Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner will head the main commemoration of Malvinas Veteran and Malvinas Fallen Day next Saturday in Rio Gallegos, Patagonia which will be attended by former combatants and next of kin from those who lost their loved ones during the 1982 South Atlantic conflict.
The Latin American Development Bank, IDB, plans to help Latin American countries “de-dollarize” their economies by providing more financing in local currencies, said bank President Luis Alberto Moreno.
Latin America can help solve the global food crisis by expanding farm production, the World Bank said this weekend, and Colombia said it was on board with plans for an 'agricultural revolution'.
The Inter-American Development Bank approved 12.136 billion US dollars in new operations in 2010 and made 10.341 billion in loan disbursements from its ordinary capital, according to its latest annual report issued over the weekend.
Brazil's Planning Minister Miriam Belchior pressed the Inter-American Development Bank, IDB, to move quickly with its planned 70 billion US dollars capitalization to expand the reach of projects in Latin America.
The Buenos Aires Jewish organization AMIA which suffered a deadly attack in 1994 denied the existence of an alleged pact (in the making) between Argentina and Iran which would put an end to the investigations related to the bombing in exchange for the resumption of trade links with Teheran.
US President Barack Obama has defended the first war launched under his presidency, insisting US military involvement in Libya will be limited. He told Americans US intervention as part of the coalition had saved countless lives threatened by the forces of the tyrant Muammar Gaddafi.
Former US president Bill Clinton apologized for the international financial crisis which triggered by the United States in 2008 and rapidly extended to the rest of the world.
The Brazilian government is planning to impose a financial operations tax on overseas bond issues by Brazilian companies, local financial daily Valor Economico reported Monday.
Emerging countries such as Brazil found a significant space to expand meat exports during the last decade but a heavy weight competitor, United States will be gaining international competitiveness in the sector in coming years because of the steep depreciation of the US Dollar against other currencies.