Argentina and Chile Present Proposal for New Marine Protected Area
During the 36th Meeting of the Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (CCAMLR), Argentina and Chile presented the recent work they have completed on a proposal for the establishment of a Marine Protected Area (AMP) in the western zone of the Antarctic Peninsula and the Southern Arc of Scotia.
The proposal was presented for the first time in detail before the Scientific Committee of the Commission that is composed of 25 Member States and is the fruit of several years of joint work of scientists of the Argentine Antarctic Institute (more…)
Trans-Andean Tunnel Between Argentina and Chile
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has recently approved loans to both Argentina and Chile for the construction of The Black water (Agua Negra) Tunnel that will connect the two countries cutting through the Andes Mountain range that separates them.
One of the principal reasons for the desire to build the tunnel and the subsequent loan comes from the fact that the Agua Negra Pass is essentially inaccessible from May to October due to weather. By eliminating this obstacle, the project aims to improve access to international markets (more…)
Argentine Airline to Fly Directly from Cordoba to Santiago de Chile
Aerolineas Argentinas will begin flying from Córdoba to Santiago de Chile three times a week beginning this month. The strategy of the flagship company is to compete with “greater connectivity” since from the Cordoban airport already has connections to 14 cities, north and south of the country.
In addition to this route, in September other destinations will be added from Cordoba: Trelew, El Calafate direct (last year was via Rosario) and a seventh weekly frequency to Iguazú. Between April and June of 2017, passengers transported from the Córdoba hub by Aerolineas Argentinas grew 62% from the previous year. (more…)