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Tuesday, August 23rd 2016 - 06:15 UTC

EU Parliament president calls Argentina a crucial associate in the redefinition of global relations

After meeting with president Macri and holding talks with foreign ministry officials Shultz later attended CARI, Argentina's International Relations Council

Visiting president of the European Parliament Martin Shultz called on his Argentine hosts to leave behind those chapters “with no dialogue” and concentrate on Mercosur/EU trade and cooperation negotiations that have been stalled for almost twenty years, taking advantage of an Argentina opened to the world and an ally when international relations are being redefined.

Monday, August 22nd 2016 - 12:00 UTC

Chile: scientific report states that dumping dead salmon in the sea was not linked to red tide

 The report underlines that at the time the salmon dumping was performed (March 14 to 23 this year), there were already harmful algal blooms (HABs), red tide

A committee of independent scientists which was named to investigate the red tide phenomenon affecting the Los Lagos Region in the south of Chile, earlier this year, have concluded that salmon dumping in the sea was not an agent causing the phenomenon.

Monday, August 22nd 2016 - 11:13 UTC

Despite all odds, Rio “the marvelous city” earned its Olympian record

The closing ceremony was an explosion of color, music, dance with the Samba Schools and queens.

Rio do Janeiro is the marvelous city, the heart of Brazil, are the lyrics of the song which identifies the sublime and the misery of Latin America's biggest country with the largest economy. This Sunday ended the almost three weeks 31st Summer Olympics hosted for the first time by a non developed country, and contrary to fears and uncertainties ended as a complete success, winning the hearts of all those who shared the Rio Games.

Monday, August 22nd 2016 - 10:59 UTC

With Olympics over, Rousseff and Temer begin last chapters of survival game

During the trial, set to begin on Thursday, Rousseff will face charges that she illegally masked the country’s growing budget deficit through accounting tricks.

With the Rio Olympics over, Brazil’s attention returns to its long-running political drama as the country’s Senate starts the final phase of suspended President Dilma Rousseff’s impeachment trial, a proceeding widely expected to permanently remove her from power.

Monday, August 22nd 2016 - 07:09 UTC

La Nacion attacked for publishing that La Sanmartiniana “is returning from Malvinas to Argentina”

Captain Vazquez said the yacht needs new sails, and checking the rudder and hull since it apparently has some minor leaks.

Buenos Aires daily La Nación is in the midst of a controversy and has suffered a barrage of criticisms following its announcement that the yacht “La Sanmartiniana”, closely linked to Kirchnerism militant activities, “currently in the Malvinas Islands will return to Argentina”.

Saturday, August 20th 2016 - 06:06 UTC

Scientists spot bright purple googly-eyed squid on Southern California ocean floor

The animal looks like a cross between a squid and an octopus but is closely related to a cuttlefish, according to the Nautilus Live website.

Scientists scanning the rocky ocean floor off Southern California have spotted a bright purple, googly-eyed stubby squid. The creature, a stubby squid, was discovered by the Exploration Vessel Nautilus team after they placed a camera on a remote-operated vehicle and came across the iridescent cephalopod with giant round eyes.

Saturday, August 20th 2016 - 05:54 UTC

July was the northern hemisphere hottest month in history of record- keeping

July 2016 was 1.57° F above the 20th-century average, breaking last year’s record for the warmest July on record by 0.11° F, according to scientists from NOAA

July is typically the hottest month for the globe in the northern hemisphere, and last month didn’t disappoint. But this time around, it was not only the hottest July on record, but the hottest month in the history of record-keeping.

Saturday, August 20th 2016 - 05:40 UTC

Peru Supreme Court overturns sentence against ex president Fujimori for alleged diversion of public funds

Justices said “there isn’t enough material evidence” to declare any criminal responsibility of Fujimori regarding public funds

Peru’s Judiciary overturned an eight-year sentence against former president Alberto Fujimori for alleged diversion of public funds to tabloids to facilitate his second re-election in 2000. The Supreme Court said in a ruling “there isn’t enough material evidence” to declare any criminal responsibility of Fujimori, who is serving another 25-year sentence in prison for crimes against humanity.

Saturday, August 20th 2016 - 05:29 UTC

UK strongly supports innovative solutions for the Chilean mining sector

The Commercial Section of the British Embassy Santiago supported the Small and Medium Scale Mining Conference, Medmin, held on Monday 8 August in Santiago.

The British Embassy in Chile participated at the mining conference Medmin to strengthen the importance of British innovative solutions for the mining sector in a country which is highly dependent on minerals and is the world's leading exporter of copper.

Saturday, August 20th 2016 - 01:50 UTC

Falklands allows return of abandoned Argentine yacht rescued in Islands waters last October

“La Sanmartiniana” was discovered abandoned and adrift in the Falklands waters by Fisheries Protection Patrol Protegat and towed to Stanley.

The Argentine flagged yacht “La Sanmartiniana” which was rescued in October 2015 while abandoned and adrift, by a Falkland Islands Fisheries Protection Vessel and towed to Stanley, where it has remained since waiting for claimants, has finally been released, after the Argentine group FIPCA complied with all the formalities for its recovery.

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