Millions of Argentines stayed home from work on Friday, as the A/H1N1 virus influenza continues to spread during the South American winter season. The latest official report from Argentina’s Public Health Ministry indicates 99 deaths caused by the A/flu
Uruguay has offered far better conditions for the export of Bolivian products from Uruguayan ports than Chile has, revealed on Friday Bolivian Foreign Affairs minister David Choquehuanca.
A Paraguayan delegation of government officials and private sector representatives will be travelling to China in the near future to begin conversations for the formal establishment of trade relations with Beijing, announced the country’s Foreign Affairs minister Hector Lacognata.
The Mercosur summit has been confirmed for next July 23/24 with at least ten presidents scheduled to participate in the event that will be hosted by Paraguay. During the summit Paraguay will hand the Mercosur rotating chair to Uruguay for the next six months.
The rescue and recovery of 9.6 tons of gold and silver on the sea bed of the South Atlantic is scheduled to begin next week with the arrival of Sailor-C, a Vanuatu flagged vessel specifically designed for this kind of operations.
The Brazilian government is looking at restricting credit lines to Argentina in retaliation for its neighbor's efforts to stall local imports, reported on Friday the daily O Estado de S. Paulo.
General Motors (GM) says it has emerged from bankruptcy protection after creating a new GM made up of the carmaker's best assets. GM chief executive Fritz Henderson said it was the beginning of a new era.