Lydia Guevara, granddaughter of the late revolutionary idol Ernesto Che Guevara, is set to star in a campaign to encourage a vegetarian diet for the organization People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, PETA.
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Argentina health authorities announced Thursday two more people have died of A/H1N1 flu, raising the country's total to six. Buenos Aires province Health Minister Claudio Zin says a 15-year-old died in a clinic in La Matanza, while health officials in the capital are confirming the death of a girl. They did not give her age.
An estimated four million Argentines live in poverty in metropolitan Buenos Aires of which 1.2 million are described as indigent, which means they don’t have minimum resources to purchase the basic food basket according to a survey from SEL Consultores released this week.
Brazil’s government is considering changes to the country’s oil law that would open the way for the creation of a separate state owned company to manage development of the sub-salt and deep sea hydrocarbons resources.
Recovering full sovereignty over the Malvinas Islands is state policy and the strong desire of the Argentine people, said Foreign Affairs minister Jorge Taiana on Thursday addressing the United Nations Decolonization Special Committee, C24, in New York.
Peru's Congress overturned on Thursday two controversial decrees that had sparked deadly protests by Amazon Indians opposed to development on their lands, a vote hailed as a victory for indigenous groups At least fifty people, including 24 policemen were killed in last week’s clashes some of them speared
Bank of England governor and the Chancellor of the Exchequer have clashed on what needs to be done to control banks and prevent a repeat of the financial crisis. In his annual Mansion House speech to the City, Mervyn King called for more authority to intervene in the actions of banks seen to be behaving riskily.
The expenses claims of every British Member of Parliament over the past four years have been published, after a string of scandals. Commons authorities say the database, which was due to be made public in July were posted online on Thursday.