Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez and his visiting Colombian counterpart Juan Manuel Santos subscribed Monday a trade understanding covering 3.500 items, based on the most exchanged products in recent years, and agreed on an ambitious energy projects that include neighbouring Ecuador and Panama.
The most austral village in the world, the Chilean town of Puerto Toro is celebrating this week the 119 anniversary of its foundation.
The United States and European Union agreed on Monday to develop a plan to capitalize on already strong economic ties to create more jobs and fuel economic growth on both sides of the Atlantic.
For the first time since data is recorded the number of people leaving Spain in search of better opportunities will be higher in 2011 than those incoming, according to the country’s stats office, INE.
The Cuban government will begin contracting out some services to the private sector next year in a break from the state-dominated past aimed at helping small business develop, government insiders said on Monday.
Germany and France stepped up a drive on Monday for intrusive powers to reject national budgets in the Euro zone that breach EU rules, as a market rout of European debt eased temporarily on hopes of outside help for Italy and Spain.
Colombian drug kingpin with a 5 million dollars US price tag on his head has been arrested in Venezuela and is to be extradited to the United States to face trafficking charges, officials said.
Peru has 37% of all multi-resistant tuberculosis cases in the Americas and one in four patients of the disease abandon medication in a mild stage of the disease according to the World Health Organization.
Argentine football strongman Julio Grondona said he is fully recovered for his new mandate as head of AFA (Argentine Football Association) and also admitted “he has been accused more times than Al Capone’.
Fitch Ratings on Monday warned it may cut the United States' AAA rating if policymakers fail to agree in 2013 on a plan to reduce the country's ballooning budget deficits.