A drop in hake catches, international prices coupled with problems arising from the several weeks strike in Mar del Plata (Buenos Aires province), when workers blocked access to port facilities protesting low salaries, have all had an impact on Argentina's fisheries industry.
The Brazilian Petroleum Institute, Pro-Natura International hosted the first Brazilian workshop on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), which is part of a 3-year programme sponsored by the UK Government's Foreign and Commonwealth Office.
United States shares have fallen again with problems in the mortgage sector continuing to have an adverse effect on market sentiment but also on warnings from two big retailers Wal-Mart and Home Depot.
The New York Times published Tuesday a long, critical article about the cash-stuffed suitcase which has the potential to split Venezuela and Argentina warm ties and left President Nestor Kirchner and his wife scrambling to contain any potential damage to her bid to succeed him as president.
Emphasizing unity by conviction and not necessarily party affiliation Senator Cristina Fernández de Kirchner (Victory Front-Buenos Aires) and Mendoza Radical Governor Julio Cobos were officially launched Tuesday night as the Argentine government's presidential ticket for the coming election next October 28.
Argentine farmers are expected to dedicate 12% more land to corn in the 2007/08 crop despite dry conditions and a shortage of seed and fertilizer, a corn producers' group said this week.
In a long anticipated reciprocity decision as of this Wednesday United States citizens will have to request visas to visit Bolivia. Earlier this year president Evo Morales said that all countries have dignity even small, underdeveloped countries as Bolivia.
Brazil's government owned oil company Petrobras announced plans to invest 112 billion US dollars in production, exploration and related activities in Brazil and overseas during the next five years.