A total of 127 bodies have been recovered since the start of the search for the Air France Airbus A330 plane that crashed in the Atlantic in June 2009, a Brazilian association of the victims' families said on Tuesday.
On World No Tobacco Day (31 May), the World Health Organization (WHO) celebrates the successes of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC) in the fight against the epidemic of tobacco use. At the same time, WHO recognizes that challenges remain for the public health treaty to reach its full potential as the world's most powerful tobacco control tool.
The Falklands oil company Desire Petroleum announced Tuesday it had completed the acquisition of 3D seismic program over an area of 1.416 kilometres with initial indications of encouraging new prospects.
Telefonos de Mexico SAB, the country’s largest phone carrier plunged the most in the stock market since December 2008 after the government rejected its application to start offering video services.
Central American countries and Mexico requested Colombian president Juan Manuel Santos to help reconcile positions with Southern Cone countries so that former president Manuel Zelaya could return to Honduras, revealed Colombian Foreign Affairs minister Maria Angela Holguin in an interview with Bogotá’s El Espectador.
President Dilma Rousseff’s Monday visit to Uruguay will try to ease growing concerns in South America’s smallest country political and economic circles about “Brazil-dependency” and obstacles to bilateral trade, according to reports in the Sao Paulo media previous to her departure.
Brazilian Vice-president admitted publicly “differences” inside the administration of President Dilma Rousseff following a serious, ‘high voice’ exchange he had with cabinet chief and political coordinator Antonio Palocci who in under investigation for over-night enrichment.
The man appointed new Commander of the British Forces South Atlantic Islands to be stationed in the Falkland Islands, is the soldier who oversaw the bridge building in Cumbria following the United Kingdom’s devastating floods in November 2009.
“The best thing that could happen to Argentina is for Cristina Fernández de Kirchner “to become President again” said Interior Minister Florencio Randazzo at the close of the national congress of the ruling Justicialista Party who nevertheless suggested has yet to decide when to register.
Former Brazilian Industry and Foreign Trade Minister Miguel Jorge decided to weight in on the bilateral trade conflict currently affecting Brazil and Argentina, and surprisingly came out in defence of the Cristina Fernández de Kirchner administration, comparing President Rousseff’s move to impose non-automatic licenses on car and auto-parts imports as “firing a cannon ball.”