With most sectors contracting industrial activity in Argentina plunged 9.5% in July compared to the same month a year ago accumulating in seven months a descent of 8.8%, according to an official report from the Argentine Industrial Union, UIA.
The world will suffer another financial crisis, former Federal Reserve chief Alan Greenspan has told the BBC. The crisis will happen again but it will be different, he told BBC Two's The Love of Money series.
Spain’s oil corporation Repsol-YPF CEO Antonio Brufau praised Brazil for its stability and clear rules of the game for the hydrocarbons industry. Brazil which holds huge reserves of offshore sub-oil this week announced a plan to reinforce control over the new deposits.
Paraguay soy bean exports have plummeted during the first eight months of the year according to official data released Wednesday in Asunción.
Russia and Venezuela are expected to sign a contract on the delivery of at least 100 main battle tanks worth about 500 million US dollars to the Latin American country, a Russian defence industry source said on Wednesday according to Russian news agency Novosti.
The four Uruguayan presidential candidates coincided in criticizing Iran’s position regarding the state of Israel and favoured including in the schools programs teaching the Shoa or Holocaust.
Uruguay’s opposition junior party presidential candidate did not discard a coalition or unity government with either of the two forces that have the best chances of winning next October’s elections.
Colombian President Alvaro Uribe on Tuesday signed a bill which opens the way for his second consecutive re-election and immediately addressed it to the Constitutional Court for its review.
Just two years after wheat prices registered record highs, Chilean producers are finding themselves squeezed between rising costs and cheap imports.
Opposition leader David Cameron has laid down the gauntlet to PM Gordon Brown by pledging to slash pay, perks and costs at Westminster. The Tory leader outlined plans to cut the number of MPs by 10%, reduce ministerial salaries and do away with subsidised food and drink.