Santiago de Chile is Latinamerica’s second best city in terms of “liveability,” according to a new report by British magazine “The Economist.”
British Prime Minister Gordon Brown has set out plans for urgent legislative action to clean up Parliament in the wake of the expenses scandal. Brown said new legislation will be published before MPs rise for their summer break to create an independent regulator of Parliament and a code of conduct for MPs' behaviour.
Peru's Congress voted on Wednesday to temporarily suspend two land laws that ignited violent clashes between protesting indigenous groups and security forces last week killing at least 60 and claims of missing protestors.
Crude prices continued to surge on Wednesday, rallying on the news that US inventories fell more than expected and Chevron confirmed a fire at its Nigerian oil facility. Light, sweet crude for July delivery jumped 1.32 dollars, 1.9%, to settle at 71.33 dollars a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange, the highest close in seven months.
Argentina should insist in developing the natural interdependency between the Malvinas Islands and the rest of Argentine territory, promoting sea and air links to help develop trade, educational and cultural ties with Islanders, according to Hipolito Solari Irigoyen, a political figure from the opposition Radical party and international jurist.
The Falkland Islands may be set to have a more peaceful relationship with the new Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for the Overseas Territories, than with the last.
As Brazilian divers continue to recover bodies and remains of Air France Flight 447 wreckage, airlines worldwide are scrambling to replace plane speed sensors on a number of Airbus jets in the aftermath of the accident.
An Argentine federal judge considers the abuses allegedly suffered, --in over eighty cases-- by Malvinas war veterans during the 1982 Malvinas war as “crimes against humanity” and therefore “imprescriptible”, according to reports in the Buenos Aires press.
Argentina will celebrate its bicentenary consuming Uruguayan beef forecasted the president of the powerful farmers’ association Argentine Rural Society, Hugo Biolcati. Production won’t be enough to cover Argentina’s demand next year, “either we bring per capita consumption down from 70 kilos to 50 kilos, or we import beef and it won’t be cheap”.
Carmen Vildoso, Peru's Minister of Woman's Affairs and Social Development, submitted her resignation from the cabinet late Monday on discrepancies over how the government managed the unrest of indigenous peoples in northern Peru that left at least sixty dead and dozens wounded.