The signing of a tripartite agreement between the governments of Spain, Britain and Gibraltar has been hailed as heralding a new era in a sovereignty dispute, which has run since 1704 and has parallels with the one that exists between Britain and Argentina over the Falkland Islands.
The September meeting of the Falkland Islands Government's Fisheries Committee, held last Friday, considered a paper produced jointly by the Fisheries Department and the Loligo Producers Group (LPG) on the recommendations of a bio-economic report on the Falklands Loligo fishery.
When readers of the Daily Telegraph newspaper were asked shortly after the September 11, 2001 attacks whether security fears had made them think twice about travelling to the United States, a resounding 89 percent proclaimed no. But in a recent survey, 90 percent said they would avoid flying to the US.
A council of Andean foreign ministers yesterday approved Chile's re-entry to the Andean Community of Nations trade group after a three-decade absence, Peru's foreign minister told local radio.
Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has replaced his re-election campaign chief, Ricardo Berzoini, amid ongoing allegations of dirty tricks.
Last week's meeting of the Falkland Island Government's Fisheries Committee heard that attempts to arrive at a consensus view on the allocation of quota in the finfish and restricted finfish fisheries had so far proved unsuccessful.
President Michelle Bachelet and Defense Minister Vivianne Blanlot were the first two women in Chile's history to preside over the Glories of the Army ceremony this week, accompanied by 7,000 members of the armed forces, navy, and police, including almost 1,000 female officers.
Israeli Ambassador to Venezuela Shlomo Cohen, who had been recalled for consultations last month, is returning Thursday to Caracas, revealed an Israeli Foreign Ministry spokesman.
The Bank of Chile became the first South American private finance institution to open an office in Beijing in the framework of the Chile/China free trade agreement.
The United Nations address by Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has had an unexpected impact on the best seller lists of Amazon.com and Barnes & Noble.com.