British holidaymakers wanting to go on a cruise are going to have to shortly pay more as UK based operators announced they are set to begin charging fuel supplements.
Chile’s Planning Minister Felipe Kast and Housing Minister Magdalena Matte met yesterday at Cerro Navia to announce the results of Chile’s Post Earthquake Survey (EPT). The survey’s aim was to measure the social impact of the February. 27, 2010, 8.8-magnitude earthquake on poverty, property, and psychological well-being in Chile.
Over 25,000 people have been forced to move out of their homes in the Serrana region in the south-eastern Brazilian state of Rio de Janiero, because of the devastating rains and mudslides. which lasted thirteen days and killed over 800 people, authorities said..
Work at the hydro-electric complex Yacyreta will finalise at the end of next month, when the dam reaches 83 metres above sea level, as stipulated in its original design, executive director of the Bi-national Entity Yacyreta (EBY) Oscar Thomas informed
The Member States of the Union of South American Nations (UNASUR) wish to express their continued support to the Government and people of Haiti in the extremely difficult circumstances that have prevailed since the devastation caused by the fateful earthquake that struck the country on January 12, 2010.One year later, we join with the people of Haiti and the world over in remembering the victims of that tragedy.
The Member States of the Union of South American Nations (UNASUR) wish to express their heartfelt sympathy to the Government and people of Brazil, particularly the relatives and friends of those who lost their lives, their homes and to those injured in the recent flooding and mudslides which occurred in southeastern, Brazil on January 12, 2011.
The torrential rainfall that Brazil has been experiencing for the past week has had an even bigger impact on the population than that of the earthquake Chile experienced in 2010, said a member of the military who had worked in Chile and now runs a makeshift hospital where victims of the worst natural disaster that Brazil has experienced are being treated.
Announcing the preliminary results of a call for tenders to supply wind energy, UTE, Uruguay's state power company, announced that 21 companies and consortia had presented valid offers last week.
Rains that devastated a mountainous region north of Rio de Janeiro have killed at least 626 people, Brazil's Civil Defense agency said on Sunday, as fears of more storms and disease outbreaks overshadowed rescue operations.
Rescue workers struggled to reach areas cut off by devastating floods and landslides that have killed at least 500 people in one of Brazil's worst natural disasters in decades.