As a result of the cold front affecting Europe, Chile’s Sociedad Punta de Lobos (SPL) —salt producer and exporter—is working at full capacity to export salt destined primarily for Belgium, Holland, Germany and France.
The recently arrived new Governor in the Falkland Islands, Mr Nigel Haywood, took time recently to talk about his role in the Islands’ weekly newspaper, the Penguin News.
In his response to the British Prime Minister’s Christmas address to the Falkland Islanders, Argentina’s Ambassador at the United Nations, Jorge Arguello, makes the strong suggestion that Britain should lose its place on the UN’s Security Council.
Desire Petroleum plc (AIM:DES) the oil and gas company wholly focussed on the North Falkland Basin, advises that the 25/5-1 well on the Dawn/Jacinta prospect has reached a depth of 1,313metres.
Scientists from Chile and other countries will build a base in the Atacama desert, the most arid in the world, with the aim of simulating a space colony, along with mobile rocket launch pads and greenhouses as if the site were on the planet Mars, a media report said.
Relations between the United States and Latin America have not changed in any meaningful way under President Barack Obama, Brazilian head of state Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva said.