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Wireless carriers announce mobile giving efforts following Chile quake

Two of Mississippi’s major cellular carriers are responding to relief efforts in Chile after an 8.8 magnitude earthquake struck the South American country on Friday, killing more than 700. President Michelle Bachelet called the disaster “an emergency without parallel in Chile’s history.” Verizon Wireless announced Monday that the carrier has waived all calling fees for its customers trying reach friends ...

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Thousands feared lost following Haiti quake

The president of Haiti says that thousands may be dead after a magnitude-7 earthquake slammed the small Caribbean country on Tuesday. Reports from the Associated Press place early death tolls between 100 and 500 thousand. The White House has promised rescue and humanitarian efforts in response to the “cruel and incomprehensible” tragedy.

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