Petrobras’s maritime platform suffers explosion leaving at least three dead

An explosion in the maritime platform of the Brazilian state oil company Petrobras yesterday left at least three dead, six missing and ten wounded. The accident happened on the ship-platform FPSO Cidade de Sao Mateus, that had been anchored in the Atlantic, about 120 kilometers...

New York train had an accident after crashing against vehicle

At least seven people died on Tuesday when a train crashed against a car on the railroad tracks in the northern outskirts of the city of New York at rush hour, local media reported. The train, heading north, hit a Jeep Cherokee at a railroad crossing in Valhalla, killing the...

Snow storm in the US. causes the death of at least 11 people

A new snowstorm has generated at least the death of 11 people on the east coast and in the Midwestern United States in traffic accidents caused by bad weather, NBC reported. In the US state of Ohio a man died from a heart attack after removing snow with a shovel in front of his...

Assemblyman requires “sufficient information” on accidents of four helicopters Dhruv

Assemblyman Diego Salgado Ribadeneira (CREO) requested this Wednesday January 28 the hearing of the defense minister, Fernando Cordero, and the General Commander of the Ecuadorian Air Force (FAE), General Raúl Banderas, to the National Assembly, to give “sufficient...

Brazil: 158 injured after train crash in Rio de Janeiro

The collision of two metropolitan trains in the Baixada Fluminense, in the southeastern Brazilian state of Rio de Janeiro, left on Monday 158 wounded, most without serious injuries, according to the latest tally of relief agencies. The Fire Department of State reported that the...