Argentine Beef Packers opened its first lamb export plant in 2002 in Esquel which was very successful, despite the long distance in bringing lambs up from Santa Fe.
The first exports flight carrying 16 tons of shrimp processed in the Argentine Patagonian province of Chubut left the Comodoro Rivadavia airport en route to Europe.
London's winning bid for the 2012 Summer Olympics could have been helped by an International Olympic Committee member pressing the wrong button during the voting process, according to a BBC report.
Peru's president declared a state of emergency in six jungle provinces and promised to stamp out the nation's remaining Shining Path guerrillas after suspected rebels killed eight police officers in an ambush.
FOGL, the oil and gas exploration company operating in the undrilled South and
East Falkland Basins, announces its unaudited interim results for the 6 months
ended 30 September 2005.
Four British explorers are recreating Robert Scott's ill-fated expedition to the South Pole using some replicas of equipment used in 1912. Simon Daglish, 40, Ed Farquhar, 39, James Daly, 41, and Roger Weatherby, 43, will pull a heavy wooden sledge across the original route.
China which has the fastest growing among large economies reviewed the estimate of its GDP by 16.8%, overtaking Italy as the world's sixth economy. The review follows a national census and is measured in US dollars at market exchange rates.
Mexican Foreign Affairs minister Luiz Ernesto Derbez said that the Migrant Bill passed by the United States House of Representatives is lame since it ignores the contribution of millions of Mexicans, but also stupid for pretending that a wall will solve the migratory challenge.
Evo Morales, 46, who January 22 will become Bolivia's first-ever Indian president is a leftist leader of coca-leaf farmers and former llamas shepherd born to a highland couple who saw three of their six children die in infancy.
In spite of what seems a landslide victory in last Sunday's presidential race (51% of the vote), Bolivian Indian leader Evo Morales won't have a majority in Congress and will need to build alliances both in the Lower House and the Senate.