Stories for February 2005
Consumer prices in United States advanced 0,1% last January following a drastic drop in energy prices for the second consecutive month, according to a release this week from the Labour Department.
A numerous delegation of Chilean businessmen will be present at the coming International Food Fair scheduled in London March 13/16.
Bolivian Foreign Affairs minister Juan Ignacio Siles said his country could not support a Chilean candidate for the post of Secretary General of the Organization of American States, OAS, because it could be harmful to its country's maritime claims.
Paraguayan president Nicanor Duarte Frutos sacked Interior Minister, Nelson Mora, and at least 55 Police officers, the greatest security forces purge ever, in the framework of the investigation on the abduction and killing of a former president's daughter.
Mercosur and the Gulf Cooperation Council are moving closer to begin trade negotiations in the framework of a more ample understanding, said Brazilian Foreign Secretary Celso Amorim who is currently several Arab countries.
In a harsh speech Argentine President Nestor Kirchner said Wednesday he wasn't moved by some tears, and accused the sacked Air Force Commander in Chief (and a Malvinas hero) Carlos Rhode of cover up in a drug traffic scandal in the country's main air terminal Ezeiza.
Hardman Resources has been advised by the operator Falkland Oil and Gas Ltd that it has completed recording approximately 85% of the planned 4,900 kilometre 2D seismic survey in their 33,000 square kilometre licence areas to the south and east of the Falkland Islands (Hardman (22.5%) is in joint venture with FOGL (77.5%).
A four-member team returned Tuesday to the United Kingdom after a week spent discussing with Falkland Islanders their experiences of living alongside landmines.
Mercosur-European Union trade negotiations will resume during the first half of 2005, according to the latest report from Spanish Foreign Secretary Miguel Angel Morentinos.
Argentina confirmed its commitment to the Antarctic Treaty on Tuesday as it celebrated 101 years of uninterrupted presence on the frozen continent where it maintains six scientific research stations.