Standing before the United Nations General Assembly one day after an historic meeting on climate change, the President of Brazil proposed convening in 2012 a summit on the environment, exactly two decades after the landmark international conference met there to produce the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).
The liquidity crisis on global financial markets is easing and most of the world will emerge unscathed, with the exception of the United States, IMF Managing Director Rodrigo Rato said on Tuesday.
British obstinate reluctance to dialogue with Argentina over the Falkland Islands sovereignty is incompressible said Argentine President Nestor Kirchner on Tuesday in his address to the United Nations General Assembly.
Exxon Mobil Corporation seems intent in leaving South America following recent compensation disputes with the Venezuelan government and the decision to sell its Argentine and Uruguayan units, according to some observers in Buenos Aires
A new X-ray screening machine that can automatically detect explosives and liquids in passengers' hand luggage is to be introduced at the United Kingdom's main airports was announced this week in London.
Chile and Uruguay are the least corrupt countries in Latinamerica based on the annual Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) by Transparency International released Wednesday. At the opposite extreme figures Haiti, Venezuela and Ecuador, with Brazil and Argentina in between.
A large stretch of coastal land has been secured by a United States conservation group, paving the way for the biggest expansion of the U.S. Virgin Islands National Park since it was created more than 50 years ago
World production of the top ten oilseeds is forecasted to register an unprecedented fall this season because of bad weather conditions during growth, according to Hamburg-based Oil World.
The Falkland Islands historic Stanley Racecourse is now totally government owned thus securing the whole area for recreational purposes at least for the next fifteen years. The racecourse considered a Falklands' heritage is one of the main annual attractions for local residents particularly over Christmas and New Year
Dissenting views on Latinamerica future and economic prospects proved most evident during a recent Conference on the Americas sponsored by The Miami Herald and which gathered top government officials, economists and corporate leaders.