One of the 33 Chilean miners trapped for 40 days has become a new father, but he will have to wait weeks before he can hold his daughter.
Ariel Ticona's wife gave birth to their daughter, Esperanza – Spanish for Hope, on Tuesday at a hospital in Copiapo, near the mine.
Drilling to free Ticona and the 32 other men has been temporarily halted due to a broken drill head, but authorities say it will not significantly delay the rescue effort.
Emergency workers made contact with them on August 22. Authorities say a rescue could take until the end of the year.
The miners have been receiving food, medicine, letters, cigarettes and other items through a chute to the chamber where they are located.
The miners have been underground since August 5, when they were trapped by a cave-in.
Some information for this report was provided by AP and Reuters.