Chile receives its fair share of high-profile visitors, from heads of state, to world famous rock musicians to Hollywood movie stars. Rarely, though, does the country play host to true royalty, much less to a key member of Great Britain's House of Windsor.
An expected dampening of the world economy in 2007 after three years of healthy growth has the weakening US housing market primarily to blame, a UN economic report released yesterday said.
The Argentine stock market is expected to continue growing this year but not to match the 35 percent rise that placed it among the world's ten top performers last year, among other reasons,
because that increase was mainly based on a 110-percent rise in steel company Tenaris, something that is unlikely to be duplicated, brokers told MercoPress
News has recently arrived in the Falkland Islands of the death of former Governor, Mr. Ernest Gordon (Toby) Lewis. OBE, CMG, in London, at the age of 88.
An Argentine judge has ordered the arrest of former President Isabel Peron over the disappearance of a leftist activist while she ruled between 1974 and 1976.
The Bank of England raised Thursday UK interest rates to 5.25% from 5% in an effort to curb inflation and surprising analysts who were expecting the decision for next month.
The European Central Bank balancing growth against inflation held its key interest rate steady at 3.5% Thursday but is expected to keep a close eye on prices and economic momentum ahead of a possible increase in March.
Hundreds of bank clients in the Argentine city of Gualeguaychú suffered the effects of the ongoing battle of this city against the construction of pulp mills in neighboring Uruguay when bills with the inscription Oust Botnia were retained by cashiers.
United States on Thursday called on Brazil to exercise influence over its peers in the G-20 group of developing nations and try to achieve a breakthrough in the stalled Doha global trade talks.
An Indian rocket carrying an Argentine satellite as well as three others was launched to space Wednesday placing all four successfully in orbit.