Uruguay's per capita consumption of beef jumped from 40 to 54 kilos in five years making the domestic market the second destination of the country's most important single export according to a release from the local Meat Institute, INAC.
20 year old Luis Suarez, the Uruguayan international, hit two individual classic goals for Ajax of Amsterdam, in their exciting encounter against AZ of Alkmaar on Sunday.
The Dutch champions PSV Eindhoven began this seasons Champions League campaign with a narrow but valuable 2-1 victory over the Russian champions CSKA Moscow.
Up to 10 British tourists are feared to be among 90 people killed in a horrific plane crash in Thailand as it attempted to land during heavy wind and rain.
Dutch Eredivisie champions PSV Eindhoven eeked out a narrow 1-0 victory over improving Vitesse, to leapfrog the Arnhem side and go top of the table after 4 games.
History repeats itself, although this time FC Den Bosch will hope for a better result at the end of the season, than that which they had in 2006/7. Then they won the Jupiler League First Period Championship, but in the end of season play-offs lost to VVV Venlo who went on to gain promotion to the exclusive Eredivisie (Premier Division).
Bolivia confirmed this week it will require visas for Unite States tourists beginning December 1, following through on a pledge to treat visiting US citizens much like they treat Bolivians entering the United States.
London has overtaken Tokyo and Paris to become the world's most expensive city for dining out, a new international survey revealed Wednesday. At an average of £ 39.09 (57.40 euros, 74.08 dollars), the price of a three-course meal for one in the British capital city has increased by 2.9% from 2006.
Decades of wrangling between London and Brussels over switching to metric will come to an end with an announcement that imperial measures can carry on indefinitely.
Three million and a half foreign tourists will be visiting Argentina by the end of 2007 totaling 3.2 billion US dollars, according to the country's Tourism Under Secretary Daniel Aguilera.