The IMF revealed its new managing director Christine Lagarde who took office on Tuesday will receive an annual salary of 467,940 US dollars net of income taxes and told her to “observe the highest standards of ethical conduct.”
The Irish government is expecting a report from the European Commission setting out the economic impact on Eire of a potential trade agreement between the EU and Mercosur.
According to recently released document the government of Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher wanted Scotland to crash out of the 1982 World Cup in Spain in an attempt to avoid a diplomatic headache over the Falklands conflict.
A statue of former US President Ronald Reagan has been unveiled at a ceremony outside the American embassy in central London. The invited guests include former UK Prime Minister Baroness Thatcher - who was a close ally of Reagan when they were both in power in the 1980s.
Strengthening Brazil-UK defence cooperation agreement and building Atlantic and wider security are among the issues to be addressed by UK and Brazil during the three day visit of Defence minister Dr Nelson Jobim to Britain
Caroline Graham from London's Mail on Sunday visited the Falkland Islands for a week and chance had it she arrived when a commercial oil strike was announced by one of the several companies exploring offshore the Islands.
Uruguay’s state owned power company UTE moved closer to linking with Brazil’s Eletrobras for wind projects after its board gave the go-ahead to explore a partnership.
Falkland Islands Argos Resources Limited reports encouraging progress on the processing and interpretation of its recently acquired 3D seismic data over its 100% owned licence PL001 in the North Falkland basin. With fast track processing of the 3D data Argos could be ready for exploratory drilling in late 2011/2012.
Rockhopper Exploration is looking at some form of floating platform as the likeliest option to produce its Sea Lion oil and gas discovery offshore the Falkland Islands. But the company wants to complete delineation of the field before progressing to the front-end engineering and design (FEED) stage, reports Offshore.
Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner announced a package of measures to mitigate the effects of ash spewing from Chile's Puyehue volcano that has upended air travel, tourism and farming in Patagonia.