A country that doesn’t own its water? Chile is home to the stunning and world-renowned Andes Mountains, extraordinary Patagonia frontier, and powerful pure rivers, but amazingly, it does not own the rights to much of its own water. When General Augusto Pinochet took power of the country in 1981, he privatized the country’s water rights and sold many of them to Spain. Currently, Chile faces foreign companies bargaining and developing its resources at the cost of people, livelihoods, and ecosystems, all of which once gone, will be gone forever.Kira Tenney and the New River Academy have been visiting Patagonia, Chile, for years. They discovered that many of its citizens do not know about proposed hydroelectric dams on Patagonia’s rivers or the impacts it will have on the people and wildlands. They’ve organized a grassroots effort to protect Patagonia and educate Chilean citizens, centered around a powerful, groundbreaking documentary being shown in Asheville this week.The benefit screening of Patagonia Rising: A Frontier Story of Water and Power is at Asheville Brewing and Pizza Company in Asheville, NC on April 26th at 9:00 pm.If you’ve ever dreamed about visiting a wild and pristine Patagonia, here is your chance to save it.
Pep Guardiola is not sure what his future will be when his contract with Manchester City expires. However, he does have a couple of ideas about what he does not want to do. The Spanish coach was asked about the possibility of directing the eternal rival of his current team and his response was clear: “After training Manchester City I will not train Manchester United. Nor would I train Real Madrid. Definitely not.” Premier League* Data updated as of January 7, 2020 Discarded the Manchester United and at the same time he took the opportunity to deny that in the future he would consider sitting on the bench of the Real Madrid, the eternal rival of Barcelona, team of his loves.After his response, they soon put forward the hypothesis about what he would do if the only offer he had in his hands was that of the red devils. Guardiola, who already took a sabbatical year, recognized that he would play golf waiting for a new proposal and would like to travel to the Maldives: “If I didn’t have offers I would be in the Maldives. Well, maybe not in the Maldives, because they don’t have golf courses.”It has long been said that the Spaniard will not continue in charge of the City when his contract expires in 2021 and it has even been published that there is a clause by which both could separate their paths ahead of time.