The IMF sees global economic growth of 4.25% this year and next, faster than previously expected, the head of the multilateral lender said on Friday.
Australia has said it will begin legal action against Japan over whaling in the Antarctic. Canberra will argue that the annual whaling hunt in the Southern Ocean is in violation of an international ban on commercial whaling.
Argentines are the most anxious people in Latinamerica and rank among the most nervous at world level according to an international opinion poll which reveals that eight out of ten residents in Argentina admit to suffering some sort of anxiety.
In addition to having called upon Ecuador a few weeks ago as a witness in Chile’s maritime dispute with Peru, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) at The Hague also asked the Permanent Commission of the South Pacific (CPPS) – of which Colombia is a member to testify.
The Commanding Officer of one of the Royal Navy Devonport-based frigates lost in the Falklands conflict has unveiled a commemorative plaque in Plymouth, reports the Herald from Plymouth.
Lori Berenson, a US citizen who was convicted of terrorism and has spent the last 15 years in a Peruvian jail, has being released, according to Lima newspaper El Comercio.
Mercosur as a block and the country members have extended full support to the re-election of Colombia’s Luis Alberto Moreno as president of the Inter American Development bank, IADB.
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.