Chile: two tourists fined for using stove in protected area of Parque Nacional Torres del Paine

Posted on March 13, 2013 • Filed under: Chile, Enviromental Issues, TRAVEL reported that two tourists have been fined $ 50,000 each, and the conditional suspension of proceedings requested the prosecutor Ivan Tamayo against two tourists-the Deriguti Argentina and Chile’s Paola Alejandra Saavedra-who were caught using a stove along the path between the shelters Paine Grande and Grey, at the height of the Stones River National Park Torres del Paine. This is an area not authorized for such activities.
Both people must pay the fine by 30 March, and the money will go to reforestation. Read Article

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