Stories for October 2005
Nicaragua' National Assembly ratified Monday the free trade agreement between Central America, United States and the Dominican Republic, identified as CAFTA-RD.
Chilean President Ricardo Lagos asked Queen Elizabeth II that Prince Charles visit Chile in the near future.
The Falkland's attendance at Labour and Conservative party conferences has been very worthwhile, according to Councillor Cheek.
A upsurge in the quantity of Loligo Squid caught within the Falkland Islands licensed fishing zone has given a welcome boost to the Islands economy.
The numbers of tourists visiting South Georgia in the coming season is likely to rise substantially, according to local authorities. Twenty different ships are scheduled to complete 46 visits totalling between 3.800 and 5.200 visitors.
Inspectors from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) praised Brazil's economic performance following a three-day inspection. The IMF applauded Brazil's low inflation and strong exports yesterday, but said the country now should reduce sky-high interest rates.
United States president George W. Bush will be naming the successor of Federal Reserve chairman Alan Greenspan as soon as possible said Monday the White House spokesperson Scott McClellan.
The Chilean Agriculture Research Centre in Magallanes is involved in a pilot program to cross breed Japanese Wagyu cattle with local Aberdeen Angus with the purpose of obtaining beef cuts palatable to the Japanese consumer.
Ozone research in Magallanes region and Chilean Antarctic is expanding with the resumption of probe balloons launching and the establishment of ultra violet radiation registering equipment in the Eduardo Frei and Bernardo O'Higgins bases.
Chilean president Ricardo Lagos left Monday for Britain and Spain on official visits including a meeting with Queen Elizabeth II in Buckingham Palace.