Brazil's government managed oil company Petrobras and the Japan Bank for International Cooperation signed Monday in Rio do Janeiro a memorandum of understanding on bio-fuels announced Monday, Petrobras.
Rockhopper Exploration plc (the Company) is pleased to announce a placing (the Placing) of up to 3,588,700 new ordinary shares (the Placing Shares) at a subscription price of 37 pence each (the Placing Price) by Teather & Greenwood Limited with institutional and other investors to raise up to £1,328,000 (before expenses).
Environmentalists in Entre Ríos who are opposing the construction of the Finnish Botnia pulp plant in Fray Bentos yesterday said they could go for a total closure of the three road crossings to Uruguay during Easter week.
Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva said Monday that during his meeting next Friday with United States President George W. Bush he does not intend to talk about Venezuela, but about trade and biofuels.
President Hugo Chávez of Venezuela will lead a rally in a stadium in Buenos Aires on Friday, when US President George W. Bush arrives to the San Juan presidential residence estancia in Uruguay, only 60 kilometers away from the Argentine capital.
Four European cities are the most expensive in the world claims a survey from the Economist Intelligence Unit's worldwide cost of living survey. Latinamerica on the other hand has the cheapest average cost of living.
Stock markets around the world rebounded on Tuesday after five days of losses but concerns over volatility remain. In Latinamerica major stock markets followed on the world reaction with Sao Paulo soaring almost 5%.
Argentina confirmed 126 cases of the mosquito transmitted dengue disease with another 415 patients with symptoms but yet have to be definitively diagnosed. In southern Brazil an estimated 45.000 cases have been estimated.