An Italian steel hulled cutter, Il Giundungo left this week the island of Elba for an unprecedented five year circumvention of Antarctica expedition project.
The Commonwealth Games Queen's Baton is on its way to Antarctica on board the Australian ice patrol flagship Aurora Australis after having visited Oceania and the Pacific islands.
Supporters of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez claimed victory in all 167 seats at stake in Venezuela's congressional elections Sunday.
Argentina is forecasted to expand for the third consecutive year in the range of 9% with the GDP reaching over 300 billion US dollars, which represents a 5,3% above the highest ever of 1998 before the recession began.
Buenos Aires expects 2.26 million tourists; Historic year for Chile; Additional weekend flights Punta Arenas-Santiago.
The half year Mercosur summit to be held this week in Montevideo, Uruguay, will test the re-vitalized Buenos Aires-Brasilia axis which was the highlight of the recent presidential meeting, next to the Iguazu falls, between Argentina's Nestor Kirchner and Lula da Silva from Brazil.
The talented Irish star Colin Farrell is currently in Uruguay where a remake of the famous Miami Vice has began to be filmed.
Chilean opposition parties bitterly complained the scheduled participation of Argentine First Lady Cristina Kirchner in Thursday's final rally of the ruling coalition candidate Michelle Bachelet for next Sunday's presidential election.
Felipe Calderon, 43, became Sunday Mexico's ruling party National Action Party, PAN, presidential candidate for the July 2006 general election.
A MEETING of the Falklands Fisheries Committee has confirmed that the new Fisheries Ordinance will be implemented by July 1, 2006.