Heavy rains in the municipality of Dosquebradas, in the Colombian department of Risaralda, have resulted in a landslide that has killed at least 11 people and left many others injured, it was reported Tuesday.
Bolivia's Deputy Minister of Exploration and Exploitation Daniel Mayta Jiménez Tuesday said that following the discovery of the Margarita 10 well and in a move to foster investment and encourage production, the Hydrocarbons Law 3058 -enacted May 17, 2005- needed changing.
Two people have been hospitalized as a result of the effects of contaminated Pacific Ocean waters stemming from the Repsol oi spill off Callao, Peruvian authorities said Tuesday.
Argentine President Alberto Fernández Monday landed in Barbados for a meeting Tuesday with Prime Minister Mia Mottley amid strong COVID-19 restrictions for reporters. It is the South American head of state's last stop of an international tour which included Russia and China.
Chile Monday began applying the fourth dose of COVID-19 vaccine to its population after Jan. 10 additional boosters were injected to people with comorbidities, health care staff and those over 55 years of age as infections due to the Omicron variant was on the rise.
The Punta Arenas port management company, in the extreme south of Chile, has offered a timetable of cruise vessel activities during the first two weeks of February. According to the program, eleven calls are scheduled in the two weeks to 15 February. Until Sunday 6 February six cruise vessels were effectively called.
The Nicaraguan Government of President Daniel Ortega Monday decried military naval forces of El Salvador had violated its maritime spaces for reasons yet to be determined, since there is no bilateral territorial dispute between the two Central American countries.
France's fisheries minister has called for an investigation after a major incident with tons of dead fish drifting off the country's Atlantic coast. Video footage filmed by environmental activists shows a mass of dead fish floating on the sea surface.
Demonstrators have taken to the streets of Haiti Monday to demand Prime Minister Ariel Henry agrees to hold discussions regarding a possible solution to the country's critical situation.
Foreign Direct Investment, FDI, in Chile during the twelve months of 2021 reached US$ 16,782 billion, the best amount since 2015, according to the Central bank which added it represented a 95% increase over 2020. Overall it was 62% higher than the average of the last five years, and 16% above the 2003/2021 average.