Brazil with a defence market described as “one of the fastest growing in the world” will be signing a defence agreement with the UK which should open the way for a deal worth “billions of dollars”, according to reports in the Brazilian and UK media.
United States Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner will visit Monday Brazil to discuss economic cooperation. Geithner is scheduled to return on the same day.
A long-lasting drought that affected the Amazon Rain Forest last year was worse than the once-in-a-lifetime drought that the region suffered in 2005, and a team of British and Brazilian scientists say it may have a bigger impact on global warming than the US does in a year.
Argentina is in the midst of a consumption boom, but inflation that old Argentine plague, has once again fully surfaced, writes the New York Times Alexi Barrionuevo from Buenos Aires.
Uruguay’s consumer prices rose in January at the fastest pace since 2008, led by higher health, food and beverages costs, according to the latest report from the National Institute of Statistics, INE.
By Andrés Cisneros for the Herald
Peter Pepper and Graham Pascoe, who have spent years writing profusely on the issue, have just written a new article seeking to enlighten us on Malvinas rights.
The International Monetary Fund urged Uruguay to focus policies on securing “a soft economic landing” amid a surge in capital inflows to emerging economies and higher commodity prices.
“Obesity rates have doubled worldwide since 1980,” according to a study published Friday as part of a series in the Lancet that also looked at global blood pressure and cholesterol trends.
At least fourteen whales from a pod of more than 80 beached on the New Zealand coast have died, with officials fearing others may be stranded elsewhere after freeing themselves on Saturday.
An Argentine incumbent governor from the northern province of Salta admitted in a television interview that at least five children died of malnutrition last year and so far this year another case has been registered. Cases involve mostly the indigenous population.