Mercosur

Mercosur
Wednesday, July 24th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

Breaking News

Headlines:
Menem counter attacks; Ciro Gomes keeps growing; Ten million jobs; European ban for Chilean poultry

Wednesday, July 24th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

Uruguay in Intensive Care

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.

Tuesday, July 23rd 2002 - 21:00 UTC

Petrobras takes over Perez Companc

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.

Monday, July 22nd 2002 - 21:00 UTC

South America Breaking News

Headlines:
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

Friday, July 19th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

Breaking News

Headlines:
Krueger visits Brazil; Ciro Gomes threatens Lula; Uncertainties about World Trade

Friday, July 19th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

Argentina's presidency : Menem again? Surely some mistake?

The popular anger that toppled his predecessor has weakened President Eduardo Duhalde. With other politicians faltering, Carlos Menem could yet return

Tuesday, July 16th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

EU-Mercosur talks in Rio

The European Union has proposed trade negotiations with Mercosur be split into two phases: first a definition of basic rules and then market liberalization.

Monday, July 15th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

Mexico confirms leadership

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.

Monday, July 15th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

Chavez popularity plunges

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.

Monday, July 15th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

Breaking News

Headlines:
Britain supports Uruguay's request;
Costly Chilean Congress; “Geometric progression” budget deficit; “Democracy and market economy”

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