Menem counter attacks; Ciro Gomes keeps growing; Ten million jobs; European ban for Chilean poultry
With ample political support from the ruling coalition and even recognition from legislative opposition, Uruguay named this week a new Economy Minister, Senator Alejandro Atchugarry.
Brazilian oil company Petrobras announced this week an agreement to purchase a majority control of the Argentine energy consortium Pérez Companc. The operation involves 1,125 billion US dollars.
Foreign troops to Colombia?; US dollar weaker; Chilean Senator challenge; Chilean astronaut next April; IMF missions in Argentina; Fujimori prepares comeback; Another hat in the ring
Krueger visits Brazil; Ciro Gomes threatens Lula; Uncertainties about World Trade
The popular anger that toppled his predecessor has weakened President Eduardo Duhalde. With other politicians faltering, Carlos Menem could yet return
The European Union has proposed trade negotiations with Mercosur be split into two phases: first a definition of basic rules and then market liberalization.
Mexico clearly emerged in 2001 as the leading Latinamerican economy, leaving Brazil in a second place, according to the latest reports on the top ranked 500 companies of the region.
Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez popularity dropped to 32,3%, the lowest ever since the controversial populist former paratrooper took office three and a half years ago, according to the latest opinion poll taken by Datanálisis.
Britain supports Uruguay's request;
Costly Chilean Congress; Geometric progression budget deficit; Democracy and market economy