Chile after the earthquake

  • People stand next to the destroyed cathedral of Chanco, some 290 kilometers (180 miles) southwest of Santiago. An 8.8-magnitude earthquake struck central Chile early Saturday. Roberto Candia / AP

  • Residents cry after looters set fire to a supermarket next to their house in Constitucion, Chile, Monday, March 1, 2010, after an 8.8-magnitude earthquake struck central Chile early Saturday. Roberto Candia / AP

  • A man walks past destruction in Constitucion, Chile, Monday, March 1, 2010, after an 8.8-magnitude earthquake struck central Chile early Saturday, Feb. 27. Roberto Candia / AP

  • A resident rides his bike past destroyed houses in Constitucion, Chile, Monday, March 1 , 2010. An 8.8-magnitude earthquake that struck central Chile early Saturday, Feb. 27, killed at least 708 people and destroyed or badly damaged 500,000 homes. Roberto Candia / AP

  • People wait to catch goods thrown from a supermarket window during sporadic looting in Concepcion, Chile, Monday, March 1, 2010. Security forces said they arrested dozens of people for violating an anti-looting curfew Monday after an 8.8-magnitude earthquake struck central Chile early Saturday. Natacha Pisarenko / AP

  • A resident looks at a destroyed church in Constitucion, Chile, Monday, March 1, 2010, after an 8.8-magnitude earthquake struck central Chile early Saturday, Feb. 27. An 8.8-magnitude earthquake that struck central Chile early Saturday, Feb. 27, killed at least 708 people and destroyed or badly damaged 500,000 homes. Roberto Candia / AP

  • Riot soldiers stand guard in the streets of Concepcion, Chile, Monday, March 1, 2010. A magnitude-8.8 quake last Saturday, Feb. 27, killed at least 708 people and destroyed or badly damaged 500,000 homes. Natacha Pisarenko / AP

  • A man throws goods from a window as a market is looted in Concepcion street, Chile, Monday, March 1, 2010. Security forces said they arrested dozens of people for violating an anti-looting curfew. Natacha Pisarenko / AP

  • People reach out to catch goods thrown from a market window being looted in Concepcion, Chile, Monday, March 1, 2010. An 8.8-magnitude earthquake struck central Chile early Saturday. Security forces said they arrested dozens of people for violating an anti-looting curfew. Natacha Pisarenko / AP

  • Residents of Constitucion, some 264 kilometers southwest Santiago line up to receive potable water following a massive earthquake in central Chile, Monday, March 1, 2010. An 8.8-magnitude earthquake struck central Chile early Saturday, Feb. 27, killing at least 708 people and destroying or badly damaging 500,000 homes. Roberto Candia / AP

  • A dead body wrapped in a blanket is seen at a gym in Constitucion, Chile, Monday, March 1, 2010, after an 8.8-magnitude earthquake struck central Chile early Saturday, Feb. 27. Roberto Candia / AP

  • A truck who has been pushed by tidal waves following a massive earthquake sits aside a house in Constitucion, Chile, Monday, March 1, 2010, after an 8.8-magnitude earthquake struck central Chile early Saturday, Feb. 27. Roberto Candia / AP

  • A man pushes a coffin as victim's bodies are seen lined up at a gym in Constitucion, Chile, Monday, March 1, 2010, after an 8.8-magnitude earthquake struck central Chile early Saturday, Feb. 27. Roberto Candia / AP

  • Forensic policemen place the body of an earthquake victim inside a coffin at an improvised morgue in a gymnasium in the coastal town of Constitucion, Chile, 164 miles (264 km) south west of Santiago, Monday March 1, 2010, A magnitude-8.8 quake last Saturday killed at least 708 people and destroyed or badly damaged 500,000 homes. Roberto Candia / AP

  • A resident walks among debris in Constitucion, Chile, Monday, March 1, 2010, after an 8.8-magnitude earthquake struck central Chile early Saturday, Feb. 27. Roberto Candia / AP

  • A resident looks at a destroyed house in Constitucion, Chile, Monday, Feb. 29, 2010, after an 8.8-magnitude earthquake struck central Chile early Saturday, Feb. 27. The quake hit 200 miles (325 kilometers) southwest of the capital and the epicenter was just 70 miles (115 kilometers) from Concepcion, Chile's second-largest city. Roberto Candia / AP

  • Firefighters search for victims on a collapsed building in Concepcion, Chile, Monday, March 1, 2010. An 8.8-magnitude earthquake that struck central Chile early Saturday, Feb. 27, killed at least 708 people and destroyed or badly damaged 500,000 homes. Natacha Pisarenko / AP

  • Residents reach out to catch merchandise thrown from a market being looted in Concepcion, Chile, Monday, March 1, 2010. An 8.8-magnitude earthquake struck central Chile early Saturday. The government sent soldiers and ordered a nighttime curfew Sunday to quell looting. Natacha Pisarenko / AP

  • Two women eat next to their belongings on a street at the Yungay neigborhood in Santiago. An 8.8-magnitude earthquake struck central Chile early Saturday. Carlos Espinoza / AP

  • A man gestures at his earthquake damaged home at the Yungay neighborhood in Santiago. An 8.8-magnitude earthquake struck central Chile early Saturday. Carlos Espinoza / AP

  • A view of Pelluhue, Chile, some 332 kilometers (200 miles) southwest of Santiago. An 8.8-magnitude earthquake struck central Chile early Saturday, triggering a wave that damaged most part of Pelluhue. Roberto Candia / AP

  • Firemen look for survivors on an earthquake destroyed building in Concepcion, Chile. Natacha Pisarenko / AP

  • People fill containers with drinking water in Talcahuano, southern Chile. An 8.8-magnitude earthquake struck central Chile early Saturday. Aliosha Marquez / AP

  • Destroyed vehicles are seen on a flooded area in Talcahuano, Chile after tidal waves set off by a powerful earthquake early Saturday, Feb. 27, reached the coastal area. Aliosha Marquez / AP

  • People walk aside a destroyed road in Talcahuano, Chile following a devastating earthquake that struck Chile early Saturday Feb. 27. Aliosha Marquez / AP

  • Soldiers stand guard in the streets of Talcahuano, Chile. A devastating earthquake struck Chile early Saturday Feb. 27, 2010 knocking out power and closing most businesses. Aliosha Marquez / AP

  • A bus is seen parked by a destroyed road in Talcahuano, Chile following a devastating earthquake that struck Chile early Saturday, Feb. 27. Aliosha Marquez / AP

  • A man sits among the rubble as another looks on from his bicycle to a destroyed building in Concepcion, Chile following a devastating earthquake that struck the country early Saturday, Feb. 27. Natacha Pisarenko / AP

  • Police patrol downtown Curico, Chile. An 8.8-magnitude earthquake struck central Chile early Saturday. Luis Hidalgo / AP

  • A man is comforted at a shelter for earthquake victims in Curico, Chile. An 8.8-magnitude earthquake struck central Chile early Saturday. Luis Hidalgo / AP

  • People camp outside their homes at the Yungay neighborhood in Santiago. An 8.8-magnitude earthquake struck central Chile early Saturday. Carlos Espinoza / AP

  • Forensic policemen stand aside the bodies of earthquake victims at an improvised morgue in a gymnasium in the coastal town of Constitucion, Chile, 164 miles (264 km) southwest of Santiago, Monday, March 1, 2010. A magnitude-8.8 quake last Saturday, Feb. 27, killed at least 708 people and destroyed or badly damaged 500,000 homes. Roberto Candia / AP