Argentina's First Lady Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner has become the first elected woman president of the country in what seems a landslide victory and with no need for a run off, according to exit polls and the first official results.
Falkland Islands' elected Councilors have low expectations of the new Argentine president in terms of concrete progress on Islands' issues.
The Argentine presidential calendar will remember 2007 for several events: the 53rd president is the first elected woman to reach the highest office, Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, and possibly the only country in the world where a husband (President Nestor Kirchner) hands over the blue and white sash to his wife.
Elected Argentine president Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner should face no obstacles with Executive initiatives in Congress according to the results of her windfall victory which consolidated the government's grip on the Senate and now becomes extensive to the Lower House.
Australian wool broker Lanoc Wool has recently initiated a 'transition to organics' course with the help of TM Organics and a group of ten woolgrowers who collectively produce around 3000 bales per annum.
A state of the art Spanish fisheries research vessel currently in Punta Arenas is scheduled to collect sea bed and water samples in the South Atlantic, off the Falkland Islands before heading for Montevideo.
The first official order for the so-called 100 US dollars laptop has been placed by the government of Uruguay which is buying 100,000 of the machines for schoolchildren aged six to 12.