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Global Scan

Chile's earthquake could have been much worse

An offshore earthquake near Chile Tuesday night claimed six lives and caused millions of dollars of damage, but could have been much worse if Chile weren't so prepared. Meanwhile, in Turkey, it seems the country wasn't prepared for elections, with power outages reported. That and more in today's Global Scan.

Global Scan

Britain's prime minister lays a 'welcome' mat for new EU citizens

David Cameron wants changes to EU immigration and movement laws, or else, but Germany says 'no way,' creating a stalemate. Meanwhile, the Chilean miners who spent two months trapped underground in 2010 continue to suffer from emotional problems. And a French comedian faces more trouble over allegations of racism and anti-semitism — in today's Global Scan.

Business, Finance & Economics

The Mexican voices of popular US TV stars are speaking up — about their low wages

Mexicans have long reigned as the main voices in the Spanish language soundtracks of popular US films and TV shows, like The Simpsons, that air throughout Latin America. But given the reach of their voices, the voiceover artists make very little money. And now their work is moving to even lower-wage countries.