Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff said that the lymphatic cancer she was diagnosed in 2009 has been ‘solved’ and she enjoys ‘good health’. The president’s health is a recurrent concern in Brazil.
Canada’s Americas Petrogas and venture partner Gran Tierra Energy have made a significant discovery of oil in the first of three exploration wells on the Rinconada Norte block in the Neuquen Basin of Argentina.
China’s imports hit a record monthly high in August, indicating a strong domestic demand despite concerns of a global economic slowdown. Imports surged by 30.2% from a year earlier to 155.6 billion dollars, government data released over the weekend showed.
An Argentine power company must compensate a couple whose marriage was ruined because of a blackout which forced the suspension of the religious ceremony and the subsequent party.
Miss Universe 2011 will be aired Monday night but there has been plenty of sparking controversy. Catalina Robayo, Miss Colombia has been snapped one too many times without her panties.
The prestigious British magazine Condé Nast Traveller has nominated the Hotel Salto Chico in Chilean Patagonia among the Americas and Caribbean best hotels.
The DNA results on tests run on the two French tourists murdered in the Argentine province of Salta indicated that prosecuted suspects Santos Clement Vera, and Gustavo Lasi sexually abused the victims. Likewise, the exam did not test positive on third suspect Daniel Vilte Laxi.
OPEC cut its forecast Monday for global oil demand and production, citing the slowing economic recovery. In its monthly report, the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries said it expected demand growth to drop to 1.1 million barrels per day -- 150,000 barrels per day fewer than its earlier forecasts.
President Barack Obama called on Republicans not to play “political games” with his jobs plan as he pressed for swift passage of a 447 billion dollars package he hopes will revive the US economy and boost his re-election prospects.
Economic growth is slowing but there is no sign of a worldwide recession, according to global central bankers who said they had no plans for concerted action.