Mexico's embattled President Felipe Calderón received Chilean President Michelle Bachelet Monday night in what marked the first state visit by any country to Mexico since Calderón took office 100 days ago. While supporters of defeated presidential candidate Manuel López Obrador staged a protest against Calderón outside of Mexico City's National Palace, the conservative President was warm in his remarks to Chile's first woman president.
United States Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson arrived in Guatemala Monday vowing to back efforts to expand the benefits of free trade, combat poverty and promote bio-fuels such as ethanol.
Chilean companies are set to continue a long-established trend of investing in other Latin American countries in 2007 as they outgrow their home market, with Colombia the preferred destination and retailers the biggest spenders according to the latest report from the Santiago Chamber of Commerce.
México, Buenos Aires and Sao Paulo are among the twenty richest cities in the world according to a report on population evolution and the economy of the main capital cities, from consultants PricewaterhouseCoopers.
In spite of United States efforts by 2010 remittances from migrants will reach 100 billion US dollars annually, a significant increase from the 62 billion of 2006 according to a report from the Interamerican Development Bank, IDB.
Chile decided the implementation of a conservation and recovery plan for (hubbsi) common hake following a survey which warns about the species conservation high risk and particularly the threat to future renewal in the country's main fisheries.
Venezuelan financial aid to Latin America has surpassed U.S. commitments in the region, President Hugo Chavez said Wednesday, shortly after President Bush completed a tour seen by some as an attempt to curtail Chavez's spreading influence in the region.
United States Treasury Assistant Secretary for International Affairs Clay Lowery commended Friday the Inter-American Development Bank's historic approval of a debt relief package that will provide 3.4 billion US dollars in debt reduction for five of the region's poorest countries: Bolivia, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, and Nicaragua.
Chile's ambassador to Venezuela was ordered home Wednesday because of a television interview in which he discussed what he said was a private conversation with President Michelle Bachelet about Chile's vote last year in a U.N. Security Council election.
A group of congressmen ousted by Ecuador's top electoral court for trying to block President Rafael Correa's plans for a national referendum forced their way into Congress and took up their seats as rival police forces answering to the executive and legislative branches scuffled with each other.