The charter of a Russian icebreaker to replace Argentina's navy Almirante Irizar severely damaged by fire, for the coming Antarctic season remains undecided according to Foreign Affairs ministry sources quoted in the Buenos Aires press.
Eurostar has set a record on its inaugural journey from Paris to London via Britain's new high-speed line. The train, carrying journalists and VIPs, arrived at St Pancras, instead of Waterloo, for the first time. It took two hours, three minutes, 39 seconds.
Autocar, the world's oldest car magazine, has exposed all-new Land Rover Freelander through its paces in the Falkland Islands. The territory is considered one of the most rugged and challenging locations for any 4x4 vehicle.
An extensive search is underway for record-breaking US adventurer Steve Fossett, who went missing in his blue and white single engine Citabria plane in the Nevada desert. He was reportedly last seen taking off from the private airfield at the Flying M Ranch near Yerington, Nevada, on Monday evening.
Hurricanes swept ashore in Nicaragua and Mexico within hours of each other Tuesday, the first time Atlantic and Pacific hurricanes have made landfall on the same day since the National Hurricane Center began keeping records in the 1940s.
Although many of Chile's agro-industrial sectors have suffered this year due to labor conflicts and an exceptionally cold winter, its wine industry is thriving
The Falkland Islands Tourist Board (FITB) has appointed Jake Downing to the post of General Manager, effective from the 5th November 2007.
Canada's Methanex Corporation said Wednesday that the provision of Argentine natural gas for its methanol plants in the extreme south of Chile remains limited in spite of the fact that the technical problems alleged by suppliers have been solved.
The United States economy is feeling a limited impact from the credit re-pricing and weak housing industry, the Federal Reserve said in its Beige Book report Wednesday. The report suggested the Fed may not be in a rush to aggressively cut interest rates despite skittish financial markets.
Central American airline TACA announced this week the expansion of operations with two new routes linking Peru and Uruguay and San Salvador with the California city of Oakland. The flights will be officially inaugurated next October and November.