Chile's Foreign Affairs Secretary Alejandro Foxley described the formalization of a free trade pact with Australia, which was announced in Santiago and Canberra on Tuesday as very good news. The official subscription of the agreement will be signed next July by Chilean minister Foxley.
Peru, one of the fastest growing economies in the world, will sign free-trade deals with Canada and Singapore next Thursday announced President Alan Garcia. Peru recently signed a landmark free trade agreement with United States.
Global annual wind energy production is expected to grow explosively in the next 10 years to reach 107,000 megawatt (MW) by the year 2017, (from the current 20.000 MW) according to a study from the German wind energy institute, DEWI, which is organizing the Husum Wind Energy trade fair next September.
United States are driving much less forced by fuel prices, continuing a trend which began last November and has been confirmed by the latest March 2008 release from the Federal Highway Administration, FHWA.
Uruguay's annual oil bill is set to jump 32% to 1.8 billion US dollars if the barrel of crude remains on average at 130 US dollars admitted Uruguayan private sector consultants who anticipated a far worst impact scenario if energy prices keep spiraling.
A year after Russia's controversial flag-planting dive to the North Pole seabed to assert ownership of a sprawling underwater mountain chain, Canada is launching a less brazen but potentially more effective counterclaim for control over parts of the disputed Arctic ridge - perhaps even the pole itself - by publishing a scientific paper in a scholarly journal.
The Colombian government appealed on Sunday to the new head of the rebel guerrilla group FARC, Alfonso Cano and his commanders, to walk into the door of peace or they will face the same strong determination as happened to the recently deceased Manuel Marulanda Velez.
Argetnine exported 132.847 tons of fish and shellfish worth 261 million US dollars during the first four months of the year, according to statistics released by the National Food Safety and Quality Service (SENASA). These figures represent a 19.7%drop in volume and a 15.6% drop in value compared to the same four-month period in 2007, when 165.441 tons, worth 309 million US dollars were exported.
IT has taken over 400 years but soon the Tower of London is going to get some of its guns back - at least for a while.
The Chilean government is reducing the security area around the Chaiten volcano from 50 to 24 kilometers in order to facilitate the rescue of approximately 600,000 salmon located throughout various farming centres in the area.