Following one of the most violent marches yet in the citizens’ movement for education reform, Chilean former and current government officials are sounding off against President Sebastián Piñera’s administration and its handling of the ongoing demands for national education reform.
Horatio Chapple, 17, an aspiring UK medical student, who was killed last week when a polar bear rampaged into the tent in which he and his friends were sleeping on a glacier in Svalbard, Norway, is Gibraltar’s former Governor Sir John Chapple’s grandson.
Ratings agency Moody's repeated a warning Monday it could downgrade the United States before 2013 if the fiscal or economic outlook weakens significantly, but said it saw the potential for a new debt agreement in Washington to cut the budget deficit before then.
Wildlife remains the biggest draw for visitors considering a trip to the Falkland Islands according to new results revealed by a poll conducted by the Falkland Islands Tourist Board.
Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos vowed to develop better strategies in the war on the Marxist oriented drugs funded guerrillas who still manage regular small attacks despite being at their weakest in decades.
Brazilian President Dilma Rouseff on Monday the country is ready to face the world’s economic crisis and reiterated Brazil’s prognosis as the world’s fifth economy.
Youth hurled missiles at police in northeast London on Monday as violence broke out in the British capital for a third night. Protesters threw bottles, rubbish bins and supermarket trolleys at officers, and police with riot shields responded by charging them as they tried to seal off a busy area around Hackney Central station.
Stock markets extended their heavy losses on Monday despite US President Barack Obama moving to try to reassure investors. In his first public reaction to Standard & Poor's downgrading the US, President Obama said markets continued to regard US government debt as being the highest possible grade.
The European Central Bank has said it will buy Euro zone bonds, following emergency talks on the debt crisis. ECB did not say which bonds it would buy but analysts expect them to be from Italy and Spain.
Argentina’s second electoral district voted on Sunday for incumbent candidate, Jose Manuel de la Sota as the next governor of the province of Cordoba.