The Falkland Islands ended the approval process for the 2011/2012 budget, following the positive report from Financial Secretary Keith Padgett to the Legislative Assembly budget session.
Peruvian president-elect nationalist Ollanta Humala promised Monday a ‘national concerted government” with representation of all democratic forces and open to the civil community.
Public support for Chile’s conservative President Sebastián Piñera fell to a new low of 36%, according to an Adimark poll released Thursday, while outright rejection of Piñera’s government reached a record 56%.
Argentina and Brazil seem to be again on the path of normalizing bilateral trade following the mid May spat that triggered a round of technical exchanges in Buenos Aires and a final meeting at ministerial level in Brasilia. On Monday, allegedly all the Argentine cars delayed in the border will have been cleared into Brazil.
Thousands of Chinese and foreign tourists flocked to Beijing’s Tiananmen Square on Saturday, the anniversary of the deadly 1989 crackdown on mass pro-democracy protests, amid a noticeable massive police presence.
Chile’s unemployment rate has dropped from 8.6% to 7%, according to official government statistics released this week. The three regions most affected by the February 2010 earthquake were found to have generated 31% of the nearly half a million jobs created nationwide in the past 12 months.
Gibraltar Government is likely to have fuel services, including sullage plants of the type that caught fire last Tuesday and injured welders and cruise passengers, moved away from their current location.
The nationalist former Army officer Ollanta Humala claimed victory in Peru’s presidential election run-off as he clung to a lead of about 20,000 votes over Congresswoman Keiko Fujimori.
Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff was expected to consult her predecessor Lula da Silva before deciding whether to dismiss Cabinet Chief Antonio Palocci, who has come under scrutiny for consulting fees he earned while managing Rousseff’s election campaign, according to the Sao Paulo press.
The United States House of Representatives demanded that President Barack Obama clarify the US role in the conflict in Libya, but rejected an attempt to force him to end America's military involvement there.