Record low flock / Uruguayan beef makes a come back
Three reasons / Social credit for Argentina
México will propose Mercosur a free trade agreement in the coming months according to Mexican Trade Representative Fernando de Mateo.
Uruguayan President Jorge Batlle yesterday night announced a series of austerity measures to counter the repercussions of the Argentine economic crisis, which he said he considered to be the most ferocious financial attack in Uruguayan history.
Half of the Argentine population of 36 million live below the poverty line according to the latest census figures, reported Juan Carlos Del Bello head of the National Census and Statistic Institute, INDEC.
Mercosur and European Union closer / Massive subsidies to US farmers / Black Thursday in Brazil
The Argentine situation, lower international commodity prices and a reduction in aircraft industry sales will have a considerable impact in Brazil's foreign sales and trade balance.
Globalization has had an accelerated and strong social and cultural impact in Chilean society according to a preliminary report from the United Nations Development Program, PNUD.
Following the suspension of a billion US dollars plan to renew the surface fleet, the Chilean Navy is now preparing to purchase second hand frigates intended to replace its aging vessels, the newest of which is 28 years old.
The Argentine population according to preliminary data from the November 2001 national Census numbers 36,223,947, an 11% increase over the previous 1991 census, of which 51,22% women and 48,77% men.