The discovery of a bed of plants that lay frozen under a Peruvian glacier for thousands of years points to dire consequences from climate change today, according to Lonnie Thompson, a glaciologist.
The United States trade deficit last October increased almost 9% reaching a record 55,5 billion US dollars totalling 500, 5 billion US dollars during the first ten months of 2004, reports the US Department of Commerce.
Brazil's meat exports this year should reach 5,8 billion US dollars, 42% above 2003, equivalent to 4,2 million tons, 23% over last year, according to the latest report from the Ministry of Agriculture.
Economy Minister Roberto Lavagna today joins with President Néstor Kirchner for travel to Brazil to take part in the Mercosur summit that kicks off in the Brazilian city of Ouro Preto tomorrow.
Tens of thousands of Antarctic penguin chicks could starve because an iceberg is blocking their parents' access to coastal feeding grounds, officials say.
United States Secretary of State Colin Powell expressed support for Argentina's economic policy said Foreign Affairs Minister Rafael Bielsa after a private meeting in the US State Department.
The United States Federal Open Market Committee unanimously decided Tuesday to raise its target for the federal funds rate by 25 basis points to 2,25%, the fifth increase since June. The decision was anticipated by money markets.
Brazil is considering restricting Argentine imports if Argentina insists in limiting the access of Brazilian exports, according to reports published Tuesday in Rio do Janeiro's press.
Chile celebrated Tuesday the second anniversary of the signing of the association agreement with the European Union which has seen bilateral trade expand from 7,3 billion US dollars in 2002, to 8,3 billion in 2003 and a forecast of 10 billion for 2004.
Natural gas exploration in Chilean Tierra del Fuego has been given the green light from the Environmental Office following the approval of the Environment Impact for the ten million US dollar project.