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  • 26/04/2015 | Argentina

    Gutiérrez wins Neuquén gubernatorial elections

    With almost 57 percent of ballots counted, Omar Gutiérrez, the MPN candidate to replace Governor Jorge Sapag got 36.26% of votes, followed by Victory Front's (FpV) Ramón Rioseco with 28.54% and Neuquén New Commitment’s (NCN in Spanish) Horacio “Pechi” Quiroga with 21.29%.

  • 24/04/2015 | Argentina

    Volcanic ash spreads into BA City, international flights canceled in Ezeiza

    The eruption of Chile’s Calbuco volcano has resulted in a cloud of ash beginning to spread into the City of Buenos Aires while the alert in southern cities in the country remains.

  • 24/04/2015 | Argentina

    Sapag confirms Neuquén elections 'for the time being'

    Neuquén governor Jorge Sapag and Vice-governor Ana Pechen have assured the PASO elections that were scheduled for Sunday will only be postponed if the Calbuco volcano in Chile erupts again.

  • 24/12/2012 | Argentina

    Copahue eruption: orange alert continues but 'situation is calm'

    Neuquen province Governor Jorge Sapag came on stage to say the "orange alert" issued yesterday continued today although the situation following the eruption of the Copahue volcano was calm and the volcano was "expressing normally."

  • 27/05/2013 | Argentina

    Chile, Argentina order evacuation around stirring southern volcano

    Chilean and Argentine authorities declared a red alert and ordered the mandatory evacuation of a 25-km (15.5-mile) radius around the active Copahue volcano, which straddles the border between the two Andean nations.

  • 18/10/2011 | Argentina

    Aeroparque service normalizes with some flight disruptions

    Both Aerolíneas Argentinas and Austral airlines informed passengers today that flight schedules were running as normal out of Aeroparque Metropolitan airport, with the exception of flights to Córdoba, Mendoza, San Juan and San Rafael, which this morning had been affected by a new presence of volcanic ash in the airspace.

  • 12/01/2012 | Argentina

    New direct flight brings relief to Bariloche

    It is one of the best news that Bariloche received ever since the spewing of volcanic ash cloud from Chilean volcano Puyehue began in June: the city’s airport will receive its first direct flight, in time to improve the summer tourist activity and to analyze the Winter season with optimism.

  • 17/01/2012 | Argentina

    Bariloche airport reopens as volcanic ash cloud clears

    The Aerolíneas Argentinas flight that departed from Aeroparque metropolitan airport landed in the Bariloche airport where visibility conditions improved, sources said. The airport had been shut down on Monday as the volcanic ash cloud returned.

  • 23/06/2011 | Argentina

    Volcanic ash to be used to build bricks

    A group of residents of Villa La Angostura, a town affected by the ash cloud spewed by Puyehue Chilean volcano want to build bricks made of ashes.

  • 04/07/2011 | Argentina

    CFK announces aid package for ash-stricken provinces

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner will address the nation on a televised speech this afternoon in order to announce the enactment of new government measures aimed at assisting the population affected by volcanic ash in the Río Negro and Neuquén provinces.

  • 03/08/2011 | Argentina

    Lower House approves 'economic emergency' bill for areas affected by ashes

    The Lower House of Congress resumed its sessions after the winter recess and approved the bill that declares the state of economic and social emergency in the area affected by the ashes of the Puyehue volcano.

  • 15/06/2011 | Argentina

    Gov't will 'take all necessary measures' to assist those affected by ash cloud

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner assured that the Government “will take all the necessary measures” to assist those citizens living in the southern provinces and that are currently affected by the eruption of the Chilean Puyehue volcano, two weeks after the regional crisis began.

  • 17/06/2011 | Argentina

    Bariloche airport to remain closed until June 30 due to ashes

    The Civic Defense Municipal Board reported that the airport of San Carlos de Bariloche will remain closed until June 30 due to the volcano ash spewed by the Puyehue.

  • 18/06/2011 | Argentina

    Gov't grants another 5 million pesos to help ash-affected Neuquén

    President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner sent 5 million more pesos to the province of Neuquén, to assist the clearing of the volcano ash remains produced by the Chilean Puyehue volcano, which have engulfed the southern province in previous weeks.

  • 11/06/2011 | Argentina

    Flights in Ezeiza, Aeroparque gradually normalize

    The airlines gradually "normalize" their flights going to and from the Ezeiza International Airport and the Aeroparque Metropolitan Airport. Nevertheless, the flights heading to the Southern area of the country are still limited.

  • 12/06/2011 | Argentina

    Incumbent Sapag projected winner in Neuquen's gubernatorial elections

    With a 38.12 per cent of the votes recounted, Neuquén’s Popular Movement party, led by incumbent Jorge Sapag was the projected winner with a 46.87 percent of the electorate on his side in the province’s gubernatorial elections. Marín Farizano, who is seen as a friend of the National Government, was far behind with a 33.13 percent of the votes.

  • 15/06/2011 | Argentina

    Lunar eclipse could be overshadowed by ash cloud

    The total lunar eclipse that takes place today should be able to be seen from Argentina, so long as the lingering presence of the ash cloud produced by Chile’s Puyehue volcano does not spoil the view. The eclipse will be able to be seen across most of the world, and if the ash cloud permits, Argentina will see the eclipse in its beginning span.

  • 04/06/2011 | Argentina

    Bariloche, Southern Chile on red alert after volcano eruption

    The entire city of San Carlos de Bariloche turned dark and became isolated as ash spewed by the nearby Chilean volcano Puyehue began falling all over town. The Chilean government has already evacuated over 3500 people as a precaution.

  • 08/06/2011 | Argentina

    Bariloche remains on alert for more ash, flights to south cancelled

    International flights out of Ezeiza airport were resumed last night, while southbound domestic flights out of Jorge Newbery metropolitan airport remained cancelled. Bariloche and smaller southern towns suffered power cuts, and remained on alert as experts predicted continued ash fall.

  • 08/06/2011 | Argentina

    'Ash effects on your health are mainly psychological,' CFK says

    President Cristina Fernánzez de Kirchner downplayed the effects of the Puyehue volcano's ashes on the population's health and urged citizens “not to be afraid” of the ash cloud currently moving across the skies of several Argentine provinces.

  • 13/04/2012 | World

    Mount Etna erupts for fourth time this year

    The volcano located on the southern Italian island of Sicily began to erupt today, marking the fourth eruption this year, blasting out a huge ash cloud reaching 6,000 and 7,000 metres above sea level.

  • 01/02/2014 | World

    14 killed in Indonesia volcano eruption

    Indonesia's Mount Sinabung volcano has erupted and killed at least 14 people on the western island of Sumatra, the first time it is known to have claimed any lives, a senior government official said.

  • 24/05/2011 | World

    Ash cloud hits UK flights

    About 250 flights to northern Britain were canceled over concerns about the ash cloud spewing from an Icelandic volcano, but British and Irish officials dismissed fears of a mass shutdown of airspace.

  • 25/05/2011 | World

    Iceland eruption ends, German airports to reopen

    Iceland's volcanic eruption has died down and is no longer spewing out ash, officials said  and airlines began to get back to normal after cancelling about 1,000 flights in northern Europe.

  • 26/05/2011 | World

    Iceland volcano producing steam, no airspace closures

    Iceland's volcano is producing mostly steam rather than ash and should calm down within a few days, national police said encouraging hopes there will be no further disruption to flights in northern Europe.

  • 07/03/2011 | World

    Scientists closely monitor eruptions at Hawaii volcano

    Scientists were closely monitoring heightened activity at Kilauea Volcano on the Big Island of Hawaii, after a fissure sent lava spewing 65 feet in the air.

  • 21/05/2011 | World

    Iceland volcano erupts, officials eye flight risks

    Iceland's most active volcano erupted, hurling a plume of ash and smoke far into the sky, which aviation officials were closely monitoring after another volcano shut European airspace for days last year.

  • 22/05/2011 | World

    Europe on alert for Icelandic volcano ash cloud

    An eruption by Iceland's most active volcano was set to keep the island's main airport shut down, while other European nations watched for any impact on their air routes from a towering plume of smoke and ash.

  • 26/04/2015 | Latin America

    Chile volcano quietens but remains unstable

  • 22/04/2015 | Latin America

    Volcano erupts in southern Chile

    Volcano Calbuco in southern Chile has erupted for the first time in more than five decades, sending a thick plume of ash and smoke several kilometers into the sky. Chile's emergency office declared a red alert.

  • 23/04/2015 | Latin America

    Calbuco pauses eruption; flights cancelled

    Calbuco, the Chilean volcano that erupted yesterday for the first time in more than half a century, has reduced its eruptive activity past midday. However, sudden volcanic bursts were still expected, while flights remained cancelled in southern Chile and parts of Argentina due to volcanic ash.

  • 13/09/2012 | Latin America

    Guatemala volcano erupts, thousands being evacuated

    Guatemala's Fuego volcano erupted, spewing smoke and ash 2 miles (3 kilometers) into the sky and forcing the evacuation of thousands of people as lava oozed down its slopes, local emergency services said.

  • 14/09/2012 | Latin America

    Guatemala volcano dies down, evacuees return home

    Hundreds of Guatemalans forced to flee when the Fuego volcano spewed ash more than three kilometers high started to return home as it simmered down, emergency officials said.

  • 26/12/2012 | Latin America

    Nicaragua volcano spews ash cloud, residents evacuated

    Nicaragua's tallest volcano has belched an ash cloud hundreds of meters (feet) into the sky in the latest bout of sporadic activity, prompting the evacuation of nearby residents, the government said today.

  • 12/05/2012 | Latin America

    Mexico volcano spews huge ash cloud, frightens villagers

    Mexico's Popocatepetl volcano spewed out huge clouds of ash and fiery rock overnight, closing a local airport on Saturday and frightening nearby villagers, already on edge after weeks of increased activity.

  • 30/06/2012 | Latin America

    Colombia volcano erupts, prompts evacuations

    Colombia began evacuating people from communities close to the Nevado del Ruiz volcano after an eruption today that spewed smoke and ash from its crater, bringing back memories of avalanches that in 1985 buried tens of thousands under rocks.

  • 08/09/2012 | Latin America

    Nicaragua volcano belches ash cloud, residents evacuated

    Nicaragua's tallest volcano belched an ash cloud nearly a mile (1.6 km) into the atmosphere, prompting the evacuation of hundreds of nearby residents who heard explosions emanating from its crater.

  • 29/11/2011 | Latin America

    Ecuador issues orange alert, Tungurahua hisses

    Authorities in Ecuador upgraded today an eruption warning for the Tungurahua volcano, on the eve of a possible eruption. The warning was upgraded from yellow to orange when volcanic activity was seen to have risen suddenly.

  • 17/04/2012 | Latin America

    Stirring Mexican volcano closes schools, raises alert

    A powerful plume of steam and ash rose from the Popocatepetl volcano in central Mexico, prompting local schools to cancel classes and emergency teams to prepare for evacuations.

  • 21/04/2012 | Latin America

    Popocatepetl spews smoke, ash: alerts issued

  • 28/04/2011 | Latin America

    Orange alert issued in Ecuador as Tungurahua volcano erupts

    The National Secretary of Risk management in Ecuador, María del Pilar Cornejo declared an orange alert today following the awakening of the Tungurahua volcano last night. Due to the explosions, three local towns have been evacuated.

  • 13/07/2011 | Latin America

    Chile´s Puyehue Volcano eruption equals 70 atomic bombs

    The power of the eruption of the volcanic complex Chilean Puyehue-Cordón Caulle is equivalent to the energy released by 70 atomic bombs or two percent of the world´s electrical power, according to a study published by Argentine investigators.

  • 26/10/2011 | Latin America

    Chile evacuates residents as another volcano stirs

    Chile said it was evacuating residents from around a volcano in the country's far south after it spewed a jet of steam a kilometer into the air and seismic activity triggered an avalanche.

  • 24/04/2015 | Multimedia

    Tourist captures moment of Calbuco eruption

    A Chilean tourist captured the exact moment when the Calbuco volcano erupted earlier this week, putting Argentina on alert over the past days with volcanic ash causing travel chaos in the southern part of the country.

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