Union leaders from LAN – Chile's largest airline – will meet on August 29 to form a comprehensive new union organization that they hope will avoid the problems currently plaguing labor organizers around the nation.
A Peruvian initiative to thank countries and international agencies for aid it received in last week's devastating earthquake has turned sour.
Argentina's tango pair Natalia Tonelli Attori and Fernando Gracia won the fifth edition of the Tango World Championship on Sunday in Buenos Aires.
Laid-off Brazilian factory workers have their jobs back. Nicaraguan farmers are getting low-interest loans. Bolivian mayors can afford new health clinics.
President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva says he will not seek a third consecutive term as Brazil's leader, but will try to influence the choice of his successor who might come from outside his ruling party.
Asia-Pacific leaders will be asked to back practical ways for their nations to save energy when they meet at a regional summit in Sydney, Australian Prime Minister John Howard said on Monday.
The risk of massive defaults on sub-prime mortgages and heavy debts now poses a bigger threat to US economic prosperity than terrorism, a panel of US business economists said Monday.
The 33 countries from the Forum of East Asia-Latin America Cooperation (FEALAC), which was held in Brasilia ratified multilateralism and a more fair international economic order and welcomed the Dominican Republic as a new member of this international organization.
United Nations-backed climate change talks drawing 1,000 representatives from over 150 Governments, business and industry, environmental organizations and research institutions kicked off in Vienna Monday, preparing the way for a global summit set for later this year in Bali.
Concern that United States house prices could fall sharply has returned after a key survey showed that sales fell to a near five-year low in the year to July. Sales of existing homes fell 0.2% to 5.75 million units in the year, the lowest since November 2002, said the National Association of Realtors (NAR).