Stories for 2012
Endangered sharks will be given greater protection following Monday’s signing of an international agreement on the conservation of sharks, according to an announcement made by UK Fisheries Minister Richard Benyon.
Uruguay meat exports so far this year (June 9) represented 766 million dollars which is slightly higher that the same period last year when the sum was 722 million dollars; likewise tonnage was 195.459 compared to 184.749 tons in 2011.
The technical teams of Argentine nationalized hydrocarbon companies YPF and Russia’s Gazprom will begin to do joint work in the area, said Foreign Minister Héctor Timerman
Coca-Cola CEO Muhtar Kent insists his company is not responsible for the rise in US obesity despite New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg's recent moves to limit the consumption of sugary drinks.
Mexico's presidential front-runner Enrique Peña Nieto has maintained a wide lead over his rivals with less than two weeks remaining until the July 1 election, an opinion poll showed this week.
Carlos Slim Domit, son of tycoon Carlos Slim who recently acquired 8.4% of the shares of YPF oil company, confirmed on Monday that their arrival “was not a share purchase but the exercise of a financial guarantee,” which they have been working on in the last four years.
Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez has a 16-percentage-point lead over opposition candidate Henrique Capriles ahead of an election in October, a new opinion poll showed on Tuesday.
UK PM David Cameron has refused to accept a letter from Argentina's president about her country's claim to the Falklands Islands. PM Cameron approached President Cristina Fernandez before the first session of the G20 summit in Mexico, No 10 said.
Brazil and Argentina agreed on Monday “to oppose any financial adjustment plan” and sponsor development and growth policies to face the world crisis, in the framework of the two-day G20 summit taking place in Mexico.
Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao is to attend the upcoming UN Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20) in Rio De Janeiro, and pay official visits to Brazil, Uruguay, Argentina and Chile from June 20 to 26, it was announced in Beijing the Foreign Ministry