Qatar, the wealthy Gulf Arab state whose foreign assets include London property and investments in Volkswagen, may buy Christie's auction house to bolster its cultural credentials, the Financial Times said.
Brazil’s 12-month current account gap widened to a record high in September as domestic demand and the Real appreciation boosted spending on imports.
A total of 206 children have died this year of malnutrition in the northern Argentina province of Misiones (bordering with Paraguay and Brazil), revealed Monday Governor Maurice Closs.
A severe drought has dropped water levels on a major Amazon tributary to their lowest point since Brazilian officials began keeping records more than a century ago, the government reported Monday, cutting off dozens of communities who depend on the river for work and transportation.
The 33 miners saved from underground hell in Chile have been honored as heroes at the presidential palace, but have lost out at soccer against a team of rescuers captained by President Sebastian Piñera.
Next November 13 the Holland America Line “Veendam” will be calling in Montevideo with 1.400 passengers signalling the official beginning of the cruise season in Uruguay expected to extend until April 4.
Brazilian state-controlled energy giant Petrobras said Friday that the drilling of a new exploratory well at the offshore Tupi field confirms potential recoverable reserves of between 5-8 billion barrels of oil equivalent.
David Cameron has again defended his Government's spending cuts, insisting they are fair with society's richest shouldering the greatest burden.
With few signs of recovery nine months after Haiti’s earthquake, the country’s government and its main foreign-aid donors were forced to tout a rather underwhelming achievement—the absence of water-borne diseases like typhoid, diphtheria and cholera—as evidence of progress.
United States Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner has said he believes China is now committed to allowing the Yuan to go up in value. Mr Geithner made the comment in a TV interview before he held talks with China's Vice-Premier, Wang Qishan.