• Friday, April 15, 2022 – 21:46 UTC

    Devastating week-long flooding in South Africa left at least 395 people dead on Friday and countless families displaced from their homes. As the rescue continues, the weather forecast is anything but encouraging.

  • Friday, April 15, 2022 – 21:15 UTC
    Greenpeace's Arctic Sunrise has just completed an investigation into the environmental consequences of uncontrolled fishing in the South Atlantic

    Greenpeace’s Arctic Sunrise will be open to the public on Sunday after docking in the port of Buenos Aires on Thursday. The environmental organization’s vessel has returned to shore after a fact-finding mission into fishing exploitation in international waters of the Atlantic Ocean near the Argentine Sea.

  • Friday April 15, 2022 – 10:33 UTC
    There are constant reminders that

    By Henry Srebrnik

    – Forty years after Argentina launched its disastrous invasion of the South Atlantic archipelago in early April 1982, its claim to the Falkland Islands remains a national obsession, even enshrined in the country’s 1994 constitution.

  • Friday April 15, 2022 – 10:16 UTC

    If found guilty, the eight defendants face prison terms of 8 to 25 years

    The doctors and medical professionals who treated Diego Armando Maradona in his final days are to be tried for manslaughter in the death of the Argentine soccer legend, it has been announced.

  • Friday April 15, 2022 – 10:14 UTC

    “It’s going to have an impact on wheat production in this country,” Bolsonaro explained.

    Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Thursday his country faces a food security threat from wheat shortages, which could become scarce due to the effects of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

  • Friday, April 15, 2022 – 10:03 UTC

    The final declaration of the summit will be delivered to President Boric

    Chilean Presidential envoy Gabriel Boric Font refused to sign the minutes of Wednesday’s ‘Peace Summit’ in Temuco, where 28 of La Araucanía’s 32 mayors discussed the current situation and the need to end to local violence.

  • Friday, April 15, 2022 – 09:57 UTC

    “It would be an injustice” for this scandal to “invalidate or undermine” the energy policy pursued by La Pampa, Franco said

    The finance minister of Argentina’s La Pampa province has publicly admitted that most officials would end up in jail if he told the truth about an oil company during his virtual hearing with local lawmakers, sparking a major scandal.

  • Friday, April 15, 2022 – 09:52 UTC

    The new equipment will reduce the generation of greenhouse gases by approximately 150,000 tonnes of CO2 per year

    Traditional Argentinian aluminum maker Aluar has announced plans to invest US$130 million to expand its wind farm near Puerto Madryn, in the province of Chubut, in Argentinian Patagonia. The new equipment is expected to be fully operational by December 2023.

  • Friday, April 15, 2022 – 09:50 UTC

    From the conception of the expedition, educational outreach was a key objective. FMHT has partnered with Reach the World, the US-based educational organization, and the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) who have managed to connect with tens of thousands of children throughout shipping via regular live interviews and materials produced for classroom use.

  • Friday, April 15, 2022 – 09:48 UTC

    Unvaccinated travelers will be allowed to enter the country, but they could still be banned from certain activities, Cuadrado explained.

    Chile has lifted the requirement to submit a negative PCR test or proof of COVID-19 vaccination for foreigners wishing to enter the country, effective Thursday, it was announced.