Argentine health authorities have detected human-to-swine transmission of the A/H1N1 influenza virus in a farm in the province of Buenos Aires, it was officially reported Thursday.
Leaders from the grouping which supports Uruguayan presidential hopeful Danilo Astori cautioned in Buenos Aires that if Senator Jose Mujica is nominated candidate next Sunday, the ruling coalition’s re-election chances could be impaired.
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Brazilian president Lula da Silva announced Thursday the 2009/2010 Agriculture and Livestock Plan which will provide the equivalent of 53 billion US dollars in aid, to help farmers take advantage of rising global demand for food. This represents a 37% increase over the previous farm year.
United States aviation accident investigators have launched probes into two recent incidents aboard Airbus A330 jets that appear to have similarities to the failures reported on the Air France jet Flight 447 that disappeared over the Atlantic Ocean on June 1.