The Iguazu National Park in Argentina has taken precaution measures and closed access to the Devil's Gorge of the world famous Iguazú falls because of an imminent rise in water levels after the Itaipu and Yacireta dams announced they will be forced to increase the outflow.
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Police in Sao Paulo fired tear gas Monday to disperse protesters supporting a subway strike that has unleashed transport chaos three days before the Brazilian mega-city hosts the World Cup kick-off.
New York judge Thomas Griesa rejected last week a request by hedge fund investor Paul Singer to chide Argentina over its apparent “best option” plan to default on all its debt should it lose its last-chance appeal later this week before the US Supreme Court.
A book with a collection of documents and historic background under the heading of The International Community and the Malvinas Question, both in English and Spanish was presented on Monday by Argentine Foreign minister Hector Timerman and top officials from his office.
The Government of Chile and the fishing industry engaged in fishing for jumbo squid (Dosidicus gigas) agreed to set a deadline of 45 days to reach a formula to end the Olympic race in capturing this cephalopod due to the lack of fisheries quotas between artisanal and industrial sectors.
Brazil's monthly consumer prices index slowed in May versus the previous month, but not as much as expected, as the impact of one of the worst droughts in decades in food prices receded only partially. The IPCA rose 0.46% compared with a 0.67% climb in April, the Brazilian Geographic and Statistics Institute, or IBGE, said.
While secretary of state, Hillary Clinton urged President Barack Obama to ease the U.S. economic embargo against Cuba, according to excerpts from her memoir due out next week.
Commemorative events to mark the centenary of the Battles of Coronel and the Falklands were brought to the table by the Falkland Islands 1914 committee. Chair of the committee MLA Phyl Rendell said the committee split into two working groups last year to organize the schedule of events and to progress the memorial wall plans.
British naval officer in charge of the UK’s submarine fleet has been appointed as the new Commander British Forces in Gibraltar, with effect from August 5. Commodore Ian McGhrie will succeed Commodore John Clink, who will be promoted to Rear Admiral and will take on the 2-Star appointment of Flag Officer Scotland, Northern Ireland and Northern England and Flag Officer Reserves.