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“Day no 3 and everything looks like a battle zone. Dreary morning with the ash beginning to harden on the ground due to overnight showers.…View More St. Vincent suffers power outage after La Soufrière volcano erupts
The volcano “continues to show periods of explosive activity,” said Dr. Erouscilla Joseph, director of The University of the West Indies Seismic Research Centre (UWI-SRC).…View More ‘Extremely heavy ash fall’ as authorities report third explosion at volcano in St. Vincent
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The island is on red alert, meaning an eruption is “imminent now,” NEMO said. Evacuation orders are in place in about a dozen districts of…View More St. Vincent on red alert for ‘imminent’ volcanic eruption
The US hopes to see “a very clear commitment” from Brazil to fighting illegal deforestation in the Amazon ahead of an April 22 summit of…View More Should Biden and Bolsonaro partner to protect the Amazon? Some Brazilian activists say no
Brazil smashed its previous daily record with 4,195 Covid-19 fatalities, health ministry data Tuesday showed — marking the highest death count in the world for…View More Bolsonaro shrugs off criticism he is ‘genocidal’ as Brazil reports record 4,000 daily deaths
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Santiago, Chile — In Chile’s arid Atacama desert, Tabita Daza Rojas is trying to scrape together enough money to finish construction on her home before…View More Chile’s government distributed faulty birth control pills. Now more than 150 people are pregnant.