Argentine fisheries exports (sea and fluvial; fresh and processed) during the first ten months of 2006 totaled 510.223 tons representing over a billion US dollars, according to the latest report from Senasa, Agro-food Health and Quality Service
Sales of new homes in United States picked up in November following a big drop in October, while the backlog of unsold homes on the market became somewhat smaller, according to the latest report from the Commerce Department released Wednesday.
Telephone lines and Internet service collapsed across much of Asia on Wednesday after two powerful earthquakes off the southern tip of Taiwan damaged undersea cables used by several countries to route calls and online traffic.
Morocco's parliament unanimously ratified this week the fisheries agreement with the European Union which entitles 119 EU fishing vessels to operate in the North African country's waters.
The lack of news about the health condition of Cuban president Fidel Castro who underwent serious surgery last July, Cubans are anxiously waiting for their leader's traditional New Year's message when the island celebrates the 48th anniversary of the revolution, according to press reports from Havana.