Tue Mar 11 01:40:57 2014
Airports in Brazil will receive 6.48 billion reais in investments between now and 2014, when the country will host the World Cup, Infraero superintendent Jonas Lopes said today, days after the country’s World Cup infrastructure was the target of criticism.
The Ecuadorean armed forces are weighing the purchase of supersonic fighter planes, the head of the Air Force, Gen. Leonardo Barreiro, confirmed in statements to the local press.
The Argentine foreign minister, Jorge Taiana, today introduced the SAC-D satellite, developed in the country and scheduled to be launched from the United States in December for scientific research, as a “true national point of pride.”
Haitians desperately need a new hurricane alert system because communications were largely destroyed by January's devastating earthquake, experts warned Monday.
The powerful earthquake that shook Chile on Saturday probably shifted the Earth's axis and made days slightly shorter, a NASA scientist said.
The United States has promised to transfer the military technology associated with F-18 fighter jets to Brazil if Boeing wins the contract for thirty-six airplanes that the South American country is seeking to buy, Brazilian Defense Minister Nelson Jobim said today.
Eight nations from the Americas, including the United States, agreed to boost air travel security by improving information-sharing, screening and coordination at a meeting in Mexico City.
A new ultraviolet telescope that will be put into orbit 42,164 kilometers from Earth and that will make it possible to make astronomical observations without interference from the atmosphere will be the successor to the Hubble beginning in 2013, its launch date.
Chile has announced its proposal to become the site for the European Extremely Large Telescope (E-ELT), the world’s largest, for which the Spanish Canary Islands are also competing, the local press reported.
The Hubble Telescope has broken a new record by discovering the oldest galaxies yet observed, dating from 13 billion years ago, which is to say 600 to 800 million years after the Big Bang, NASA announced Tuesday.
Mon Mar 10 19:39:41 2014
‘El Chapo’ capture praised by Latin American leaders
Los Zetas brutality revealed in Guatemala trial
Peruvian Army modernizes to confront asymmetric threats and drug trafficking
Colombian Armed Forces and National Police dramatically reduce violence
‘Ninis’ are recruited by organized crime in Latin America
Ecuadorean Army seizes military weapons near border with Peru
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