Chile is researching the possible construction of a new centre for visitors and scientists to study whales in the Straits of Magellan.
Brazilian Finance Minister Guido Mantega suggested the International Monetary Fund (IMF) include China's Yuan and Brazil's Real as conversion currencies for Special Drawing Rights (SDR) of the institution.
US federal appeals court threw out a 2.24 billion US dollars damage award to tens of thousands of investors who held defaulted Argentine sovereign bonds, saying a lower court erred in calculating an inflated sum.
Brazil’s central bank chief Henrique Meirelles said he’s “confident” inflation will meet the target because the country has already started raising interest rates. He also admitted that Brazil is seeing “some decline” in exports to Europe as the region’s indebted nations struggle to cut budget deficits.
The Organization of American States, OAS, human rights specialized body expressed deep concern Thursday over the violence engulfing Jamaica and wants an inquiry into the unrest that has left dozens dead.
Venezuela’s economy fell deeper into recession in the first three months of the year as electricity rationing conditioned manufacturing and investment dried up because of government takeovers.
The joint work displayed by the Standing Veterinary Commission, CVP, from the Southern Cone of the Americas for the control and eradication of foot and mouth disease, FMD, has been praised as an example for other areas in the globe by the World Organization for Animal Health, OIE
The World Organization for Animal Health, OIE, will examine the South American request to consider free of foot and mouth disease with vaccination the border areas of Paraguay with Argentina, Brazil and Bolivia.
French Sociologists Alain Touraine and Polish born Zygmunt Bauman received on Thursday the 2010 Prince of Asturias Awards for Communication and Humanities.
World stock markets soared strongly on Thursday, boosted by supportive comments from China on the strength of the Euro. The agency that manages the country's huge foreign assets said it was not rethinking its holdings in Euros.