Dolphins, small whales and manatees living in the waters off West Africa or islands in the mid-Atlantic Ocean will now receive greater protection after 15 countries signed an agreement under a United Nations-backed treaty that aims to conserve wildlife and habitats.
The killing of a landless peasant in Paraguay during a police eviction process in a farm belonging to a Brazilian national, decided the government on Tuesday to suspend all sales of land to foreigners.
Increasing nature-based enterprises could simultaneously enhance incomes for the world's rural poor and increase their resilience to economic, social and environmental threats, according to a new United Nations-backed report launched Wednesday.
Guess who is back? Argentina's First Escort and with a resounding This crisis does not affect us. Former president Nestor Kirchner has returned to open politics and in a rally to prop President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner made the daring remarks.
Gillian Merron has been named United Kingdom Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, effective October 5. She joins the five-member ministerial team at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, led by Foreign Secretary David Miliband.
Argentina and Chilean presidents will lead peace and reconciliation celebrations next December in Punta Arenas on the thirtieth anniversary of the papal intervention which prevented a full fledged war over the Beagle channel between the neighbouring countries back in 1978.
Uruguayan presidential pre candidates from the ruling coalition agreed Monday on the need for a consensus ticket for next year's election, but if necessary will hold primaries early next year.
The Group of Seven is no longer effective and should be replaced by a steering group that includes new emerging economic powers like China, India and Brazil, World Bank President Robert Zoellick said on Monday.
Argentine farmers' decision to resume protests against the government has put their demands back on the agenda but is unlikely to reignite the bitter conflict that gripped the country for four months.
British campaigners for a balanced migration policy welcomed hints from the Government's new immigration minister that he may seek limits on the number of migrants coming into the United Kingdom.