The Falkland Islands Government is hosting a one day Forum, entitled 'Opportunities for the Future', in London on 18 April 2007 to raise awareness of the Islands and its promising commercial growth and investment prospects, particularly in the areas of oil and mineral exploration, fisheries, agriculture and tourism.
Falkland Islands' born Alejandro Betts, 60, who left the islands for good in June 1982 to live in Argentina, is running for mayor of a small town, Aguas de Oro, in Cordoba, reports the Argentine press.
Today the huge cruise liner Golden Princess made the first of a number of scheduled visits this year to Stanley (population around 2000) the neat, but tiny capital of the Falkland Islands.
China's first strategic oil reserve base station has begun to be filled in Ningbo, Zhejiang province, according to reports from the country's National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC). This is the latest step in China's efforts to ensure a strategic oil reserve.
A majority of people in France, Germany, Spain and Italy feel the euro has hurt their economies, according to a poll published Monday in the Financial Times. The FT-Harris survey found more than half of citizens questioned in the big euro zone countries said they preferred their former currency.
United Nations marked Monday the annual International Day of Commemoration in memory of the victims of the Holocaust with an urgent appeal that the remembrance of the millions of Jews and others murdered by the Nazis serve to prevent new massacres, a rebuff for those who deny that the tragedy ever occurred, and moving testimony from survivors.
The White House confirmed Monday it will request Congress to renew the key trade negotiating authority that expires next July and said time was running short for countries to reach a new global trade deal.
Argentina ratified Monday its full willingness to dialogue with Uruguay to find a solution to the increasingly intricate dispute over the establishment of pulp mills along the common fluvial border.
Argentina has managed to leave behind a nightmarish economic crisis in a relatively short time, with four years of an average yearly growth of about nine percent ÃÂ¢€” and growth is expected to continue at a sound pace at least in the in the mid-term.