Stories for November 29th 2006
Rafael Correa has been officially declared the winner of Ecuador's Sunday presidential run off after results showed his with a lead of 15 points over his rival Alvaro Noboa. With over 90% of votes tallied the US trained economist has 57.9% of the vote while Conservative banana tycoon Noboa 42.1%.
Bolivia's Senate approved President Evo Morales' far-reaching land reform law on Tuesday, ending a weeklong boycott by opposition lawmakers who attempted to block passage of the bill.
Falkland Oil and Gas Limited announces reaching agreement on the terms of
an £8 million convertible loan note issue.
Mrs Phyllis Rendell, Director of Mineral Resources for the Falkland Islands Government reported this week on the various exploratory activities proceeding in and around the Islands.
Even though Chile is an major exporter of kiwis, a handful of imported kiwis are in the country to stay. In this case it's the people, not the fruit who have found a home on dairy farmland in Chile's southern Region X.
Scientists researching in Antarctic fear the Ross Ice Shelf, the size of France, could collapse quickly, triggering a dramatic rise in sea levels, according to reports in the New Zealand press.
Uruguay ordered the perimeter custody of the grounds where Finland's Botnia is building a controversial pulp mill plant on a shared river with Argentina and which is challenged by Buenos Aires alleging damages to the environment.