Category - South America


Top Destinations to Visit in South America

Machu Picchu, Peru  A UNESCO World Heritage site and one of the New Seven Wonders of the World, Machu Picchu is an ancient Incan citadel nestled amidst the breathtaking peaks of the Peruvian Andes.   This archaeological marvel offers a captivating glimpse into the Incan civilization, with its terraces, temples, and intricate stone structures. Embark on […]


Argentina: Aerolineas Pilot strike today

Aerolíneas Pilots’ Strike Causes Air Travel Chaos A surprise strike by pilots at state-owned airline Aerolíneas Argentinas and sister company Austral is causing severe travel disruption today. The strike action – motivated by a dispute over wages – was decided yesterday evening by the Association of Airline Pilots (ALPA) and is expected to continue until […]


Colombia: 6.0 magnitude earthquake

A MASSIVE earthquake has rocked Colombia, striking close to one of the country’s largest cities and forcing people to run for their lives during a mass evacuation of the surrounding area More than 400 people had to flee their homes in Citadel Sevilla, Medellin – the home city of infamous cocaine drug lord Pablo Escobar. […]


Peru: 5.2 magnitude earthquake, 6 miles from Chivay

A 5.4 magnitude, 7km WNW of Chivay late Sunday, has left at least 4 people dead and 40 injured, after about 50 homes collapsed and roads were cut off The toll from Sunday night’s quake in the southern Arequipa region might rise after about 50 homes collapsed and roads were cut off, the official told […]


Brazil: protests on July 31

Large-scale protests are planned for Sunday 31 July in major cities across Brazil, including: Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo and Belo Horizonte. In Rio de Janeiro the focal point of the protests will be Copacabana. In São Paulo it will be the area around Avenida Paulista. In Belo Horizonte it will be Praça da Liberdade. […]


Rio de Janeiro: Metro workers threaten strike from Aug 4

Workers on Rio de Janeiro’s subway will go on strike on the eve of the Olympics opening ceremony if they do not get a decent raise, a spokesman said Thursday. “If there’s no advance in the negotiations, there will be a metro strike from midnight on August 4,” said Eliel Vieira Santos Filho, a leader […]