Headlines: Chile leads in farmed salmon production; EC calls for closures in some fishing grounds; South Africa grants large pelagic rights locally; N Z seafood industry thankful for additional quotas; Chilean salmon industry acquires Norwegian laboratory; Fishmeal and Fish Oil landings of 15.3 million tons; RCEP calls for fishing species protection in UK.
A major change in the leadership of the Falkland Islands Association has brought renewed pledges of support for Falkland Islands' self-determination and determined resistance to Argentina's persistent sovereignty claim.
After deciding that Augusto Pinochet is mentally fit to stand trial, a Chilean judge on Monday indicted the 89-year-old former dictator for his alleged role in the abduction and summary execution of suspected political opponents in the 1970s.
ISLANDERS are being encouraged to use 2005 to celebrate the sea and its importance to the Falklands, in conjunction with a year-long festival known as SeaBritain 2005.
A report on ecological damage from greenhouse gases dominated a UN conference on global warming yesterday in Bs. Aires as delegates from nearly 200 nations began to assemble for meetings next week on the launch of the Kyoto Protocol.
David Hudd, the head of Falkland Island Holdings, tells Edward Simpkins about his firm's drive to modernise
The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries, OPEC, agreed Friday to eliminate the excess production that has enabled oil prices to drop from its recent historic highs.
Brazil formally launched Friday the candidacy of diplomat Luiz Felipe de Seixas Correa to lead the World Trade Organization, WTO.
Ruling pro-President Hugo Chavez lawmakers approved changes in the Venezuelan penal code making pot-banging protests known as cacelorazos, and other noisy demonstrations punishable by law, as well as increasing penalties for slander and libel, while softening other crimes such as stealing food or medicines
Chile is reasonably optimistic about South American integration following this week's presidential meetings in Cuzco, Peru where the South American Community of Nations, SACN, was officially launched, said Chilean Foreign Affairs minister Ignacio Walker.