On the tenth anniversary of the agreement July 14th 1999 between Britain and Argentina on the Falklands, an elected representative of the time still maintains she was right to disagree with the decision that allowed Argentine passport holders the right of access to the Islands.
The fortune of Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner and her husband and former president Nestor Kirchner soared 158% in 2008 having reached the equivalent of 12.1 million US dollars according to sworn statements from the couple published Tuesday in the Buenos Aires press.
Part of the gold and silver which went down in the South Atlantic, off Patagonia, with the Chilean flagged trawler converted into a transport vessel “Polar Mist”, has been winched aboard the rescuers’ tug contracted to recover the precious cargo.
Finance Minister Guido Mantega said Tuesday that Brazil is not facing fiscal troubles and anti-cyclic policies are showing satisfactory results. His statement was supported by the latest release on retail sales, for May, which was higher than expected.
The Guatemalan government will request from Venezuela's President Hugo Chávez additional information on alleged scheming for a coup against President Álvaro Colom, said on Monday an official source.
Gordon Brown has lost yet another member of his Government as Health Minister Lord Darzi announced he was quitting. The renowned surgeon became the latest minister to join the exodus as he revealed he was stepping down next week in order to focus on his clinical work and academic research.
The Chilean sheep farming industry is embarking on a million dollar master plan to boost the national sheep population and double lamb exports by 2010.
Sea access, trade, energy, cooperation and delisting coca leaves from the dangerous drugs inventory were among the main issues addressed by Bolivian president Evo Morales and his Uruguayan host President Tabare Vazquez during his brief visit to Montevideo on Monday.
Argentina’s official consumer inflation in June was 0.4%, totalling 5.3% in the last twelve months and 2.7% in the first half of this year, according to the latest release from the controversial Statistics and Census Office, Indec.
The world’s largest publicly traded oil company Exxon Mobil said Tuesday it will make its first major investment in greenhouse gas reducing bio-fuels in a 600 million US dollars partnership with biotech company Synthetic Genomics Inc. to develop fuels from algae. The US corporation will be joining other oil giants (Shell and BP) that have been investing in bio-fuels.