Argentine president Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner (CFK) vindicated and praised the economic model launched by her husband and predecessor, deceased former head of state Nestor Kirchner. She also promised to deepen the model.
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez and Colombian counterpart Juan Manuel Santos agreed Tuesday to strengthen ties through energy projects as they sought to improve relations and leave behind recent bitter disputes.
A bill allowing cruise vessels to operate their on board casinos and other gambling activities while in Chilean territorial waters was presented Tuesday in the Chilean congress. The proposal is a long standing demand from the international cruise industry.
Falklands’ Desire Petroleum announced that its sidetrack well in the Rachel prospect was exposed to a mechanical failure and therefore it will not be possible to obtain any wire-line logging data.
China’s sovereign wealth fund has urged the Obama administration to spend 1trillion US dollars on infrastructure over the next five years, to create jobs and improve US competitiveness.
Cuban President Raul Castro told unionists to accept layoffs and reforms that open the way for private enterprise as necessary for the survival of socialism.
Brazil’s Lula da Silva could implement a series of austerity measures and spending cuts during the last two months of his presidential period in order to leave an easier scenario for president-elect Dilma Rousseff, reported Folha de Sao Paulo newspaper.
After years of political division, Europe's two biggest military powers have come together to sign a historic defence-sharing agreement.