RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - In addition to the severe economic crisis that Argentina is experiencing, the country is now also faced with dramatic fires. At least 14,000 hectares caught fire in the province of Córdoba. The strong winds and lack of rain have contributed to the increase in flames, local authorities said on Monday, August 24th.
The fires are located in a region with cattle pastures and mountainous areas. The government has sent aircraft to fight the fire and help the firefighters.
The government of Córdoba warned about the "extreme" risk of fires throughout the province, amid . . .