An alcoholic drink a day can help keep heart disease at bay, according to a review of 30 years of research. The work, published in the British Medical Journal, showed a 14% to 25% reduction in heart disease in moderate drinkers compared with people who had never drunk alcohol.
The Falkland Islands government will be attending the annual European Union and Overseas Countries and Territories Forum in the French Overseas Territory of New Caledonia (Melanesia, Southwest Pacific) from 28th February to 4th March.
Chile announced Wednesday that cruise vessels operating in Chilean waters will benefit from significant rebates in port access and docking operations with the implementation of recent modifications to the ruling on rates and charges from the Maritime Transport and Merchant Navy Department.
A yacht flying the Argentine flag and on route to Mar del Plata from Ushuaia called in the Falkland Islands last Friday.
The ‘Shaman’ yacht arrived in Stanley from Tierra del Fuego on a short visit with a crew of two: the owner who is also the captain and his partner.
Amnesty International paid its outgoing secretary general and deputy secretary general a total of about £850,000 in the year that both women resigned, the organization’s accounts show.
The Shanghai Stock Exchange and Brazil's BM&F Bovespa signed this week an agreement that could lead to closer ties between the two. Bovespa said it was looking for cross-listing across both exchanges, although this would not happen immediately.
India’s manufacturer of International Tractors (Sonalika brand) is in advanced negotiations with Argentina-based company Apache for the establishment of a 25 million US dollars assembly plant in the South American country as part of a regional campaign.
Switzerland’s largest insurer, Zurich Financial Services, has agreed to pay as much as 2.1 billion US dollars for 51% of Banco Santander’s insurance business in Brazil, Mexico, Chile, Argentina and Uruguay.
Canada’s Vancouver has been selected as the world's most liveable city, while Toronto remained the fourth most attractive place to live, according to the Economist magazine.
Trying to calm turbulent oil markets, Saudi Arabia's Oil Minister said on Tuesday that the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) was ready to pump more oil to compensate for any drop-off caused by unrest in the Middle East.