Brazil has made great advances in growth and productivity performance and stability but macroeconomic and structural distortions remain preventing the country from reaping the full benefits of stabilization in terms of potential growth points out a report from the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development released Friday.
The twelve countries which make up the South American Community of Nations signed Friday an agreement for the elimination of tourist visas with the purpose of boosting regional tourism.
Argentina is considering acquiring 20% of Aerolíneas Argentinas stock currently under Spanish majority control, after having increased its participation from 1.5 to 5% this week, revealed Friday Argentina's Transport Secretary Ricardo Jaime.
It is the world's most sought-after seafood commodity: some 3.5 million tons of the many-legged delicacy are pulled from the ocean's waters each year, with another 2.4 million tons raised on aquatic farms.
Venezuela seems to have lost another too exposed diplomat for having triggered undesired events for the host country's president, --Argentina's Kirchner-- even when he happens to be a good friend of Venezuelan leader Hugo Chavez.
Deputy Governor of the Falkland Islands, Miss Harriet Hall, returned to Stanley last week after attending the annual conference of the Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (CCAMLR) in Hobart, Tasmania.
Ecuador's richest man and a left wing US educated economist have ended their campaigns for next Sunday's presidential run off which is too close to anticipate not only a clear winner, but a promising politically stable future for the oil rich country.
Almost half the countries in the world can be classified as democratic but only 28 full democracies, which are mostly developed nations with the exception of Uruguay and Costa Rica from Latinamerica according to the latest report from The Economist.
Shakira, one of the world's most popular touring solo acts, stopped in Santiago for a two-night stint on her Oral Fixation tour, playing to almost sold-out crowds at Santiago National Arena.
The Argentine government confirmed on Wednesday that a daughter of
President Bush had her purse stolen during a visit to the Argentine capital, despite the presence of Secret Service agents and local police.