The United States Treasury revealed on Monday its blueprint for the biggest overhaul of regulation of the financial sector since the stock market crash of 1929 and the ensuing Great Depression.
Brazil's oil government managed company Petrobras and government owned Petróleos de Venezuela (PDVSA) signed on March 26 an agreement that sets the bases for the partnership between the two companies for the Abreu e Lima Refinery, in Northeastern Brazil.
Argentine striking farmers confirmed on Monday that their massive protest will continue until next Wednesday following the announcement of government measures and a speech from President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner.
The main memorial ceremony marking the 26th anniversary of the Argentine landings on the Malvinas is to be held today at 12.30 at Plaza San Martín in downtown Buenos Aires. Expected to speak is retired Admiral Carlos Busser, who led the landings.
Argentina's Federal Fisheries Council (CFP) has formally requested an immediate alternative for the annual scientific cruises to assess the biomass of squid (Illex argentinus), data considered essential for the management of the fisheries.
Uruguay's exports of goods and services reached a record 6.825 billion US dollars in 2007, up 18% over 2006 according to data released by the Central Bank and published in the Montevideo media.
Four hundred personnel at the Falkland Islands Mount Pleasant (MPA) spent last week out on the ground laying barbed wire and building defensive positions around the airfield.
Swiss financial giant UBS has reported that its write-downs as a result of the sub-prime crisis have more than doubled to about 37 billion US dollars. It is the largest write-down by any bank since the credit crunch began.
Britain's Under Secretary of State for Defence and Minister for Veterans at the Ministry of Defence Derek Twigg paid tribute to the Royal Air Force on its 90th anniversary praising the professionalism and bravery of all the men and women who have served in the RAF since April first 1918.