LAN airlines to continue flying in Argentina

Buenos Aires Herald has reported that the federal government of Argentina is confident that LAN Argentina, part of the LATAM Airlines Group, will continue its operations in Argentina. Argentina’s Foreign Minister said that the company should hold talks with regulators, after having received this week an eviction notice to leave its hangar at the Metropolitan…

Chile and Argentina may face water storage issues due to climate change

Scientists have revealed that new research suggests that Chile and Argentina may face critical water storage issues due to rain-bearing westerly winds over South America’s Patagonian Ice-Field moving southward. This could result in drought in the area and lead to other complications. Researchers have uncovered changes in the ice-sheet thickness in the North and Central…

Cold weather snap hits Argentina and leaves six people dead

Argentina has suffered arctic temperatures over the last five days and has left at least six people dead as a consequence of cold conditions in various parts of the country. In Catamarca province, a 51-year man died of a heart attack caused by hypothermia. Also in the early hours of Monday morning, Jose Romera, a…

Pope Francis schedules tour of South America in 2015

Chilean Archbishop Ricardo Ezzati Andrello of Santiago is hopeful that Pope Francis will tour South America in 2015. According to Archbishop Ezzati, next year Pope Francis will travel to meet Orthodox Ecumenical Patriach Bartholomew of Constantinople in Turkey and will make “another trip to Africa and another to Asia.” The Vatican Press Office said that…