THE decision by Chile to reduce the costs of port access and docking operations was welcomed by the Falkland Islands Tourist Board today.
Libyan leader Col Muammar Gaddafi has told state TV that Osama Bin Laden and his followers are to blame for the protests wracking his country.
A British court has agreed to extradite WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to Sweden where he is accused of sex crimes, dismissing claims such a move would breach his human rights.
The Prime Minister of New Zealand, John Key, says emergency teams in Christchurch are now focusing on recovering bodies, rather than finding survivors of the earthquake.
He has confirmed that 98 people are known to have been killed in the recent earthquake, and more than 200 others are still missing.
The Royal Navy ocean survey ship HMS Scott has returned to Antarctica for Ice patrol duties that include scientific research in coordination with the UK Hydrographic Office and the British Antarctic Survey.
A high level delegation from Uruguay is exploring the possibility of forging cooperation with India in the wind power sector. Led by Uruguayan Vice President Danilo Astori, the delegation visited Wednesday the plant of RRB Energy Ltd (RRBEL) in Chennai (formally Madras).
Argentina’s primary surplus rose 103.7% and reached 2.1 billion Pesos (522 million US dollars) during January year-on-year, according to Economy Minister Amado Boudou. Tax revenue in January set a new record of 40.7 billion Pesos due to booming economic growth and rising inflation.
Fifteen Spanish flagged fishing vessels will no longer operate in Montevideo because labour claims disputes with crew members can include vessel seizures or significant collateral deposits demands by the Uruguayan justice before they can return to sea.
After the US Department of State official Philip Crowley tweeted that his country “wanted his (seized) stuff back,” the Argentine Foreign Ministry issued Wednesday a press statement in which it assured that it still awaits “a satisfactory response” to the formal complaint sent to the US embassy.
Spanish-Argentine energy company Repsol-YPF officially informed the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission of its decision to de-list from the New York Stock Exchange, where its shares had been traded for almost 22 years.