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The Van Buren Hospital in the history of Chile

Carlos Astudillo Valparaiso, Chile   Van Buren Hospital post 1906 earthquake In the sixteenth century Valparaiso was a small village with a few hundred inhabitants. Despite this, it was the principal port of the Kingdom of Chile, where ships from Europe arrived after the long and dangerous passage around Cape Horn. In this port ships took […]