The mining accident that happened in Copiapo, Chile in 2010 brought the entire region worldwide attention as the 33 miners miraculously survived what has been called "a cave-in" at the San Jose copper-gold min in the Atacama Desert. The men somehow survived for a record 69 days. When they emerged safe and mostly sound, rumors began to spread from their friends, families, coworkers, eyewitnesses to the rescue, and people there on vacation or otherwise passing through.
First, United States government involvement. A U.S. drilling company was brought in to take the lead in drilling efforts, although this role has been somewhat minimized after the rescue. Upon rescue, most of the 33 miners were immediately quarantined and debriefed by black-suited U.S. agents of an unknown agency. Only 3 men were exempt from this initial debriefing because of extreme dental problems and required immediate dental surgery under general anesthesia.
The official account states that the other miners were in general good health except for scratch, gouge, puncture and slash wounds resulting from the cave-in and attempts to dig out. U.S. defense contractors, heavily armed, discreetly guarded a mini-compound occupied by U.S. interests inside the tent city that sprang up around the mining site.
Stranger is the fact that immediately after "Los 33" (the name given to the miners translating as "The 33"), a team of NASA scientists entered the tunnel system, escorted by armed defense contractors and what appeared to be a Special Forces team, eyewitnesses reported. A perimeter was then secured around the entrance as a fence was erected, preventing further visual observation.
"What is NASA doing in Chile?" you might ask. Here is the official answer: NASA is conducting soil tests of the most arid desert in the world, the Atacama Desert, which also happens to harbor an extensive array of large cavern systems perfect for simulated Mars research. NASA has stated that the arid conditions and cave formations in the Atacama Desert are good matches for the terrain on Mars and has dispatched a team of scientists there to explore the regions caverns. It has also been reported that this team of scientists has security provided by defense contractors and Special Operations operatives. It is quite possible that this team of NASA scientists is the very team sighted entering the San Jose mine after Los 33 was rescued. But why?
While NASA has publicly admitted to exploring the caves of the Atacama Desert to conduct "Martian research," there subterranean forays might have a classified mission attached to them as well. A defense contractor for security who wishes to remain anonymous to retain his or her position has stated that NASA is looking for alien life on our own planet. The life may or may not be indigenous to Earth, but certainly lives here, deep in major cavern systems, said the contractor. "For years NASA has had reports of 'reptoids' or 'reptilian humanoids.' Something happened and they decided to begin investigating. Why in the Atacama, I don't know." He or she continued, "But we found things. Remains of weird, shredded animals. Molted skin or something. And there was a brief firefight after one of our contractors went missing. The strange thing about his disappearance was all the blood, and then reading that he had been killed in Afghanistan four months later." NASA officially ended their Atacama exploration in 2010, perhaps with the events leading up to the Chilean mining disaster in mind. The friends of Los 33 tell a chilling tale that is far different from the official account provided by mainstream media outlets.
Accoring to people close to Los 33, friends, family and some who simply overheard the stories circulating around, the incident was no simple "cave-in." This accounting has been pieced together from various conversations, emails and written letters…
Apparently, while searching for the source of a vein of gold, one of the mining detachments blasted through a wall of rock and discovered an enormous natural cavern on the other side whose walls shined with over a dozen thick veins of gold and other precious metals. The detachment members were quite happy and some of the men broke protocol by charging into the room to pick-ax gold nuggets. Word spread quickly, "like bad air," someone said. Soon, dozens of miners were all over the cavern entrance, picking at the gold, making lots of noise and ignoring their jobs. As the detachment leader tried to wrangle the men back into the mine, a small group of men explored farther into the cavern.
Soon, things quieted down a bit, as miners focused on picking at the gold veins. "Everyone was very happy," a miner's relative stated, "until they heard screams coming from across the cavern. Most of the miners were spooked and ran back into the mines except for the detachment leader who ordered men from his team to come with him to help the screaming men." By the time they got to the location of the screaming, it was too late. They found four or five men (it was hard to tell who was who and if all the parts were still there) in pools of splattered blood. "It was a gory mess," said someone. One of the detachment crew had gotten blood all over himself, having slipped on a puddle of it. He lost his wits, trying to wipe the blood and gore from his face with an fresh handerchief (later confiscated by NASA for DNA testing). As they tried to calm him down, the detachment heard hissing and crackling, like nails or claws making way across wet stone. The team called for help on their walky-talkies and immediately left the cave ("ran for their lives," in one email account).
Having made their way through the blast hole, they realized that two of them were missing. More screams echoed from the cavern, these more bloodcurdling than the first set. The detachment leader made a decision as he saw "bloddy, walking lizards" coming for the blast hole. He ordered the hole blasted shut immediately and set three crews to work. In a frantic rush, they rigged explosives as the "reptoids" advanced, still chewing on the remains of the doomed miners who had ventured too far.
One or two repotoids made it through the initial blast hole as crews rolled wire down the tunnel, so as not to be caught in the blast. Reptoids now in the mining tunnels began to kill anyone foolish enough to challenge them with hand-held, powered mining equipment. Finally, the explosives were ready and the detachment leader ordered the blast.
The explosion resulted in a cave-in of sorts, sealing the original blast hole under tons of rock. However, an untold number of the reptilian fiends was loose in their tunnels. Most, they hoped, had been killed in the blast, but no one was certain how many, if any, were roaming. More screaming told them that at least one was still lurking. At this point, the miners believed there were about 44 survivors in the area. After fighting with the reptoid in the dark for a few hours of hide-and-seek (and having many more deaths), the remaining 33 took shelter in protected area built for cave-ins. The area also prevented the reptoid from entering. Here they remained in horror and shock for the next 17 days as more cave-ins happend around them, unsure whether they were caused by the reptoid(s) trying to dig in, out or from blast damage.
Many of Los 33 have developed herpetophobia (fear of lizards, reptiles) since their ordeal.
With the above account in mind, one might wonder about the true nature of NASA's ventures into the caverns of the Atacama Desert. Why bring heavily armed defense contractors and special operations forces on a scientific jaunt into the "underdark?" Perhaps it is because NASA and our government know something about "what's down there" than they are letting us in on. For decades, there have been reports of special operations teams (including British SAS) "exploring" caves around the world, specifically in Central and South America. Now NASA is involved. Could there be "alien" life, or at least unknown life, beneath our feet? For now, it seems that NASA is in some kind of confrontation with subterranean reptilian entities (SREs).