The Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) countries will consider the admission of Argentina and the World Peace Council (WPC) as observers during the XVth. conference and triennial summit in Sharm el-Sheikh, according to a press release distributed by the summit secretariat Sunday.
Chilean media reported this weekend that US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has twice stated to Chile’s government that the US will not support the re-election in 2010 of Chile’s José Miguel Insulza to head the Organization of American States (OAS).
Fresh reports of alleged fraud and embezzlement by Brazil Senate president Jose Sarney proliferated in Brazil's weekend press fuelling an ongoing Senate ethics scandal plus renewing pressure for Sarney to resign.
Argentine president Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner’s call to a dialogue with all sectors and “on all issues” received a positive response from farmers and manufactures, but they also requested “deep changes” following the government’s defeat on June 28th mid term election.
Chilean tourism agencies are now selling cruise-ship packages at heavily discounted prices to combat the drop in sales brought on by the worldwide economic crisis.
Two weeks ago Corte Ingles Travel held an overnight sale auction on their cruises, attended by more than 200 people.
Santiago is one of the cheapest cities for foreigners, according to a survey published by finance consultancy Mercer. The Chilean capital is the fourth most economical city in Latinamerica and the 15th cheapest worldwide. The Uruguayan capital Montevideo also figures among the most accessible and liveable cities in the region.
US defence contractor Boeing Co is prepared to have Brazilian companies supply a “big portion” of components for its Super Hornet jetfighter, creating as many as 5.000 local jobs, to sell 36 of the warplanes to Brazil. The pledge comes as Boeing manoeuvres against competitors France’s Dassault Aviation and Sweden’s Saab AB.
United States saw its deficit narrow to 26 billion US dollars in May, its lowest level in more than nine years, according to figures from the Commerce Department. Imports continued to fall while exports increased, pushing the deficit to its lowest level since November 1999.
Brazil is planning to increase the number of cattle in feed lots by 4.6% which would be equivalent to a total of 1.673.500 heads, according to Beef Point, a Brazilian portal linked to the meat industry.
History Channel established a new record audience rating in Argentina with the June release of “1982: Malvinas, the war from the air”, an original production from the channel which chronicles the clash of the Argentine Air Force with the British Task Force sent to recover the Islands.