Spain’s Repsol YPF confirmed in Buenos Aires local media reports that it has hit oil in Argentina's Neuquen province, but the potential from the well has still not been technically certified, a company spokesman said.
In an attempt to survive the economic crisis and the depreciating US dollar, Chile’s tourism industry has amplified national travel promotions targeting local and foreign vacationers.
Mercosur officials together with representatives from Spain, Portugal and the European Community agreed Monday to provide greater emphasis to the technical meetings with the purpose of advancing towards an association agreement between the two blocks.
With the coming into effect December first of the European Union Lisbon Treaty, Argentina has instructed its embassies to protest EU pretensions that Malvinas, South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands and surrounding maritime spaces, and the Argentine Antarctic sector are EU associate territories.
An investigation has been launched after minor damage was found on two UK Royal Air Force aircraft shortly after they had completed an in-flight refuelling sortie near the Falkland Islands.
Services group Falkland Islands Holdings has reduced its stake in Falkland Oil and Gas Ltd, the oil and gas exploration company focused on licence areas to the South and East of the Falkland Islands.
Their extraordinary acts of bravery are separated by 27 years. But as the first woman in the Royal Navy to be awarded the Military Cross proudly collected her medal at Buckingham Palace today a veteran who received the equivalent award for his actions in the Falklands put his medal up for sale.
Portugal's Foreign Affairs Minister Luis Amado said on Monday that Portugal is working as a mediator among Ibero-American countries to achieve a consensus on the Honduras political situation that is threatening the 19th summit’s final declaration.
Uruguayan president elect Jose Mujica and the leader of the junior opposition Colorado Party Pedro Bordaberry met Monday afternoon and agreed to collaborate at technical level in several issues that are considered crucial for the country.
Argentine president Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner will be meeting next week with Uruguay’s president-elect Jose Mujica, announced Argentine ambassador in Montevideo, Hernán Patiño Mayer.