Two Spanish seamen serving imprisonment sentences for drugs related crimes in the Falkland Islands have been deported and since last Sunday are back in Spain, reports the Islands Police Headquarters.
China's foreign exchange reserves exceeded the mark of 3 trillion US dollars for the first time at the end of March 2011, representing an increase of 24% from a year earlier. China retains the world’s leading position in forex reserves, according to data released by the country’s central bank.
Speculative money continues to flow into emerging markets, including China, and the situation is likely to continue over the long term, a top executive of China's largest commercial bank said Friday.
A Brazilian government report indicates that it will be extremely difficult to get most Brazilian airports ready in time for the 2014 World Cup.
Renovation work in 10 of the 13 airports which will be used during the month-long tournament will not be completed in time unless there are changes in the investment plans made by Brazil's airport authority, Brazil's Economic Research Institute said in its study.
The Permanent Council of the Organization of American States (OAS) commemorated on Thursday April 14 Pan American Day and the anniversary of the signing of the Charter of the OAS, adopted in Bogota, Colombia, on April 30, 1948.
Developing nations warned the IMF on Thursday against imposing new rules dictating how they manage capital inflows rushing into their economies, suggesting rich nations take a hard look at their own policies instead.
Inflation in China accelerated in March to the fastest rate since 2008, despite government efforts to cool prices. Consumer prices rose by 5.4% in March compared with a year earlier, the National Bureau of Statistics said. In February, the annual figure was 4.9%.
A Falkland Islander will be joining the ranks of the privileged few at the Royal Wedding of the Prince William and Catherine Middleton in Westminster Abbey on April 29.
President Jose Mujica promised there will be no ‘uncontrolled inflation in Uruguay’ and although admitting it’s not a simple problem, with no magic solution, there are “sufficient tools’ to address the issue including putting “government spending on a diet”.
Several Mercosur negotiations with other blocks have failed because “they ask too much and offer too little” said Samuel Pinheiro recently appointed Mercosur High Representative and who is holding a round of meetings with member countries’ leaders.