Argentina's First Lady, Senator Cristina Fernandez and a serious candidate to succeed her husband if President Nestor Kirchner finally does not run for reelection next October, is back on the international trail on a high exposure tour.
A rough week of salaries negotiations begins this Monday in Argentina involving such key sectors as metal workers, bank employees and railway personnel who have already announced demands starting at a 20% floor. Employers have offered 10%.
Government representatives from Argentina and the United Kingdom met in Buenos Aires during 14 - 15 March to analyse activities of the South Atlantic Fisheries Commission (SAFC), a request for bilateral co-operation favouring the conservation of fishing resources in that region.
New Zealand's Foreign Affairs Minister Winston Peters leaves Tuesday on a two-week visit of South America and the aim is to build closer political, economic, and personal links with the region, reports the Auckland press.
In spite of United States efforts by 2010 remittances from migrants will reach 100 billion US dollars annually, a significant increase from the 62 billion of 2006 according to a report from the Interamerican Development Bank, IDB.
A recession in United States does not seem likely but can't be discarded warned on Monday the InterAmerican Development Bank, IDB, emphasizing that the region's economic scenario in 2007 is closely linked to events in the world's leading economy.
As Europe approaches its fiftieth anniversary of the block's founding Treaty of Rome, 44% of citizens think life has got worse since their country joined the club, according to the latest public opinion poll released Sunday by the Financial Times.
The elected governor of the Argentine province that has speared the dispute with Uruguay over the construction of a pulp mill on a shared border river, ratified he will follow instructions from Buenos Aires and keep to the trail of the current governor.
China in 2006 consumed 15% of the world's energy to produce 5% of the global GDP, a situation described as unsustainable by Deputy Prime Minister Zeng Peiyan in an interview with China's daily.
Five of the world's leading producers of natural gas, Venezuela, Algiers, Qatar, Iran and Russia will be launching the gas OPEC during the next energy conference scheduled for April 9 in Doha according to a report from the Russian newspaper Kommersant, quoting Arab diplomatic sources.