Farmacias Ahumada Tuesday announced a broad restructuring plan which includes shutting down an undisclosed number of stores nationwide in Chile plus the subsequent staff layoffs.Add your comment!
A 58-year-old private pilot who on Monday posed as a control tower operator at Buenos Aires' Jorge Newbery airport was arrested Tuesday and held incommunicado.Add your comment!
Chilean-born bolero legend Lucho Gatica, died Tuesday in Mexico City at the age of 90 of undisclosed causes, his family confirmed. Good trip, I love you ... wrote his son, Mexican actor Luis Gatica, on social media.1 comment
United States and Chinese negotiators have revived trade talks in the hopes of reaching a draft agreement before President Donald Trump and Chinese leader Xi Jinping meet face-to-face on the sidelines of the G20 meeting in Argentina.Add your comment!
Brazil president elect Jair Bolsonaro is expected to name another member of the military group backing him, retired General Oswaldo Ferreira, former head of the army engineers corps, as his Transportation minister in charge of improving Brazil's anemic national infrastructure.7 comments
Brazilian President-elect Jair Bolsonaro appointed retired army General Fernando Azevedo e Silva as defense minister on Tuesday, adding another former military officer to his cabinet while saying that a career foreign service officer may get the top diplomat's job.10 comments
The Scottish government has demanded to see details of the draft Brexit deal set to be discussed by UK ministers, after a major breakthrough in talks. Prime Minister Theresa May is to hold a special cabinet meeting on Wednesday to discuss a draft withdrawal agreement.Add your comment!
UK and EU officials have agreed the draft text of a Brexit agreement after months of negotiations. A cabinet source told the BBC that the document has been agreed at a technical level by officials from both sides after intensive discussions this week. A special cabinet meeting will be held at 14:00 GMT on Wednesday as Theresa May seeks ministers' backing.Add your comment!
The Italian government has defied the European Commission by sticking to its big-spending budget plan. Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini said a deficit target of 2.4% and a growth forecast of 1.5% were unchanged.1 comment
Crews battling a deadly wildfire in northern California have managed to hold their containment lines, the state fire service says. They have contained 30% of the fire, stretching over 125,000 acres (50,500 ha), but do not expect to contain it fully until the end of the month.1 comment