Stories for 2012
The Euro crisis is the “greatest external economic risk” for Latinamerica warned the Inter American Development Bank Luis Alberto Moreno who nevertheless said he was convinced the world with end acknowledging the efforts from the European Union and Spain.
Peruvian police captured 11 Shining Path rebels and freed 10 children thought to be in combat training, President Ollanta Humala said on Friday after a string of military setbacks and a week of anti-mining violence.
The Falkland Islands national beef herd could be doubled to meet current and potential markets, farmers heard at a Falklands Meat Company, FMC, meeting this week in Stanley.
French investigators say faulty sensors and inadequate pilot training caused Air France's Rio-to-Paris 447 flight to crash into the Atlantic in 2009. Their final report caps a bitter row between the airline and Airbus.
Japan's Fukushima nuclear crisis was a preventable disaster resulting from collusion among the government, regulators and the plant operator, an expert panel said, wrapping up an inquiry into the worst nuclear accident in 25 years.
Europe's tallest skyscraper the Shard was inaugurated in London in a dazzling sound and light show befitting its status as the capital's brashest and most controversial building.
The Argentine central bank will affect 4.165 billion dollars from the bank’s freely available reserves to honour government debt maturing in the third quarter, it was officially announced.
Following the official new curbs on US dollar purchasing for savers, the head of the Argentine Central Bank Mercedes Marcó del Pont came on stage to defend the measure and anticipate that operations in the real estate market will have to be done in Argentine Pesos.
Uruguayan president Jose Mujica proposed to its South American peers to blend Mercosur and Unasur into an only group, according to an interview with a Uruguayan weekly in which he also ratified his commitment with Venezuela (and its oil resources) to justify the incorporation of the fifth full member of Mercosur.
Electricity generated from wind is spreading across the Falkland Islands with two large farms Goose Green and Fitzroy preparing to be the next to have turbines, inverters and batteries installed.