A United Nations expert has condemned the growing use of crops to produce bio-fuels as a replacement for gasoline as a crime against humanity. The UN special rapporteur on the right to food, Jean Ziegler, said he feared bio-fuels would bring more hunger.
First lady Cristina Fernandez, in her first televised interview since winning Argentina's presidency, thanked her husband for his role in her triumph and wished Hillary Rodham Clinton well in her U.S. election bid.
Officials from Posada de Mike Rapu, Explora's new luxury hotel on Chile's Easter Island, confirmed that it will open on December 15. Demand has been high: the hotel is almost completely booked through the remainder of the year.
Brazil was confirmed as host of the 2014 men's World Cup on Tuesday, marking the first time since 1950 that the privilege has been bestowed on the country that calls itself the land of the football boot.
The U.N. General Assembly voted overwhelmingly Tuesday to urge the United States to end its 46-year-old trade embargo against Cuba after its foreign minister accused the U.S. of stepping up its brutal economic war to new heights.
Argentines expect 20% inflation in the next year, double the official rate and consumer confidence has shed 21% after hitting an all-time high in January, according to a survey done this month by Torcuato Di Tella University.
Tourism can play a key role in advancing understanding among cultures, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said on Tuesday.
Civilians traveling on the Brize Norton-Falkland Islands RAF airbridge will have access to premium economy seats for the price of 3.091 pound sterling return.
With spring in the South Atlantic, British Antarctic Survey (BAS) ships and aircraft have returned to the Falkland Islands in preparation for the 2007/08 Antarctic season.