Stories for 2006
Chilean presidential Socialist candidate Michelle Bachelet was leading her conservative opponent Sebastián Piñera by more than eight points a week and a half from the runoff, January 15, according to a poll published Wednesday.
Tierra del Fuego Senator Mario Domingo Daniele pledged this week to renew his commitment in denouncing the illegitimacy of the Malvinas fishing licences awarded by Great Britain.
Five Commerson's dolphins that had become stranded by the falling tide in a small island off West Falkland were rescued Monday by researchers working in the area.
Colin Yeates, who hopes to be the first person to single-handedly circumnavigate the Antarctic in a rowing boat, left the Falkland Islands yesterday to begin his epic journey.
Peru officially presented on Tuesday to the Chilean government the official extradition request for former President Alberto Fujimori, charged with several counts of human rights abuse and corruption.
Chile's conservative presidential candidate Sebastian Piñera announced Tuesday 120 measures he promised to rapidly implement in 120 days if he wins the January 15 runoff against ruling coalition candidate Michelle Bachelet.
United States offered Tuesday aid to Bolivia's new administration but specified that the bilateral relationship will depend on the policies that elected president Evo Morales implements and the ties he develops with other countries.
Renowned Peruvian author Mario Vargas Llosa said Latin America is living under an imperfect democracy and went on to attack the presidents of Venezuela Hugo Chavez; Nestor Kirchner from Argentina and Cuba's Fidel Castro.
Falkland Oil and Gas, an energy exploration company, said on Wednesday it was to appoint Tim Bushell as chief executive following the retirement of Executive Chairman John Armstrong.
In another twist of its tightening policy towards the Falkland Islands the Argentine government said it expects Argentine flagged jiggers to begin catching in the South Atlantic high seas before the official squid season starts next February, reports Clarin in the Wednesday edition.