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Argentina: Three Missing Tourists Located Safely in El Chalten National Park

tiemposur.com.a reported at about 19 pm. he received a telephone call from a person, saying that he was lost and his colleagues have had an accident. The man could give some references of where he was, helping the rescue team to get to the right place quickly.

With that information, staff members of the Commissioner El Chalten National Parks and launched the device search and rescue, heading a hill located in the area of ​​El Canigo stay, and finding one of those lost on the way .

The same was in perfect health, and may indicate the exact spot where his other two companions were. Minutes later, arriving at the site, they could give the second wanted man who could also describe the area where the third person encontaba: A cave located 30 meters high on a rock wall inaccessible. Read Article

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Argentina develops method to diagnose Ebola virus in less than 24 hours

(EFE).-Argentina has developed a diagnostic method of molecular biology that allows to diagnose or rule out ebola virus in less than 24 hours, the Argentine Ministry of Health reported today in a release. The method was developed by the Malbrán Institute of the mailing date of viral genetic material from a focal point of the [...]

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Tourist from U.S. killed in avalanche while snowboarding in Argentina

elmundo.com.sv reported a 29 year old American tourist died in the South of Argentina as a result of an avalanche that occurred while practicing snowboarding in a mountain area near the Santa Cruz town of El Chalten. The woman, identified today by local news website Opi Santa Cruz as canadian pharmacy Elizabeth Devon Daley, was [...]

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U.S. Expat in Buenos Aires Victim of Kidnap Express, pastor of Mormon Church

losandes.com.ar reported an American citizen who serves as pastor of the Mormon Church was the victim of an “express kidnapping” in Ciudadela and suffered the theft of his truck, money and personal effects. This was reported by a source from the embassy of the United States and identified the victim as David Robertson Raul, 52, [...]

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Argentina Aviation: passengers required to provide more information in crackdown

mercopress.com reported the Argentine government announced that airlines for both commercial and non commercial flights will be required to deliver further information of its passengers to the National Migrations Office, the AFIP tax bureau, Airport Police and Civil Aviation National Administration (ANAC). AFIP and Airport Police joint resolution 3667 establishes that in 180 days from [...]

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Buenos Aires Argentina: Tourist Robbed While on Bike (Video)

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Argentina: tourist from new zealand murdered in backpack theft by motorcycle bandits

odt.co.nz reported… The shooting happened just before 4pm local time in a park near the World Cup stadium, in the city of Mendoza, where Mr Heyward was staying. He was walking with an Australian woman and a French man when he was attacked, said Security Ministry sources in Mendoza. As he grappled with the thieves [...]

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Argentina on sale as peso is in freefall

denverpost.com reported…Tourists in Argentina are suddenly finding their money will go a lot further than it did just a few days ago. The peso has gone into freefall, plummeting just over 17% against the dollar in two days. As an example, a seven-course tasting menu at HG Restaurant at the Fierro Hotel in Palermo, named [...]

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Lightning strikes kill three and injure 22 more on beach in Argentina

According to CNN, a lightning strike killed three people on a beach in Argentina Thursday and injured 22 others, state media reported. “We were hiding in a tent to take shelter from the storm when we felt an explosion, and then I saw my friend thrown to the ground,” Rafael Viñuela told the state-run Telam [...]

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Argentina: Massive Heat Wave, thousands without power, water

mercopress.com reported… Not even Government House or two crucial ministries directly responsible for the situation could escape the blackouts. Casa Rosada was left in the dark and with no air conditioning for ten minutes and the ministries of two most trusted and loyal officials, Axel Kicillof (Economy) and Julio De Vido (Federal Planning and Infrastructure) [...]

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