Brazil and United States will attempt to advance the Doha global trade talks during US president George Bush's official two day visit to Brazil which begins today Thursday.
February has been a quiet month for South Georgia island with visits from only eight cruise ships, the Fisheries Patrol FPV 'Pharos SG' and yacht 'Adele' reports GSGSSI.
The head of the United Nations Environment Programme, UNEP, has applauded the findings of a new study that calls for a parallel push to fight climate change and also to decrease chemicals harming the ozone layer which shields the Earth from harmful ultraviolet light.
Peru's government owned oil company Petroperu signed memorandums of understanding with a French firm to build a 500 million US dollars gas pipeline and with a Brazilian company to construct 2.8 billion in petrochemical projects.
Argentina and Bolivia signed an agreement for the construction of the Northeast Argentina Gas Pipeline, a project that will require an investment of 1.1 billion US dollars
Stock markets in Europe and much of Asia extended a rally overnight after a week of losses in global equities but Wall Street faltered as investors pulled back. European markets steamed ahead following on Asia's rebound although Tokyo and Hong Kong turned lower.
US President George Bush said that if Venezuela's leader Hugo Chavez wants to protest from Argentina when he's visiting Uruguay this weekend, he can do so because I'm accustomed to traveling and running into demonstrations all over the world.
Uruguay's summer season (December/March) attracted 650.000 foreign tourists of which 412.000 Argentines and 115.000 Brazilians according to an official release Thursday from the Ministry of Tourism. Overall the season was described as good but less promising than 2005/06.
Foot and mouth disease multination sanitary missions will begin acting in the second half of March along the common borders of Argentina, Paraguay, Brazil and Bolivia, where FAM is endemic revealed Uruguayan authorities.
Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez cancelled his daily radio program to concentrate on several cooperation agreements to be signed with Argentina Friday and Saturday announced the country's Ministry of Communications.