Stories for June 2012
A crewman aboard the British Royal Navy’s Antarctic patrol ship, HMS Protector, has won a prestigious military photographic competition, the Peregrine Trophy.
Argentina signed with China a raft of mostly farm-related agreements at a ceremony on Monday in Buenos Aires attended by Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao and his Argentine president Cristina Fernandez.
The US Supreme Court on Monday rejected an appeal by two US investment funds that seek to seize 105 million dollars of Argentina's central bank deposits in New York to satisfy their claims from the country's huge debt default a decade ago.
American Energy said on Monday it has been unable to regain access to a strategically important oil and gas field it operates in Argentina's Chubut Province because protesters are blocking the roads leading to it.
Rebel police clashed with pro-government supporters Monday outside Bolivia's presidential palace in the capital La Paz on the sixth day of a mutiny demanding better pay.
Spain largest lenders, Santander SA and Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria SA were downgraded by Moody’s rating agency because of the country’s sovereign debt and souring real-estate loans.
Mexican presidential front-runner Enrique Peña Nieto filled most of Latin America’s largest soccer stadium on Sunday for his last rally in the capital before the July 1 election, pledging to root out drug violence.
The U.S. Supreme Court scaled back Arizona’s first-of-its-kind crackdown on illegal immigrants, striking down three provisions in a decision that asserts the federal government’s exclusive role to set immigration policy.
Brazil’s Petrobras which has become the world’s biggest deepwater oil producer is looking past its largest discoveries to avoid a fate similar to Mexico, where output has plummeted 25% since 2004.
Uruguayan president Jose Mujica rejected on Monday the possibility of applying economic sanctions on Paraguay following on the “parliamentary coup” as was announced by Venezuela which decided to cut the supply of subsidized oil.