The Falkland Islands Association announced the appointment of a new editor for their newsletter. She is Mrs Lisa Johnston, a Falkland Islander who was editor of Penguin News, the Islands' weekly newspaper from 1994 until 2002.
The Spanish oil consortium Respsol-YPF in planning to undertake seismic surveying in the Malvinas basin in 2008, and could invite Argentina's new government owned oil company Enarsa to participate in the operation
The Royal Falkland Islands Police is investigating the case of twelve crew members who abandoned a Taiwanese flagged fishing vessel anchored in Stanley Harbour.
Colombian president Alvaro Uribe appointed Fernando Araújo Perdomo as Foreign Affairs minister, a former cabinet member who on December 31 escaped from six year guerrilla captivity.
Spain has become the most popular destination for Europeans thinking of working abroad, ahead of the UK according to a Financial Times/Harris poll taken in five European countries.
London's Mayor Ken Livingstone signed an oil deal with Venezuela providing cheap fuel for London's buses and giving cut price travel for those on benefits, reports the BBC.
Australia's summer crop production is forecast to fall by nearly 60% in 2006-07 as most of the main growing areas in southern Queensland, northern New South Wales and the Riverina remain in the grip of drought, the February issue of ABARE (Australian Bureau of Agriculture and Resource Economics) Australian Crop Report reveals.
Bolivian President Evo Morales vowed to continue what he called his ''peaceful, democratic revolution'' and insisted that his job is to take care of the poor.