Category Archives: Hot Spots


Mexico says border wall would lead to flooding

Should a border wall be built between the U.S. and Mexico, flooding conditions could grow worse, Mexican officials believe, creating numerous delays in the process.


Southern Colombia socked by mudslides

Southern Colombia’s capital city was deluged with heavy amounts of precipitation April 1 that’s engulfed the region. 


Historic wildfires spreading through Chile

Although forest fires in Chile are relatively common, they have picked up in both frequency and intensity over the past decade.


Strikes in Chile continue

Chilean custom workers went on strike to protest disappointing private pension plans.


Italy hit with another earthquake

There was another earthquake in Italy on October 30. Although it did not result in any fatalities, the destruction was still extensive.