France called off a humanitarian mission Tuesday to treat and possibly free ailing hostage Ingrid Betancourt after Colombian rebels said they wouldn't unilaterally release any more captives.
An 11-year-old girl from Saitama Prefecture is due to set off on a seven-month journey by bicycle across South America with her parents.
American Airlines expects to cancel more flights on Wednesday after cancelling about 500 on Tuesday.
BRYAN SIBLEY, a Corporal in the Royal Marines during the Falklands War, has become the first SAMA82 veteran to be awarded an indulgence flight to visit the Islands.
Chile is the country with the highest wave energy potential in the world, the British engineering consultant Baird & Associates reported last week. According to company officials, wave energy along Chile's coast can satisfy up to 24% of the country's energy demand in summer and 26% in winter.
Falkland Islands fishing licence fees are high because ...it has always been in everyone's interest to maximise revenue; what is raised is based on what the market can stand, Government Director of Fisheries John Barton told Mercopress Wednesday, in response to local grumbling at the possibility of another increase in loligo licence fees.
CRUISE ship tourism in the Falkland Islands has increased by a massive 32%.
Brazil announced it will promote the country's ship building industry not only to supply vessels and oil rigs for domestic demand but to export them to the rest of Latinamerica.
International Monetary Fund (IMF) has said that the world economy will grow much more slowly in the next two years as a result of the credit crunch. In its latest economic forecast, the IMF says that world economic growth will slow to 3.7% in 2008 and 2009, 1.25% lower than growth in 2007.
Argentine Patagonia Nahuel Huapi National Park administrators have started expropriation proceedings against landowners, among them US media tycoon Ted Turner. Landowners have consistently refused free public access to rivers and lakes, park sources said.