British members of a tri-service military and civilian research team have set off on an Antarctic expedition to research the metabolic cost of sustained polar travel.
HMS Glasgow is set to enter the water for the first time as the construction of the Royal Navy's new Type 26 frigates hits a new milestone. Last week she was moved on to the Clyde for the first time.
The Mauna Loa, the world's largest active volcano, has been reported Monday to be erupting for the first time in nearly 4 decades. Webcam footage released by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Monday showed lava on the summit.
Uruguayan authorities have confirmed that the department (province) of Florida has reported its second earthquake in 18 months after tremors were felt Sunday. Residents also said loud sounds similar to thunder or explosions were heard.
Chile is renewing its strategy to increase and diversify exports to the largest economy and market in South America. Spearheaded by ProChile, an arm of the country’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the plan is to expand its network in Brazil with new offices in Brasília and Belo Horizonte.
More than 50,5 million birds in US poultry farms have been slaughtered because of outbreaks of avian flu among flocks in over forty states, according to the Department of Agriculture.
A week-long general strike by Chilean lorry drivers is beginning to affect the country's foreign trade as goods fail to reach their ports of shipment. The fruit guild reported Monday that some 30 million kilos of exportable cherries had remained ashore due to the measure.
Peru's President Pedro Castillo Terrones and his entourage landed in Santiago on an official tour during which he is to participate in the IV Peru-Chile Binational Cabinet, among other engagements.
Brazil edged Switzerland 1-0 Monday in their second World Cup Group G game Monday. The South Americans thus secured a berth in the round of 16, while the rest of the series is yet to be decided Friday following a 3-3 draw between Serbia and Cameroon, although the latter seems to have more of an uphill task when they take on the five-time champions.
The latest in Guanabara Bay off Rio de Janeiro has brought back under the spotlight a decades-long environmental crisis in the area stemming from the abandonment of ships.