United States on Monday dramatically sharpened trade tensions with China by launching a wide-ranging World Trade Organization complaint over copyright piracy and claims that Beijing restricts the distribution of foreign music, films and books.
Argentina's March inflation was 0.8% but the basic food basket, which helps to measure indigence, climbed 3.6%, according to the latest release from the controversial Economics Statistics Office, INDEC.
Former United States vice president Al Gore claims there's a lack of political will to solve the global climate crisis, including from United States. In an interview with Colombia's main daily, El Tiempo, he blamed several US corporations on the confusion surrounding the controversy.
Six thousand of China's top industrial polluters will be under closer scrutiny by the country's top environmental watchdog. The list, published on the website of the State Environmental Protection Administration (SEPA), includes well-known companies and factories, reports China Daily.
Chilean and Canadian authorities celebrated the 10th anniversary of the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between the two countries on Wednesday in Santiago.
The battle between Chile's three principle domestic airlines, LAN, Sky and Aerolínes del Sur has become increasingly heated over the past months.
During January 2007 trade between Chile and Untied States reached 1.29 billion US dollars, up 26% from the same month in 2006, according to the latest report on bilateral trade from the Chilean-North American Chamber of Commerce. (AmCham).
The world's 22 leading donors cut their total official development assistance, ODA, by 5.1% in 2006 compared to 2005 with only 16 members complying with the 2002 Monterrey summit development financing objectives, according to the latest ODA report from the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development.
United States and South Korea reached Monday a free trade accord involving 29 billion US dollars and if ratified by the two Congresses would be the largest for the US since the North American Free Trade Agreement in 1994.
While Zurich is considered the best city in the world to live in, Montevideo in Uruguay leads in Latinamerica followed by Buenos Aires and Santiago de Chile according to the Mercer Human Resource Consulting Quality of Living ranking of 215 cities taking New York as reference, with 100 points.