Stories for December 30th 2010
The annual ranking by the British consultants Sky Research puts Lima’s Jorge Chávez Airport in front of all South America’s airports, with Pudahuel Airport in Chile coming in just behind.
Brazilian state-controlled energy giant Petrobras on Wednesday confirmed the commercial viability of two massive offshore oil and gas fields located deep beneath the ocean floor, announcing that one of them will now be known as “Lula.”
The 33 miners who survived 69 days at a depth of some 700 meters (2,300 feet) down a Chilean mine were named “Team of the Year” on Tuesday by The Times of London
A blistering heat wave, power outages and a fuel shortage added up Tuesday to a second day of hellish conditions in Greater Buenos Aires, home to about a quarter of Argentina’s 40 million people.