Argentine farmers are back on the road protesting following the government's decision to cancel Monday's scheduled meeting to discuss sliding export levies on oil seeds and grains. President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner's administration alleged that farmers' leaders had been particularly offensive during the massive rally held on Sunday in Rosario and which convened over 300.000 people.
THE Governor of the Falkland Islands has criticized the Argentine government for pressing its claim to the Falklands saying, ... it ignores the principle of self-determination enshrined in the UN Charter and the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights.
Uruguayan companies can resume fish and sea produce exports to the European Union following on a positive report from the European Commission (EC) coordinated by the local Aquatic Resources Directorate, DINARA.
Ecuador which already has acquired combat aircrafts and frigates from Brazil and Chile announced the purchase of three Russian helicopters to reinforce its border with Colombia, announced the Commander in Chief of the Army General Ernesto Gonzalez.
Federal Reserve Governor Frederic Mishkin will leave at the end of August and return to teaching at Columbia University, the United States central bank announced Wednesday.
Chile's Minister of Energy Marcelo Tokman announced Wednesday that because of low production problems Argentina will not be pumping natural gas for several days, although he said that home and commercial provision was guaranteed.
Top oil exporter Saudi Arabia has boosted crude supply to help meet the world's need for fuel and may further increase output later if needed, a senior Gulf OPEC source said on Wednesday quoted by Reuters.
The United Kingdom Ministry of Defence has confirmed that the Royal Navy submarine HMS Superb struck an underwater pinnacle whilst on dived passage through the northern Red Sea on Monday 26 May 2008.
Argentina will be hosting the XXXV Mercosur summit at the end of June when the six months rotating chair or pro-tempore presidency will be passed on to Brazil.
Argentine farm leaders warned the government against ending negotiations to resolve a dispute over export taxes and will meet today as pressure builds in the countryside to halt grain and oilseeds exports for a third time since March.