Cuba was elected last week vice president of the United Nations Special Committee on Decolonization, also known as the Committee of the 24, exclusively in charge of promoting a decolonization agenda.
Former White House chief of staff Rahm Emanuel was elected mayor of Chicago in the most competitive city hall election in more than two decades. Emanuel, who is also a former congressman, trumped five rivals with 55% of the vote.
China plans to build at least 45 new airports in the next five years to serve booming travel, the top industry regulator said last week.
India is reaching out to emerging markets and Latin America, and more precisely Mercosur is a strategic priority, said India’s Minister for Commerce and Industry Jyotiraditya Scindia addressing the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) India-Uruguay business conference that hosted a large Uruguayan business delegation led by the country’s Vice-President, Danilo Astori.
Uruguay government owned oil company ANCAP contracted the international company Fugro for the provision of geophysical services covering a complete aero-magnetic survey of the River Plate area and Atlantic Ocean where Uruguay is about to launch a hydrocarbons exploratory round.