Uruguayan President Jose Mujica is visiting Venezuela and today held talks with President Hugo Chavez at the Miraflores presidential Palace.
Brazil’s booming economy registered record low unemployment in 2010 as a strengthening economy created jobs. The rate fell to a record low in 2010, as the country’s economy records the fastest growth since 1985.
General Motors said on Thursday that it was withdrawing its application to borrow $14.4 billion from a pool of federal money intended to help automakers build more fuel efficient vehicles.
Chile has commenced its first ever investigation into the death of former president Salvador Allende.
European leaders and business people met on Thursday at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. President Sarkozy said both he and German Chancellor Angela Merkel were firm in their commitment to the European single currency.
Grains exporters called on the Argentine government on Thursday to help end a pay strike before it disrupts shipments from one of the world's biggest food suppliers.
Colombian Vice Minister for Multilateral Affairs Patti Londoño is visiting the UK to discuss UN Security Council (UNSC) business. Colombia has a non-permanent seat at the UNSC and their first Presidency begins in April.
The number of newly signed sale contracts on existing United States homes registered another increase in December, beating analysts' expectations.
The number of Internet users worldwide has rocketed to reach the two billion mark, the head of the United Nation's telecommunications agency, Hamadoun Toure, said on Wednesday.
United States President Barack Obama’s forthcoming visit to Latin America has cause upset in Argentina, because he will not be visiting the country. In March Obama will embark on his first trip to South America and Central America, visiting Chile, Brazil and El Salvador as he tries to shore up security and economic ties with the emerging economies.