GSLP/Liberal Opposition will press on for a United Nations defined decolonisation of Gibraltar. That was the message reiterated yesterday by Opposition Leader Joe Bossano on his return from the UN seminar in Grenada.
The Brazilian group JBS, which is the leading beef exporter of Latinamerica announced this week the purchase of Swift & Co., the third largest fresh meat (beef and pork) packer in the United States, thus becoming the world's leading meat packer.
The false passport used by high-ranking Nazi Adolf Eichmann in 1950 to escape to Argentina was accidentally discovered in an old court record in Buenos Aires.
Business leaders in India and Argentina work the longest hours, clocking up to 57 hours a week, according to a survey published this week, while Italians work the shortest week at 47 hours.
Private car owners and taxi drivers waited patiently in long queues early Wednesday morning in Buenos Aires, hoping to load their fuel tanks although most compressed natural gas CNG stations remained closed or working with an only pump.
Uruguay's government owned oil corporation Ancap signed this week a contract with Norway's Wavefield Inseis ASA for the seismic surveying of the country's continental shelf including deep and very deep waters.
Berkeley Sound in the Falkland Islands, a large natural harbour to the north of Stanley and within relatively easy reach by launch, is where boats fishing within the Islands' Conservation Zones, or on the high seas, come when their freezer holds are full to transfer their catches to larger refrigerated cargo ships or 'reefers'.
Magallanes continues to figure as Chile's Region with the lowest unemployment according to figures released by the local chapter of the country's Statistics Office in Punta Arenas.
Chile is planning to double Antarctic scientific research funds this coming season 2007/08 revealed this week in Punta Arenas Jose Retamales, director of the Chilean Antarctic Institute.
Latinamerica has never been so divided, Mercosur is but an illusion of integration and Brazil has lost its leadership and convergence capacity according to former Brazilian president Fernando Henrique Cardoso who ruled from 1995 to 2000.