Moscow, May 10 (Prensa Latina) Russian Acting Emergency Situations Minister Alexander Chupriyan on Tuesday reported to President Vladimir Putin that 16 people had been killed and 18 injured by the fires in the Urals and Siberia.
Santiago de Chile, Mar 1 (Prensa Latina) Authorities in the Chilean region of Valparaíso decreed a red alert due to a forest fire with danger of spreading to populated areas, a local media published today.
Montevideo, Jan 6 (Prensa Latina) Legislators of the Frente Amplio and Cabildo Abierto of Uruguay agreed today to summon four ministers to answer questions about the forest fire of 37 thousand hectares in two neighboring departments of the country.
Montevideo, Jan 5 (Prensa Latina) Widespread forest fires in Uruguay that have not been extinguished yet on Wednesday showed the asimetric relations between pulp and paper industry tycoons and local rural producers.
Brasilia, Sept 14 (Prensa Latina) At least 17 million vertebrate animals were killed in the fires in the Pantanal, a biodiversity paradise in Brazil, in 2020, a study revealed, cited on Tuesday by the G1 news portal.
Algiers, Aug 20 (Prensa Latina) Algeria reported on Friday the arrest of 36 suspects of causing fires in northern Kabylia and 25 accused of instigating the lynching of a young man, whose perpetrator was detained when he tried to flee from the country.
Algiers, Aug 19 (Prensa Latina) Algerian official spokespeople on Thursday accused a Berber Islamist movement, supported by Morocco and Israel, of being accountable for the forest fires that devastated large areas of the Kabylie (north).