The ousted head of the Central Bank Martín Redrado demanded Tuesday Argentine President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner revoke the DNU emergency decree which she had issued in order to dismiss him from his post as the Central Bank governor.
The United Kingdom has officially emerged from its longest and deepest recession on record, with figures showing the economy grew by 0.1% in the last quarter of 2009. The result brings an end to six consecutive quarters of shrinking output for the British economy.
Venezuela’s Central Bank Chairman, Eugenio Vasquez Orellana, resigned Tuesday citing health problems, but the real motive seems to have been differences with some cabinet ministers from the government of Hugo Chavez.
College students opposed to Venezuela’s populist government protested on Tuesday outside the headquarters of state-run VTV television against the network’s “violent discourse.”
Flooding and mudslides near Peru's Machu Picchu archaeological citadel have killed at least seven people and stranded 1900 tourists. An operation to airlift the foreigners out of the south-eastern disaster zone was suspended because of heavy rain after just 75 were flown out by helicopter.
According to the Chinese New Year in February marks 2010 as the “Year of the Tiger,” but conservationists worry the Chinese zodiac may actually speed up the tigers’ extinction, with demand for its skin and body parts enticing poachers to hunt the few wild tigers that remain in the forests in Asia.
Honduras president elect Porfirio Lobo takes office on Wednesday the same day deposed Honduran leader Manuel Zelaya finally leave the Brazilian embassy where he has been holed up for more than four months.
A soldier who has served in Iraq has been officially crowned Miss England after the original winner relinquished the title last year to clear her name.
Ex-Guatemalan President Alfonso Portillo, facing money-laundering charges in the United States was captured Tuesday on a farm on the Guatemalan coast, that country's attorney general said.
The United States Congressional Budget Office, CBO released Tuesday its 10 year budget projections which includes a deficit for this fiscal year of 1.3 trillion US dollars, equivalent to 9.2% of GDP.