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  • 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 - 20:37 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.

  • Tuesday, May 28th 2013 - 06:00 UTC

    Fearing Andes volcano eruption, Chile and Argentina order mandatory evacuation

    The Puyehue volcano erupted in June 2011

    Chilean and Argentine authorities declared a red alert and ordered the mandatory evacuation of a 25-km radius around the active Copahue volcano, which straddles the border between the two Andean nations.