Stories for 2014
Brazil's biggest oil field, Libra, will cost 80 billion dollars to develop, according to a senior executive with France's Total, one of five consortium members participating in the project. Total's vice president of exploration and production for the Americas, Ladislas Paszkiewicz, made the estimate at the Rio Oil & Gas conference, which began Monday and runs through Thursday.
Brazilian aircraft manufacturer Embraer said on Wednesday it has reached an agreement to sell 50 E175 jets to U.S. regional operator Republic Airways Holdings for 2.1 billion dollars.s6u
British actress Emma Watson drew hundreds of young fans on Wednesday as she visited Uruguay's Legislative Palace to promote women's participation in politics in her new role as a UN goodwill ambassador.
The Organization of American States (OAS) and Peru´s National Elections Jury (JNE) signed the Agreement on the Electoral Observation Process of the Mission that the OAS will deploy in the country to observe the regional and municipal elections to be held on October 5.
The informal rate of the US dollar hit a new historic peek on Wednesday in Argentina, breaking the 15 pesos barrier and closing at 15.10 pesos, pushed by rate speculation, and following yesterday’s sharp 25-cents climb. Economy minister Axel Kicillof blamed the 'holdouts' and the US embassy for the latest surge.
The US Federal Reserve has reiterated that it will raise interest rates once a considerable time has passed after its stimulus program ends in October. The announcement came at the end of a two-day meeting of the central bank's policy committee in Washington DC.
Philip Morris determined to make its legal battle over cigarette labeling with Uruguay, a lesson for other countries
Whether you’re a Marlboro man or a Benson & Hedges smoker, if you pick up a pack in the South American nation you will be greeted by an image of decaying teeth, premature babies, horrific hospital scenes or some other terrifying scenario.
Falkland Oil and Gas Limited (FOGL) reported this week that it is making progress with its preparations for its next drilling campaign, which is scheduled to start during the first quarter of 2015 off the South Atlantic Falklands Islands.
By Gwynne Dyer - If the Scots vote “yes” to independence on Sept. 18, as one opinion poll now suggests they will, three things are likely to happen in the following week.
NZ About 142,000 people from 180 countries watched streaming footage of the squid examination on the Internet
It was a calm morning in Antarctica's remote Ross Sea, during the season when the sun never sets, when Capt. John Bennett and his crew hauled up a creature with tentacles like fire hoses and eyes like dinner plates from a mile below the surface. A colossal squid: 350 kilograms, as long as a minibus and one of the sea’s most elusive species.