Chile’s passion for soccer appears to be fading, notwithstanding the national “La Roja” team’s recent success in making it to this year’s World Cup games in South Africa.
WITH the global tourism outlook improving, overall tourist arrivals in the Falklands are forecast to increase by 17% in 2010.
British Airways and Spanish carrier Iberia have taken a further step towards creating Europe's second-largest airline group after signing their long-awaited merger deal. The merger, which they expect to complete in late 2010, will yield an airline with 408 aircraft and carrying more than 58 million passengers a year.
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez offered Wednesday to help Uruguay expand a refinery and supply it with crude oil. Chavez and visiting Uruguayan President Jose Mujica signed several accords pledging to deepen trade and energy ties between the two nations.
Brazil and the United States will sign a defence-cooperation agreement next week, Defence Minister Nelson Jobim said Wednesday. This would be the first major bilateral military cooperation agreement since 1977.
Heavy downpours that have swept away two people and flooded homes in central Venezuela were hailed by President Hugo Chavez as an early start to the rainy season that may mark the end of an extended electricity crisis.
At least 113 people died, over 100 were injured and 1,410 were left homeless in a storm that devastated Brazil's state of Rio de Janeiro since Monday evening, authorities said Wednesday.
Automobile output in Brazil soared in March as manufacturers ramped up production to keep up with record sales fuelled by a strong economic rebound, the national automakers' association Anfavea said on Wednesday.
Ford Motor said it will spend 250 million US dollars on its operations in Argentina, where it will start production of a new vehicle for the Mercosur market. President and Chief Executive Alan Mulally announced the plan Wednesday during a meeting in Buenos Aires with Argentina President Cristina Fernandez.
German auto major Daimler-Benz and Franco-Japanese alliance Renault-Nissan on Wednesday announced a three-way tie-up, including equity swaps, for co-operation in development of small cars and light commercial vehicles.