Posted in Chile South America

Chile president Piñera faces impeachment after Pandora papers leak

Chile Chile president Piñera faces impeachment after Pandora papers leak Opposition politicians launch proceedings against Sebastián Piñera over possible irregularities in mining company sale Sebastián Piñera in Santiago, Chile, this month. Photograph: Iván Alvarado/Reuters Sebastián Piñera in Santiago, Chile, this month. Photograph: Iván Alvarado/Reuters John Bartlett in Valparaíso Wed 13 Oct 2021 19.50 BST Last modified on Wed 13 Oct 2021 19.56 BST Opposition politicians have launched impeachment proceedings against…
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Posted in South America Venezuela

Europe on collision course with US over Venezuela elections

The vote comes after three particularly chaotic years in the country, where President Nicolas Maduro has managed to stay in power despite a collapsing economy, a contested election result in 2018 and US-backed efforts to remove him from power through coordinated Western sanctions — which involved the EU. However, earlier this year, the bloc dropped its recognition of Maduro’s opponent, Juan Guaidó, as the legitimate president, placing it at odds…
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Posted in Peru South America

Peru’s Sol Hits 10-Week High as Leftist President Leans Center

Peru’s currency breached a key level and is heading toward its strongest since President Pedro Castillo came to office two months ago, as the former union leader takes an increasingly moderate stance. The sol rallied 1.38% on Wednesday, the best performer out of 24 emerging-market currencies tracked by Bloomberg. It strengthened past 4 per dollar to 3.9790, the highest since July 27. …
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Posted in South America Venezuela

Venezuela general who broke with Hugo Chavez dies in prison – News-Press Now

Venezuela general who broke with Hugo Chavez dies in prison  News-Press Now…
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Posted in South America Venezuela

Venezuela burns through cash to shore up new bolivar

Venezuela’s central bank has injected around $40m per week into the exchange market after launching a new version of the bolivar with six fewer zeros. Venezuela is moving to prop up its national currency after the launch of a new version of the bolivar with six fewer zeros caused prices to spike. The central bank has injected around $40 million per week into the exchange market following the Oct. 1…
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Posted in Chile South America

What happened to the 33 Chilean miners rescued in 2010?

What happened to the Chilean miners who were rescued in 2010? This article is part of Yahoo’s ‘On This Day’ series It was a day many of them thought they would never see, but on 13 October 2010, 33 Chilean miners were finally rescued after spending 69 days trapped underground.  The San José mine, about 500 miles (800km) north of Santiago, had collapsed on 5 August 2010, leaving people on…
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Posted in Brazil South America

Brazil’s Bolsonaro accused of crimes against humanity at ICC for his record on the Amazon

Austrian not-for-profit AllRise filed a landmark complaint at the court in the Dutch city of The Hague on Tuesday. It argues that the actions of Bolsonaro and his administration are a “widespread attack on the Amazon, its dependents and its defenders that not only result in the persecution, murder and inhumane suffering in the region, but also upon the global population,” the group said in a statement. The 286-page filing…
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Posted in Peru South America

BNamericas – Peru hydrocarbons watch: Easements, derivati…

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Posted in French Guiana South America

NASA’s Webb Space Telescope Arrives in French Guiana After Sea Voyage – NASA

NASA’s Webb Space Telescope Arrives in French Guiana After Sea Voyage  NASA NASA Advisor Quits Over Space Telescope Named for Homophobic Administrator  Gizmodo NASA James Webb Space Telescope stirs controversy over name, LGBTQ discrimination  The Washington Post $10 Billion Webb Space Telescope Arrives at Europe’s Spaceport  SciTechDaily James Webb Space Telescope will look back to the cosmic Dark Ages  Astronomy Magazine View Full Coverage on Google News…
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USGS and the Republic of Peru Sign an Agreement for Remote Sensing Operations and Technological Development

Just recently, the United States and the Republic of Peru formalized a partnership that will facilitate cooperative research in Earth Observations and technology development, which has numerous applications for national priority research areas. This agreement, facilitated through the intergovernmental organization of the Group on Earth Observations, is an example of the lasting commitment of the United States and the Republic of Peru for “a future wherein decisions and actions for…
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