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Hay más de 700 mil hectáreas inundadas y un millón anegadas en La Pampa, Argentina.

Source: Government of Argentina Country: Argentina Tras las lluvias que empezaron en marzo de 2017, la Pampa actualmente tiene 713.445 hectáreas inundadas y la superficie anegada supera el millón, de acuerdo con un informe del Instituto Nacional de Tecnología Agropecuaria.La Pampa tiene 713.445 hectáreas inundadas y la ...

- ReliefWeb - INT

Argentina's Macri Let's Change coalition "clearly predominant" ahead of Sunday's midterm elections.

There is a "clear predominance" of president Mauricio Macri's "Let's Change" coalition in Argentina and in the crucial Buenos Aires province, ahead of next Sunday's midterm elections, according to political analyst Sergio Berensztein.

- MercoPress - FK

Argentina's Ferreira Rubio elected chair of Transparency International.

Delia Matilde Ferreira Rubio was elected chair of Transparency International, the global anti-corruption movement, at its Annual Membership Meeting in Berlin. Rueben Lifuka was elected as vice-chair, along with seven new board members. All will serve a three-year term.

- MercoPress - FK

Chasing the Deal: Skipping Turkey at Home for Thanksgiving? Consider a Hotel Stay Overseas.

Hotels from Italy to Argentina to Iceland are offering savings over the long Thanksgiving weekend.

- New York Times - US

Koganecho: An old site in a new light.

Koganecho Bazaar, Shingo Yamano, Kenji Kubota, Suzanne Mooney, Jayvee del Rosario, Chodenji Machine Voltes V, Miss Revolutionary Idol Berserker

- The Japan Times - JP

Rocky road for Higuain to resurrect Argentina career.

Higuain has lost in the final of a World Cup, the Champions League and two Copa Americas.

- Daily Nation - KE

Mipcom: New Ricardo Darin Production Co Teams with Patagonik, Disney, FilmSharks on Juan Vera's 'Love at Last Sight' .

CANNES , Ricardo Darin and Mercedes Moran  are attached to star in Amor a ultima Vista' , directed by Patagonik producer-screenwriter Juan Vera's , a near institution in Argentina's film industry. The last-chance love story marks the debut of Kenya Film, Ricardo Darín's new

- Variety - US

Puerto Ricans tap into potentially toxic water.

A tall chain link fence, shrouded in vines, surrounds an aging water well tucked away in this small town just west of San Juan. A metal sign carries a warning in Spanish to anyone who approaches: "Danger. Do Not Enter."

- CNN Top Stories - US

Women ID as Assault, Harassment Victims With 'Me Too' Tweets.

Thousands of women are responding to actress Alyssa Milano's call to tweet "me too" to raise awareness of sexual harassment and assault following the recent revelation of decades of allegations of sexual misconduct by movie mogul Harvey Weinstein. Milano suggested women who have been sexually harassed or assaulted post the ...

- Voice of America - US

Mipcom: HBO Latino Nabs Argentine B.O. Hit '10 Days Without Mom' for North America .

HBO Latino has acquired U.S. and North America pay TV and SVOD rights to Argentina's biggest local box office hit in 2017, Ariel Winograd's comedy Mamá se fue de Viaje' Also one of South America's highest-grossing movies of the year, 10 Days' has sold in total some 1.7 million tickets, earning

- Variety - US

Australian Actress Natalie Mendoza Describes Harvey Weinstein Groping Incident.

Australian actress, Natalie Mendoza has come forth as one of the latest accusers of disgraced Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein. Australia's Herald Sun reports that, on her Facebook page, Mendoza refers to a groping incident around 2002, when she was shooting “The Great Raid,' the first of three films she had under ...

- Variety - US

Mipcom: Universal Music France Boards 'Love, Divina'

CANNES   Following in the footsteps of Violetta,' Universal Music France has struck a keystone deal to market Love, Divina,' a pioneering premium teen series from Mexico's Televisa, Argentina's Pol-ka Producciones and France's Federation Kids & Family headlined by TV and pop star, Laura Esquivel. Under the terms of the ...

- Variety - US

Argentine teenagers travel to Falklands in high school graduation trip

Eighteen Argentine high school graduates from a Catholic institution in the port-town of Ensenada, next to La Plata should be arriving in the Falkland Islands this Saturday after connecting with the LATAM flight in Rio Gallegos. The trip was planned and agreed two years ago and since then they have been collecting funds ...

- MercoPress - FK

Mipcom: FremantleMedia Partners with Argentina's Kapow on Production, Distribution Deal

London-based FremantleMedia and Argentina's Kapow have announced an expanded joint venture. The partnership represents a step forward for the two companies who previously worked together on Cocineros Mexicanos,' produced for Mexico's TV Azteca. Under the terms of the deal, Kapow has secured exclusive production rights to ...

- Variety - US

After assisting in Mexico quake relief, Chef José Andrés has served 350,000 meals in Puerto Rico

In the midst of Donald Trump's criminal negligence of Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, there is good work being done. San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz has emerged as a champion of the Puerto Rican people. Stars from Lin-Manuel Miranda to Beyoncé to Jennifer Lopez have either made personal donations or helped ...

- Daily Kos - US

EPA warns Puerto Ricans to stop drinking from Superfund sites

It's been three weeks since Hurricane Maria struck Puerto Rico, and conditions are deteriorating due to a pervasive lack of access to food, water, and electricity. The governor of the territory has reported several deaths from leptospirosis, a treatable bacterial illness contracted from consuming contaminated water.  ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Messi 'permanently competitive', says Barca boss Valverde

BARCELONA, Oct 14 ― Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde paid tribute yesterday to Lionel Messi's permanent competitiveness', after the five-times world player of the year dragged Argentina into next year's World Cup with a hat-trick against...

- The Malay Mail - MY

$800 Million Gas Pipeline Proposed As Argentina Preps For Shale Boom

Gas transporter TGS, controlled by Pampa Energía, has proposed an $800 million pipeline and gas treatment plant in Argentina's Vaca Muerta shale fields, a company source says.

- Rigzone.com - US

Pentagon forwarded reporter its plan to spin Puerto Rico as 'a success' and ignore San Juan's mayor

Late in September, Bloomberg News climate reporter Christopher Flavelle inadvertently received a series of emails meant for Pentagon employees , emails that detailed the federal plan to spin President Donald Trump's bungling of the response to Hurricane Maria and to dismiss criticisms fr...

- The Raw Story - US

Manchester City's Aguero in contention for Stoke clash

The 29-year-old missed City's 1-0 win over champions Chelsea and both of Argentina's recent World Cup qualifiers but has returned to training with the Manchester club's first team.

- SBS.com.au - AU

Messi 'permanently competitive' says Barca boss Valverde

BARCELONA - Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde paid tribute on Friday to Lionel Messi's 'permanent competitiveness', after the five-times world player of the year dragged Argentina into next year's World Cup with a hat-trick against Ecuador last Tuesday.

- SBS.com.au - AU

Argentina's September CPI 1.9% and 17.6% in nine months

Consumer prices rose 1.9% in Argentina in September, government statistics agency Indec said on Thursday, pushing the nine-month inflation reading to 17.6%, above the upper band of the central bank's target for the year.

- MercoPress - FK

Mipcom: 'Las Vegas, Mendoza,' 'File 13,' 'Everything I Like,' at Snack & Screen from Argentina

Mariano Cócolo's Las Vegas, Mendoza,' Gustavo Caro's File 13' and Sergio Acosta's Everything I Like,' three TV fiction projects which have won development awards from Argentina's INCAA film institute, figure among the ten TV productions selected for Mipcom's Snack & Screen from Argentina. Aimed tat attracting the attention ...

- Variety - US

BMX Latin American Cycling Cup 2017 Held this Weekend

The event will be this Saturday, October 14 and Sunday, October 15 at the Zonal Club Huiracocha, in San Juan de Lurigancho. This year San Juan de Lurigancho will be the setting for the new edition of the BMX Latin American Cycling Cup 2017, which will bring together about 350 athletes from the continent in The post BMX ...

- Peruthisweek - PE

Mascherano to retire after 2018 World Cup

Veteran defender says trip to Russia next year will be his last with Argentina The post Mascherano to retire after 2018 World Cup appeared first on The Express Tribune.

- The Express Tribune - PK

Argentina seeks to boost air connections to China through NZ

Oct. 13 - Argentina's new, reformist government is seeking to accelerate the growth of Asian tourism to South America via New Zealand and Australia in what its visiting deputy tourism minister, Ramiro Alem, describes as a "look south" ...

- Scoop NZ - NZ

Gas Lines in Puerto Rico Shorter, But Problems Remain

For Puerto Ricans in the San Juan metro area, the once interminable eight-hour-plus lines for fuel have eased to little more than an hour in some places and disappeared altogether in others. For the two weeks after the devastating impact of hurricane María, the strongest to hit the island in almost 100 years, residents ...

- Voice of America - US

GM, suppliers to invest $500M in Argentina to build Chevy model

General Motors and its suppliers will invest $500 million in Argentina through 2019 to prepare to produce a new Chevrolet model in 2020.

- Automotive News - US

San Juan mayor calls Donald Trump 'Hater in Chief' after he threatened to pull aid from Puerto Rico

On Thursday morning, Donald Trump threatened to pull FEMA from Puerto Rico, never mind the fact that millions of Americans are fighting for survival there. Later on Thursday, the White House insisted Trump was committed' to disaster relief in Puerto Rico.' Well, sort of committed. Because according to White House Press ...

- Daily Kos - US

San Juan mayor blasts Trump's failure in Puerto Rico: 'You are incapable of empathy'

San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz has followed up her tweet excoriating Donald Trump for threatening to pull FEMA from a devastated Puerto Rico, saying in a statement that you are incapable of empathy and frankly simply cannot get the job done': Puerto Ricans have suffered greatly in the past month. Two hurricanes ...

- Daily Kos - US

San Juan mayor slams Trump over tweets: He's a 'hater-in-chief'

San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz criticized President Donald Trump Thursday, saying "rather than being a commander-in-chief, he's like a hater-in-chief."

- Billings Gazette - US

Acosta: Trump Sending Message to San Juan Mayor With Latest Puerto Rico Tweets

With the tweets causing widespread outrage due to being seen as insensitive, CNN senior White House correspondent Jim Acosta reported today that sources informed him that the president sent them out to settle a personal political score.

- Mediaite - US

San Juan Mayor Cruz on 'Big Mouth' Trump: 'He's Taken All of His Anger Out on Puerto Rico'

Thursday evening, she appeared on CNN and explained to anchor Don Lemon that Trump is treating Puerto Rico differently than the rest of the United States.

- Mediaite - US

The struggle of a Puerto Rican restaurant without electricity — or refrigeration

Happy Burger, in the heart of San Juan's Santurce district, struggles to survive without electricity or refrigeration after Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico.

- Yahoo! News - US

Argentina's Mascherano to retire from international football after World Cup

BUENOS AIRES, Oct 13 ― Veteran Argentina midfielder Javier Mascherano said yesterday he will step down from international duty after the 2018 World Cup. The versatile Barcelona star, who turns 34 next June, is Argentina's second most-capped...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Almost no Puerto Rican households had flood insurance and Trump killed Obama's flood protection rule

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — One of the most eye-opening statistics in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria's roar through here is that there were just 5,675 federal flood insurance policies on an island with nearly 1.57 million housing units....

- The Raw Story - US

'Mr. President, you charlatan.' Puerto Ricans react to Trump's latest statement on hurricane recovery

Residents of San Juan had strong words after President Trump tweeted on Oct. 12 that relief workers would not stay in Puerto Rico forever.'

- Washington Post - US

San Juan Mayor Blasts 'Hater in Chief' Trump Over PR Tweets: 'We WILL NOT BE LEFT TO DIE'

San Juan mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz is ripping President Trump again over his tweeted suggestion that the government will soon withdraw from Puerto Rico's relief efforts.

- Mediaite - US

'Shame on you!': San Juan mayor fires back after Trump warns about disaster relief

The president warned on Thursday that he might pull federal relief workers from Puerto Rico even as the island struggles to recover from Hurricane Maria.

- Yahoo! News - US

Joy as Argentinian shul appoints first rabbi in 20 years

Thousands celebrate as Shuva Yisrael community in Buenos Aires inaugurates first rabbi in two decades during Sukkot holiday.

- Arutz Sheva - IL

Mayor of San Juan tells Trump that he is leaving Puerto Rico to die

Ninety percent of Puerto Rico lacks electricity, and only 63% of residents have access to potable water, but President Trump is ready to close up shop on the U.S. territory. His job here , which mostly involved throwing paper towels , is done. After Trump suggested on Twitter this morning that he might pull FEMA from the ...

- Mashable! - US

San Juan Mayor Yulín Cruz blisters 'Hater in Chief' Trump: 'Shame on you!'

San Juan's Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz blasted President Donald Trump on Thursday after the president threatened to withdraw federal aid from Puerto Rico in the wake of Hurricane Maria. “@POTUS It is not that you do not get it; you are incapable of fulfilling the moral imperative to help the...

- The Raw Story - US

'Stop the genocide': San Juan mayor begs UN and UNICEF for help Trump won't give Puerto Rico

After her lambasting of President Donald Trump on Twitter, San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz issued an incendiary press statement in which she called for international agencies to intervene in Puerto Rico, where the federal response to Hurricane Maria is escalating into a humanitarian emergency. NBC ...

- The Raw Story - US

San Juan mayor excoriates Trump for condemning Puerto Ricans 'to a slow death'

The mayor of San Juan, Puerto Rico, issued a scathing statement against President Trump on Thursday and begged for international aid for the U.S. territory. "I ask every American ... to stand with Puerto Rico and let this president know WE WILL NOT BE LEFT TO DIE," Mayor Carmen Yulin Cruz wrote. "I ask the United Nations ...

- The Week - US

Macri investment push intensifies Argentina's land conflicts

Drive to develop Patagonian shale fields clashes with indigenous claims

- Financial Times - US

Andy Weir's 'Artemis': What It's Like to Devise a Fictional Lunar City

When actress Rosario Dawson agreed to voice the audiobook for "Artemis," Andy Weir's follow-up book to "The Martian," she hadn't realized she'd have to portray every character in the novel.

- Space.com - US

UK reaffirms commitment to Falklands sovereignty; Argentina insists self-determination not applicable to Malvinas

The United Kingdom had no doubt about its sovereignty over the Falkland Islands, South Georgia Islands, South Sandwich Islands and the surrounding maritime areas, and there could be no dialogue on sovereignty over them unless its people so wished, the UK representative Stephen Hickey said at the United Nations Fourth ...

- MercoPress - FK

Messi qualifies Argentina to the World Cup and Brazil KOs Chile

Lionel Messi fired Argentina into the World Cup with a brilliant hat-trick on Tuesday as South American champions Chile suffered a shock elimination. Messi single-handedly resurrected Argentina's hopes in a 3-1 win over Ecuador in Quito that drew a line under a chaotic campaign that had left the two-time champions in danger ...

- MercoPress - FK

Russia Gets Foothold In The World's Hottest NatGas Discovery

Chinese E&P major Sinopec reportedly put its Argentina assets up for a $1 billion sale this week. With one of the interested buyers said to be Russia's Rosneft.  And that latter firm made ever bigger waves in the global natural gas industry this week. With the purchase of a stake in one of the largest — and most ...

- OilPrice.com - US

Here's the San Juan mayor's vulgar response to her exchanges with Trump

Carmen Yulin Cruz, the mayor of San Juan, Puerto Rico, has been a fiery and persistent presence in the media since Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico.…

- TheBlaze.com - US

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