Florencio Antonio Avalos Silva
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The miners suspended work for two weeks at the Santa Ana mine in the central Bio Bio region.It is the second mining strike in recent months in Chile, the country in which 33 miners were famously trapped below ground -- but survived -- in an accident that captured the world's imagination in 2010 .Earlier this month, copper miners ended a strike in which they had blocked roads to mines to demand higher wages. One worker was killed by police in the 23-day protest.The mine is located in Curanilahue in central Chile, some 600 kilometers south of the capital Santiago.
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