The University of Magallanes in Punta Arenas presented this week its first experience with flat fish and the encouraging results of the Atlantic halibut pilot farming project.
Ary Rongel the Brazilian Antarctic research vessel mostly funded by Brazilian universities is currently moored in Punta Arenas until January 2 when it will return to Operacion Antarctica XXII.
Beginning January an Argentine company will be organizing Antarctic air tours leaving from Ushuaia in Tierra del Fuego.
Chile supports Argentina's claim to the Falkland Islands and it's a legitimate strategy for Argentina to have a direct air link from its continental territory to the Islands with an Argentine flagged carrier, revealed Jaime Jelincic, mayor of Magallanes and Chilean Antarctic Province.
A pro-business former mayor of the Guatemalan capital was elected president over a center-left engineer who billed himself as the candidate of the poor in a runoff election marred by low voter turnout.