Brazil's government oil managed corporation Petrobras finished 2007 in sixth place of PFC Energy 50's ranking, which lists the world's largest oil companies based on their market values.
Four members of the British Parliament are to visit the Falkland Islands in February within their role as Commonwealth Parliamentary United Kingdom (CPA UK) Branch Members.
Global tourism soared to a record performance in 2007, led by emerging markets, and the outlook remains good despite financial crises and high oil prices, the UN World Tourism Organisation said Tuesday in Madrid.
Stormed by recent financial market turbulence and a weakening U.S. performance, world growth is projected to slow to 4.1% in 2008, down from an estimated 4.9% last year, the IMF said in its quarterly update for the global economy.
Unemployment in Chile's capital Santiago reached 8.9% in December 2007, according to a report compiled by the Department of Economy at the University of Chile.
The British government is considering ways of clearing about 20,000 mines left on the Falklands Islands after the war with Argentina in 1982 Baroness Crawley told the House of Lords.
The United States House of Representatives approved on Tuesday a 146 billion US dollars economic stimulus package proposed by President George W Bush, but the package has an uncertain future in the Senate.
World Trade Organization members are hoping to agree on the most challenging chapters of the stalled Doha round of trade talks next Easter said the Swiss economy minister in Davos during the closing meetings of the economic forum.
The National Directorate of Aquatic Resources (DINARA) on Friday lifted the ban on bivalve mollusc fishing, trade and transportation in the departments of Maldonado and Rocha after tests indicated the area was newly free of the red tide bloom.
This week sixteen British adventurers who have chosen bicycles for sport and pleasure will be arriving in the extreme south of Chile for a sixteen days tour of the Magallanes region including Puerto Natales and Torres del Paine national park, reports Punta Arenas La Prensa Austral.