Uruguayan banks will probably be able to continue with last year’s profits in the current year, as the economy strengthens, Fernando Oliva, directory of consultancy at Doloitte told BNAmericas.
Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff is re-evaluating a six billion dollar plan to purchase eleven warships, as part of her plan to slash government spending, the Folha de Sao Pablo reported.
Self-made bilionaire Najib Mikati, attained the backing of enough members of parliament to be named Lebanon’s premier. He is now faced with the challenges of repairing political and sectarian rifts, threatening to tear the country apart.
Guaranteeing respect for human rights in Colombia is the common purpose of Non-governmental Organisations (NGO) and the government, Colombia’s defence minister said, responding to Human Rights Watch (HRW).
United States President Barrack Obama pledged on Tuesday to help Russia investigate the deadly terrorist attack on Moscow's Domodedovo Airport, the Kremlin said.
Fruit growers, packers and pickers in Argentina have ended their strike in the western part of the country, but the damage may have already been done with strike costs estimated at US $50 million, according to local and national media.
New York based Human Rights Watch has harshly criticized United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon’s quiet diplomacy approach to human rights issues in its annual report. Officials of the human rights monitoring group say the UN leader should not necessarily be elected to a second term later this year.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has said that the global economy will grow faster this year than expected.
United States family home prices, fell for a fifth straight month in November and could reach new lows soon, a closely watched survey showed on Tuesday.
United Kingdom Chancellor George Osborne stands by his financial policies, in spite of figures which show the UK economy has shrunk by 0.5 percent and concerns Britain is facing a recession.