Stories for September 2011
Oil prices fell on renewed economic concerns, putting Brent on track for about a 10% drop this month and its biggest quarterly decline in five quarters.
EU member is fed up with politicians in office and has taken a drastic decision. Marko the donkey has been chosen by the Society for New Bulgaria political party to represent them for the elections on October 23.
Shakira’s former boyfriend and manager is no longer a member of the lonely hearts club, but has kept faithful to the Colombian blend: Antonio De la Rúa’s new couple is none less than a former Miss Colombia.
Brazil’s budget surplus before interest payments narrowed in August to its lowest in nine months even as the central bank relies on fiscal policy to help fight the fastest inflation in six years.
The role of the Yuan as an international currency is “inevitable” and it is most feasible that Latin American countries will begin accumulating foreign exchange reserves in that currency forecasted an Argentine expert in foreign relations.
With China's National Day hours away, (October first), countries across Latin America pledged to further deepen ties with China, one of their biggest trade partners.
UK Olympics Minister Jeremy Hunt will open World Travel Market (WTM) 2011, the leading global event for the travel industry – the final WTM before the 2012 London games.
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez said on Thursday that his latest medical checks have been stellar and ridiculed rumors that his health might have taken a turn for the worse. The press conference took place at the presidential palace.
The Chilean group Arauco, an affiliate of the pulp and paper Copec Enterprises announced on Thursday that together with its European partner they had subscribed 1.354 billion dollars in loans for the construction of a pulp plant in Uruguay.
Falkland Islands oil and gas explorer Borders & Southern Petroleum has swung into the black, just months before it embarks on its drilling program in the South Falkland Basin. The company posted pre-tax profits of 761.211 dollars in the six months ended June 30, compared to a loss of 672.185 in 2010.