Alternative Latin Investor is proud to present its latest special report, Latin America Real Estate Investment 2010. <br />
The report covers the commercial, residential and tourism sectors within Brazil, Mexico, Colombia and Peru with special sections on Agricultural Land Investment in Argentina and the massive Panama Pacífico Project.
For 2011, the European Commission (EC) intends to maintain fishing quotas for hake in the waters of the North (Gran Sol and North Sea) and increase catches by 15 per cent in waters of the South (from the Bay of Biscay to the Gulf of Cadiz, including the coasts of Galicia and Portugal).
China's government has said it will provide poorer households with subsidies in response to double-digit food price inflation. Inflation accelerated to 4.4% in October, with food prices rising 10.1%.
New Zealand has seen phenomenal cruise growth since 1995 and the 2010-2011 cruise season which started on 15 October with the Sapphire Princess, is forecast to be even larger than what the country has ever experienced.
Brazilian president-elect Dilma Rousseff must inject more life to the institutional strength of Mercosur and the Union of South American Nations, Unasur, and then push for integration with Central America and the Caribbean, said Marco Aurelio García, President Lula da Silva advisor on foreign affairs.
Representatives from Mercosur, Africa, China, India and multilateral organizations such as the United Nations called for the right to “food sovereignty”, thus preventing the international corporations from taking control of the seeds’ market.
Argentina has sent an expert in storage and humanitarian aid to the Caribbean island of Santa Lucia, recently ravaged by hurricane Tomas. The expert and 20 boxes containing sufficient pills to supply 600.000 litres of drinking water was expected to arrive in the island this week.
Uruguayan businessman Gaston Savoi long established in South Africa is facing corruption and tax evasion charges in association with top figures from the ruling African National Congress party belonging to the provincial governments of KwaZulu-Natal and Northern Cape.
Uruguay has ordered an in depth investigation to all fires in fishing vessels occurred in the port of Montevideo since 2008 following a second incident in two days, Monday and Wednesday early dawn, involving a Korean flagged trawler and a now jigger.
The European Commission (EC) has proposed fishing cuts for 64 species after having announced the new total allowable catch (TAC) for 2011 and fishing effort levels in the Atlantic Ocean, the North Sea and international waters regulated by regional fisheries management organizations.