Malnutrition among children below the age of 5 dropped dramatically in Brazil between 1996 and 2006 according to a release from the National Demography and Health Studies on women and children released on Sunday.
Cuban vice president Esteban Lazo called on his fellow Cubans to understand that work is essential and that we must accept we lack the need for an extraordinary economic culture.
One of each five timbered trees in the Brazilian Amazon belongs to government protected areas according to a report published on Sunday by O' Globo.
Former Chilean president Eduardo Frei surprised his fellow Christian Democrats during a weekend meeting of leaders saying that the party to eyes of the public opinion has become associated with corruption, patronizing and government spoiling.
In United States as in the rest of world, consumers have suffered the impact on rising food and fuel prices of adverse climate, larger global demand and roaring speculation. But even so on average, US consumers still spend 10% of their income on food, which is possibly the lowest in the world according to the latest surveys from the American Farm Bureau Federation, AFBF.
World leaders are preparing to begin a key summit in Japan, with the global economy and its rising food and fuel costs looming as the main issues.
Chilean president Michelle Bachelet and her Uruguayan counterpart Tabare Vazquez expressed on Monday deep concern over the new European Union migration policy and argued in favor of the positive aspects of migration.