Quickfood one of Argentina’s main abattoirs is considering setting up two huge feedlots to fatten cattle, each with 22.000 steers, making it one of the leading companies in the industry
Brazil's military has found wreckage from the Air France passenger jet that disappeared with 228 people on board, the country's defence minister says.
United States Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says no consensus has been reached on re-admitting Cuba to the Organization of American States, which suspended the country in 1962 in response to its alliance with the Soviet block in the midst of the Cold War.
Consumer prices in Uruguay during May increased 0.41%, and 6.63% in the last twelve months according to the latest release from the government’s Statistics Office.
Last week’s Penguin News carried an article by John Fowler, “War veteran publishes little known stories”, about the account by Colonel Tamaño entitled “Historias poco conocidas: Un ferrocarril en las Malvinas” [“Little-known stories: A railway in the Malvinas”], published recently on the Argentine army website soldadosdigital.com.
General Motors has no plans to cut jobs or production in any of its businesses in the Mercosur region said on Tuesday GM’s general manager in Argentina. Edgar Lourencon went further and anticipated that plans to launch a new model for the region at the end of the year are advancing as programmed, and that the bankruptcy filing and restructuring of GM in the US does not influence business as usual in Mercosur countries.
The number of people without jobs is rising across the European Union and has reached 21 million. The EU statistics office, Eurostat, said Tuesday the unemployment rate for the 16 Euro countries soared to 9.2% in April, the highest in a decade.
Chile, with a total of over 300 confirmed infections, became the first country in South America to confirm a death of the new influenza virus A/H1N1, the Chilean government said Tuesday.
House prices dropped further around the world during the year to end March 2009, as personal consumption expenditure decreased, consumer confidence remained low, credit remained tight and the unemployment rate worsened, property researchers the Global Property Guide said.
Ford, the only one of the Big Three US carmakers not to have gone bankrupt, has reported its share of the US market in May was its highest since 2006.