The Falklands has achieved a philatelic milestone – the completion of the country’s national stamp collection.
VETERAN Argentine wool-man Joaquin (Jack) B Allolio (71) whose Falklands/Argentine agricultural trade ambitions were interrupted by a war, is to achieve his dream of returning to the Falkland Islands after thirty years.
A top Venezuelan military commander said that the National Bolivarian Armed Force is committed to President Hugo Chavez and his Socialist project, therefore if in the coming elections the opposition wins “it will not be accepted because they would sell the country”.
World Bank President Robert Zoellick has called on bickering G-20 nations to bring gold back into the global monetary system as an anchor to guide currency movements.
The Brazilian Confederation of Industry, CNI, is strongly lobbying president-elect Dilma Rousseff who takes office next January first to adopt additional measures to help contain the strong appreciation of the Real vis-à-vis the US dollar.
Argentina’s Agriculture and Livestock minister Julian Domínguez and representatives from the cereals and oilseed markets coincided that Argentina will have a record crop this 2010/11 season and considerable export surplus of wheat and corn: 5.5 million and 18.5 million tons respectively.
Argentine President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner travels Monday to South Korea in order to take part in the Heads of State Group of Twenty (G-20) Summit that will be held Thursday and Friday in Seoul.
A record 2200 participants from 66 countries are attending what is billed as the world's most important dairy conference, the World Dairy Summit, in Auckland, lured by New Zealand's appeal both as global dairying leader and an attractive destination, say organisers.
Pope Benedict XVI on Sunday consecrated a world monument to family, the Sagrada Familia church, in Spain but faced a gay kiss-in protest before he attacked abortion and defended male-female marriage.
Brazil's President-elect Dilma Rousseff is unlikely to ratify central bank President Henrique Meirelles in his post, mainly because of Meirelles' aversion to cut interest rates rapidly, O Estado de S. Paulo newspaper reported on Sunday, citing a person with direct knowledge of Rousseff's plans.