As of 09:00 hours Thursday November 27 the people of Gibraltar will be casting their vote in what has been a quiet general election.
Colombia, Peru and Central American countries were among the main winners of the recent Miami Free Trade Association of the Americas, FTAA, ministerial summit, while Canada, Chile and Mexico can be listed as half losers and Venezuela a total looser, according to Andrés Oppenheimer Latinamerican analyst for The Miami Herald.
German president Johannes Rau currently visiting Mercosur country members praised Chile as an anchor of stability in a continent plagued with conflicts and problems.
The Brazilian petroleum consortium Petrobras figures among the twelve most profitable companies in the Americas according to Economática a Miami based business consulting company.
The presidential summit of Mercosur and the Community of Andean Nations, CAN, scheduled for mid-December in Montevideo, Uruguay, when a free trade accord was expected to be signed, has been delayed and the meeting will only be at ministerial level, indicated Uruguayan Foreign Affairs Minister Didier Opertti.
The average tariff for Chilean imports reached 3,2% last September, the lowest ever, according to a report from the local Chamber of Commerce, CCS.
The Argentine permanent Memorial to be erected at Darwin cemetery is almost finished and sometime next February/March will be shipped and assembled in the Falkland Islands, according to a report in the Thursday edition of Buenos Aires daily Clarín.
Born at Black Rock, on East Falkland in 1923, I thought readers might be interested in my early life as a shepherd's son and in camp life in general.
The South Atlantic Medal Association, made up of Falkland War Veterans, their families and Islanders recently celebrated the launch of its newest regional branch. On Saturday August 30th at the TA centre in Cardiff, over a hundred Veterans and special guests attended the inaugural meeting to launch SAMA Wales.
Eight hundred far-right militiamen laid down their weapons on Tuesday in a ceremony the government hoped would bring peace closer but which was condemned by human rights activists as a travesty.