During a three-day visit to Brazil that wrapped up Wednesday the top United Nations human rights official praised the South American country's recent accomplishments in that realm but pointed out that other obstacles remain.
United States President George W Bush outlined plans on Thursday to freeze rates on sub-prime mortgages for five years to help people hit by the US housing market crisis.
Uruguay fisheries exports in 2007 are expected to reach 196 million US dollars, according to the latest estimates from Daniel Montiel, head of the National Directorate of Aquatic Resources.
Special negotiating groups created this week at the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Bali are discussing the elements of a future roadmap for tackling the problem, technology transfer, deforestation and practical action on adaptation strategies for countries coping with adverse effects.
Constitutional modernization and greater autonomy, corruption, climate change and protection of children and women were among the main issues addressed during the ninth British Overseas Territories Consultative Council meeting held in London this week.
DAP Airways the main regional private air service company in the extreme south of Chile has incorporated a 100 seats BAE 146-200 unit to its fleet, leased from the British company Flightline.
The president of Brazil's Senate resigned Tuesday while fighting allegations of corruption. Senator Sen. Renan Calheiros, a key ally of President Luis Inacio Lula da Silva, retained his position as a senator but announced he was resigning the presidency in what analysts said was a gambit to avoid expulsion from the Senate.
United States and Britain will be sending low profile representatives to the taking office ceremony of Argentine elected president Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner next Monday December 10 in Buenos Aires.
One of Chile's largest dairy farms is set to open Friday, December 7: Leche del Bio Bio dairy is aiming to have 1,500 cows in production, using the latest technology to ensure the animals' well-being.
On Tuesday 4th December 2007 the Falkland Islands experienced its biggest ever cruise ship day, welcoming 3,779 passengers from three different vessels in to the heart of Stanley.