Trilateral talks continued late last night in Chevening, Kent as Chief Minister, Peter Caruana, and Jose Pons and Dominick Chilcott the respective Spanish and British diplomats leading on negotiations, worked to try and close a series of items that would allow talks at ministerial level to go ahead ?in the near future'.
Japan and Chile began two days of official negotiations in Tokyo on Feb. 23 on a bilateral free trade agreement (FTA), aimed at striking a deal by the end of the year, Japanese government officials said.
Seeking to ensure fair globalization, the United Nations International Labour Organization overwhelmingly adopted on Thursday comprehensive new standards for the world's 1.2 million merchant sailors, setting out a host of rights to decent working conditions covering health, safety, minimum age and hours of work.
Chilean president Ricardo Lagos confirmed Thursday that United States Secretary of State Condolezza Rice would be participating next March 11 in the taking office ceremony of elected president Michelle Bachelet, the first woman to lead Chile.
Argentine sanitary officials are checking into the possibility of a new outbreak of foot and mouth disease in the area where two weeks ago several thousands of cattle and hoofed animals were sacrificed.
The European Union Trade Commissar Peter Mandelson said he was disappointed with the EU and Mercosur's incapacity to reach a free trade agreement but nevertheless extended an invitation for another round of talks.
Argentina officially notified the British Embassy in Buenos Aires on Thursday of the capture, last Monday, of the Falklands' flagged vessel John Cheek allegedly fishing in Argentina's EEZ
European Union governments failed to approve plans to vaccinate poultry against flu, even as the lethal H5N1 strain of bird flu was confirmed in a seventh EU country.
IN his activity report to the Falkland Islands Development Board last week, General Manager of the Falkland Islands Development Corporation Julian Morris said there are, lots of things happening which in the main are potentially extremely positive.
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