desde el fondo de la Mina San Jose. AFP/HECTOR RETAMAL , Alfonso Avalos(R) father of Chilean miner Florencio Avalos and Wilson Avalos brother of Florencio embrace each other after Florencio was brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Avalos was the first from 33 to be lifted from underground.celebra el rescate de su hijo Florencio Avalos desde el fondo de la Mina San Jose. AFP/HECTOR RETAMAL , TV grab taken from the Chilean TV channel TV Chile, showing Chilean miner Juan Illanes smiling as he comes out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Illanes was the third from 33 to be lifted from underground. AFP PHOTO/TV CHILE --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE , Chilean miner Juan Illanes celebrates after comes out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Illanes was the third from 33 to be lifted from underground. Chilean President Sebastian Pi?era smiles at right. AFP PHOTO/ MARTIN BERNETTI , Chilean miner Florencio Avalos is checked by doctors after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Avalos was the first of 33 trapped miners to be lifted from underground. AFP PHOTO/ Ariel MARINKOVIC , A machinist operates the pulley as it lifts the Fenix capsule lifting trapped miner Mario Sepulveda from underground following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile, on October 13, 2010 . Sepulveda was the second of 33 trapped miners to be lifted from underground. AFP PHOTO/ Ariel MARINKOVIC , Chilean miner Juan Illanes(R) waves next to Chilean President Sebastian Pinera(L) after coming out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Illanes was the third from 33 to be lifted from underground. Chilean President Sebastian Pi?era smiles at right. AFP PHOTO/ HUGO INFANTE - GOVERNMENT OF CHILE - RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - NO SALES FOR MARKETING , The son of Chilean miner Florencio Avalos, seven-year-old Bairon, shows a drawing depicting the rescue of his father, as he is examined by doctors after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Avalos was the first of 33 trapped miners to be lifted from underground. AFP PHOTO/ Ariel MARINKOVIC , TV grab taken from the Chilean TV channel TV Chile, showing Bolivian miner Carlos Mamani stepping out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 at the San Jose mine, near the city of Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago on October 13, 2010. Mamani is the fourth miner from 33 to be lifted from undeground. AFP PHOTO/TV CHILE --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE , Bolivian miner Carlos Mamani (C) steps out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 at the San Jose mine, near the city of Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago on October 13, 2010. Mamani is the fourth miner from 33 to be lifted from undeground. The first of 33 men trapped underground in Chile for 10 weeks triumphantly returned to the surface in a landmark rescue operation Wednesday, triggering nationwide celebrations and media mayhem for their relieved families. AFP PHOTO/ MARTIN BERNETTI , Chilean miner Mario Sepulveda gives his thumb up as he is examined by doctors after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Sepulveda was the second of 33 trapped miners to be lifted from underground. AFP PHOTO/ Ariel MARINKOVIC ALTERNATIVE CROP , Chilean miner Florencio Avalos (C in beige suit) embraces un unidentified person after coming out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/ HUGO INFANTE - GOVERNMENT OF CHILE - RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - NO SALES FOR MARKETING ALTERNATIVE CROP , Relatives of Chilean miner Florencio Avalos wait the arrival of the Fenix capsule to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/ HUGO INFANTE - GOVERNMENT OF CHILE - RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - NO SALES FOR MARKETING ALTERNATIVE CROP , Chilean miner Florencio Avalos (2R foreground) embracing with President Sebastian Pi?era, seconds after coming out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 12, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/ MARTIN BERNETTI ALTERNATIVE CROP
Relatives of trapped miners watch television beside an assortment of religious images, local and from abroad, in a tent at the encampment outside the San Jose mine, near the city of Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago on October 12, 2010. Chile counted down the hours Tuesday to the start of a dramatic operation to winch 33 miners to the surface, with a presidential welcome awaiting them after 10 weeks trapped underground. AFP PHOTO/ Rodrigo ARANGUA , Chilean Mining Minister Laurence Golborne (C) speaks during a press conference at the San Jose mine near the city of Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago on October 12, 2010. Chile counted down the hours Tuesday to the start of a dramatic operation to winch 33 miners to the surface, with a presidential welcome awaiting them after 10 weeks trapped underground. AFP PHOTO/ Rodrigo ARANGUA , Technicians prepare the Fenix capsule before the start of the rescue operation for the 33 trapped miners, at the San Jose mine, near Copiapo, Chile on October 12, 2010. Chilean officials advanced by several hours the start of the unprecedented operation --which was due to start about midnight Tuesday (0300 GMT Wednesday) and will now begin at 8:00 pm (2300 GMT Tuesday)-- to haul the workers to the surface. AFP PHOTO/ Rodrigo ARANGUA , cAPSULA FENIX INGRESA AL TUNEL 2010. Chile counted down the hours Tuesday to the start of a dramatic operation to winch 33 miners to the surface, with a presidential welcome awaiting them after 10 weeks trapped underground. AFP PHOTO/ MARTIN BERNETTI , Chilean President Sebastian Pinera watches the first dry run of the descent of the unmanned Fenix 2 rescue capsule, before starting the rescue operation of the 33 trapped miners, at the San Jose mine, near the city of Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago on October 12, 2010. Chilean officials delayed by two hours, until about 0100 GMT, the start of the risky operation to hoist the workers from the bottom of a collapsed mine. AFP PHOTO/ HUGO INFANTE - GOVERNMENT OF CHILE RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE NO SALES FOR MARKETING , TV grab taken from the Chilean TV channel TV Chile, showing Chilean miner Florencio Avalos, as he comes out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 12, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/TV CHILE --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE , TV grab taken from the Chilean TV channel TV Chile, showing Chilean miner Florencio Avalos (L) embracing with President Sebastian Pi?era, seconds after coming out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 12, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/TV CHILE --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE , TV grab taken from the Chilean TV channel TV Chile, showing Chilean miner Mario Sepulveda (L), smiling after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 after spending a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/TV CHILE --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE , Chilean miner Mario Sepulveda (C in beige and green suit) celebrates after being brought to the surface -- the second the be lifted from underground -- on October 13, 2010 after spending a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/ Rodrigo ARANGUA , Alfonso Avalos(C) father of Chilean miner Florencio Avalos celebrates after Florencio was brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Avalos was the first from 33 to be lifted from underground.celebra el rescate de su hijo Florencio Avalos desde el fondo de la Mina San Jose. AFP/HECTOR RETAMAL , Alfonso Avalos(R) father of Chilean miner Florencio Avalos and Wilson Avalos brother of Florencio embrace each other after Florencio was brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Avalos was the first from 33 to be lifted from underground.celebra el rescate de su hijo Florencio Avalos desde el fondo de la Mina San Jose. AFP/HECTOR RETAMAL , TV grab taken from the Chilean TV channel TV Chile, showing Chilean miner Juan Illanes smiling as he comes out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Illanes was the third from 33 to be lifted from underground. AFP PHOTO/TV CHILE --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE , Chilean miner Juan Illanes celebrates after comes out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Illanes was the third from 33 to be lifted from underground. Chilean President Sebastian Pi?era smiles at right. AFP PHOTO/ MARTIN BERNETTI , Chilean miner Florencio Avalos is checked by doctors after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Avalos was the first of 33 trapped miners to be lifted from underground. AFP PHOTO/ Ariel MARINKOVIC , A machinist operates the pulley as it lifts the Fenix capsule lifting trapped miner Mario Sepulveda from underground following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile, on October 13, 2010 . Sepulveda was the second of 33 trapped miners to be lifted from underground. AFP PHOTO/ Ariel MARINKOVIC , Chilean miner Juan Illanes(R) waves next to Chilean President Sebastian Pinera(L) after coming out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Illanes was the third from 33 to be lifted from underground. Chilean President Sebastian Pi?era smiles at right. AFP PHOTO/ HUGO INFANTE - GOVERNMENT OF CHILE - RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - NO SALES FOR MARKETING , The son of Chilean miner Florencio Avalos, seven-year-old Bairon, shows a drawing depicting the rescue of his father, as he is examined by doctors after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Avalos was the first of 33 trapped miners to be lifted from underground. AFP PHOTO/ Ariel MARINKOVIC , TV grab taken from the Chilean TV channel TV Chile, showing Bolivian miner Carlos Mamani stepping out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 at the San Jose mine, near the city of Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago on October 13, 2010. Mamani is the fourth miner from 33 to be lifted from undeground. AFP PHOTO/TV CHILE --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE , Bolivian miner Carlos Mamani (C) steps out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 at the San Jose mine, near the city of Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago on October 13, 2010. Mamani is the fourth miner from 33 to be lifted from undeground. The first of 33 men trapped underground in Chile for 10 weeks triumphantly returned to the surface in a landmark rescue operation Wednesday, triggering nationwide celebrations and media mayhem for their relieved families. AFP PHOTO/ MARTIN BERNETTI , Chilean miner Mario Sepulveda gives his thumb up as he is examined by doctors after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Sepulveda was the second of 33 trapped miners to be lifted from underground. AFP PHOTO/ Ariel MARINKOVIC ALTERNATIVE CROP , Chilean miner Florencio Avalos (C in beige suit) embraces un unidentified person after coming out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/ HUGO INFANTE - GOVERNMENT OF CHILE - RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - NO SALES FOR MARKETING ALTERNATIVE CROP , Relatives of Chilean miner Florencio Avalos wait the arrival of the Fenix capsule to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/ HUGO INFANTE - GOVERNMENT OF CHILE - RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - NO SALES FOR MARKETING ALTERNATIVE CROP , Chilean miner Florencio Avalos (2R foreground) embracing with President Sebastian Pi?era, seconds after coming out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 12, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/ MARTIN BERNETTI ALTERNATIVE CROP , Bolivian miner Carlos Mamani kneels after coming out of the Fenix capsule after been brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Mamani was the fourth from 33 miners to be lifted from underground. AFP PHOTO/ HUGO INFANTE - GOVERNMENT OF CHILE - RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - NO SALES FOR MARKETING , TV grab taken from the Chilean TV channel TV Chile, showing miner Osman Araya stepping out of the Fenix capsule after been brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 at the San Jose mine, near the city of Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago on October 13, 2010. Araya is the sixth miner from 33 to be lifted from undeground. AFP PHOTO/TV CHILE --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE , Chilean miner Mario Sepulveda (L) is welcomed by Chilean President Sebastian Pi?era after been brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Sepulveda was the second from 33 miners to be lifted from underground. AFP PHOTO/PRESIDENCIA DE CHILE/JOSE MANUEL DE LA MAZA --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - NO SALES , Chilean miner Florencio Avalos (L) is embraced by Chilean President Sebastian Pi?era after been brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Florencio was the first of the 33 trapped miners to be lifted from underground. AFP PHOTO/PRESIDENCIA DE CHILE/JOSE MANUEL DE LA MAZA --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - NO SALES , Chilean miner Osman Araya (R) is welcomed by his wife Angelica as he comes out of the Fenix capsule after been brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Araya was the sixth from the 33 trapped miners to be lifted from underground. AFP PHOTO/ HUGO INFANTE - GOVERNMENT OF CHILE - RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - NO SALES FOR MARKETING , Chilean miner Claudio Yanez (C-with glasses) is hugged by a relative upon exiting the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface in the eight place, on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/ MARTIN BERNETTI , Chilean miner Claudio Yanez, the eighth of thirty-three miners to leave the mine, is hugged by a relative upon surfacing at the San Jose mine, near Copiapo, Chile October 13, 2010 early morning. AFP PHOTO/HUGO INFANTE/GOVERNMENT OF CHILE***MANDATORY CREDIT*** NO SALES***EDITORIAL USE ONLY , Chilean miner Claudio Yanez, the eighth of thirty-three miners to leave the mine, applauds as he is carried to the field hospital for a primary checkup upon surfacing at the San Jose mine, near Copiapo, Chile October 13, 2010 early morning. AFP PHOTO/HUGO INFANTE/GOVERNMENT OF CHILE***MANDATORY CREDIT*** NO SALES***EDITORIAL USE ONLY
Relatives of trapped miners watch television beside an assortment of religious images, local and from abroad, in a tent at the encampment outside the San Jose mine, near the city of Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago on October 12, 2010. Chile counted down the hours Tuesday to the start of a dramatic operation to winch 33 miners to the surface, with a presidential welcome awaiting them after 10 weeks trapped underground. AFP PHOTO/ Rodrigo ARANGUA , Chilean Mining Minister Laurence Golborne (C) speaks during a press conference at the San Jose mine near the city of Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago on October 12, 2010. Chile counted down the hours Tuesday to the start of a dramatic operation to winch 33 miners to the surface, with a presidential welcome awaiting them after 10 weeks trapped underground. AFP PHOTO/ Rodrigo ARANGUA , Technicians prepare the Fenix capsule before the start of the rescue operation for the 33 trapped miners, at the San Jose mine, near Copiapo, Chile on October 12, 2010. Chilean officials advanced by several hours the start of the unprecedented operation --which was due to start about midnight Tuesday (0300 GMT Wednesday) and will now begin at 8:00 pm (2300 GMT Tuesday)-- to haul the workers to the surface. AFP PHOTO/ Rodrigo ARANGUA , cAPSULA FENIX INGRESA AL TUNEL 2010. Chile counted down the hours Tuesday to the start of a dramatic operation to winch 33 miners to the surface, with a presidential welcome awaiting them after 10 weeks trapped underground. AFP PHOTO/ MARTIN BERNETTI , Chilean President Sebastian Pinera watches the first dry run of the descent of the unmanned Fenix 2 rescue capsule, before starting the rescue operation of the 33 trapped miners, at the San Jose mine, near the city of Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago on October 12, 2010. Chilean officials delayed by two hours, until about 0100 GMT, the start of the risky operation to hoist the workers from the bottom of a collapsed mine. AFP PHOTO/ HUGO INFANTE - GOVERNMENT OF CHILE RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE NO SALES FOR MARKETING , TV grab taken from the Chilean TV channel TV Chile, showing Chilean miner Florencio Avalos, as he comes out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 12, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/TV CHILE --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE , TV grab taken from the Chilean TV channel TV Chile, showing Chilean miner Florencio Avalos (L) embracing with President Sebastian Pi?era, seconds after coming out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 12, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/TV CHILE --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE , TV grab taken from the Chilean TV channel TV Chile, showing Chilean miner Mario Sepulveda (L), smiling after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 after spending a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/TV CHILE --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE , Chilean miner Mario Sepulveda (C in beige and green suit) celebrates after being brought to the surface -- the second the be lifted from underground -- on October 13, 2010 after spending a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/ Rodrigo ARANGUA , Alfonso Avalos(C) father of Chilean miner Florencio Avalos celebrates after Florencio was brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Avalos was the first from 33 to be lifted from underground.celebra el rescate de su hijo Florencio Avalos desde el fondo de la Mina San Jose. AFP/HECTOR RETAMAL
Relatives of trapped miners watch television beside an assortment of religious images, local and from abroad, in a tent at the encampment outside the San Jose mine, near the city of Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago on October 12, 2010. Chile counted down the hours Tuesday to the start of a dramatic operation to winch 33 miners to the surface, with a presidential welcome awaiting them after 10 weeks trapped underground. AFP PHOTO/ Rodrigo ARANGUA , Chilean Mining Minister Laurence Golborne (C) speaks during a press conference at the San Jose mine near the city of Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago on October 12, 2010. Chile counted down the hours Tuesday to the start of a dramatic operation to winch 33 miners to the surface, with a presidential welcome awaiting them after 10 weeks trapped underground. AFP PHOTO/ Rodrigo ARANGUA , Technicians prepare the Fenix capsule before the start of the rescue operation for the 33 trapped miners, at the San Jose mine, near Copiapo, Chile on October 12, 2010. Chilean officials advanced by several hours the start of the unprecedented operation --which was due to start about midnight Tuesday (0300 GMT Wednesday) and will now begin at 8:00 pm (2300 GMT Tuesday)-- to haul the workers to the surface. AFP PHOTO/ Rodrigo ARANGUA , cAPSULA FENIX INGRESA AL TUNEL 2010. Chile counted down the hours Tuesday to the start of a dramatic operation to winch 33 miners to the surface, with a presidential welcome awaiting them after 10 weeks trapped underground. AFP PHOTO/ MARTIN BERNETTI , Chilean President Sebastian Pinera watches the first dry run of the descent of the unmanned Fenix 2 rescue capsule, before starting the rescue operation of the 33 trapped miners, at the San Jose mine, near the city of Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago on October 12, 2010. Chilean officials delayed by two hours, until about 0100 GMT, the start of the risky operation to hoist the workers from the bottom of a collapsed mine. AFP PHOTO/ HUGO INFANTE - GOVERNMENT OF CHILE RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE NO SALES FOR MARKETING , TV grab taken from the Chilean TV channel TV Chile, showing Chilean miner Florencio Avalos, as he comes out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 12, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/TV CHILE --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE , TV grab taken from the Chilean TV channel TV Chile, showing Chilean miner Florencio Avalos (L) embracing with President Sebastian Pi?era, seconds after coming out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 12, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/TV CHILE --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE , TV grab taken from the Chilean TV channel TV Chile, showing Chilean miner Mario Sepulveda (L), smiling after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 after spending a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/TV CHILE --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE , Chilean miner Mario Sepulveda (C in beige and green suit) celebrates after being brought to the surface -- the second the be lifted from underground -- on October 13, 2010 after spending a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/ Rodrigo ARANGUA , Alfonso Avalos(C) father of Chilean miner Florencio Avalos celebrates after Florencio was brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Avalos was the first from 33 to be lifted from underground.celebra el rescate de su hijo Florencio Avalos desde el fondo de la Mina San Jose. AFP/HECTOR RETAMAL , Alfonso Avalos(R) father of Chilean miner Florencio Avalos and Wilson Avalos brother of Florencio embrace each other after Florencio was brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Avalos was the first from 33 to be lifted from underground.celebra el rescate de su hijo Florencio Avalos desde el fondo de la Mina San Jose. AFP/HECTOR RETAMAL , TV grab taken from the Chilean TV channel TV Chile, showing Chilean miner Juan Illanes smiling as he comes out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Illanes was the third from 33 to be lifted from underground. AFP PHOTO/TV CHILE --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE , Chilean miner Juan Illanes celebrates after comes out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Illanes was the third from 33 to be lifted from underground. Chilean President Sebastian Pi?era smiles at right. AFP PHOTO/ MARTIN BERNETTI , Chilean miner Florencio Avalos is checked by doctors after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Avalos was the first of 33 trapped miners to be lifted from underground. AFP PHOTO/ Ariel MARINKOVIC , A machinist operates the pulley as it lifts the Fenix capsule lifting trapped miner Mario Sepulveda from underground following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile, on October 13, 2010 . Sepulveda was the second of 33 trapped miners to be lifted from underground. AFP PHOTO/ Ariel MARINKOVIC
Relatives of trapped miners watch television beside an assortment of religious images, local and from abroad, in a tent at the encampment outside the San Jose mine, near the city of Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago on October 12, 2010. Chile counted down the hours Tuesday to the start of a dramatic operation to winch 33 miners to the surface, with a presidential welcome awaiting them after 10 weeks trapped underground. AFP PHOTO/ Rodrigo ARANGUA , Chilean Mining Minister Laurence Golborne (C) speaks during a press conference at the San Jose mine near the city of Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago on October 12, 2010. Chile counted down the hours Tuesday to the start of a dramatic operation to winch 33 miners to the surface, with a presidential welcome awaiting them after 10 weeks trapped underground. AFP PHOTO/ Rodrigo ARANGUA , Technicians prepare the Fenix capsule before the start of the rescue operation for the 33 trapped miners, at the San Jose mine, near Copiapo, Chile on October 12, 2010. Chilean officials advanced by several hours the start of the unprecedented operation --which was due to start about midnight Tuesday (0300 GMT Wednesday) and will now begin at 8:00 pm (2300 GMT Tuesday)-- to haul the workers to the surface. AFP PHOTO/ Rodrigo ARANGUA , cAPSULA FENIX INGRESA AL TUNEL 2010. Chile counted down the hours Tuesday to the start of a dramatic operation to winch 33 miners to the surface, with a presidential welcome awaiting them after 10 weeks trapped underground. AFP PHOTO/ MARTIN BERNETTI , Chilean President Sebastian Pinera watches the first dry run of the descent of the unmanned Fenix 2 rescue capsule, before starting the rescue operation of the 33 trapped miners, at the San Jose mine, near the city of Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago on October 12, 2010. Chilean officials delayed by two hours, until about 0100 GMT, the start of the risky operation to hoist the workers from the bottom of a collapsed mine. AFP PHOTO/ HUGO INFANTE - GOVERNMENT OF CHILE RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE NO SALES FOR MARKETING , TV grab taken from the Chilean TV channel TV Chile, showing Chilean miner Florencio Avalos, as he comes out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 12, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/TV CHILE --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE , TV grab taken from the Chilean TV channel TV Chile, showing Chilean miner Florencio Avalos (L) embracing with President Sebastian Pi?era, seconds after coming out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 12, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/TV CHILE --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE , TV grab taken from the Chilean TV channel TV Chile, showing Chilean miner Mario Sepulveda (L), smiling after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 after spending a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/TV CHILE --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE , Chilean miner Mario Sepulveda (C in beige and green suit) celebrates after being brought to the surface -- the second the be lifted from underground -- on October 13, 2010 after spending a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/ Rodrigo ARANGUA , Alfonso Avalos(C) father of Chilean miner Florencio Avalos celebrates after Florencio was brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Avalos was the first from 33 to be lifted from underground.celebra el rescate de su hijo Florencio Avalos desde el fondo de la Mina San Jose. AFP/HECTOR RETAMAL , Alfonso Avalos(R) father of Chilean miner Florencio Avalos and Wilson Avalos brother of Florencio embrace each other after Florencio was brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Avalos was the first from 33 to be lifted from underground.celebra el rescate de su hijo Florencio Avalos desde el fondo de la Mina San Jose. AFP/HECTOR RETAMAL , TV grab taken from the Chilean TV channel TV Chile, showing Chilean miner Juan Illanes smiling as he comes out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Illanes was the third from 33 to be lifted from underground. AFP PHOTO/TV CHILE --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE , Chilean miner Juan Illanes celebrates after comes out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Illanes was the third from 33 to be lifted from underground. Chilean President Sebastian Pi?era smiles at right. AFP PHOTO/ MARTIN BERNETTI , Chilean miner Florencio Avalos is checked by doctors after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Avalos was the first of 33 trapped miners to be lifted from underground. AFP PHOTO/ Ariel MARINKOVIC , A machinist operates the pulley as it lifts the Fenix capsule lifting trapped miner Mario Sepulveda from underground following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile, on October 13, 2010 . Sepulveda was the second of 33 trapped miners to be lifted from underground. AFP PHOTO/ Ariel MARINKOVIC , Chilean miner Juan Illanes(R) waves next to Chilean President Sebastian Pinera(L) after coming out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Illanes was the third from 33 to be lifted from underground. Chilean President Sebastian Pi?era smiles at right. AFP PHOTO/ HUGO INFANTE - GOVERNMENT OF CHILE - RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - NO SALES FOR MARKETING , The son of Chilean miner Florencio Avalos, seven-year-old Bairon, shows a drawing depicting the rescue of his father, as he is examined by doctors after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Avalos was the first of 33 trapped miners to be lifted from underground. AFP PHOTO/ Ariel MARINKOVIC , TV grab taken from the Chilean TV channel TV Chile, showing Bolivian miner Carlos Mamani stepping out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 at the San Jose mine, near the city of Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago on October 13, 2010. Mamani is the fourth miner from 33 to be lifted from undeground. AFP PHOTO/TV CHILE --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE , Bolivian miner Carlos Mamani (C) steps out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 at the San Jose mine, near the city of Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago on October 13, 2010. Mamani is the fourth miner from 33 to be lifted from undeground. The first of 33 men trapped underground in Chile for 10 weeks triumphantly returned to the surface in a landmark rescue operation Wednesday, triggering nationwide celebrations and media mayhem for their relieved families. AFP PHOTO/ MARTIN BERNETTI , Chilean miner Mario Sepulveda gives his thumb up as he is examined by doctors after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Sepulveda was the second of 33 trapped miners to be lifted from underground. AFP PHOTO/ Ariel MARINKOVIC ALTERNATIVE CROP , Chilean miner Florencio Avalos (C in beige suit) embraces un unidentified person after coming out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/ HUGO INFANTE - GOVERNMENT OF CHILE - RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - NO SALES FOR MARKETING ALTERNATIVE CROP
Relatives of trapped miners watch television beside an assortment of religious images, local and from abroad, in a tent at the encampment outside the San Jose mine, near the city of Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago on October 12, 2010. Chile counted down the hours Tuesday to the start of a dramatic operation to winch 33 miners to the surface, with a presidential welcome awaiting them after 10 weeks trapped underground. AFP PHOTO/ Rodrigo ARANGUA , Chilean Mining Minister Laurence Golborne (C) speaks during a press conference at the San Jose mine near the city of Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago on October 12, 2010. Chile counted down the hours Tuesday to the start of a dramatic operation to winch 33 miners to the surface, with a presidential welcome awaiting them after 10 weeks trapped underground. AFP PHOTO/ Rodrigo ARANGUA , Technicians prepare the Fenix capsule before the start of the rescue operation for the 33 trapped miners, at the San Jose mine, near Copiapo, Chile on October 12, 2010. Chilean officials advanced by several hours the start of the unprecedented operation --which was due to start about midnight Tuesday (0300 GMT Wednesday) and will now begin at 8:00 pm (2300 GMT Tuesday)-- to haul the workers to the surface. AFP PHOTO/ Rodrigo ARANGUA , cAPSULA FENIX INGRESA AL TUNEL 2010. Chile counted down the hours Tuesday to the start of a dramatic operation to winch 33 miners to the surface, with a presidential welcome awaiting them after 10 weeks trapped underground. AFP PHOTO/ MARTIN BERNETTI , Chilean President Sebastian Pinera watches the first dry run of the descent of the unmanned Fenix 2 rescue capsule, before starting the rescue operation of the 33 trapped miners, at the San Jose mine, near the city of Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago on October 12, 2010. Chilean officials delayed by two hours, until about 0100 GMT, the start of the risky operation to hoist the workers from the bottom of a collapsed mine. AFP PHOTO/ HUGO INFANTE - GOVERNMENT OF CHILE RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE NO SALES FOR MARKETING , TV grab taken from the Chilean TV channel TV Chile, showing Chilean miner Florencio Avalos, as he comes out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 12, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/TV CHILE --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE , TV grab taken from the Chilean TV channel TV Chile, showing Chilean miner Florencio Avalos (L) embracing with President Sebastian Pi?era, seconds after coming out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 12, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/TV CHILE --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE , TV grab taken from the Chilean TV channel TV Chile, showing Chilean miner Mario Sepulveda (L), smiling after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 after spending a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/TV CHILE --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE , Chilean miner Mario Sepulveda (C in beige and green suit) celebrates after being brought to the surface -- the second the be lifted from underground -- on October 13, 2010 after spending a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/ Rodrigo ARANGUA , Alfonso Avalos(C) father of Chilean miner Florencio Avalos celebrates after Florencio was brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Avalos was the first from 33 to be lifted from underground.celebra el rescate de su hijo Florencio Avalos desde el fondo de la Mina San Jose. AFP/HECTOR RETAMAL , Alfonso Avalos(R) father of Chilean miner Florencio Avalos and Wilson Avalos brother of Florencio embrace each other after Florencio was brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Avalos was the first from 33 to be lifted from underground.celebra el rescate de su hijo Florencio Avalos desde el fondo de la Mina San Jose. AFP/HECTOR RETAMAL , TV grab taken from the Chilean TV channel TV Chile, showing Chilean miner Juan Illanes smiling as he comes out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Illanes was the third from 33 to be lifted from underground. AFP PHOTO/TV CHILE --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE , Chilean miner Juan Illanes celebrates after comes out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Illanes was the third from 33 to be lifted from underground. Chilean President Sebastian Pi?era smiles at right. AFP PHOTO/ MARTIN BERNETTI , Chilean miner Florencio Avalos is checked by doctors after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Avalos was the first of 33 trapped miners to be lifted from underground. AFP PHOTO/ Ariel MARINKOVIC , A machinist operates the pulley as it lifts the Fenix capsule lifting trapped miner Mario Sepulveda from underground following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile, on October 13, 2010 . Sepulveda was the second of 33 trapped miners to be lifted from underground. AFP PHOTO/ Ariel MARINKOVIC , Chilean miner Juan Illanes(R) waves next to Chilean President Sebastian Pinera(L) after coming out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Illanes was the third from 33 to be lifted from underground. Chilean President Sebastian Pi?era smiles at right. AFP PHOTO/ HUGO INFANTE - GOVERNMENT OF CHILE - RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - NO SALES FOR MARKETING , The son of Chilean miner Florencio Avalos, seven-year-old Bairon, shows a drawing depicting the rescue of his father, as he is examined by doctors after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Avalos was the first of 33 trapped miners to be lifted from underground. AFP PHOTO/ Ariel MARINKOVIC , TV grab taken from the Chilean TV channel TV Chile, showing Bolivian miner Carlos Mamani stepping out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 at the San Jose mine, near the city of Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago on October 13, 2010. Mamani is the fourth miner from 33 to be lifted from undeground. AFP PHOTO/TV CHILE --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE , Bolivian miner Carlos Mamani (C) steps out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 at the San Jose mine, near the city of Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago on October 13, 2010. Mamani is the fourth miner from 33 to be lifted from undeground. The first of 33 men trapped underground in Chile for 10 weeks triumphantly returned to the surface in a landmark rescue operation Wednesday, triggering nationwide celebrations and media mayhem for their relieved families. AFP PHOTO/ MARTIN BERNETTI , Chilean miner Mario Sepulveda gives his thumb up as he is examined by doctors after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Sepulveda was the second of 33 trapped miners to be lifted from underground. AFP PHOTO/ Ariel MARINKOVIC ALTERNATIVE CROP , Chilean miner Florencio Avalos (C in beige suit) embraces un unidentified person after coming out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/ HUGO INFANTE - GOVERNMENT OF CHILE - RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - NO SALES FOR MARKETING ALTERNATIVE CROP , Relatives of Chilean miner Florencio Avalos wait the arrival of the Fenix capsule to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/ HUGO INFANTE - GOVERNMENT OF CHILE - RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - NO SALES FOR MARKETING ALTERNATIVE CROP
Relatives of trapped miners watch television beside an assortment of religious images, local and from abroad, in a tent at the encampment outside the San Jose mine, near the city of Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago on October 12, 2010. Chile counted down the hours Tuesday to the start of a dramatic operation to winch 33 miners to the surface, with a presidential welcome awaiting them after 10 weeks trapped underground. AFP PHOTO/ Rodrigo ARANGUA , Chilean Mining Minister Laurence Golborne (C) speaks during a press conference at the San Jose mine near the city of Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago on October 12, 2010. Chile counted down the hours Tuesday to the start of a dramatic operation to winch 33 miners to the surface, with a presidential welcome awaiting them after 10 weeks trapped underground. AFP PHOTO/ Rodrigo ARANGUA , Technicians prepare the Fenix capsule before the start of the rescue operation for the 33 trapped miners, at the San Jose mine, near Copiapo, Chile on October 12, 2010. Chilean officials advanced by several hours the start of the unprecedented operation --which was due to start about midnight Tuesday (0300 GMT Wednesday) and will now begin at 8:00 pm (2300 GMT Tuesday)-- to haul the workers to the surface. AFP PHOTO/ Rodrigo ARANGUA , cAPSULA FENIX INGRESA AL TUNEL 2010. Chile counted down the hours Tuesday to the start of a dramatic operation to winch 33 miners to the surface, with a presidential welcome awaiting them after 10 weeks trapped underground. AFP PHOTO/ MARTIN BERNETTI , Chilean President Sebastian Pinera watches the first dry run of the descent of the unmanned Fenix 2 rescue capsule, before starting the rescue operation of the 33 trapped miners, at the San Jose mine, near the city of Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago on October 12, 2010. Chilean officials delayed by two hours, until about 0100 GMT, the start of the risky operation to hoist the workers from the bottom of a collapsed mine. AFP PHOTO/ HUGO INFANTE - GOVERNMENT OF CHILE RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE NO SALES FOR MARKETING , TV grab taken from the Chilean TV channel TV Chile, showing Chilean miner Florencio Avalos, as he comes out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 12, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/TV CHILE --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE , TV grab taken from the Chilean TV channel TV Chile, showing Chilean miner Florencio Avalos (L) embracing with President Sebastian Pi?era, seconds after coming out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 12, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/TV CHILE --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE , TV grab taken from the Chilean TV channel TV Chile, showing Chilean miner Mario Sepulveda (L), smiling after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 after spending a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/TV CHILE --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE , Chilean miner Mario Sepulveda (C in beige and green suit) celebrates after being brought to the surface -- the second the be lifted from underground -- on October 13, 2010 after spending a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/ Rodrigo ARANGUA , Alfonso Avalos(C) father of Chilean miner Florencio Avalos celebrates after Florencio was brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Avalos was the first from 33 to be lifted from underground.celebra el rescate de su hijo Florencio Avalos desde el fondo de la Mina San Jose. AFP/HECTOR RETAMAL , Alfonso Avalos(R) father of Chilean miner Florencio Avalos and Wilson Avalos brother of Florencio embrace each other after Florencio was brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Avalos was the first from 33 to be lifted from underground.celebra el rescate de su hijo Florencio Avalos desde el fondo de la Mina San Jose. AFP/HECTOR RETAMAL , TV grab taken from the Chilean TV channel TV Chile, showing Chilean miner Juan Illanes smiling as he comes out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Illanes was the third from 33 to be lifted from underground. AFP PHOTO/TV CHILE --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE , Chilean miner Juan Illanes celebrates after comes out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Illanes was the third from 33 to be lifted from underground. Chilean President Sebastian Pi?era smiles at right. AFP PHOTO/ MARTIN BERNETTI
Relatives of trapped miners watch television beside an assortment of religious images, local and from abroad, in a tent at the encampment outside the San Jose mine, near the city of Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago on October 12, 2010. Chile counted down the hours Tuesday to the start of a dramatic operation to winch 33 miners to the surface, with a presidential welcome awaiting them after 10 weeks trapped underground. AFP PHOTO/ Rodrigo ARANGUA , Chilean Mining Minister Laurence Golborne (C) speaks during a press conference at the San Jose mine near the city of Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago on October 12, 2010. Chile counted down the hours Tuesday to the start of a dramatic operation to winch 33 miners to the surface, with a presidential welcome awaiting them after 10 weeks trapped underground. AFP PHOTO/ Rodrigo ARANGUA , Technicians prepare the Fenix capsule before the start of the rescue operation for the 33 trapped miners, at the San Jose mine, near Copiapo, Chile on October 12, 2010. Chilean officials advanced by several hours the start of the unprecedented operation --which was due to start about midnight Tuesday (0300 GMT Wednesday) and will now begin at 8:00 pm (2300 GMT Tuesday)-- to haul the workers to the surface. AFP PHOTO/ Rodrigo ARANGUA , cAPSULA FENIX INGRESA AL TUNEL 2010. Chile counted down the hours Tuesday to the start of a dramatic operation to winch 33 miners to the surface, with a presidential welcome awaiting them after 10 weeks trapped underground. AFP PHOTO/ MARTIN BERNETTI , Chilean President Sebastian Pinera watches the first dry run of the descent of the unmanned Fenix 2 rescue capsule, before starting the rescue operation of the 33 trapped miners, at the San Jose mine, near the city of Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago on October 12, 2010. Chilean officials delayed by two hours, until about 0100 GMT, the start of the risky operation to hoist the workers from the bottom of a collapsed mine. AFP PHOTO/ HUGO INFANTE - GOVERNMENT OF CHILE RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE NO SALES FOR MARKETING , TV grab taken from the Chilean TV channel TV Chile, showing Chilean miner Florencio Avalos, as he comes out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 12, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/TV CHILE --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE , TV grab taken from the Chilean TV channel TV Chile, showing Chilean miner Florencio Avalos (L) embracing with President Sebastian Pi?era, seconds after coming out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 12, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/TV CHILE --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE , TV grab taken from the Chilean TV channel TV Chile, showing Chilean miner Mario Sepulveda (L), smiling after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 after spending a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/TV CHILE --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE , Chilean miner Mario Sepulveda (C in beige and green suit) celebrates after being brought to the surface -- the second the be lifted from underground -- on October 13, 2010 after spending a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/ Rodrigo ARANGUA , Alfonso Avalos(C) father of Chilean miner Florencio Avalos celebrates after Florencio was brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Avalos was the first from 33 to be lifted from underground.celebra el rescate de su hijo Florencio Avalos desde el fondo de la Mina San Jose. AFP/HECTOR RETAMAL , Alfonso Avalos(R) father of Chilean miner Florencio Avalos and Wilson Avalos brother of Florencio embrace each other after Florencio was brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Avalos was the first from 33 to be lifted from underground.celebra el rescate de su hijo Florencio Avalos desde el fondo de la Mina San Jose. AFP/HECTOR RETAMAL , TV grab taken from the Chilean TV channel TV Chile, showing Chilean miner Juan Illanes smiling as he comes out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Illanes was the third from 33 to be lifted from underground. AFP PHOTO/TV CHILE --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE , Chilean miner Juan Illanes celebrates after comes out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Illanes was the third from 33 to be lifted from underground. Chilean President Sebastian Pi?era smiles at right. AFP PHOTO/ MARTIN BERNETTI , Chilean miner Florencio Avalos is checked by doctors after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Avalos was the first of 33 trapped miners to be lifted from underground. AFP PHOTO/ Ariel MARINKOVIC , A machinist operates the pulley as it lifts the Fenix capsule lifting trapped miner Mario Sepulveda from underground following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile, on October 13, 2010 . Sepulveda was the second of 33 trapped miners to be lifted from underground. AFP PHOTO/ Ariel MARINKOVIC , Chilean miner Juan Illanes(R) waves next to Chilean President Sebastian Pinera(L) after coming out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Illanes was the third from 33 to be lifted from underground. Chilean President Sebastian Pi?era smiles at right. AFP PHOTO/ HUGO INFANTE - GOVERNMENT OF CHILE - RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - NO SALES FOR MARKETING , The son of Chilean miner Florencio Avalos, seven-year-old Bairon, shows a drawing depicting the rescue of his father, as he is examined by doctors after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Avalos was the first of 33 trapped miners to be lifted from underground. AFP PHOTO/ Ariel MARINKOVIC , TV grab taken from the Chilean TV channel TV Chile, showing Bolivian miner Carlos Mamani stepping out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 at the San Jose mine, near the city of Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago on October 13, 2010. Mamani is the fourth miner from 33 to be lifted from undeground. AFP PHOTO/TV CHILE --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE , Bolivian miner Carlos Mamani (C) steps out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 at the San Jose mine, near the city of Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago on October 13, 2010. Mamani is the fourth miner from 33 to be lifted from undeground. The first of 33 men trapped underground in Chile for 10 weeks triumphantly returned to the surface in a landmark rescue operation Wednesday, triggering nationwide celebrations and media mayhem for their relieved families. AFP PHOTO/ MARTIN BERNETTI , Chilean miner Mario Sepulveda gives his thumb up as he is examined by doctors after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Sepulveda was the second of 33 trapped miners to be lifted from underground. AFP PHOTO/ Ariel MARINKOVIC ALTERNATIVE CROP
Relatives of trapped miners watch television beside an assortment of religious images, local and from abroad, in a tent at the encampment outside the San Jose mine, near the city of Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago on October 12, 2010. Chile counted down the hours Tuesday to the start of a dramatic operation to winch 33 miners to the surface, with a presidential welcome awaiting them after 10 weeks trapped underground. AFP PHOTO/ Rodrigo ARANGUA , Chilean Mining Minister Laurence Golborne (C) speaks during a press conference at the San Jose mine near the city of Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago on October 12, 2010. Chile counted down the hours Tuesday to the start of a dramatic operation to winch 33 miners to the surface, with a presidential welcome awaiting them after 10 weeks trapped underground. AFP PHOTO/ Rodrigo ARANGUA , Technicians prepare the Fenix capsule before the start of the rescue operation for the 33 trapped miners, at the San Jose mine, near Copiapo, Chile on October 12, 2010. Chilean officials advanced by several hours the start of the unprecedented operation --which was due to start about midnight Tuesday (0300 GMT Wednesday) and will now begin at 8:00 pm (2300 GMT Tuesday)-- to haul the workers to the surface. AFP PHOTO/ Rodrigo ARANGUA , cAPSULA FENIX INGRESA AL TUNEL 2010. Chile counted down the hours Tuesday to the start of a dramatic operation to winch 33 miners to the surface, with a presidential welcome awaiting them after 10 weeks trapped underground. AFP PHOTO/ MARTIN BERNETTI , Chilean President Sebastian Pinera watches the first dry run of the descent of the unmanned Fenix 2 rescue capsule, before starting the rescue operation of the 33 trapped miners, at the San Jose mine, near the city of Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago on October 12, 2010. Chilean officials delayed by two hours, until about 0100 GMT, the start of the risky operation to hoist the workers from the bottom of a collapsed mine. AFP PHOTO/ HUGO INFANTE - GOVERNMENT OF CHILE RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE NO SALES FOR MARKETING , TV grab taken from the Chilean TV channel TV Chile, showing Chilean miner Florencio Avalos, as he comes out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 12, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/TV CHILE --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE , TV grab taken from the Chilean TV channel TV Chile, showing Chilean miner Florencio Avalos (L) embracing with President Sebastian Pi?era, seconds after coming out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 12, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/TV CHILE --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE , TV grab taken from the Chilean TV channel TV Chile, showing Chilean miner Mario Sepulveda (L), smiling after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 after spending a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/TV CHILE --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE , Chilean miner Mario Sepulveda (C in beige and green suit) celebrates after being brought to the surface -- the second the be lifted from underground -- on October 13, 2010 after spending a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/ Rodrigo ARANGUA , Alfonso Avalos(C) father of Chilean miner Florencio Avalos celebrates after Florencio was brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Avalos was the first from 33 to be lifted from underground.celebra el rescate de su hijo Florencio Avalos desde el fondo de la Mina San Jose. AFP/HECTOR RETAMAL , Alfonso Avalos(R) father of Chilean miner Florencio Avalos and Wilson Avalos brother of Florencio embrace each other after Florencio was brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Avalos was the first from 33 to be lifted from underground.celebra el rescate de su hijo Florencio Avalos desde el fondo de la Mina San Jose. AFP/HECTOR RETAMAL , TV grab taken from the Chilean TV channel TV Chile, showing Chilean miner Juan Illanes smiling as he comes out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Illanes was the third from 33 to be lifted from underground. AFP PHOTO/TV CHILE --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE , Chilean miner Juan Illanes celebrates after comes out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Illanes was the third from 33 to be lifted from underground. Chilean President Sebastian Pi?era smiles at right. AFP PHOTO/ MARTIN BERNETTI , Chilean miner Florencio Avalos is checked by doctors after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Avalos was the first of 33 trapped miners to be lifted from underground. AFP PHOTO/ Ariel MARINKOVIC , A machinist operates the pulley as it lifts the Fenix capsule lifting trapped miner Mario Sepulveda from underground following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile, on October 13, 2010 . Sepulveda was the second of 33 trapped miners to be lifted from underground. AFP PHOTO/ Ariel MARINKOVIC , Chilean miner Juan Illanes(R) waves next to Chilean President Sebastian Pinera(L) after coming out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Illanes was the third from 33 to be lifted from underground. Chilean President Sebastian Pi?era smiles at right. AFP PHOTO/ HUGO INFANTE - GOVERNMENT OF CHILE - RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - NO SALES FOR MARKETING , The son of Chilean miner Florencio Avalos, seven-year-old Bairon, shows a drawing depicting the rescue of his father, as he is examined by doctors after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Avalos was the first of 33 trapped miners to be lifted from underground. AFP PHOTO/ Ariel MARINKOVIC , TV grab taken from the Chilean TV channel TV Chile, showing Bolivian miner Carlos Mamani stepping out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 at the San Jose mine, near the city of Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago on October 13, 2010. Mamani is the fourth miner from 33 to be lifted from undeground. AFP PHOTO/TV CHILE --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE , Bolivian miner Carlos Mamani (C) steps out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 at the San Jose mine, near the city of Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago on October 13, 2010. Mamani is the fourth miner from 33 to be lifted from undeground. The first of 33 men trapped underground in Chile for 10 weeks triumphantly returned to the surface in a landmark rescue operation Wednesday, triggering nationwide celebrations and media mayhem for their relieved families. AFP PHOTO/ MARTIN BERNETTI , Chilean miner Mario Sepulveda gives his thumb up as he is examined by doctors after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Sepulveda was the second of 33 trapped miners to be lifted from underground. AFP PHOTO/ Ariel MARINKOVIC ALTERNATIVE CROP , Chilean miner Florencio Avalos (C in beige suit) embraces un unidentified person after coming out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/ HUGO INFANTE - GOVERNMENT OF CHILE - RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - NO SALES FOR MARKETING ALTERNATIVE CROP , Relatives of Chilean miner Florencio Avalos wait the arrival of the Fenix capsule to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/ HUGO INFANTE - GOVERNMENT OF CHILE - RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - NO SALES FOR MARKETING ALTERNATIVE CROP , Chilean miner Florencio Avalos (2R foreground) embracing with President Sebastian Pi?era, seconds after coming out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 12, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/ MARTIN BERNETTI ALTERNATIVE CROP , Bolivian miner Carlos Mamani kneels after coming out of the Fenix capsule after been brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Mamani was the fourth from 33 miners to be lifted from underground. AFP PHOTO/ HUGO INFANTE - GOVERNMENT OF CHILE - RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - NO SALES FOR MARKETING , TV grab taken from the Chilean TV channel TV Chile, showing miner Osman Araya stepping out of the Fenix capsule after been brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 at the San Jose mine, near the city of Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago on October 13, 2010. Araya is the sixth miner from 33 to be lifted from undeground. AFP PHOTO/TV CHILE --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE , Chilean miner Mario Sepulveda (L) is welcomed by Chilean President Sebastian Pi?era after been brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Sepulveda was the second from 33 miners to be lifted from underground. AFP PHOTO/PRESIDENCIA DE CHILE/JOSE MANUEL DE LA MAZA --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - NO SALES , Chilean miner Florencio Avalos (L) is embraced by Chilean President Sebastian Pi?era after been brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Florencio was the first of the 33 trapped miners to be lifted from underground. AFP PHOTO/PRESIDENCIA DE CHILE/JOSE MANUEL DE LA MAZA --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - NO SALES , Chilean miner Osman Araya (R) is welcomed by his wife Angelica as he comes out of the Fenix capsule after been brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Araya was the sixth from the 33 trapped miners to be lifted from underground. AFP PHOTO/ HUGO INFANTE - GOVERNMENT OF CHILE - RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - NO SALES FOR MARKETING , Chilean miner Claudio Yanez (C-with glasses) is hugged by a relative upon exiting the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface in the eight place, on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/ MARTIN BERNETTI , Chilean miner Claudio Yanez, the eighth of thirty-three miners to leave the mine, is hugged by a relative upon surfacing at the San Jose mine, near Copiapo, Chile October 13, 2010 early morning. AFP PHOTO/HUGO INFANTE/GOVERNMENT OF CHILE***MANDATORY CREDIT*** NO SALES***EDITORIAL USE ONLY , Chilean miner Claudio Yanez, the eighth of thirty-three miners to leave the mine, applauds as he is carried to the field hospital for a primary checkup upon surfacing at the San Jose mine, near Copiapo, Chile October 13, 2010 early morning. AFP PHOTO/HUGO INFANTE/GOVERNMENT OF CHILE***MANDATORY CREDIT*** NO SALES***EDITORIAL USE ONLY , Chilean miner Mario Sepulveda (C) hugs his wife after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Sepulveda was the second of 33 miners to arrive at the surface. MANDATORY CREDIT AFP PHOTO/ HUGO INFANTE/GOVERNMENT OF CHILE - RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - NOT FOR SALE FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING CAMPAIGN , Chilean miner Mario Gomez, the ninth of thirty-three miners to leave the mine, prays for a few seconds upon surfacing from the San Jose mine, near Copiapo, Chile October 13, 2010. AFP PHOTO/HUGO INFANTE/GOVERNMENT OF CHILE***MANDATORY CREDIT*** NO SALES***EDITORIAL USE ONLY , Chilean miner Alex Vega Salazar (C) gives a thumbs up upon exiting the Fenix capsule as the tenth miner to be brought to the surface, on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Like the nine men before him, Vega was greeted by jubilant relatives and officials in a triumphant spectacle watched around the world by television viewers captivated by the saga of miners who had survived more time underground than anyone in history. AFP PHOTO/ Rodrigo ARANGUA
Relatives of trapped miners watch television beside an assortment of religious images, local and from abroad, in a tent at the encampment outside the San Jose mine, near the city of Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago on October 12, 2010. Chile counted down the hours Tuesday to the start of a dramatic operation to winch 33 miners to the surface, with a presidential welcome awaiting them after 10 weeks trapped underground. AFP PHOTO/ Rodrigo ARANGUA , Chilean Mining Minister Laurence Golborne (C) speaks during a press conference at the San Jose mine near the city of Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago on October 12, 2010. Chile counted down the hours Tuesday to the start of a dramatic operation to winch 33 miners to the surface, with a presidential welcome awaiting them after 10 weeks trapped underground. AFP PHOTO/ Rodrigo ARANGUA , Technicians prepare the Fenix capsule before the start of the rescue operation for the 33 trapped miners, at the San Jose mine, near Copiapo, Chile on October 12, 2010. Chilean officials advanced by several hours the start of the unprecedented operation --which was due to start about midnight Tuesday (0300 GMT Wednesday) and will now begin at 8:00 pm (2300 GMT Tuesday)-- to haul the workers to the surface. AFP PHOTO/ Rodrigo ARANGUA , cAPSULA FENIX INGRESA AL TUNEL 2010. Chile counted down the hours Tuesday to the start of a dramatic operation to winch 33 miners to the surface, with a presidential welcome awaiting them after 10 weeks trapped underground. AFP PHOTO/ MARTIN BERNETTI , Chilean President Sebastian Pinera watches the first dry run of the descent of the unmanned Fenix 2 rescue capsule, before starting the rescue operation of the 33 trapped miners, at the San Jose mine, near the city of Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago on October 12, 2010. Chilean officials delayed by two hours, until about 0100 GMT, the start of the risky operation to hoist the workers from the bottom of a collapsed mine. AFP PHOTO/ HUGO INFANTE - GOVERNMENT OF CHILE RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE NO SALES FOR MARKETING , TV grab taken from the Chilean TV channel TV Chile, showing Chilean miner Florencio Avalos, as he comes out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 12, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/TV CHILE --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE , TV grab taken from the Chilean TV channel TV Chile, showing Chilean miner Florencio Avalos (L) embracing with President Sebastian Pi?era, seconds after coming out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 12, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/TV CHILE --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE , TV grab taken from the Chilean TV channel TV Chile, showing Chilean miner Mario Sepulveda (L), smiling after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 after spending a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/TV CHILE --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE , Chilean miner Mario Sepulveda (C in beige and green suit) celebrates after being brought to the surface -- the second the be lifted from underground -- on October 13, 2010 after spending a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/ Rodrigo ARANGUA , Alfonso Avalos(C) father of Chilean miner Florencio Avalos celebrates after Florencio was brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Avalos was the first from 33 to be lifted from underground.celebra el rescate de su hijo Florencio Avalos desde el fondo de la Mina San Jose. AFP/HECTOR RETAMAL , Alfonso Avalos(R) father of Chilean miner Florencio Avalos and Wilson Avalos brother of Florencio embrace each other after Florencio was brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Avalos was the first from 33 to be lifted from underground.celebra el rescate de su hijo Florencio Avalos desde el fondo de la Mina San Jose. AFP/HECTOR RETAMAL , TV grab taken from the Chilean TV channel TV Chile, showing Chilean miner Juan Illanes smiling as he comes out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Illanes was the third from 33 to be lifted from underground. AFP PHOTO/TV CHILE --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE , Chilean miner Juan Illanes celebrates after comes out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Illanes was the third from 33 to be lifted from underground. Chilean President Sebastian Pi?era smiles at right. AFP PHOTO/ MARTIN BERNETTI , Chilean miner Florencio Avalos is checked by doctors after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Avalos was the first of 33 trapped miners to be lifted from underground. AFP PHOTO/ Ariel MARINKOVIC , A machinist operates the pulley as it lifts the Fenix capsule lifting trapped miner Mario Sepulveda from underground following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile, on October 13, 2010 . Sepulveda was the second of 33 trapped miners to be lifted from underground. AFP PHOTO/ Ariel MARINKOVIC , Chilean miner Juan Illanes(R) waves next to Chilean President Sebastian Pinera(L) after coming out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Illanes was the third from 33 to be lifted from underground. Chilean President Sebastian Pi?era smiles at right. AFP PHOTO/ HUGO INFANTE - GOVERNMENT OF CHILE - RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - NO SALES FOR MARKETING , The son of Chilean miner Florencio Avalos, seven-year-old Bairon, shows a drawing depicting the rescue of his father, as he is examined by doctors after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Avalos was the first of 33 trapped miners to be lifted from underground. AFP PHOTO/ Ariel MARINKOVIC , TV grab taken from the Chilean TV channel TV Chile, showing Bolivian miner Carlos Mamani stepping out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 at the San Jose mine, near the city of Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago on October 13, 2010. Mamani is the fourth miner from 33 to be lifted from undeground. AFP PHOTO/TV CHILE --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE , Bolivian miner Carlos Mamani (C) steps out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 at the San Jose mine, near the city of Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago on October 13, 2010. Mamani is the fourth miner from 33 to be lifted from undeground. The first of 33 men trapped underground in Chile for 10 weeks triumphantly returned to the surface in a landmark rescue operation Wednesday, triggering nationwide celebrations and media mayhem for their relieved families. AFP PHOTO/ MARTIN BERNETTI , Chilean miner Mario Sepulveda gives his thumb up as he is examined by doctors after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Sepulveda was the second of 33 trapped miners to be lifted from underground. AFP PHOTO/ Ariel MARINKOVIC ALTERNATIVE CROP , Chilean miner Florencio Avalos (C in beige suit) embraces un unidentified person after coming out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/ HUGO INFANTE - GOVERNMENT OF CHILE - RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - NO SALES FOR MARKETING ALTERNATIVE CROP , Relatives of Chilean miner Florencio Avalos wait the arrival of the Fenix capsule to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/ HUGO INFANTE - GOVERNMENT OF CHILE - RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - NO SALES FOR MARKETING ALTERNATIVE CROP , Chilean miner Florencio Avalos (2R foreground) embracing with President Sebastian Pi?era, seconds after coming out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 12, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/ MARTIN BERNETTI ALTERNATIVE CROP , Bolivian miner Carlos Mamani kneels after coming out of the Fenix capsule after been brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Mamani was the fourth from 33 miners to be lifted from underground. AFP PHOTO/ HUGO INFANTE - GOVERNMENT OF CHILE - RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - NO SALES FOR MARKETING , TV grab taken from the Chilean TV channel TV Chile, showing miner Osman Araya stepping out of the Fenix capsule after been brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 at the San Jose mine, near the city of Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago on October 13, 2010. Araya is the sixth miner from 33 to be lifted from undeground. AFP PHOTO/TV CHILE --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE , Chilean miner Mario Sepulveda (L) is welcomed by Chilean President Sebastian Pi?era after been brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Sepulveda was the second from 33 miners to be lifted from underground. AFP PHOTO/PRESIDENCIA DE CHILE/JOSE MANUEL DE LA MAZA --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - NO SALES , Chilean miner Florencio Avalos (L) is embraced by Chilean President Sebastian Pi?era after been brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Florencio was the first of the 33 trapped miners to be lifted from underground. AFP PHOTO/PRESIDENCIA DE CHILE/JOSE MANUEL DE LA MAZA --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - NO SALES , Chilean miner Osman Araya (R) is welcomed by his wife Angelica as he comes out of the Fenix capsule after been brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Araya was the sixth from the 33 trapped miners to be lifted from underground. AFP PHOTO/ HUGO INFANTE - GOVERNMENT OF CHILE - RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - NO SALES FOR MARKETING , Chilean miner Claudio Yanez (C-with glasses) is hugged by a relative upon exiting the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface in the eight place, on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/ MARTIN BERNETTI , Chilean miner Claudio Yanez, the eighth of thirty-three miners to leave the mine, is hugged by a relative upon surfacing at the San Jose mine, near Copiapo, Chile October 13, 2010 early morning. AFP PHOTO/HUGO INFANTE/GOVERNMENT OF CHILE***MANDATORY CREDIT*** NO SALES***EDITORIAL USE ONLY , Chilean miner Claudio Yanez, the eighth of thirty-three miners to leave the mine, applauds as he is carried to the field hospital for a primary checkup upon surfacing at the San Jose mine, near Copiapo, Chile October 13, 2010 early morning. AFP PHOTO/HUGO INFANTE/GOVERNMENT OF CHILE***MANDATORY CREDIT*** NO SALES***EDITORIAL USE ONLY , Chilean miner Mario Sepulveda (C) hugs his wife after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Sepulveda was the second of 33 miners to arrive at the surface. MANDATORY CREDIT AFP PHOTO/ HUGO INFANTE/GOVERNMENT OF CHILE - RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - NOT FOR SALE FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING CAMPAIGN , Chilean miner Mario Gomez, the ninth of thirty-three miners to leave the mine, prays for a few seconds upon surfacing from the San Jose mine, near Copiapo, Chile October 13, 2010. AFP PHOTO/HUGO INFANTE/GOVERNMENT OF CHILE***MANDATORY CREDIT*** NO SALES***EDITORIAL USE ONLY , Chilean miner Alex Vega Salazar (C) gives a thumbs up upon exiting the Fenix capsule as the tenth miner to be brought to the surface, on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Like the nine men before him, Vega was greeted by jubilant relatives and officials in a triumphant spectacle watched around the world by television viewers captivated by the saga of miners who had survived more time underground than anyone in history. AFP PHOTO/ Rodrigo ARANGUA , A candle next to a rock with a message that reads "Esteba-Go Miner" at the San Jose mine near the city of Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago on October 12, 2010. Chile counted down the hours Tuesday to the start of a dramatic operation to winch 33 miners to the surface, with a presidential welcome awaiting them after 10 weeks trapped underground. AFP PHOTO/ Rodrigo ARANGUA
Relatives of trapped miners watch television beside an assortment of religious images, local and from abroad, in a tent at the encampment outside the San Jose mine, near the city of Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago on October 12, 2010. Chile counted down the hours Tuesday to the start of a dramatic operation to winch 33 miners to the surface, with a presidential welcome awaiting them after 10 weeks trapped underground. AFP PHOTO/ Rodrigo ARANGUA , Chilean Mining Minister Laurence Golborne (C) speaks during a press conference at the San Jose mine near the city of Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago on October 12, 2010. Chile counted down the hours Tuesday to the start of a dramatic operation to winch 33 miners to the surface, with a presidential welcome awaiting them after 10 weeks trapped underground. AFP PHOTO/ Rodrigo ARANGUA , Technicians prepare the Fenix capsule before the start of the rescue operation for the 33 trapped miners, at the San Jose mine, near Copiapo, Chile on October 12, 2010. Chilean officials advanced by several hours the start of the unprecedented operation --which was due to start about midnight Tuesday (0300 GMT Wednesday) and will now begin at 8:00 pm (2300 GMT Tuesday)-- to haul the workers to the surface. AFP PHOTO/ Rodrigo ARANGUA , cAPSULA FENIX INGRESA AL TUNEL 2010. Chile counted down the hours Tuesday to the start of a dramatic operation to winch 33 miners to the surface, with a presidential welcome awaiting them after 10 weeks trapped underground. AFP PHOTO/ MARTIN BERNETTI , Chilean President Sebastian Pinera watches the first dry run of the descent of the unmanned Fenix 2 rescue capsule, before starting the rescue operation of the 33 trapped miners, at the San Jose mine, near the city of Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago on October 12, 2010. Chilean officials delayed by two hours, until about 0100 GMT, the start of the risky operation to hoist the workers from the bottom of a collapsed mine. AFP PHOTO/ HUGO INFANTE - GOVERNMENT OF CHILE RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE NO SALES FOR MARKETING , TV grab taken from the Chilean TV channel TV Chile, showing Chilean miner Florencio Avalos, as he comes out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 12, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/TV CHILE --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE , TV grab taken from the Chilean TV channel TV Chile, showing Chilean miner Florencio Avalos (L) embracing with President Sebastian Pi?era, seconds after coming out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 12, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/TV CHILE --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE , TV grab taken from the Chilean TV channel TV Chile, showing Chilean miner Mario Sepulveda (L), smiling after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 after spending a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/TV CHILE --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE , Chilean miner Mario Sepulveda (C in beige and green suit) celebrates after being brought to the surface -- the second the be lifted from underground -- on October 13, 2010 after spending a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/ Rodrigo ARANGUA , Alfonso Avalos(C) father of Chilean miner Florencio Avalos celebrates after Florencio was brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Avalos was the first from 33 to be lifted from underground.celebra el rescate de su hijo Florencio Avalos desde el fondo de la Mina San Jose. AFP/HECTOR RETAMAL , Alfonso Avalos(R) father of Chilean miner Florencio Avalos and Wilson Avalos brother of Florencio embrace each other after Florencio was brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Avalos was the first from 33 to be lifted from underground.celebra el rescate de su hijo Florencio Avalos desde el fondo de la Mina San Jose. AFP/HECTOR RETAMAL , TV grab taken from the Chilean TV channel TV Chile, showing Chilean miner Juan Illanes smiling as he comes out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Illanes was the third from 33 to be lifted from underground. AFP PHOTO/TV CHILE --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE , Chilean miner Juan Illanes celebrates after comes out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Illanes was the third from 33 to be lifted from underground. Chilean President Sebastian Pi?era smiles at right. AFP PHOTO/ MARTIN BERNETTI , Chilean miner Florencio Avalos is checked by doctors after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Avalos was the first of 33 trapped miners to be lifted from underground. AFP PHOTO/ Ariel MARINKOVIC , A machinist operates the pulley as it lifts the Fenix capsule lifting trapped miner Mario Sepulveda from underground following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile, on October 13, 2010 . Sepulveda was the second of 33 trapped miners to be lifted from underground. AFP PHOTO/ Ariel MARINKOVIC , Chilean miner Juan Illanes(R) waves next to Chilean President Sebastian Pinera(L) after coming out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Illanes was the third from 33 to be lifted from underground. Chilean President Sebastian Pi?era smiles at right. AFP PHOTO/ HUGO INFANTE - GOVERNMENT OF CHILE - RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - NO SALES FOR MARKETING , The son of Chilean miner Florencio Avalos, seven-year-old Bairon, shows a drawing depicting the rescue of his father, as he is examined by doctors after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Avalos was the first of 33 trapped miners to be lifted from underground. AFP PHOTO/ Ariel MARINKOVIC , TV grab taken from the Chilean TV channel TV Chile, showing Bolivian miner Carlos Mamani stepping out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 at the San Jose mine, near the city of Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago on October 13, 2010. Mamani is the fourth miner from 33 to be lifted from undeground. AFP PHOTO/TV CHILE --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE , Bolivian miner Carlos Mamani (C) steps out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 at the San Jose mine, near the city of Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago on October 13, 2010. Mamani is the fourth miner from 33 to be lifted from undeground. The first of 33 men trapped underground in Chile for 10 weeks triumphantly returned to the surface in a landmark rescue operation Wednesday, triggering nationwide celebrations and media mayhem for their relieved families. AFP PHOTO/ MARTIN BERNETTI , Chilean miner Mario Sepulveda gives his thumb up as he is examined by doctors after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Sepulveda was the second of 33 trapped miners to be lifted from underground. AFP PHOTO/ Ariel MARINKOVIC ALTERNATIVE CROP , Chilean miner Florencio Avalos (C in beige suit) embraces un unidentified person after coming out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/ HUGO INFANTE - GOVERNMENT OF CHILE - RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - NO SALES FOR MARKETING ALTERNATIVE CROP , Relatives of Chilean miner Florencio Avalos wait the arrival of the Fenix capsule to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/ HUGO INFANTE - GOVERNMENT OF CHILE - RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - NO SALES FOR MARKETING ALTERNATIVE CROP , Chilean miner Florencio Avalos (2R foreground) embracing with President Sebastian Pi?era, seconds after coming out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 12, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/ MARTIN BERNETTI ALTERNATIVE CROP , Bolivian miner Carlos Mamani kneels after coming out of the Fenix capsule after been brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Mamani was the fourth from 33 miners to be lifted from underground. AFP PHOTO/ HUGO INFANTE - GOVERNMENT OF CHILE - RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - NO SALES FOR MARKETING , TV grab taken from the Chilean TV channel TV Chile, showing miner Osman Araya stepping out of the Fenix capsule after been brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 at the San Jose mine, near the city of Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago on October 13, 2010. Araya is the sixth miner from 33 to be lifted from undeground. AFP PHOTO/TV CHILE --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE , Chilean miner Mario Sepulveda (L) is welcomed by Chilean President Sebastian Pi?era after been brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Sepulveda was the second from 33 miners to be lifted from underground. AFP PHOTO/PRESIDENCIA DE CHILE/JOSE MANUEL DE LA MAZA --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - NO SALES , Chilean miner Florencio Avalos (L) is embraced by Chilean President Sebastian Pi?era after been brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Florencio was the first of the 33 trapped miners to be lifted from underground. AFP PHOTO/PRESIDENCIA DE CHILE/JOSE MANUEL DE LA MAZA --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - NO SALES , Chilean miner Osman Araya (R) is welcomed by his wife Angelica as he comes out of the Fenix capsule after been brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Araya was the sixth from the 33 trapped miners to be lifted from underground. AFP PHOTO/ HUGO INFANTE - GOVERNMENT OF CHILE - RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - NO SALES FOR MARKETING , Chilean miner Claudio Yanez (C-with glasses) is hugged by a relative upon exiting the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface in the eight place, on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/ MARTIN BERNETTI
Relatives of trapped miners watch television beside an assortment of religious images, local and from abroad, in a tent at the encampment outside the San Jose mine, near the city of Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago on October 12, 2010. Chile counted down the hours Tuesday to the start of a dramatic operation to winch 33 miners to the surface, with a presidential welcome awaiting them after 10 weeks trapped underground. AFP PHOTO/ Rodrigo ARANGUA , Chilean Mining Minister Laurence Golborne (C) speaks during a press conference at the San Jose mine near the city of Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago on October 12, 2010. Chile counted down the hours Tuesday to the start of a dramatic operation to winch 33 miners to the surface, with a presidential welcome awaiting them after 10 weeks trapped underground. AFP PHOTO/ Rodrigo ARANGUA , Technicians prepare the Fenix capsule before the start of the rescue operation for the 33 trapped miners, at the San Jose mine, near Copiapo, Chile on October 12, 2010. Chilean officials advanced by several hours the start of the unprecedented operation --which was due to start about midnight Tuesday (0300 GMT Wednesday) and will now begin at 8:00 pm (2300 GMT Tuesday)-- to haul the workers to the surface. AFP PHOTO/ Rodrigo ARANGUA , cAPSULA FENIX INGRESA AL TUNEL 2010. Chile counted down the hours Tuesday to the start of a dramatic operation to winch 33 miners to the surface, with a presidential welcome awaiting them after 10 weeks trapped underground. AFP PHOTO/ MARTIN BERNETTI , Chilean President Sebastian Pinera watches the first dry run of the descent of the unmanned Fenix 2 rescue capsule, before starting the rescue operation of the 33 trapped miners, at the San Jose mine, near the city of Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago on October 12, 2010. Chilean officials delayed by two hours, until about 0100 GMT, the start of the risky operation to hoist the workers from the bottom of a collapsed mine. AFP PHOTO/ HUGO INFANTE - GOVERNMENT OF CHILE RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE NO SALES FOR MARKETING , TV grab taken from the Chilean TV channel TV Chile, showing Chilean miner Florencio Avalos, as he comes out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 12, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/TV CHILE --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE , TV grab taken from the Chilean TV channel TV Chile, showing Chilean miner Florencio Avalos (L) embracing with President Sebastian Pi?era, seconds after coming out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 12, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/TV CHILE --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE , TV grab taken from the Chilean TV channel TV Chile, showing Chilean miner Mario Sepulveda (L), smiling after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 after spending a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/TV CHILE --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE , Chilean miner Mario Sepulveda (C in beige and green suit) celebrates after being brought to the surface -- the second the be lifted from underground -- on October 13, 2010 after spending a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/ Rodrigo ARANGUA
Relatives of trapped miners watch television beside an assortment of religious images, local and from abroad, in a tent at the encampment outside the San Jose mine, near the city of Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago on October 12, 2010. Chile counted down the hours Tuesday to the start of a dramatic operation to winch 33 miners to the surface, with a presidential welcome awaiting them after 10 weeks trapped underground. AFP PHOTO/ Rodrigo ARANGUA , Chilean Mining Minister Laurence Golborne (C) speaks during a press conference at the San Jose mine near the city of Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago on October 12, 2010. Chile counted down the hours Tuesday to the start of a dramatic operation to winch 33 miners to the surface, with a presidential welcome awaiting them after 10 weeks trapped underground. AFP PHOTO/ Rodrigo ARANGUA
Relatives of trapped miners watch television beside an assortment of religious images, local and from abroad, in a tent at the encampment outside the San Jose mine, near the city of Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago on October 12, 2010. Chile counted down the hours Tuesday to the start of a dramatic operation to winch 33 miners to the surface, with a presidential welcome awaiting them after 10 weeks trapped underground. AFP PHOTO/ Rodrigo ARANGUA , Chilean Mining Minister Laurence Golborne (C) speaks during a press conference at the San Jose mine near the city of Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago on October 12, 2010. Chile counted down the hours Tuesday to the start of a dramatic operation to winch 33 miners to the surface, with a presidential welcome awaiting them after 10 weeks trapped underground. AFP PHOTO/ Rodrigo ARANGUA , Technicians prepare the Fenix capsule before the start of the rescue operation for the 33 trapped miners, at the San Jose mine, near Copiapo, Chile on October 12, 2010. Chilean officials advanced by several hours the start of the unprecedented operation --which was due to start about midnight Tuesday (0300 GMT Wednesday) and will now begin at 8:00 pm (2300 GMT Tuesday)-- to haul the workers to the surface. AFP PHOTO/ Rodrigo ARANGUA , cAPSULA FENIX INGRESA AL TUNEL 2010. Chile counted down the hours Tuesday to the start of a dramatic operation to winch 33 miners to the surface, with a presidential welcome awaiting them after 10 weeks trapped underground. AFP PHOTO/ MARTIN BERNETTI , Chilean President Sebastian Pinera watches the first dry run of the descent of the unmanned Fenix 2 rescue capsule, before starting the rescue operation of the 33 trapped miners, at the San Jose mine, near the city of Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago on October 12, 2010. Chilean officials delayed by two hours, until about 0100 GMT, the start of the risky operation to hoist the workers from the bottom of a collapsed mine. AFP PHOTO/ HUGO INFANTE - GOVERNMENT OF CHILE RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE NO SALES FOR MARKETING , TV grab taken from the Chilean TV channel TV Chile, showing Chilean miner Florencio Avalos, as he comes out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 12, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/TV CHILE --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE , TV grab taken from the Chilean TV channel TV Chile, showing Chilean miner Florencio Avalos (L) embracing with President Sebastian Pi?era, seconds after coming out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 12, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/TV CHILE --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE , TV grab taken from the Chilean TV channel TV Chile, showing Chilean miner Mario Sepulveda (L), smiling after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 after spending a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/TV CHILE --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE , Chilean miner Mario Sepulveda (C in beige and green suit) celebrates after being brought to the surface -- the second the be lifted from underground -- on October 13, 2010 after spending a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/ Rodrigo ARANGUA , Alfonso Avalos(C) father of Chilean miner Florencio Avalos celebrates after Florencio was brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Avalos was the first from 33 to be lifted from underground.celebra el rescate de su hijo Florencio Avalos desde el fondo de la Mina San Jose. AFP/HECTOR RETAMAL , Alfonso Avalos(R) father of Chilean miner Florencio Avalos and Wilson Avalos brother of Florencio embrace each other after Florencio was brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Avalos was the first from 33 to be lifted from underground.celebra el rescate de su hijo Florencio Avalos desde el fondo de la Mina San Jose. AFP/HECTOR RETAMAL , TV grab taken from the Chilean TV channel TV Chile, showing Chilean miner Juan Illanes smiling as he comes out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Illanes was the third from 33 to be lifted from underground. AFP PHOTO/TV CHILE --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE , Chilean miner Juan Illanes celebrates after comes out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Illanes was the third from 33 to be lifted from underground. Chilean President Sebastian Pi?era smiles at right. AFP PHOTO/ MARTIN BERNETTI , Chilean miner Florencio Avalos is checked by doctors after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Avalos was the first of 33 trapped miners to be lifted from underground. AFP PHOTO/ Ariel MARINKOVIC , A machinist operates the pulley as it lifts the Fenix capsule lifting trapped miner Mario Sepulveda from underground following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile, on October 13, 2010 . Sepulveda was the second of 33 trapped miners to be lifted from underground. AFP PHOTO/ Ariel MARINKOVIC , Chilean miner Juan Illanes(R) waves next to Chilean President Sebastian Pinera(L) after coming out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Illanes was the third from 33 to be lifted from underground. Chilean President Sebastian Pi?era smiles at right. AFP PHOTO/ HUGO INFANTE - GOVERNMENT OF CHILE - RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - NO SALES FOR MARKETING , The son of Chilean miner Florencio Avalos, seven-year-old Bairon, shows a drawing depicting the rescue of his father, as he is examined by doctors after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Avalos was the first of 33 trapped miners to be lifted from underground. AFP PHOTO/ Ariel MARINKOVIC , TV grab taken from the Chilean TV channel TV Chile, showing Bolivian miner Carlos Mamani stepping out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 at the San Jose mine, near the city of Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago on October 13, 2010. Mamani is the fourth miner from 33 to be lifted from undeground. AFP PHOTO/TV CHILE --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE , Bolivian miner Carlos Mamani (C) steps out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 at the San Jose mine, near the city of Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago on October 13, 2010. Mamani is the fourth miner from 33 to be lifted from undeground. The first of 33 men trapped underground in Chile for 10 weeks triumphantly returned to the surface in a landmark rescue operation Wednesday, triggering nationwide celebrations and media mayhem for their relieved families. AFP PHOTO/ MARTIN BERNETTI , Chilean miner Mario Sepulveda gives his thumb up as he is examined by doctors after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Sepulveda was the second of 33 trapped miners to be lifted from underground. AFP PHOTO/ Ariel MARINKOVIC ALTERNATIVE CROP , Chilean miner Florencio Avalos (C in beige suit) embraces un unidentified person after coming out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/ HUGO INFANTE - GOVERNMENT OF CHILE - RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - NO SALES FOR MARKETING ALTERNATIVE CROP , Relatives of Chilean miner Florencio Avalos wait the arrival of the Fenix capsule to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/ HUGO INFANTE - GOVERNMENT OF CHILE - RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - NO SALES FOR MARKETING ALTERNATIVE CROP , Chilean miner Florencio Avalos (2R foreground) embracing with President Sebastian Pi?era, seconds after coming out of the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface on October 12, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/ MARTIN BERNETTI ALTERNATIVE CROP , Bolivian miner Carlos Mamani kneels after coming out of the Fenix capsule after been brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Mamani was the fourth from 33 miners to be lifted from underground. AFP PHOTO/ HUGO INFANTE - GOVERNMENT OF CHILE - RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - NO SALES FOR MARKETING , TV grab taken from the Chilean TV channel TV Chile, showing miner Osman Araya stepping out of the Fenix capsule after been brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 at the San Jose mine, near the city of Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago on October 13, 2010. Araya is the sixth miner from 33 to be lifted from undeground. AFP PHOTO/TV CHILE --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE , Chilean miner Mario Sepulveda (L) is welcomed by Chilean President Sebastian Pi?era after been brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Sepulveda was the second from 33 miners to be lifted from underground. AFP PHOTO/PRESIDENCIA DE CHILE/JOSE MANUEL DE LA MAZA --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - NO SALES , Chilean miner Florencio Avalos (L) is embraced by Chilean President Sebastian Pi?era after been brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Florencio was the first of the 33 trapped miners to be lifted from underground. AFP PHOTO/PRESIDENCIA DE CHILE/JOSE MANUEL DE LA MAZA --- RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - NO SALES , Chilean miner Osman Araya (R) is welcomed by his wife Angelica as he comes out of the Fenix capsule after been brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Araya was the sixth from the 33 trapped miners to be lifted from underground. AFP PHOTO/ HUGO INFANTE - GOVERNMENT OF CHILE - RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - NO SALES FOR MARKETING , Chilean miner Claudio Yanez (C-with glasses) is hugged by a relative upon exiting the Fenix capsule after being brought to the surface in the eight place, on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. AFP PHOTO/ MARTIN BERNETTI , Chilean miner Claudio Yanez, the eighth of thirty-three miners to leave the mine, is hugged by a relative upon surfacing at the San Jose mine, near Copiapo, Chile October 13, 2010 early morning. AFP PHOTO/HUGO INFANTE/GOVERNMENT OF CHILE***MANDATORY CREDIT*** NO SALES***EDITORIAL USE ONLY , Chilean miner Claudio Yanez, the eighth of thirty-three miners to leave the mine, applauds as he is carried to the field hospital for a primary checkup upon surfacing at the San Jose mine, near Copiapo, Chile October 13, 2010 early morning. AFP PHOTO/HUGO INFANTE/GOVERNMENT OF CHILE***MANDATORY CREDIT*** NO SALES***EDITORIAL USE ONLY , Chilean miner Mario Sepulveda (C) hugs his wife after being brought to the surface on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Sepulveda was the second of 33 miners to arrive at the surface. MANDATORY CREDIT AFP PHOTO/ HUGO INFANTE/GOVERNMENT OF CHILE - RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - NOT FOR SALE FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING CAMPAIGN , Chilean miner Mario Gomez, the ninth of thirty-three miners to leave the mine, prays for a few seconds upon surfacing from the San Jose mine, near Copiapo, Chile October 13, 2010. AFP PHOTO/HUGO INFANTE/GOVERNMENT OF CHILE***MANDATORY CREDIT*** NO SALES***EDITORIAL USE ONLY , Chilean miner Alex Vega Salazar (C) gives a thumbs up upon exiting the Fenix capsule as the tenth miner to be brought to the surface, on October 13, 2010 following a 10-week ordeal in the collapsed San Jose mine, near Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago, Chile. Like the nine men before him, Vega was greeted by jubilant relatives and officials in a triumphant spectacle watched around the world by television viewers captivated by the saga of miners who had survived more time underground than anyone in history. AFP PHOTO/ Rodrigo ARANGUA , A candle next to a rock with a message that reads "Esteba-Go Miner" at the San Jose mine near the city of Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago on October 12, 2010. Chile counted down the hours Tuesday to the start of a dramatic operation to winch 33 miners to the surface, with a presidential welcome awaiting them after 10 weeks trapped underground. AFP PHOTO/ Rodrigo ARANGUA , A relative of a miner speaks by mobile as he awaits drinking "mate" (a traditional South American infusion) at the encampment beside the San Jose mine, near the city of Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago on October 12, 2010. Chile counted down the hours Tuesday to the start of a dramatic operation to winch 33 miners to the surface, with a presidential welcome awaiting them after 10 weeks trapped underground. AFP PHOTO/ Rodrigo ARANGUA , An altar with religious images placed by relatives of miners at the San Jose mine, near the city of Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago on October 12, 2010. Chile counted down the hours Tuesday to the start of a dramatic operation to winch 33 miners to the surface, with a presidential welcome awaiting them after 10 weeks trapped underground. AFP PHOTO/ Rodrigo ARANGUA
Relatives of trapped miners watch television beside an assortment of religious images, local and from abroad, in a tent at the encampment outside the San Jose mine, near the city of Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago on October 12, 2010. Chile counted down the hours Tuesday to the start of a dramatic operation to winch 33 miners to the surface, with a presidential welcome awaiting them after 10 weeks trapped underground. AFP PHOTO/ Rodrigo ARANGUA , Chilean Mining Minister Laurence Golborne (C) speaks during a press conference at the San Jose mine near the city of Copiapo, 800 km north of Santiago on October 12, 2010. Chile counted down the hours Tuesday to the start of a dramatic operation to winch 33 miners to the surface, with a presidential welcome awaiting them after 10 weeks trapped underground. AFP PHOTO/ Rodrigo ARANGUA , Technicians prepare the Fenix capsule before the start of the rescue operation for the 33 trapped miners, at the San Jose mine, near Copiapo, Chile on October 12, 2010. Chilean officials advanced by several hours the start of the unprecedented operation --which was due to start about midnight Tuesday (0300 GMT Wednesday) and will now begin at 8:00 pm (2300 GMT Tuesday)-- to haul the workers to the surface. AFP PHOTO/ Rodrigo ARANGUA , cAPSULA FENIX INGRESA AL TUNEL 2010. Chile counted down the hours Tuesday to the start of a dramatic operation to winch 33 miners to the surface, with a presidential welcome awaiting them after 10 weeks trapped underground. AFP PHOTO/ MARTIN BERNETTI

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