The opening of the floodgates at the Itaipú dam during the weekend is expected to bring some relief to the people along the Paraná river shores after 2023 also started with a downspout, although not quite as severe as in previous years.
Over a hundred jiggers have crossed from the Pacific to the Atlantic through the Magellan Strait reports the Chilean navy responsible for monitoring and safe navigation along the waterway.
Some 2,3 million Venezuelans are exposed and suffering a serious nutritional deficit, according to stats presented by the government of Nicolas Maduro to Congress, but the situation has considerably improved since 2017, when a third of the Venezuelan population (some 11 million) was suffering some kind of food insufficiency.
Dolphins working collaboratively are less successful in the presence of sound generated by humans, a University of Bristol-led team of researchers have shown. The findings, published in Current Biology, imply that dolphins cannot minimize the impact of human-made noise, even by adjusting their own vocal behavior.
US President Joseph Biden has declared a state of catastrophe in the State of California as unprecedented rains and mudslides leave at least 19 people dead over the past three weeks. Tens of thousands have been also been evacuated.
Honduran authorities have declared a 90-day nationwide health alert following an outbreak of avian influenza among pelicans, it was announced in Tegucigalpa. About 40,000 poultry were also evaluated and no signs of the malady were detected, it was also reported.
Demonstrators gathered Sunday in Lima to express their rejection of President Dina Boluarte's staying in office barely over a month after taking over from the deposed Pedro Castillo Terrones who is held in pre-trial detention.
An Argentine 57-year-old woman was confirmed to be aboard the Yeti Air ATR 72 twin-engined European-built turboprop airliner that crashed Sunday while trying to land in Pokhara, a tourist town in central Nepal.
President Luiz Inácio Lula Da Silva sacked the entire management of the Brazilian State-run media over what he thought was a sloppy coverage of the Jan. 8 riots in Brasilia.
The Peruvian Government of President Dina Boluarte has declared a state of emergency in several areas of the South American country after over a month of social unrest.