Chile and Colombia signed a trade agreement Monday that will eliminate the bulk of customs duties on the annual 689 million US dollars in goods traded between the two countries.
Fishing nations including China and South Korea have blocked UN negotiators from imposing a full-fledged ban against destructive bottom trawling on the high seas.
Presidents Néstor Kirchner and Tabaré Vázquez act like two deaf men not willing to hear each other and who do not want to meet to talk, the 1980 Nobel Peace Laureate Adolfo Pérez Esquivel said yesterday.
A delicately elaborated nautical telescope, metal handheld lamps, intact pieces of dinnerware, and even a sailor's shoe buckle are among the artifacts recovered from a sunken merchant ship in the bay of Chile's main port, Valparaíso, discovered by a submarine sent out to monitor the progress of a project to make the bay deeper.
The Gibraltar Government has issued a public call urging to vote ?yes' for progress in the coming Thursday referendum on the new Constitution, reports the Gibraltar Chronicle.
Brazil's oil and gas industry already represents 9% of the country's GDP and should be reaching 10% some time next year, according to Haroldo Lima head of the Oil, Gas & Biofuels Nacional Agency.
The Canadian Parliament formally recognized this week French speaking province Quebec as a nation within Canada following a motion presented by Conservative Prime Minister Stephen Harper.
The United States economy appears healthy and likely to continue growing at a moderate rate over the next year or so, causing price pressures to gradually ebb, but risks of inflation and a worse than expected housing slump could complicate said Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke in New York.
United States Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson said Tuesday in London that the need for greater currency flexibility is a short term issue facing US-China relations.
Argentine fisheries exports are forecasted to reach over a billion US dollars this year according to Fisheries and Aquaculture Under Secretary Gerardo Nieto.