Green light from the US Treasury; A more sober Argentina; Foreign investment in Chile collapses; Warning from The New York Times
Ascension Island, the mid-Atlantic staging post for UK-Falkland Islands air services, is the focus of an increasingly bitter constitutional dispute between the Foreign Office in London and the island's 850 inhabitants.
The International Monetary Fund, IMF, said today that negotiations with Argentina regarding credit assistance have received a renewed thrust and anticipated several missions will be travelling to Buenos Aires to support the new situation.
Denmark presides over Europe;
Three strategic points; Chile in the Security Council; Freeze Mercosur; President Fox in regional summit