Scientists forecast poor squid season in 2005; Mid-water hoki trawling has been authorised; Satellite control system in Tierra del Fuego.
Chilean scientists and military researchers will jointly assess climate changes in South Pole glaciers during air and land expeditions in late 2004, announced Chilean Defence Minister Michelle Bachelet.
Energy hungry Brazil will offer oil rich Ecuador a strategic alliance for the development of hydrocarbons when president Luiz Inaico Lula da Silva arrives in Quito for a two days official visit
The Chilean economy expanded at an annual rate of 4,9% during the first half of 2004, compared to the same period a year ago according to the latest report from the Central Bank.
Brazilian president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva offered to supply natural gas to Chile which this winter faced a serious energy shortage.