UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said yesterday that a 15-year international effort to stem global warming has not halted the buildup of greenhouse gas emissions and that governments must take unprecedented action to reverse the trend.
With just over a month to go before voters will choose a new president of Argentina, Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, or Queen Cristina, as she is widely known here, is living up to her nickname.
The governments of Argentina and Brazil on Monday presented a joint proposal to the World Trade Organisation (WTO) that would allow subsidies to developing countries for construction, purchase or repair of fishing vessels, and support for fuel supply and other fishery activities related to the livelihood of fishers and their families.
A group of Brazilian Indians has just kicked off a campaign called Guarani People, Great People. The self-esteem-enhancer promotion was launched in the Tey' kue village, near the municipality of Caarapó, in the state of Mato Grosso do Sul in the Brazilian Midwest.