The current levels of the United States dollar in Chilean money markets where it dropped to 528 pesos this week, is in line with international markets, according to the country's Central Bank president Vittorio Corbo.
During a month and in the framework of the program Chilean Weeks in Europe, 30 cabs are circulating London with publicity on Chile and Chilean products under the motto Chile All Ways Surprising.
Holland delivered this week the last of the four frigates sold to the Chilean Navy in the framework of the Proyecto Puente II to renew the navy's surface fleet.
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) is sending a mission next week to the Incan archaeological ruin of Machu Picchu in Peru amid mounting concern about the conservation of the World Heritage Site as tourist numbers increase and urban development encroaches.
Australia's food bowl along the Murray-Darling rivers basin, which accounts for the country's 41% agriculture produce faces an unprecedentedly dangerous situation if it does not rain in the next six to eight weeks warned Australian Primer Minister John Howard.
Latin American economies have improved fiscal positions and achieved better shape than they have in decades, and risks to that stem mostly from the United States and China, according to a World Economic Forum report issued this week.
Bolivia's president Evo Morales denied having squabbled with Brazil's Lula da Silva during the recent energy summit in Venezuela but admitted having discrepancies over how much Bolivia must pay for the two nationalized oil refineries from Petrobras.
The Chinese economy grew an impressive 11.1% in the first quarter of 2007, but inflation in March rose to 3.3% and fears that rapid expansion will drive interest rates higher weighed on stock markets.
A second Argentine officer allegedly involved in the abuse of conscripts, including the death of several of them, during the 1982 Falkland Islands conflict has been identified by one of the victims, reports this week the Argentine press.