Some 127 light years away in the constellation of Hydrus, a new solar system has been discovered by a team of astronomers at the European Southern Observatory (ESO) on Cerro La Silla in Chile’s Coquimbo Region (IV).
As public opinion polls confirm the growing commanding gap between Brazil’s ruling coalition presidential candidate Dilma Rousseff and her main contender Jose Serra, analysts have begun to ponder on her policies.
Air France announced that beginning September 6, it will add more flights between Paris and Santiago. The airline currently offers five flights per week, but by September plans to increase that number to seven.
Cuba's elderly will no longer be entitled to state-subsidised cigarettes, the government has said. All Cubans 55 or older are allocated four packs of cigarettes a month for about 25% the normal price, but this privilege is being ended in September.
The Empire State Building has dominated the New York City skyline for a number of years since it was first built and it has become one of the top tourist destinations in the city. The building is now set to become second best however as a new building has been approved in New York city that will dominate the skyline and make the Empire State Building lose out.
Brazilian President Lula da Silva signed Thursday the contracts for the Norte Energia consortium to start construction of a controversial hydroelectric dam in the Amazon basin.
Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner’s growing confrontation with the country’s largest newspaper is exacerbating the biggest tumble in its dollar bonds in two months and prompting JPMorgan Chase & Co. to recommend investors cut holdings.
United States Department of State Deputy Spokesman Mark Toner said President Barack Obama's administration is closely watching the debate on press freedom in Argentina.
The Argentine government has said it is working to create areas of free public access to the internet across the country through wireless networks.
South America and particularly Mercosur spend less than 2% of GDP in military hardware which makes it the world region that less invests in defence, said a high ranking official from the Barak Obama administration visiting Paraguay.