The hoki (Macruronus novaezelandiae magellanicus) trawl fishery operating in the Argentine Economic Exclusive Zone and adjacent waters entered full assessment to be considered for Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) certification. It is the second South American fishery to officially seek MSC certification of sustainability.
A new study by Universidad de Santiago de Chile (USACH) shows fine particulate matter from construction and traffic has more than doubled in the Santiago metropolitan region over the past eight years.
Argentine beef exports last year soared 57% in volume and 11% in value compared to 2008, having totalled 419.000 tons and 1.65 billion US dollars according to an official release from the country’s National Food Health and Quality Service, Senasa.
Seven-year-old Charlie Simpson, from west London, met on Wednesday British Prime Minister's wife at 10 Downing Street after raising more than £200,000 for earthquake victims in Haiti.
The United States economic recession has taken a particularly heavy toll on young US citizens, with a record one out five black men aged 20 to 24 neither working nor in school, according to research released.
The Brazilian government and the International Monetary Fund signed a technical agreement under which Brazil will buy up to 10 billion USD in IMF notes over the next two years.
Seychelles President James Michel has welcomed the announcement by Air Seychelles that it has begun operations to the Falkland Islands as part of a contract with the UK Ministry of Defense.
A top investment advisor has described Britain's economy as a 'must to avoid' and says 'gilts are resting on a bed of nitro-glycerine'. Bill Gross, manager of the world's biggest bond fund Pacific Investment Management Co made the comments as he warned investors to shy away from government debt, especially in the G7 industrialised nations.
Troubled Swedish carmaker Saab has been sold to Dutch luxury sport car maker Spyker. The sale was made by its current owners General Motors (GM) who said they had entered into a binding agreement to sell the iconic brand to Spyker.
On Monday 15th February, the Queen’s Baton 2010 Delhi will arrive in the Falkland Islands from Ascension Island. The baton is currently in Botswana and will arrive via Tristan da Cuhna and St Helena the 29th of its 71 Commonwealth destinations.