Lisbon, Aug 25 (Prensa Latina) Forest fires have devoured 104,000 hectares of forests in Portugal this year, amid the worst drought and rise of temperatures in the last 500 years in Europe, specialized sources warned on Wednesday.
Damascus, Aug 18 (Prensa Latina) The Syrian Ministry of Foreign Affairs expressed full solidarity with the people and government of Algeria for the fires devastating forest areas in the states of Tarf and Setif.
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.