Chilean president Michelle Bachelet reshuffled the cabinet late Monday replacing the ministers of the Presidency, Defense, Justice and Transport in an attempt to contain the social and political protests against a recently inaugurated chaotic Santiago transport system.
Oil held below $63 on Tuesday after hitting a 2007 high the previous day on the widening political dispute between Iran and the West and concerns over supply in the United States due to refinery glitches.
Argentina - The 2007 squid (Illex argentinus) season shows a normal development, affirmed the substitute President of the Federal Fisheries Council (CFP), Marcelo Santos.
BHP Billiton officially opens Spence mine; U.S. publication names Santander best bank in Chile; U.S. business funding copper thefts; Chile's GDP almost doubles in three years; Public transport is stressing commuters.
Japan and Chile sealed a free trade deal Tuesday by which Chile will have zero tariff access for virtually all its exportable goods including copper, fish, tea and wine.
Brazil's Petrobras and Italy's ENI energy companies signed Tuesday an agreement in Sao Paulo, Brazil, to develop and commercialize bio-fuels technology and announced plans to build four bio-diesel plants in Brazil.
United States falling home values, poor consumer confidence and rising fuel prices knocked Tuesday Wall Street and Latinamerican stock markets. The New York-based Conference Board index for March fell to 107.2 from 111.2 a month earlier.
We regret the Argentine decision to end the South Atlantic joint hydrocarbons understanding with the United Kingdom; it sends a political signal in a sensitive year, said late Tuesday a spokesperson from the British embassy in Buenos Aires.
President of Vigo Port Authority (APV) Abel Caballero, announced the signing of an agreement with the Iberia Cargo company for transporting fresh fish from the faraway fishing grounds of Morocco and Brazil to the Port of Vigo.
The eleven North American concert dates during March, from Toronto to Tampa, mark Gil's first-ever solo concert tour, which has been created exclusively for this North American run.