Argentina’s squid fishery to the south of parallel 44º was closed last Friday. The measure adopted by the Federal Fisheries Council (CFP) follows scientific information furnished by the National Institute for Fisheries Research and Development (INIDEP).
Renowned Peruvian writer Mario Vargas Llosa during a conference in Israel strongly criticized Latinamerican leaders such as Cuba’s Fidel Castro, Venezuela’s Hugo Chavez and Brazil’s Lula da Silva.
Argentine Foreign Affairs Minister Jorge Taiana admitted that the new conservative British government of PM David Cameron is taking ”a tougher stance” than its predecessors towards the Argentine claim on the Falkland/Malvinas Islands' sovereignty.
The Falkland Islands are happy with the current status of British Overseas Territory, based on the right to self determination and do not like being told by others what to do, Falklands’ Legislative Assemble member Emma Edwards told a United Nations decolonization seminar held in New Caledonia.
Since the controversial Argentine Interior Commerce Secretary Guillermo Moreno announced in an April 23 letter that he will examine overseas purchases to consider the competitiveness of the national market, products worth millions of dollars have been delayed at Argentina’s borders and ports.
Germany's push for an orderly insolvency process for indebted Euro zone states suggests Berlin is assuming the worst: that one of its peers -- most likely Greece -- will default on its debt repayments.
Santiago de Chile Appeals Court last week ruled in favour of Mapuche indigenous leaders to stop development of a new international airport near Temuco in the south of the country. The airport is located on ancestral lands belonging to the Mapuche.
The Brazilian central government posted in April its largest monthly primary budget surplus in two years on the back of solid economic growth, reversing two months of negative results, the Treasury said on Wednesday.
Amnesty International (AI) expressed its deep concern regarding male violence towards women and the current prison situation in Argentina, where the evictions of indigenous communities from their ancestral lands was also denounced.
More than one million vehicles circulate through Santiago’s streets, or 42% of the total vehicles in Chile. The expected increase of traffic in Chile’s capital, Santiago, is six percent for 2010, which will further increase traffic congestion and pollution particulary in winter months, experts say.