Stories for June 29th 2007
Our men in New York; Forty years of loyalty to the Falklands; New bullying claims rock police force; Liberation 'indiscretion'; Health survey results comino.
Cold winter conditions and the lack of wind are exacerbating air-quality problems in Santiago and Chillán; pollution in both cities has reached extreme levels.
United States announced it will halt imports of five types of farmed Chinese seafood, claiming they contain antibiotics that are not allowed in North America
The much disputed clause which would have the United Nations General Assembly exclude Gibraltar and the Falkland Islands from the full exercise of self-determination because they are caught in a sovereignty dispute was adopted by the UN Committee of 24 this week and passed to the UN fourth committee, reports the Gibraltar Chronicle.
The International Monetary Fund and the World Bank are cooperating unconditionally with Bolivia's government after months of frosty relations, said President Evo Morales during his visit to Zurich, Switzerland.
Energy corporations will invest 133 billion US dollars in the next ten years looking for oil and gas in Brazil according to a release from the country's Ministry of Mines and Energy.
Uruguay's state-run energy company Ancap bought this week 90 service stations from Chevron Corp operated locally under the Texaco banner, for 22.5 million US dollars.
Mercosur presidential summit in Paraguay approved Friday steps to speed cross-border shipments of meat and vegetables on Friday, but postponed action on other key issues amid calls for greater unity.
United States core inflation fell below 2% for the first time in three years after a modest increase in prices last month, according to new government figures.
Brazil's largest air carrier TAM Linhas Aereas signed a memorandum of understanding to buy 22 Airbus A350 XWB jets plus four A330-200s, the European manufacturer announced Friday.