As of next December Chinese flagged jigger vessels can enter Argentine ports, make use of services, unload shipments, carry out repairs and stock up on supplies. The Federal Fisheries Council, CFP will be responsible for determining which port terminals will be entitled to cater Chinese jiggers.
Brazilian Finance Minister Guido Mantega claimed that an “international currency war” has broken out but the government will buy all “excess dollars” in the market to curb the appreciation of the local currency Real.
A Chinese freighter has become the millionth vessel to cross the Panama Canal three years ahead of the waterway's 100th anniversary, the Canal authority said Monday. The vessel actually crossed the canal September 4 with a load of 40.000 tons of steel products from the Pacific to the Atlantic but the authority announced the news only Monday.
Uruguay’s world soccer star Diego Forlan will become next November the visible face of the official campaign to promote the country’s tourism attractions.
The world's biggest container shipper, Maersk Line, is increasingly serving Latin America and Africa with ships sailing directly from Asia to tap accelerating growth in those markets, the Financial Times said.
Colombia's narco-terrorist guerrilla group Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) has named a successor to one of its top military commanders who was killed in a military air strike five days ago.
President Hugo Chavez Venezuelan United Socialist Party, PSUV finally obtained 98 seats in last Sunday’s legislative election while the opposition managed 65, according to the primary proclamations based on official data from the country’s different regions.
The leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro described last Sunday’s legislative elections in Venezuela as a clear victory for the Bolivarian Revolution and its leader, Hugo Chavez.
FOGL, the oil and gas exploration company focused on its extensive licence areas to the South and East of the Falkland Islands, announces certain changes to its licence arrangements with the Falkland Islands Government.
Uruguayan president Jose Mujica said that taking over companies by the state “is a solution that has been abandoned” and is the “perfect recipe to breed an oppressive bureaucracy”.