In light of recent problems with Chile’s electrical system Energy Minister Ricardo Raineri announced this week plans to overhaul the control centre of the interconnected power grid, on which the majority of Chile’s electricity is run.
United States economic growth slowed between April and June, with GDP growing by an annualised rate of 2.4%, the US Commerce Department announced Friday. This compares with an annual rate of 3.7% in the previous quarter.
Brazilian mining conglomerate Vale Rio Doce announced this week that it will make a public offer to acquire Paranapanema, the country’s largest copper smelter, as part of a bid to become one of the world’s leading producers of the red metal.
Spain’s unemployment rate already the highest in the Euro region rose to the most in more than a decade in the second quarter: 20.09% up from 20.05% in the first quarter, according to the country’s National Statistics Institute. This is the highest since 1997.
The disembowelled bodies of brutally slaughtered whales line a dockside just 230 miles from Britain - as families with children wander among them, according to a report from The Sun.
An introductory plaque exchange ceremony took place on the new cruise liner Celebrity Eclipse when she made her inaugural call to Gibraltar this week.
A report issued by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) puts Chile ahead of Brazil in terms of direct foreign investment so far this year. Brazil had been the regional leader since 2007.
Brazilian president Lula da Silva who insists in campaigning for the incumbent presidential candidate Dilma Rousseff, in spite of electoral regulations, revealed that the country’s ‘coup elite’ tried to remove him from office.
An actor and his agent sealed Friday in Buenos Aires their 34-year relationship and years of struggle to have their rights acknowledged as they became the first same-sex couple to be married under Argentine law.
The UNASUR (Union of South American Nations) Foreign Affairs ministerial meeting concluded Thursday night in Quito without an agreement on how to solve the diplomatic rift between Venezuela and Colombia.