Chilean Miner Is The Proud Father Of A New Baby Named "Hope"

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The wife of Ariel Ticona, one of the 33 miners trapped underground in Chile, has given birth to their third child. Though they planned to call the girl Carolina, she has been named Esperenza, which is Spanish for "Hope."

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Really getting sick of the inaccurate reporting on this baby's name. Esperanza does not strictly mean "hope", try asking a Latino.

The word is actually derived from the Spanish word for "wait" and has a more complex meaning than what is being peddled.