Over 100 Bolivian Cities Affected by La Niña Rains

3 La Paz, Mar 8. -The Federation of Municipal Associations of Bolivia (FAM) confirmed on Monday that 102 of the country´s 337 municipalities have been affected by torrential rains associated with the La Niña phenomenon. According to reports, 76 municipalities in nine departments, above all Cochabamba, Beni and North La Paz, have been the zones most affected by rain and

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5.9-Magnitude Quake Rocks Central Chile

1 Santiago, Chile, Jan 10. -A 5.9-magnitude earthquake on Monday rocked the same central Chilean regions affected by a devastating earthquake last year. The quake was reported at 03:00 local time off the coast of the region of Maule, some 300 km (186 miles) south of the capital, and was also felt in regions of Bio Bio, O Higgins and

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Pioneer elections finish today in Southern Camaguey

2 Santa Cruz del Sur, Oct 6. –Everything is ready in Santa Cruz del Sur to start the pioneer elections today. A process developed only in some schools due to the heavy rains that recently affected the territory. The expected date was last September 29th , as a tribute to the murder of Paquito González Cueto, first martyr pioneer. Rains

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Aid Flows to Guatemala Affected by a Climate Tragedy

1 Guatemala, Jun 3. -Humanitarian aid arrived by land for Guatemalans affected by a tropical storm alter overcoming obstacles in the main highways of the country. However, there are still isolated communities by floods and landslides for which this aid arrives by helicopters, explained President Alvaro Colom. Colom expressed sorrow for the loss of lives caused by hurricane Agatha that

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South American Leaders Meet in Argentina

0 Buenos Aires, may 4. -Twelve South American leaders will meet today in Buenos Aires at the summit of the Union of South American Nations (UNASUR) to elect the Secretary General of the bloc, discuss the political situation in Honduras and support to Haiti and Chile, both affected by earthquakes, among other issues. Argentine Kichner Ratified as UNASUR Sec. Gral 

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