The United States economy is growing but not enough to help with jobs. The US Commerce Department says GDP grew 2%, at an annual rate, between July and September - a slight increase from the previous quarter.
The battle to be mayor of Lima, finally won by Susana Villaran, may have been the tightest electoral race in Peru's history. It was certainly one of the most drawn-out. <br />
Electoral officials took more than three weeks to recount 8,384 ballots that were challenged over technical errors such as missing fingerprints and signatures on tally sheets.
Former Argentine President Néstor Kirchner's funeral service is to continue until 10:00am Friday, the time at which his remains will be transferred to Río Gallegos, Santa Cruz province, Patagonia where the burial is set to take place. Kirchner is to be buried at the local cemetery and the family will hold a private ceremony.
The government of the People's Republic of China expressed on Thursday the Asian nation's sorrow for the loss of former president Néstor Kirchner.
South American Presidents of Venezuela, Colombia, Brazil and Paraguay met Thursday at the wake of former Argentine president Néstor Kirchner, where they expressed their condolences to widow and current Head of State Cristina Fernández de Kirchner.
The gold market continued to be supported by concerns over the health of the global economy and its ability to show a sustained recovery, especially in developed nations, according to the latest edition of Gold Investment Digest published today by the World Gold Council (WGC).
Argentine Foreign Affairs minister Hector Timerman anticipated that Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner will be again president of all Argentines, although admitting that the decision to be or not to be a candidate “rests on her”.
Argentine bonds posted big gains and stocks hit a new record high Thursday as markets anticipated a more business-friendly environment following the death of former president Nestor Kirchner.
China has claimed the top spot on the list of the world's supercomputers. The title has gone to China's Tianhe-1A supercomputer that is capable of carrying out more than 2.5 thousand trillion calculations a second.
The dreaded bed bugs (mites) that have infested New York City have spread to the United Nations landmark headquarters building, reports Foreign Policy.