Daniela Estrada

Chile to Begin Measuring its Water Footprints

How many litres of water are needed to produce one kilogram of table grapes? The current effort to measure the "water footprint" of this and other Chilean exports could give us some answers by year's end.

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Chile Death Toll Continues to Climb

SANTIAGO, Mar 1, 2010 (IPS) - While the number of victims of the severe earthquake and tsunami that hit Chile early Saturday has climbed to 723, government officials and experts admit that the catastrophe has highlighted institutional shortcomings and blunders.

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