Efforts have resumed at Japan's Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant to restore electrical power and cool its overheated reactors, seriously damaged by the 11 March earthquake.
In what was the most controversial issue of the visit, President Obama said he's ready to help Chile solve human rights crimes committed during the dictatorship of Gen. Augusto Pinochet, but avoided agreeing Monday to a US apology for meddling in the country's affairs.
Argentina’s 2010/2011 grains and oilseeds harvest is estimated to have reached 100.46 million tons, which is above last year’s according to the latest technical report from the Ministry of Agriculture released this week.
Japan's devastating earthquake and tsunami will depress growth briefly before reconstruction kicks off and gives the beleaguered economy a boost, the World Bank said in a report.
Several Argentine provinces mistrustful of government statistics, particularly inflation have mounted their own offices which show that consumer prices in the last twelve months have soared on average 27.5%, which is almost two and a half times the official index applicable to Buenos Aires City and Buenos Aires province
Flights began to be resumed late Monday in Argentina’s two main airports after they had to be cancelled due to technical problems with the Control Tower system.
Visiting President Barack Obama called in Chile for a new era of partnership with Latin America as he acknowledged a sometimes troubled past between Washington and its neighbours in the region.