Stories for July 2005
Argentina's Welsh community marked the 140th anniversary of the first settlers landing in what is now Puerto Madryn, in the Patagonian province of Chubut, on July 28, 1865.
Venezuela's state oil company Petroleos de Venezuela S.A. (PDVSA) is considering upgrading Uruguay's La Teja refinery to process Venezuelan oil in the most recent step to increase oil sales to Latin America, a company official said.
Uruguay is seriously considering legal actions against the producers of a Hollywood film Submerged with Steven Seagal which ridicules the South American country as a banana republic where a terrorist captured US nuclear submarine is taken.
Scientists and technicians of the National Institute for Fisheries Research and Development are to begin a study on common hake to determine the resource total biomass between parallels 34Ãâ€šÃ‚Âº 30' S and 48Ãâ€šÃ‚Âº S, and evaluate its abundance and distribution by age and size.
Eco-oceans an environmental non government organization claims a European Union health and consumer inspection team which recently visited Chile, banned exports from four fish processing plants located in Puerto Montt.
United States Agriculture Department is looking into a possible new case of mad cow in the country.
Washington does not view Venezuela as the centre of the universe said a top U.S. diplomat Wednesday when asked whether Washington fears a new anti-imperialist television network based in Caracas will expand the influence of leftist Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez.
British Ambassador in Argentina John Hughes confirmed the resumption of bilateral talks next September between Mercosur and the European Union with the purpose of reaching a free trade agreement.
Spanish oil company Repsol-YPF revealed Thursday earnings of 1,65 billion Euros in the first half of 2005. Profits were in line with market expectations reported the company.
US Congressional approval of the free-trade treaty between United States and Central America is likely to help pave the way for similar regional accords and contribute to the success of WTO negotiations.