Puerto Iguazu airport could lose 4-8 daily flights in LAN dispute

Latin America’s biggest airline, LAN, has said that Argentine authorities have evicted it from its hangar in Buenos Aires’ main domestic airport, Aeroparque Jorge Newbery. Latam Airlines says that its LAN Argentine operation will be unable to continue if the eviction notice is acted upon. The Chilean-Brazilian owned carrier is the main competitor to Argentina’s…

Iguazu Falls given accolade of Outstanding Universal Value by UNESCO

During the latest session of the World Heritage Committee, held in Cambodia in late June, Iguazu Falls park was named Outstanding Universal Value by UNESCO. Iguazu National Park, one of the new seven wonders of the world, was honoured by UNESCO to be named outstanding universal value, i.e. an area of natural and cultural significance…

Garganta del Diablo waterfall at Iguazu Falls re-opens today after flooding

Authorities have now completed repairs to the walkways and viewing platforms at the most spectacular and popular of the waterfalls at Iguazu Falls, the Garganta del Diablo or Devil’s Throat waterfall. From 2:30pm (Argentine time) today, visitors will again be able to walk the walkways and enjoy the spectacular Devil’s Throat waterfall. Earlier, technicians from…

Top tips for the early Brazil World Cup traveller

Follow this great guide extracted from the Guardian to avoid ripoffs, punchups and running out of money in Rio next year. Where to stay and where to find hotel bargains in Rio The best place to stay is in the Copacabana tourist trap. For those looking for more upmarket neighbourhoods, try further down the beach…

Iguazu Falls Rally suspended over weekend due to security reasons

On Saturday, the Rally was stopped prematurely over security concerns about running the the race through the city. Drivers competing in the race said that there was insufficient safety information given to the public, police and security personnel that affected the running of the competition. The rally had generated much buzz in the community, so…