At 18:30 hours Chilean time Zodiac boats belonging to a Norwegian cruise vessel began landing the 154 passengers from the stricken MV Explorer at the Chilean Antarctic base President Frei in King George Island.
A legal and insurance storm of Antarctic proportions could be in the making for the M/V Explorer and its owners if a report in the maritime market news portal Lloyd's List proves to be correct.
Former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan speaking in Norway on Friday said he has no particular regrets and that the deepening slump in the US housing market isn't a result of his policies.
The day after President Lula da Silva said that God is Brazilian, following the discovery of massive new oil reserves offshore, Petrobras reported that the country's domestic oil output fell 2.3% in October from September in its fourth straight monthly drop totaling a steep 5% below year-ago levels.
LIFESTYLE and the destination, attracts visitors to the Falkland Islands ?not the facilities, emphasised the new Falkland Islands Tourist Board Manager this week.
Costa Rica's president on Wednesday signed into law a much debated controversial free trade agreement with its Central American neighbors, the United States and the Dominican Republic.
France has urged Colombia to reconsider its decision to end the efforts of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez to negotiate with the Farc rebel group. President Nicolas Sarkozy said Mr Chavez was still the best person to broker an exchange of 45 of the Farc's hostages for 500 imprisoned guerrillas
Argentina's recent general elections marked the lowest voters' turnout since 1922 according to one of the country's leading political analysts Rosendo Fraga. Turnout last October was 71.8%, compared to the 78.2% of the previous election in 2003.
Proposed initiatives to remove landmines and explosive remnants of war in some 30 countries and three territories around the world are expected to cost 404 million US dollars next year, according to a report jointly published by three United Nations agencies and released Tuesday.
Brazil's Petrobras and Argentina' energy company, Enarsa will cooperate in offshore hydrocarbons exploration in the South Atlantic was announced Monday in Brasilia following the meeting in Brasilia of President Lula da Silva with visiting elected president Cristina Kirchner.