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  1. Drought Causes Corn Crop Losses in Argentina

    27 Jan 2016- 09:25 by Local Press Report BUENOS AIRES AGweek Drought has caused irrecoverable corn crop losses in some areas of Argentina despite the El Niño weather phenomenon which usually triggers heavy rains in South America. Climate Corporate Risk ...

    Local Press Report - 01/27/2016 - 09:25

  2. Concerns Over Fracking's Expansion in Latin America

    7 Dec 2015- 08:30 by Local Press Report BUENOS AIRES Truth-Out.org One of the greatest current fracking threats in South America is located in the Entre Ríos region of Argentina and the neighboring area of Uruguay in the Paraná Chaco, where the extraction ...

    Local Press Report - 12/07/2015 - 08:30

  3. Injuries, Arrests Reported in Latest Veladero Mine Protests

    27 Oct 2015- 10:23 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BUENOS AIRES, Argentina Several people were injured and dozens more were arrested late last week during protests against Barrick Gold’s Veladero mine in Argentina’s San Juan province. Violence broke out ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/27/2015 - 10:25

  4. Argentinian University Finds Evidence of Contamination After Veladero Mine Cyanide Spill

    8 Oct 2015- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BUENOS AIRES, Argentina A report released this week by Argentina’s National University of Cuyo (UNCuyo) found high levels of both metals and bacteriological contamination in the La Palca River in San Juan ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/08/2015 - 10:02

  5. Cyanide Leak at Argentinian Mine Did Not Contaminate Local Water Sources: UN

    2 Oct 2015- 10:09 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BUENOS AIRES, Argentina Preliminary testing has found that the cyanide spill at Barrick Gold’s Veladero mine in Argentina’s San Juan province did not contaminate local water sources, according to experts from ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/02/2015 - 10:09

  6. Argentinian Judge Announces Charges for Nine Barrick Gold Employees Over Cyanide Spill

    28 Sep 2015- 10:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BUENOS AIRES, Argentina Nine employees of Canadian miner Barrick Gold are being charged in connection with a cyanide spill earlier this month at the company’s Veladero mine in Argentina’s San Juan province, ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/28/2015 - 10:12

  7. Argentinian Judge Extends Suspension at Barrick Gold’s Veladero Mine

    24 Sep 2015- 08:39 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BUENOS AIRES, Argentina An Argentinian judge on September 23rd ordered that gold leaching processes at Barrick Gold Corp's Veladero mine be suspended for an additional 30 days to give authorities time to ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/24/2015 - 08:39

  8. UN Experts Assess Water Quality in Argentine Rivers Following Cyanide Spill

    21 Sep 2015- 10:02 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BUENOS AIRES, Argentina A team of UN experts is analyzing water samples from the Jachal, Las Taguas and Blanco rivers in Argentina’s San Juan province this week to check for contamination in the wake of a ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/21/2015 - 10:02

  9. Argentinian Court Orders Suspension at Veladero Mine After Cyanide Leak

    18 Sep 2015- 10:06 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BUENOS AIRES, Argentina An Argentinian judge has ordered a five-day suspension of gold leaching at Barrick Gold’s Veladero mine in Argentina’s San Juan province to assess possible environmental damage ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/18/2015 - 10:06

  10. Argentina Launches Investigation Into Cyanide Spill at Gold Mine

    17 Sep 2015- 10:00 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BUENOS AIRES, Argentina The government of Argentina has launched an investigation against Canadian miner Barrick Gold in the wake of a cyanide spill at the company’s Veladero mine last weekend. Guillermo de ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/17/2015 - 22:41

  11. Protests Follow Cyanide Spill at Argentinian Mine

    15 Sep 2015- 10:08 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BUENOS AIRES, Argentina Residents in the town of San José de Jáchal, in Argentina’s San Juan province, held demonstrations this week to demand the closure of Barrick Gold’s Veladero project following a cyanide ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/17/2015 - 22:42

  12. MWH Wins Two Hydropower Plant Contracts in Argentina

    24 Jul 2015- 09:38 by Local Press Report BUENOS AIRES Hydro World MWH Global has received contracts to work on modernization of the 1,890 MW Salto Grande hydro plant and to serve as detail designers for the Nestor Kirchner and Jorge Cepernic facilities in ...

    Local Press Report - 07/24/2015 - 09:38

  13. IADB Lends Argentina $200 Million to Improve Conditions in Informal Settlements

    18 May 2015- 09:07 by Local Press Report BUENOS AIRES Public Finance International Argentina will receive a $200 million USD loan from the Inter-American Development Bank to fund a programme to improve living conditions for families dwelling in irregular ...

    Local Press Report - 05/18/2015 - 09:07

  14. Floods in Argentina Kill Six

    17 Feb 2015- 10:25 by Local Press Report BUENOS AIRES The Guardian At least six people have been killed in deadly flooding in Cordoba province in northern Argentina. Three of them were swept away by strong currents in the town of Rio Ceballos when the ...

    Local Press Report - 02/17/2015 - 11:10

  15. Report Sees Trend Toward Remunicipalization of Water Services

    19 Nov 2014- 10:47 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States Over 180 cities and communities in 35 countries have taken back control of their privatized water services over the past 15 years, according to a new report from international ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/19/2014 - 10:47

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