Sports officials from the British colony in the Islas Falklands, whose sovereignty Argentina claims, said they have never been invited to participate in the Panamerican Games, according to the Italian agency ANSA desk in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Argentina's Under Secretary of Fisheries and Aquaculture announced toothfish quotas for the 2007 season of 1.750 tons, according to Resolution 132/2007, according to La Prensa de Santa Cruz.
Search and rescue efforts continued in Region XI Sunday, one day after a substantial earthquake and subsequent mini tsunami struck near the towns of Puerto Aysén and Puerto Chacabuco. So far authorities have located the bodies of three people who were swept away Saturday by massive waves in the Aysén Fjord. Seven others are still missing.
Argentina's next ambassador before the United Nations Jorge ArgÃÃ‚Â¼ello has as his main instruction to move the sovereignty claim over the Falklands/Malvinas Islands to the UN General Assembly as part of a more political approach to the issue by President Nestor Kirchner's administration, according to Buenos Aires press.
United States Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson weekend statements in support of a strong dollar don't seem to have convinced markets as the greenback looks ready to slide past a two year low against the Euro.