Bolivian President Evo Morales announced Wednesday the expropriation and transfer to a provincial government of the 33% stake in the regional cement factory Fancesa.
Colombian president Juan Manuel Santos said the best way Brazil can help to find a solution to the internal conflict of Colombia is by declaring the FARC guerrilla a “terrorist group”.
An anti-corruption academy co-sponsored by the United Nations opened Thursday in Austria with the aim of filling the rising global need for training, research and contemporary measures and techniques in the fight against corruption.
The biggest hamburger in the Caribbean, a ten pound (4.5 kilos) family burger, is prepared and served with a secret sauce in Puerto Rico and for the very tempting price of 29 US dollars.
Argentine president Cristina Kirchner called on Mercosur partners to convert the group into the world’s leading agro-food business region and to put an end to asymmetries.
A well connected to an oil and gas production platform caught on fire in the Gulf of Mexico Thursday, engulfing the vessel in flames about 100 miles off the central coast of Louisiana and forcing 13 people overboard, Gov. Bobby Jindal said.
The Falkland Islands Government has appointed Edelman to provide public relations support for the next three years.
Brazilian incumbent presidential candidate Dilma Rousseff held on Wednesday a private meeting with visiting Colombian president Juan Manuel Santos and promised if elected that Brazil would continue with its willingness to mediate with the Colombian FARC guerrillas, as long as Bogotá formally makes a request.
Venezuela will buy a group of large farms and thousands of cattle from a British company announced President Hugo Chavez as part of his populist drive to redistribute land among the country’s peasants.
If someone were to rank the most embattled Jewish communities in the world today, the Jewish community of Venezuela would certainly be high on that list. Over the past decade the community has shrunk by half its size, according to a report from Gil Shefler published in the Jerusalem Post.