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Stories for May 29th 2013

  • Wednesday, May 29th 2013 - 23:00 UTC

    Argentina: The volcano has the last word

    Gov. Sapag: “the volcano will have the last word”

    With the imminent eruption of Copahue volcano, the governor of Neuquén, Jorge Sapag, said that, “the volcano will have the last word”, and has asked to wait 72 hours, as the specialists recommended, not to give rise to false expectations amongst the evacuees.

  • Wednesday, May 29th 2013 - 20:55 UTC

    Puerto Rican Lawyer speaks at the UN Decolonisation Committee seminar

    Reveron “America does not evince the slightest intention of encouraging or permitting a true exercise of self-determination”

    At a UN Decolonisation Committee seminar, Wilma Reveron, a Puerto Rican lawyer said that the U.S. has made it clear that they do not intend to allow a true exercise of self-determination in Puerto Rico.

  • Wednesday, May 29th 2013 - 20:37 UTC

    Copahue volcano eruption imminent

    Sheep walk with the Copahue volcano spewing ashes in the background in Neuquen province ^(Photo AFP)

    After the Copahue volcano on the Neuquén provincial Andean border with Chile began spewing smoke due to an increase in seismic activity, a red alert was issued by Chilean authorities ordering the full evacuation of an estimated 3,000 people.

  • Wednesday, May 29th 2013 - 20:32 UTC

    Obama to welcome Rousseff: a “new era” starts in Brazil

    President Obama during his visit at Planalto (Photo file)

    A communiqué released today by the White House said, “The President and First Lady will host Dilma Rousseff, President of the Federative Republic of Brazil, for an official State Visit with a State Dinner at the White House on October 23,” in what the United States hopes will mark the start of “a new era in relations”, as announced by Vice President Joe Biden, in Rio de Janeiro.

  • Wednesday, May 29th 2013 - 20:21 UTC

    Streetview Buenos Aires

    Washout in Buenos Aires

    By Albert Canil (*) - As Wrong As Rain - Yesterday saw Argentines fearful of a sequel to the tragic flood that took more than 54 lives in early April. For once weathermen would have chosen to be wrong but night overtook day and the heavens opened: in some neighbourhoods the rain gauges mercilessly read more than 52 mm of rainfall between 11:30 and 2 pm.