British Ambassador in Buenos Aires said Sunday that 2007 will not be an easy year for the relationship with Argentina because of the upcoming 25th anniversary of the war over the Falklands/Malvinas.
Venezuela is currently negotiating with European and Russian companies the purchase of nine submarines valued in three billion US dollars for the event of an attack from United States, report several South American newspapers.
European finance ministers meeting in Brussels opened their monthly meeting Monday with European Central Bank President Jean-Claude Trichet, downplaying fears of inflation and calling for exchange rates to stabilize
Gazprom and Brazilian oil company Petrobras have signed last week an agreement on hydrocarbon cooperation, the Russian energy giant revealed in a news release Monday.
Former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan said Monday in a video conference with Hong Kong businessmen that a recession in the United States economy was possible at the end of the year because the economy has grown since 2001.
Obesity and related pathologies like high blood pressure, diabetes, and heart attacks cost the Chilean treasury an estimated 300 million US dollars which is equivalent to a significant percentage of the country's overall public health budget.
Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez can scare away investors in South America, who may prefer to invest in other regions, US Ambassador to Brazil, Clifford Sobel, told to Exame magazine 10 days before the arrival of US President George W. Bush to Sao Paulo.