Argentina last year posted a 12.4 billion dollar trade surplus on record exports of 46.6 billion dollars and record imports of 34.2 billion dollars, helped by an average growth of about nine percent in each of the last four years after a crippling five-year recession.
A Norovirus outbreak was reported to have affected more than 300 passengers and crew members aboard the world-famous Queen Elizabeth 2 (QE2) before the ocean liner docked in San Francisco Wednesday for a regularly scheduled stop, according to news reports.
Following months of negotiations the Uruguayan government signed Thursday a controversial trade agreement with United States in spite of dissent inside the left leaning ruling coalition over how far closer links with Washington will lead.
The decision by the Court of The Hague to reject the cautions required by Uruguay does set the scene for both sides of the River Uruguay to return to talks, which never should have been broken.
In spite of the insistent protests and Thursday's colorful march in downtown Buenos Aires against the construction of a controversial Finnish pulp mill in Uruguay, the Embassy of Finland said that the Helsinki government does not interfere with private undertakings.
Argentina last year exported fresh vegetables and legumes for 264 million dollars, nearly half of which were accounted for by garlic and onion, with fellow Mercosur trade partner Brazil being the main destination.
Desire Petroleum plc, the oil and gas exploration company wholly focused on the North Falkland basin, today announces an update on its activities.
Lack of energy, Venezuela's president Hugo Chavez and international terrorism are the major threats for Latinamerica concluded Wednesday several experts from the region in the framework of the World Economic Forum meeting in Davos, Switzerland.
Chilean authorities in the XI Region of Aysén are closely monitoring the repeated tremors in the area and are prepared for the event of a major seism or the eruption of the Hudson volcano.
Argentina on Wednesday reiterated confidence in Spain's dialogue facilitating efforts and called for collaboration in reaching a solution for the diplomatic conflict with Uruguay over the construction or pulp mills.