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Stories for December 4th 2016

  • Sunday, December 4th 2016 - 11:14 UTC

    Anniversary of the Battle of the Falkland Islands

    The 1914 Battle of the Falkland Islands Memorial

    Falkland Islands elected government has announced the following program for Thursday 8th December 2016 to commemorate the victory of the Naval engagements of 8th December 1914, on which day 6 British sailors lost their lives and a number of others died later from injuries received during the battle. 2,260 German sailors also lost their lives.

  • Sunday, December 4th 2016 - 10:45 UTC

    Hudson volcano yellow alert in Patagonia: memories of the 1991 eruption

    The growing activity was recorded in monitoring stations next to the Hudson volcano in Aysen and connected to the South Andes Volcanic Observatory

    The Patagonia territories of Chile and Argentina, Aysen region and Santa Cruz province are under yellow alert since Saturday evening given the growing seismic activity of the Hudson volcano. The alert is specifically referred to the towns of Los Antiguos and Perino Moreno, Argentina and the Chilean communes of Aysen, General Carrera, Rio Ibañez and Chile Chico in the Aysen Region.