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.
California voters have an overall positive opinion about immigrants and support those undocumented aliens who have been working in the state for years should be able to remain and go on with their lives.
According to a recent audit commissioned by the Bolivian government and conducted by US-based consulting firm Ryder Scott allegedly shows that the country has only 8.3 trillion cubic feet of proven gas reserves, sharply lower than the range of 12.8 trillion to 26.7 trillion that has appeared in contradictory official versions.
Brazil’s presidential opposition candidate Jose Serra promised substantial changes to the country’s foreign policy if elected next Sunday. He specifically mentioned Brazil’s lobbying for a seat at the UN Security Council, the functioning of Mercosur and relations with Cuba and Iran.
Nevertheless it admits that Dilma Rousseff, with the help from outgoing president Lula da Silva, (and his extraordinary political gifts and innate pragmatism), will most probably be the winner.