Incumbent President Dilma Rousseff pulled ahead again in a new poll ahead of Brazil's presidential election and she appears to be the favorite to win Sunday's runoff although the vote is still too close to call.
The last round of public opinion polls in anticipation of Uruguay's Sunday general election (Executive and legislative), released on Wednesday evening by the main television channels, shows that the next government will not enjoy a majority in congress and there will be a presidential runoff at the end of November.
Brazilian presidential opposition candidate Aecio Neves insisted that if elected he will review Mercosur rules and make them more flexible so that the country can reach bilateral agreements with third parties and not limited by the consensus clause of the trade block. He also mentioned the Pacific Alliance as a pragmatic integration ...
Uruguay is less than four days away from Sunday 26 October general election with opinion polls unable to forecast a clear winner, and a strong possibility that the left wing coalition could lose its legislative majority enjoyed in the last ten years and even the Executive.
French oil major Total appointed on Wednesday refining head Patrick Pouyanne as chief executive and former CEO Thierry Desmarest as non-executive chairman. The nominations at the head of the world's fourth-largest integrated oil company came less than 48 hours after the brutal death of Chairman and CEO Christophe de Margerie in a plane crash in Moscow.
Uruguayan president Jose Mujica said that the people who like money too much must be kicked out of politics because they are a 'real danger' and can get confused with what is the prospect of a good government, and make citizens non believers in the system.
A U.S. appeals court on Wednesday dismissed the Argentine government's appeal of an order directing Bank of New York Mellon Corp to hold onto 539 million dollars the country deposited for its restructured bondholders.
Argentina's head of the tax office, Ricardo Echegaray admitted 'business links' between president Cristina Fernandez and businessman Lazaro Baez, who has been accused of money laundering and falsifying documents.
Tata group's Jaguar Land Rover established its first overseas manufacturing unit in China this week. The facility is the first joint venture between British auto maker Jaguar Land Rover and Chinese automotive company Chery Automobile Company Ltd.
Spain’s Minister for Foreign Affairs, Jose Manuel Garcia-Margallo, said he was “absolutely convinced” that the British Government backed Spain’s bid to join the UN Security Council as a non-permanent member.
By Marcelo Kohen (*) An international symposium on the concepts of self-determination, devolution, and independence took place last week in Gibraltar, organized by the Garrison Library and sponsored by the local government.
The Falkland Islands government discussed and agreed proposals from the Policy Department on a Social Effects monitoring program in respect of hydrocarbons development, according to the report on the latest Executive Council meeting.
A consortium consisting of Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis), Van Oord, NMDC (Abu Dhabi) and Jan de Nul (Belgium) has acquired a contract from the Suez Canal Authorities in connection with the expansion of the Suez Canal, which provides a vital shipping link between Europe and Asia.
Falklands prepares for Ebola threat situation; vessels from high risk areas will undergo 21 day clearance period
In response to a possible Ebola threat situation the Falkland Islands government is focusing on prevention at this time but with good contingency plans also being laid down as a back up to a possible outbreak.
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- Criminal negligence in the crash at Moscow airport that killed Total's CEO
- HMS Liverpool on her way to be broken up at a Turkish scrap yard
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- Falklands' Noble Energy elected David Stover as president and CEO
- Blatter favors playing the 2022 Qatar World Cup in November/December
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- Venezuela fully prepared to cope oil price volatility and will honor sovereign debt
- Former Peruvian prosecutor named head of Transparency International
- Argentina grants first refugee status to Russian gay, victim of President Putin's non tolerance policies
- UK company confirms discovery of oil in the Paraguayan Chaco