Stories for May 2004
The Organization of petroleum exporting countries, OPEC, could be holding a formal meeting next May 22/24 in Amsterdam to decide an oil production increase with the purpose of stopping the escalation of oil prices, the highest in decades.
The Brazilian Deputy Trade Representative before the World Trade Organization, WTO Pablo Estavillet de Mezquita argued in favour of Mercosur countries having free of quotas access to European Union agriculture markets.
The only thing we can do is feeling ashamed, and apologize, said Argentine Minister of Interior Anibal Fernandez who defended Argentina's decision to limit natural gas supply to Chile, simultaneously admitting that there's no close end to the energy crisis.
One of the most capable political operators from the Brazilian Foreign Affairs Ministry, Mauro Luiz Iecker Vieira, 53, is the new Brazilian ambassador in Buenos Aires.
Brazilian president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva appealed to the business community not to expect magic plans to help reactivate the stagnant Brazilian economy which in 2003 contracted 0,2% for the first time in eleven years.
A third application to the Supreme Court of Western Australia has seen a Chilean fishermen arrested aboard the fishing vessel Viarsa 1 allowed to return home before he faces trial in October.
The Falkland Islands Development Board met at the Chamber of Commerce this morning.
Argentine president Nestor Kirchner public opinion support stands at 73%, eleven points less than in April, according to the latest poll from Ipsos-Mora & Araujo published in this Sunday's edition of La Nacion.
Five Falklands' business people visited the Shetland Islands last week, investigating the potential of aquaculture.
Falkland Islands Councillor Mike Summers said that no approach has been made by Argentina for the inauguration of the Argentine War Memorial at Darwin.