TAM and TAP Portugal, a Star Alliance member, are executing yesterday a Memorandum of Agreement establishing a comprehensive alliance that comprises several areas, taking advantage of the synergies arising from their respective networks, products and services in the routes connecting Brazil and Portugal.
Ecuadorean President Rafael Correa went deep into the Amazon jungle to show his disdain for Chevron Corp., which is on trial in Ecuador for allegedly failing to clean up billions of gallons of toxic wastewater.
THE second Falklands Forum held in London on Wednesday, April 18 has been described as, a real eye opener, and, a most useful and constructive day, by members of the UK press who attended the event.
Argentina has decided to accept the Brazilian offer of the polar vessel Ary Rongel for the coming Antarctic campaign 2007/08 next December which means the British option has been discarded.
Argentina's Nestor Kirchner and Brazil's Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva strengthened the strategic relationship between the two largest members of Mercosur during a presidential summit in Buenos Aires on Friday where bio-fuels and the Southern Bank figured top of the agenda.
Latin American governments should increase social spending while maintaining sound fiscal policies to reduce poverty and growing political dissatisfaction in the region, IMF Managing Director Rodrigo de Rato said at a conference in Boston.
Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez is hosting this weekend in Barquisimeto his closest regional allies at the summit of the Bolivarian Alternative for the Americas (ALBA), an integration bloc he and Cuban ruler Fidel Castro founded in 2004 to counter the Washington-based free trade model better known as the Free Trade Area of the Americas.
China announced Friday the appointment of a new Foreign Affairs Minister, replacing veteran diplomat Li Zhaoxing with a younger Yang Jiechi, who is a former ambassador to the United States.