Canada’s Bombardier Aerospace said Monday it has received another follow-on order from Uruguay’s flag carrier Pluna for three CRJ900 NextGen regional jets, helping the manufacturer's efforts to avoid layoffs.
Italy’s Fiat Industrial, through its affiliate CNH, will set up a plant in Argentina to manufacture powerful combines and specialty tractors destined for the Latin American market. The plant will create some 600 direct and 1,500 indirect jobs, CNH said in a statement on Tuesday.
The release of an alleged unfinished pact negotiated over a decade ago between former urban guerrillas and the military triggered serious controversy in Uruguay in the midst of a political debate to overrule a bill which exempts former officers from going to court for alleged human rights abuses during the military dictatorship (1093/1085).
Soaring food and fuel prices are threatening to derail growth in Asian economies, according to a report by the Asian Development Bank (ADB). The bank has warned that if food and fuel prices continue to surge, economic growth in the region could be reduced by up to 1.5% this year.
Campaigns in extreme defence of Nature and the environment can turn into a sort of “eco-fascism” unable to solve the home problems for millions or modify the consumerism paradigm of modern societies, warns a new academia discussion publication in Argentina.
Latin American and Caribbean Foreign Affairs ministers are meeting in Venezuela in anticipation of the presidential summit scheduled for July 5 in Caracas when a new regional integration organization is set to be born, the Community of Latin American and Caribbean states, CELAC.
President Barack Obama has told fellow citizens there is no magic bullet to bring down high petrol prices and said he wants to end what he called US$4 billion in taxpayer subsidies to oil and gas companies.
The Cuban revolution leader Fidel Castro in his latest ‘Reflections’ column “The brutal and turbulent North” writes about China’s report on human rights in the United States, which is basically a counter report on Washington’s annual document on the human rights situation in each of the world’s countries.
Toyota executives in Brazil and Argentina announced they are cutting production at two assembly plants for three days because they don’t have enough parts from Japan due to the recent earthquake and tsunami.
Paraguay is experiencing a boom in corn with an area planted of over a million hectares compared to 600.000 hectares a year ago, according to the country’s Soybean Farmers’ Association president agronomist Francisco Regis Mereles.