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La UE anuncia 14.3 millones de euros en ayuda para enfrentar los desastres naturales en América Latina y el Caribe.

Source: European Commission's Directorate-General for European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations Country: Chile, Colombia, Haiti, Peru Los nuevos fondos se utilizarán para fortalecer la resiliencia de las comunidades locales y apoyar las necesidades de seguridad alimentaria de las poblaciones afectadas por ...

- ReliefWeb - INT

UN questions DR Congo probe of experts' murder.

Congolese authorities on Saturday said they had completed a 10-week investigation and that two men will face trial for the murders of American Michael Sharp and Swedish-Chilean Zaida Catalan in central Kasai province

- Daily Monitor - UG

Despite production disruptions, copper saw February surplus of 150 000 t.

Analysis of the latest data published by the International Copper Study Group showed global surplus copper output of 150 000 t in February, despite disruptions at massive key mines in Chile and Indonesia. The ICSG ascribed the surplus mainly to a sharp decline in Chinese apparent demand, with China currently representing ...

- Mining Weekly - ZA

Iron-dumping ocean experiment sparks controversy.

Canadian foundation says its field research could boost fisheries in Chile, but researchers doubt its motives.

- Nature - UK

Chileans are starting to grow their own medical marijuana as the country's weed ban loosens.

REUTERS/Enrique Marcarian SANTIAGO - Chileans are increasingly growing their own cannabis for medical purposes as the conservative South American nation begins loosening legal prohibitions on the formerly illegal plant. In 2015, Chile legalized the use of medical marijuana, following a wave of other Latin American nations ...

- Business Insider - US

Sign Arsenal's Sanchez, Vidal tells Bayern.

BERLIN, May 23 — Arturo Vidal has urged Bayern Munich's bosses to sign his Chile international team-mate Alexis Sanchez from Arsenal after the Gunners missed out on a Champions League place next season. Sanchez scored 24 league goals for the...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Chileans grow own medical marijuana as weed ban loosens.

SANTIAGO - Chileans are increasingly growing their own cannabis for medical purposes as the conservative South American nation begins loosening legal prohibitions on the formerly illegal plant.

- Reuters - US

Ramadan 2017: Fasting hours around the world.

Fasting will be the longest in Greenland and Sweden, and shortest in Chile and Australia.

- Al Jazeera - QA

Trans-Pacific Partnership joint ministerial statement.

Ha Noi, Viet Nam – Ministers and Vice Ministers from Australia, Brunei Darussalam, Canada, Chile, Japan, Mexico, New Zealand, Malaysia, Peru, Singapore and Viet Nam met today to discuss the Trans-Pacific Partnership in the margins of the Asia-Pacific ...

- Scoop NZ - NZ

Andalucian firms lead green revolution in Americas.

Forward-thinking businesses in Malaga, Sevilla and Granada are among those developing the renewable energy sector in countries including Mexico, Panama and Chile The post Andalucian firms lead green revolution in Americas appeared first on Olive Press News Spain.

- The Olive Press - ES

Universidad crowned champions after final-day victory.

SANTIAGO - Universidad de Chile beat San Luis Quillota 1-0 at home on Saturday to win their 18th Chilean league title.

- SBS.com.au - AU

Ed Sheeran: "I Think I'd Prefer Peruvian Pisco..."

In a recent interview, British singer Ed Sheeran states that he likes Peruvian Pisco better than that of Chile.

- Peruthisweek - PE

Chile to Export Gas to Argentina to Cover Winter Demand

Chile does not have significant gas production of its own but is selling surplus LNG imported via its Pacific-facing ports.

- Rigzone.com - US

Radio Detection of Lonely Planet Disk Shows Similarity with Stars

Heidelberg, Germany May 19, 2017 A new study of the lonely, planet-like object OTS44 has provided evidence that this object has formed in a similar way as ordinary stars and brown dwarfs - a surprising result that challenges current models of star and planet formation. The study by a group of astronomers, led by Amelia Bayo ...

- SpaceDaily.com - US

Chile to get new submarines, replacing Type 209s

The Chilean Ministry of Defence has authorised the Chilean Navy to start a selection process to buy two new submarines, aiming to replace its two Type 209/1400L boats currently in service. In 2016, the Navy finished defining requirements for the new vessels and, with the MoD's authorisation,

- Jane’s - US

Icy ring around young planetary system has similar chemical fingerprint to our solar system

Earlier observations of the star, known as Fomalhaut and located 25 light years from Earth, were taken in 2012 by astronomers using the Atacama Large Millimetre/submillimetre Array , located in Chile. The 2012 results were gathered when the telescope was still under construction, and while they only revealed about half of ...

- University of Cambridge - UK

Resurrecting identities in the Andes

Ancient people were complex just like you, but until recently, archaeologists' understanding of human identities from the past were limited to broad labels like gender and social status. A new model is combining biological and cultural data to look at the lives of people living in ancient Chile. By studying individuals, ...

- ScienceDaily - US

Tea Board mulls taking delegation to U.S., Chile

India eyes larger slice of the U.S. market with speciality teas

- The Hindu - IN

Flight check: Auckland to Sydney on Latam

The plane: A gleaming 787-9 Dreamliner. The plane touches down briefly in Auckland on its way from Santiago to Sydney. The Chilean national carrier took its dusty old A340 off this route more than a year ago. This feels like a more...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Arsene Wenger hails 'devil' Alexis Sanchez following Arsenal's 2-0 win over Sunderland

Chile international scored a brace to keep alive the Gunners slim hopes of finishing in the top four.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

Plastic trash chokes remote South Pacific island

One of the planet's most remote islands is polluted with the highest density of plastic particles ever reported, with more than 3,500 pieces washing up daily, researchers said Monday. Henderson Island is uninhabited, and lies far out in the South Pacific -- east of New Zealand and west of Chile -- some 3,100 miles from the ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Fresh coal cargoes fail to stem supramax bulker slide

Despite overall fall, spot deal reported at $20,000 per day from Colombia to Chile

- LloydsList - UK

Current assures remote South Pacific atoll of highest accumulation of plastic litter

One of the planet's most remote islands is polluted with the highest density of plastic particles ever reported, with more than 3,500 pieces washing up daily, researchers said Monday. Henderson Island is uninhabited, and lies far out in the South Pacific — east of New Zealand and west of Chile — some 3,100 miles (5,000 ...

- The Japan Times - JP

ELF claims IED attack in Chile's Santiago

In Santiago, the Earth Liberation Front claimed responsibility for placing an improvised explosive device outside a dealership of commercial vehicles on 5 May.

- Jane’s - US

Zambian opposition leader spends another week in prison for blocking president's car

Hichilema, 54, was arrested last month for allegedly obstructing President Edgar Lungu's official limousine as both men travelled to a public event in Zambia's Western province

- Daily Monitor - UG

Chile begins construction of new icebreaker

Chile's state-run shipyard ASMAR Astilleros commenced the construction of a new icebreaker in a ceremony on 9 May. The vessel is scheduled to be completed within four years at a cost of USD217 million, according to the Chilean Ministry of Defence. The new icebreaker will measure approximately 125 m

- Jane’s - US

Africa in the news: IMF releases Africa's Regional Economic Outlook, 82 Chibok girls return home, and Zambian Hichilema faces treason charges

IMF recommends policies for restarting the continent's growth in the recent Regional Economic Outlook Early this week, the International Monetary Fund released its Regional Economic Outlook for sub-Saharan Africa and slightly increased its growth prediction for the region from 1.4 percent to 2.6 percent. Several obstacles ...

- Brookings - US

Chile's FAMAE doubled its earnings in 2016

Chilean state-owned small arms manufacturer and vehicle maintenance provider Fábricas y Maestranzas del Ejército de Chile has released annual results for its 2016 year, showing a 106.9% growth in income after taxes, to CLP3.3 billion . The income growth came

- Jane’s - US

Wenger applauds master of invention Sanchez

Arsene Wenger hailed Alexis Sanchez's unique qualities after the Chilean opened the scoring in Arsenal's 2-0 victory at Southampton and then created a second goal for substitute Olivier Giroud

- Daily Monitor - UG

More than 10.7 million people across Latin America and Caribbean hit by disasters in 2016

Source: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs Country: Belize, Bolivia , Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, United States of America, Venezuela , World The disaster-prone region ...

- ReliefWeb - INT

More than 10.7 million people across Latin America and Caribbean affected by disasters in 2016

Source: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs Country: Belize, Bolivia , Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, United States of America, Venezuela , World The disaster-prone region was ...

- ReliefWeb - INT

It's power asymmetry, stupid: Lessons from the 2017 World Development Report on Governance and the Law

Across the globe, states frequently fail to adopt first-best' policies, fail to implement technically sound policies, and persist in implementing inefficient and regressive policies. In Mongolia, for example, the government copied rules for the management of natural resource revenue from the Netherlands and Chile, but ...

- Brookings - US

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