Everybody’s favorite miners got a boost this week.
A year after the miners were pulled from the ground, Chile announced that it would grant lifetime pensions to all of the miners who are at least 50 years old, or suffer from health problems that keep them from working, according to the AP.
Also, it appears that the miners are still sticking together. The list of pension recipients was drawn up by consensus:
The miners themselves helped decide who among themselves who should qualify for the pensions.