Argentina officially admitted that the mosquito transmitted dengue disease which has ravaged neighbouring Bolivia and Paraguay has epidemic characteristics in several Northern provinces with 2.270 cases reported and confirmed.
A controversial geo-engineering experiment that Greenpeace campaigned against has concluded, and researchers say their findings deal a major blow to the geo-engineering technique known as ocean fertilization.
Britain reaffirmed its commitment to preserve Antarctica for peaceful, scientific purposes and anticipated it would be presenting a “Strategic Vision for Antarctic Tourism” to help with conservation of its unique beauty.
Chile’s flag carrier LAN is committed to keep Magallanes region connected with the rest of Chilean regions said LAN National Routes manager Vlamir Domic during this week’s visit to Punta Arenas.
The head of the United Nations agency charged with coordinating the fight against HIV/AIDS is in Brazil this week promoting awareness of the link between the epidemic and tuberculosis and the necessity to address discrimination in the South American country’s response to HIV.
Calls from China and other emerging economies for the creation of a new global currency to replace the US dollar are unnecessary because confidence in the dollar is extraordinarily strong said US president Barack Obama.
United States Vice-President Joseph Biden will be among the international leaders and economic experts gathering this weekend in Chile for the annual Progressive Governance Conference.
The Chilean Navy has been working for over a month and a half in the clearing of a mine field in Cape Horn, extreme south of Chile, “the first to be addressed in compliance with the Ottawa Treaty of which Chile is a signatory”, reports La Prensa Austral from Punta Arenas.
Japanese Finance Ministry officials said the nation's exports saw a nearly 50% decline in February from the previous year, the country's sharpest slide in more than two decades.
Mervyn King, the governor of the Bank of England, has cautioned against further significant government spending to stimulate the economy. Given the high levels of UK debt as a result of recent stimulus packages, Mr King questioned the wisdom of increasing debt by spending more.