A cricketing first takes place this July when Falkland Cricket Club (FCC) Fife will play their namesakes from Newbury Berkshire, and the Falkland Islands Cricket Association (FICA) who are travelling 8,000 miles from the South Atlantic to take part in the Festival of the Three Falklands Cricket Week.
The debate is finally over: early this month Chile’s Transparency Council unanimously ruled that the Agriculture and Livestock Service (SAG) has 15 days to publicize the names and locations of transgenic seed growers in Chile.
Philippines-based Asian Development Bank (ADB) is encouraging developing economies in Asia and Pacific to boost their investment in the agriculture sector to address the widespread hunger and cushion billions of people from future spikes in food prices.
Cuba is to liberate 52 political prisoners, of the group of 75 that were condemned in 2003, who would be able to leave the country, the Cuban Catholic Church informed Wednesday in an official communiqué.
The Union of South American Nations, (UNASUR), Secretary General Nestor Kirchner ended Wednesday a two-day visit to Chile where he met with President Sebastian Piñera and congressional leaders to lobby for the approval of the regional group’s charter.
Colombian President-elect Juan Manuel Santos has invited Venezuelan leader Hugo Chávez to attend his inauguration in August, local media reported in a possible sign of warming ties between the neighbours.
China ruled out the nuclear option of dumping its vast holdings of US Treasury securities but called on Washington to be a responsible guardian of the dollar.
The mating habits of deep-sea squid have been revealed for the first time, after the discovery of a male squid with a huge elongated and erect penis, according to an article from the BBC credited to Matt Walker, Editor, Earth News.
Brazil officially launched Tuesday the campaign for October presidential election which begins with a polarized scenario and the two main candidates, incumbent Dilma Rousseff and opposition hopeful Jose Sierra virtually even in vote intention according to the latest public opinion polls.
The Argentine consul in Punta Arenas downplayed the alleged repercussions of the recent trip of eight Chilean students to the Falkland Islands allegedly in the framework of a “written understanding” between the extreme south Chilean city council and Falklands authorities.