Barack Obama and Mike Huckabee have won their party caucuses in the US state of Iowa, the first test in the race to choose the candidates for president.
The National Fisheries Council established global catch quotas for 2008 at a meeting held at the offices of the Subsecretariat of Fisheries (SUBPESCA) in Valparaiso in mid-December.
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In his first New Year address to the Falkland Islands, Prime Minister Gordon Brown has restated the commitment of his government to protecting Islanders' right to self-determination.
Results of a DNA test on Friday revealed why leftist rebels failed to deliver this week on their promise to free a 3-year-old boy born in captivity: Little Emmanuel has spent the last two years not in a jungle rebel camp, but in a Bogota foster home.
DNA samples have been taken from relatives of a woman held by Colombian rebels to try to determine if her young son is in a Bogota foster home.
Remittances from Argentine expatriates soared eight times between 2001 and 2006 according to the latest report from the United Nations Economic Commission for Latinamerica and the Caribbean, CEPAL.
The eruption of Llaima, one of the most active volcanoes in Chile has had an impact in the neighboring province of Neuquén, Argentina, where a yellow alert is on and an emergency plan has been elaborated.
In commemoration of a new International Polar Year (March 2007- March 2009) South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands are issuing a series of stamps which will be available this month. South Georgia has been closely linked to polar scientific research from the very first International Polar Commission back in 1879 in the city of Hamburg.
The Argentine Secretariat of Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries and Food (SAGP&A) authorised a TAC of 270,000 tonnes of hake (Merluccius hubbsi) for this year -- a 20.5 per cent or 70,000 tonne cut compared to the quota fixed for 2007, which amounted to 340,000 tonnes.