Stories for May 2012
Planting the first of what it hopes will be a million trees, “Reforestemos (reforest) Patagonia” officially launched a campaign that will restore large swathes of Chilean Patagonia to pristine wilderness.
Argentine President Cristina Fernández, CFK, said that handing over power is unavoidable, thus implying that she has no plans to seek a re-re-election, (not contemplated by the Constitution) and recommended those expecting her to be in office for a long time to pray the rosary at night and realize how fragile you are.
The president of the Chilean Lower House Foreign Affairs committee, Jorge Tarud said on Sunday that Chile is fully complying with the Ottawa Convention and with the timetable to finish de-mining tasks along the Peruvian border.
How do you move and relocate half a million hogs? That is the challenge faced by Chilean sanitary authorities following the closure of the country’s largest pig farm forced after months of complaints from protesting neighbours about the persistent odours and infested waters.
North Ireland officials are willing to share their peace forging experiences with Colombia in the event of a peace process that puts an end to the decades-long armed conflict in the South American country.
Public and private sector tourism leaders gathered in Mexico for the Americas Summit of the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC), a networking and discussion forum held at Riviera Maya on Mexico’s Yucatán peninsula.
The Vatican faces a widening scandal that in one short week has seen Pope Benedict's butler arrested, the president of its bank unceremoniously dismissed and the publication of a new book alleging conspiracies among cardinals.
Argentine vice-president Amado Boudou publicity thanked Bolivia for its standing and unyielding support to Argentina’s claims over the Malvinas and other South Atlantic Islands.
A huge orchestra comprising 700 children from seven Latin American countries, plus China and South Korea, played music from the soundtrack of “The Mission” as the Iguazú Falls shared by Argentina and Brazil were officially inaugurated one of the New7Wonders of Nature.
Argentina explained that the YPF seizure was carried out in order to avoid an energy crisis in an article which was published in the US edition of The Financial Times newspaper and signed by Ambassador Jorge Argüello.