Figures in Brazil show that 2.52 million new jobs were created last year, the Brazilian Labour Ministry reported.
Coca Brynco was launched in Bolivia earlier this week. It is the first mass produced soft drink of its kind and the project is supported by the government of President Evo Morales.
Former Haitian dictator Jean-Claude Duvalier has been charged with embezzling public funds Tuesday, but a judge must still decide whether the indictment can proceed.
President Obama welcomed Chinese President Hu Jintao to the White House on Wednesday and praised China’s success.
Sejong Soloists, the brilliant 14-piece conductor less string ensemble, often referred to as the sensational “dream team,” once again razzled and dazzled an internationally distinguished audience at their 11th Annual Gala in New York.
The UK's Standard Chartered will focus on serving Latin American clients in segments requiring direct access to Asia, Africa and the Middle East, the bank's head of private banking in the Americas, John Leto, told BNamericas, saying he plans to double its private banking assets in the region in two years.
The Falkland Islands Government has sent letters to the leaders of Australia and Brazil following the devastating floods the two countries have undergone recently.
Chile’s Health Minister Jaime Mañalich announced his support this week for a more strict smoking ban.
FOGL, the oil and gas exploration company is pleased to announce an exploration update with respect to its licence interests offshore the Falkland Islands and in particular to its 100% owned and operated southern licences. FOGL also holds a 49% interest in licences collectively referred to as the northern licences in which BHP Billiton holds 51% and is operator.
Chilean officials reached agreement Tuesday with the Citizens Assembly of Magallanes over an increase in natural gas prices that sparked a week-long general strike in the remote southern region, sources involved in the talks said.