US State Department travel advice to Argentina-bound citizens has caused outrage among Argentine authorities and resulted in the summons of the US Ambassador Earl Wayne to the Foreign Ministry last night so that Argentina could communicate its displeasure over the report.
The Royal Navy's newest patrol vessel HMS Clyde will pay her first and last visit to her affiliations in Inver Clyde this weekend (26-29 May).
Pope Benedict XVI has acknowledged the suffering of indigenous Latin Americans during European colonialisation in a move to control damage caused by remarks made during his recent trip to Brazil.
Spain has cancelled the permission of a US treasure-hunting company to search for a sunken British warship in the Strait of Gibraltar over suspicions that it has illegally exported a coin treasure found in Spanish waters, the daily El Pais reported Thursday.
Florida-based Odyssey Marine Exploration says the treasure was found in international waters and imported legally into the United States.
Argentine president Nestor Kirchner admitted that it's possible that other officials of his administration could be involved in the Skanska-Gate scandal involving alleged bribes in public works contracts, but insisted it was basically a corruption case in the private sector.
Steadily growing tourism is beginning to have an adverse impact in Antarctica. This year, nearly 30,000 visitors are expected to make the trek to the southernmost continent, four times the figure just ten years ago.
Further liberalization of aviation and financial services and greater collaboration on clean energy technologies are among tangible results of high-level bilateral talks between the United States and China, according to U.S. officials. But no tangible results were arrived on the controversial currency reform issue.
The average price of regular gasoline has reached a new record in United States but adjusted to inflation and linked to the GDP, the bill is still lower than that of 1981, according to the US Energy Information agency, EIA.
Brazil's Mines and Energy minister Silas Rondeau resigned amid accusations he was bribed by a construction company that obtained contracts to provide electricity to poor rural areas in a program championed by the nation's first working class president
Former U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan said on Wednesday he feared a dramatic contraction in Chinese stocks but said the global economy may be able to shrug off a drop in asset prices. U.S. and Japanese stock markets slipped following his remarks.