Under the headline of “Falkland Islands oil reserves 'to help British economy'” the Telegraph points out that four British oil companies are exploring to the north and south of the Islands and that the British financial sector is pouring “around £ 327 million into the offshore projects”.
The United Nations Secretary General on Monday called for efforts to fight discrimination against people living with HIV/AIDS.
The European Union's Lisbon Treaty has come into force with the aim of streamlining EU decision-making. The first EU president also took office along with the bloc's new foreign policy chief.
A few weeks ago, a movie industry pal tipped me off to an especially cool new YouTube short by an obscure filmmaker from Uruguay. Watch it, he said. This guy is going to be a big star.
Spanish judge Baltasar Garzon on Monday demanded that the widow and advisors of former Chilean Dictator Augusto Pinochet pay US$77 million to a Spanish charity for his regime’s victims within the next 10 days.
Newspaper publishers will now be able to set a limit on the number of free news articles people can read through Google, the company has announced.
US President Barack Obama has set out an ambitious timetable for the deployment of an additional 30,000 soldiers in Afghanistan and the start date for military withdrawal.
Magallanes Region in the extreme south of Chile has dropped from fourth to sixth place in the ranking of regions with the least unemployment, according to the latest release which shows the rate jumped to 8.2% in the August-October quarter. This represents a 6.5 percentage point increase over the same period a year ago and half a point compared to the previous July-September quarter.
With his slicked-back hair, neatly trimmed, close-cropped beard, and impeccably pressed suits, Luciano Coutinho looks like any other obscure Brazilian banker.
But he is anything but an average banking man.
Scientists and environmental groups criticised the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) last week for proposing the certification of Ross Sea Antarctic toothfish. The certification is being recommended by UK-based Moody Marine, the organisation chosen by Ross Sea fishers and accepted by the MSC.