Mrs Phyllis Rendell, Director of Mineral Resources for the Falkland Islands Government reported this week on the various exploratory activities proceeding in and around the Islands.
Even though Chile is an major exporter of kiwis, a handful of imported kiwis are in the country to stay. In this case it's the people, not the fruit who have found a home on dairy farmland in Chile's southern Region X.
Scientists researching in Antarctic fear the Ross Ice Shelf, the size of France, could collapse quickly, triggering a dramatic rise in sea levels, according to reports in the New Zealand press.
Uruguay ordered the perimeter custody of the grounds where Finland's Botnia is building a controversial pulp mill plant on a shared river with Argentina and which is challenged by Buenos Aires alleging damages to the environment.
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.