Stories for October 24th 2010
Nevertheless it admits that Dilma Rousseff, with the help from outgoing president Lula da Silva, (and his extraordinary political gifts and innate pragmatism), will most probably be the winner.
The Falkland Islands will continue to be defended by one of the most capable military forces in the world and Mount Pleasant remains configured to allow for rapid reinforcement should it become necessary to deal with external aggression, according to the British Forces South Atlantic Islands HQ, BFSAI.
Buenos Aires received on Friday the first cruise call of the season with the arrival of the “National Geographic Explorer” and 139 visitors.
For the first time, Chilean household purchases and supermarket sales of rum have surpassed those of pisco, according to Nielsen Chile data.
After leading the global recovery for a second year, Asia’s economic outlook remains positive but, in its latest report on the state of the region’s economy, the IMF cautions that inflationary pressures are emerging.
Cuban government has outlined the taxes that will have to be paid by the country's growing number of self-employed workers. It is the latest stage of President Raul Castro's reforms to move Cuba away from a solely state-run economy.
Chile's Patagonian region is home to one of the most incredibly vast expanses of virtually untouched ecosystems on the planet. Within this ecological haven lies a region known as the Aisén Region, a sprawling epicentre of glacial waterways and biodiversity, soon to be subject of a new ecotourism operation run by the Centre for Ecosystem Research in Patagonia (CIEP).
Bolivian president Evo Morales is considering the purchase of naval vessels to operate from the port of Ilo on the South Pacific coast helping the country to develop for the first time in 130 years its maritime resources.
The Group of 20 (G20) nations reached in Korea a dramatic deal on Saturday as China, the United States agree to avoid “currency war” and to refrain from having too much trade surplus or deficit.