Government transparency is a key aspect of the democratic exercise of power demanded under the Inter-American Democratic Charter, and thus the fight against corruption is a priority task for the Organization of American States (OAS), Secretary General José Miguel Insulza said Thursday in Washington.
IMF officials praised Uruguay's strong economic performance and prospects for 2006 but also cautioned about remaining macroeconomic vulnerabilities and called for measures to improve the investment climate and enhance productivity.
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Veteran politician Portia Simpson Miller was sworn in as prime minister of Jamaica on Thursday, becoming the first woman to lead the Caribbean island's government.
Brazilian officials are talking with the Walt Disney Co. about a deal that would bring the entertainment company's first theme park in Latin America to Brasilia, the press reported Thursday.
This year's hurricane season will likely be worse than usual, though not as severe as 2005, a U.S. hurricane expert said Thursday.
Bolivian airports resumed Friday normal operations after workers from Lloyd Aero Boliviano (LAB) demanding a government takeover of the airline ended protests and agreed to negotiations.