VESSELS fishing for the squid species Illex argentinus in Falklands waters have been reporting poor catches of around two and five ton per day so far this season, confirmed Falkland Islands Fisheries Scientist Alexander Arkhipkin.
British Prime Minister David Cameron has welcomed a new report, which claims that for the Doha agreement to be successful, negotiations should be concluded in 2011.
Former South African President Nelson Mandela was discharged from Milpark Hospital on Friday and will continue treatment at home.
The International Monetary Fund’s assessment that Brazil’s fiscal situation is worsening and putting at risk the government’s targets is “totally wrong” and “stupid,” Finance Minister Guido Mantega said.
A Spanish firm and two Argentine ones have been awarded tenders to build wind farms. Spanish Teyma and the Argentine Impsa and Fingano will invest around U$ 300 million in the project.
British holidaymakers wanting to go on a cruise are going to have to shortly pay more as UK based operators announced they are set to begin charging fuel supplements.
David Cameron and George Osborne have insisted they will stick to their spending cuts programme despite deepening economic gloom and renewed threats of co-ordinated strike action.
The World Economic Forum Global Agenda Council on Organised Crime, meeting in Davos, has issued a three page report on the international organised crime situation.
South Korea's farm minister has offered to step down over the worst outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease in the country's history.Almost three million cattle have so far been culled at a cost of $1.34bn (£841m) since the disease was first confirmed last November.
The Cuban Commission on Human Rights and National Reconciliation says that the island's communist government is still holding a hundred political prisoners, in spite of releasing numerous imprisoned dissidents last year.