Meryl Streep, the star of the new Margaret Thatcher film, “The Iron Lady” and considered one of the best living cinema actresses has made the cover of the Vogue’s January 2012 US issue.
Doctors in charge of throat cancer treatment for former Brazilian President Lula da Silva called his response to chemotherapy impressive and said the tumour in his larynx had shrunk by 75% in size.
Argentina’s Federal Fisheries Council (CFP) ordered the temporary cancellation of jiggers’ dispatches because of the low catches of squid (Illex argentinus) registered by the five vessels operating south of latitude 44°.
Peru's new mine and energy minister said on Monday the government would attract private investment to the vast sector while requiring that it bring more social benefits for the fast-growing economy.
Juvenile unemployment in Latin America and the Caribbean stands at 14% double the urban rate and 60% of young workers hold informal jobs, according to Elizabeth Tinoco from the International Labour Organization.
British PM David Cameron has said he “genuinely looked to reach an agreement” at the EU summit but vetoed treaty change because it was not in the national interest. Cameron told MPs he negotiated in “good faith” and his demands were “modest, reasonable and relevant”.
European summit deal to strengthen budget discipline in the Euro zone failed to restore financial market confidence on Monday, forcing the European Central Bank to step in again gingerly.
Anti-Wall Street demonstrators, confronted by police in riot gear, marched on several West Coast ports on Monday seeking to disrupt cargo traffic and re-energize their protest movement.
The World Economic Forum (WEF) has released a self-made video of Giorgio Jackson, current president of Chile’s Universidad Católica student federation and one of the highest profile leaders of Chile’s student movement of 2011, giving a short talk in English.
The Order of Brazilian Lawyers, OAB, considers the building of a monument to the memory of General Golbery do Couto e Silva, considered the most important mind behind the military dictatorship (1964/1985) as an “unnecessary provocation” which involves “some military officers” in disagreement with the Truth Commission.