Argentina’s Foreign Affairs Minister Héctor Timerman began his first official trip to Israel and denied offering to “forget” Iran's role in attacks against Israel's Embassy in BA and AMIA Jewish Community Centre in exchange for improved trade ties with Teheran.
Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff trusts a Truth Commission can be set up and working before the end of the year to investigate crimes and human rights abuses committed during the military dictatorship which extended from 1964 to 1985.
United States will reach its 14.29 trillion US dollars legal debt limit no later than May 16 unless Congress acts before then, Treasury Secretary Timothy F. Geithner said on Monday warning of “severe hardship” if lawmakers fail to act.
Oil climbed to the highest level in 30 months in New York on Monday on speculation that US economic growth may support demand and a protracted conflict in Libya will curtail supply.
Shares in Falkland Islands Rockhopper Exploration soared 16% on Monday, after it raised its lowest case estimate of crude reserves at its Sea Lion well.
The Royal Navy hydrographic survey ship HMS Scott is returning to Davenport Sunday April 10 after completing her second deployment to Antarctica. During the 22,500-mile journey she has been working on behalf of the British Foreign Commonwealth Office, British Antarctic Survey & United Kingdom Hydrographic Office.
Melting mountain glaciers are making sea levels rise faster now than at any time in the last 350 years, according to new research. Universities at Aberystwyth, Exeter and Stockholm looked at longer timescales than usual for their study.
Brazilian mining giant Vale, the world's biggest producer of iron ore, has chosen a new chief executive. Former Vale executive Murilo Ferreira will return to the company on 22 May.
Argentine ambassador Jorge Argüello said that “when we talk about Malvinas, we’re talking about the oldest sovereignty dispute of modern times. And Malvinas is putting United Nations to test for solving dispute among countries”.
Uruguayan president Jose Mujica ratified this weekend before 1.200 businesspeople that his administration will keep the course and ‘reliability’ of the current economic policy, although this will not impede “changes that may surface consequences of the moment”.