Sao Paulo’s Federal Prosecution has opened a process to determine the alleged responsibility of four retired military personnel accused of involvement in six killings and torturing 20 people among which president-elect Dilma Rousseff.
Brazil's President Lula da Silva asked his cabinet to do everything possible to help president-elect Dilma Rousseff transition smoothly into power.
Brazilian president-elect Dilma Rousseff was included in Forbes magazine latest list of the 68 most powerful people in the world which is headed by Chinese president Hu Jintao.
Asia and Latinamerica emerging economies anticipated that they would be implementing new measures to limit the inflow of capitals following on the United States Federal Reserve announcement that it would pump more liquidity into the faltering US economy.
New Spanish Foreign Minister Trinidad Jiménez has declared that her objective in respect of Gibraltar is “to generate enough confidence to renew bilateral talks about Gibraltar’s sovereignty with the British Government.”
Chile and Uruguay are among the less corrupt and most transparent countries of the region while Venezuela stands at the opposite end, among the worst cases in the world, according to the latest annual report from Transparency International officially released in Berlin.
Brazil's President-elect Dilma Rousseff said on Wednesday she is in no hurry to name a cabinet before taking office on January 1. Her mentor President Lula da Silva promised to leave a “stable economic situation”.
President Barack Obama said he believes US voters are feeling frustrated with the pace of economic recovery, after mid-term poll losses. The Republicans captured 60 seats to take control of the House of Representatives. The Democrats clung on to the Senate despite losing seats.
Brazil said on Wednesday it was worried by the US Federal Reserve's plan to buy billions more dollars in bonds, saying the US policy of easy money could lead countries to enact protectionist policies.
The Argentine Congress held Wednesday evening special sessions in memory of former deputy, Justicialist Party leader, and Union of South American Nations Secretary-General, Néstor Kirchner.