The port of Mar del Plata, in the Province of Buenos Aires, began to recover its normal momentum after a 10-day blockade. Once the workers accepted the entrepreneurs' proposal on a guaranteed minimum wage and their legalised situation within a 100-day period, the fish skinning workers finally lifted their strike, and the sector's activity has resumed.
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez on Sunday accused the United States of undermining the country's efforts to join the South American trade bloc Mercosur.
President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva began a six-day, five-nation tour Sunday to develop energy and biofuel agreements in Latin America and the Caribbean.
The cost of an average home in England is set to soar by 40% during the coming five years, to break through the £300,000 barrier by 2012, a report has warned.
The head of Brazil's airports authority has been replaced in the wake of the country's worst air crash last month.
THE loligo season has commenced with modest catches, Director of Fisheries, John Barton said when reporting to the Fisheries Committee last week.
The Brazilian gas company Petrobras wants to export Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) to the Chilean market.
U.K. health and safety authorities extended their investigation into a vaccine laboratory southwest of London owned by Merck and Sanofi-Aventis as a possible source of foot-and-mouth disease after cattle became infected at a farm near the site. Merial Animal Health said that so far no breach in its procedures had been discovered.
Representatives from the Argentine Jewish community expressed their rejection and shame over this Monday's visit of Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez who has strong political ties with Iran that has forecasted the destruction of Israel and is allegedly linked to a deadly attack on a 1994 Buenos Aires Jewish community center.
Mexican telecom tycoon Carlos Slim, who is estimated by some calculations to be the world's richest man, said that he shook aside those comments and was more interested in making his business life compatible with his family and personal life.