China replaced the United States as the principal destination for Chilean exports in this year's first quarter. Chile's exports from January to March totalled over 15 billion US dollars, of which nearly 15.5% approximately 2.4 billion went to China.
HAVING completed the processing and interpretation of its Falkland
Islands 2D seismic data, Harry Dobson, Chairman of Borders and
Southern says, great progress has been made towards successful exploration and production.
Chile's Interior Ministry has launched three investigative missions into previously unexplored areas in southern Chile. The areas ÃÂ¢€ known to be rich in flora and fauna ÃÂ¢€ will be assessed for suitability for tourism and conservation activities.
British Airways Plc, Europe's third- largest airline, may make an offer for Iberia Lineas Aereas de España SA with a group of private equity investors to protect its interest in the Spanish carrier.
Brazil's President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva asked on Monday for opposition support to overhaul a political system which he described as vulnerable to corruption and also promised he would not seek a third term in 2010, a sensitive issue for the opposition.
Senior former World Bank employees have urged beleaguered president Paul Wolfowitz to resign arguing he can no longer be an effective leader. Wolfowitz has admitted having helped his girlfriend win a promotion and pay rise.
Brazilian president Lula da Silva is scheduled to visit Argentina and Chile, next Thursday and Friday with energy integration and trade as the main formal issues; but a trip that can also be described as an incursion through Latinamerica's different Socialist populist blends.