Stories for November 2005
Significant changes making the workings of the Falkland Islands government more transparent and accountable were approved during a meeting Wednesday, of the new Legislative Council.
Former Peruvian president Alberto Fujimori, currently in custody in Chile, would be the second hopeful in a run off with leading presidential candidate Lourdes Flores, if he was allowed to participate in the April 2006 general election, according to an opinion poll from Datum published last Tuesday in Lima.
After three long years of negotiations Chilean beef, lamb and pork have achieved direct access to the United States market informed the US Food Safety Inspection Service to its Chilean counterpart Agriculture and Livestock Survey, SAG.
Two Lords and four British MPs are on a two days official visit to Argentina interested in knowing the political situation of the country and strengthening bilateral relations.
Since February 2004, the European Space Agency (ESA) satellite Envisat is playing a key role in the conservation of Patagonian toothfish (Dissostichus eleginoides) by locating and tracking vessels that illegally target this scarce resource in the Antarctic Ocean.
A rare volcanic eruption is expanding the size of Montagu Island in the uninhabited British Overseas Territory South Sandwich Islands chain in remote southern Atlantic Ocean, reported Wednesday scientists from the British Antarctic Survey, BAS.
The Joint Task Group for the de-mining of the Falkland Islands is currently holding a three days meeting in London according to the Argentine press.
Venezuela and Argentina signed Monday in Puerto Ordaz several bilateral accords which lock the two countries into a tight strategic alliance targeted at converting Mercosur into the clear alternative to any trade agreement involving the hemisphere.
Former Peruvian vie president Francisco Tudela Van Breugel said that the downfall of President Alberto Fujimori in 2000 was very much influenced by his administration's lack of support for the United Stated sponsored Colombia Plan and the decision to purchase fighter bombers MIG-29 instead of F-16.
The European Union Trade Commissar Peter Mandelson reiterated that the 25 member block will not improve its agriculture proposal for the coming World Trade Organization Doha Round negotiations.