Uruguayan president Jose Mujica, 75, formally declared to the Transparency and Public Ethics commission that his entire wealth amounts to a 1987 Volkswagen Beatle valued at about 1.900 US dollars.
The IMF is sending a senior official to Hungary for talks with the new government early next week, amid rising concerns about the country's public finances.
Over the last 20 years abundance of common hake (Merluccius hubbsi) has declined 80% in the Southwest Atlantic as a result of over-fishing, claims Argentina’s Fundación Vida Silvestre, Wild Life Foundation, (FVSA).
The US government does not consider that there’s an arms race in the Americas and estimates the majority of countries invest more on social areas than in military hardware said Assistant US Secretary of State for Hemispheric affairs, Arturo Valenzuela.
Brazil’s president Lula da Silva confirmed he is seriously considering running again in 2014 when Brazil will be hosting the World Football Cup. The Brazilian president made the announcement during an interview with Bandeirantes television.
A “twitter” opinion poll organized by Paraguay’s main daily newspaper ABC Color to evaluate which Latinamerican presidents are most rejected or less convincing delivered several predictable results but also some surprises.
Construction work will begin next year on one of the largest offshore wind farms in the world, an energy firm has announced. The £2 billion Gwynt y Mor wind farm will have 160 wind turbines around 10 miles off the north Wales coast near Colwyn Bay and Llandudno.
Freedom House released on Thursday ‘Worst of the Worst 2010: The World’s Most Repressive Societies’, its annual report identifying the world’s most flagrant human rights abusers. at a side panel during the 14th session of the UN Human Rights Council.
Scientists have claimed that eating soy could help prevent men from developing prostate cancer and from going bald. US researchers found a molecule produced in the intestine when soy is digested stops a hormone which can fuel prostate growth or cause baldness.
Two Royal Air Force Euro Typhoon fighters and their Vickers VC10 refuelling tanker had to land Wednesday afternoon in Punta Arenas, extreme south of Chile, because of adverse weather conditions in the Falkland Islands Mount Pleasant Airport.