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Entries with Keyword “san juan”

Last Thursday saw the opening of two new exhibitions and, as ever, the museum did not fail to impress. Perón, a collection of over a hundred black and white photographs by Argentine photographer Sara Facio can be found in …

Following a meeting with family members of the 44 crew members of the ARA San Juan, the government will has indicated that it will offer a reward to the ship that can locate the submarine.

Advanced technology is required …

Search efforts for the missing submarine ARA San Juan are continuing today with a focus on a contact point southwest of the center of the search area and at a depth of 700 meters.

The search of the point described …

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) approved loans of US $130 million and US $150 million for Argentina and Chile – respectively – for the construction of a tunnel that will connect the two countries. The Black Water (Agua Negra) Tunnel …

Argentina’s Environment Minister Sergio Bergman, has filed an injunction calling for the suspension of all mining activities at San Juan’s Veladero mine, in response to a new risk of spillage. The concern over a new leak comes after faults were …

After Canadian-based company Barrick Gold assumed responsibility for spilling cyanide solution into rivers in the San Juan Province for the second time in less than a year, province Governor Sergio Uñac warned the company that it would be shut down …

What’s this? A weekend without the sweltering heat that makes everything impossible? No wonder no news-reading got done: you could finally get some fresh air without having to enter random shops for the air conditioning. Hooray!

Now that it’s Monday …

The “Jáchal No Se Toca” Assembly has recently presented the findings of an investigation commissioned by Canadian mining company Barrick Gold before Argentina’s Supreme Court. The study – the results of which were never made public by the San Juan …

Did camping out at Plaza San Martín hoping for a glimpse of Canadian Prime Minister and international heartthrob Justin Trudeau on Friday really mean that you didn’t read the news over the weekend? Who has time for the news when …

At a moment when mining doesn’t have the best public image in Argentina, to say the least — Barrick Gold’s massive spills of cyanide solution, anyone? — the San Juan Province’s Mining Ministry, which very much likes mining, released a