UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today urged citizens around the world to join WWF's Earth Hour to demand action on climate change.
Illex squid catches and landings in Argentine ports are considerably less than last season claims the Argentine industry, which is corroborated by official statistics from the Secretariat of Agriculture, Livestock, Fishery, and Food (SAGP&A).
Russia has announced plans to set up a military force to protect its interests in the Arctic. In a document published on its national security council's website, Moscow says it expects the Arctic to become its main resource base by 2020.
Thousands of people are preparing to take part in a huge march for jobs, justice and climate ahead of a week of protests in London to mark the G20 summit amid anger at the £19 million cost of staging the conference.
The United States economy contracted at a stunning pace of 6.3% in the fourth quarter of 2008, the most in 26 years, as consumers cut down on spending and exports weakened.
Mercosur “has not advanced sufficiently to promote symmetries” said Paraguayan president Fernando Lugo on Thursday during a ceremony at the Executive palace to commemorate the 18th anniversary of the signing of the South American customs union made up of Argentina, Brazil, Uruguay and Paraguay.
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Argentina's economy grew 2.3 percent in January from a year earlier, the lowest monthly rate in more than six years as the global crisis hits home, according to the latest release from the government.
Argentina’s ruling couple succeed in obtaining the necessary majority in Senate to advance mid term elections from October to June, arguing that in the current global downturn the government needs to focus on fighting economic problems and less on politics.
United States Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner has outlined far-reaching plans to strengthen government authority over the US financial system. The measures are designed to prevent the kind of systemic risk-taking among banks that has contributed to the current financial crisis.