Under the title of The perfect storm, Argentina's most recognized political analyst Joaquin Morales Solá describes the country's current political and social situation as dramatic, following a weekend when the government/farmers conflict escalated to new irreconcilable levels.
The debate on land concentration and the so called (financial) soybean pools, which is currently one of the main issues behind the Argentine farmers' conflict, has reached Uruguay where apparently the oil seed boom is rapidly displacing dairy farms.
The International Monetary Fund, IMF has called on Latinamerica's central banks to send clear signals that their main objective is fighting inflation and not to blame exclusively international rising prices.
The United States Army and the Peruvian Armed Forces Joint Command are in negotiations for the establishment of US air facilities in Peru, according to press reports from Lima.
AméricaEconomía, a pan regional business magazine in Latin America, has announced the official launch of a new local edition in Peru. This is the fifth local edition of the glossy magazine which has local editions in Brazil (1996), Mexico (2005), Ecuador (2006) and Chile (2007).
The Leibniz Institute of Marine Sciences from the University of Kiel unveiled on Monday a new sub aquatic robot, ROV Kiel-6000, Remotely Operated Vehicle which can descend to 6.000 meters below sea level.
Inflation in the Eurozone has a climbed to a record level amid higher food and fuel costs, official figures show. The annual rate of inflation in the 15 state zone hit 3.7% in May, according to the Eurostat statistical office.
THE Falkland Islands Development Corporation is to abandon its previous involvement with organic certification.
United States remains the dominant leader in science and technology worldwide despite perceptions that the country is losing its competitive edge, according to a RAND Corporation.
Greenpeace on Monday stepped up calls for European Union governments to approve long-stalled proposals to control the use of pesticides. The call follows the publishing of a ranking of the main manufacturers of pesticides, based on risks to human beings and the environment.