Peruvian presidential candidate Ollanta Humala said that in the event of winning the runoff against Keiko Fujimori he will strengthen relations with Brazil, Chile and the United States as well as with Unasur, and has no intentions of joining Venezuela’s Hugo Chavez inspired ALBA.
Researchers based at the University of Canterbury in New Zealand have found that migrating humpback whales achieve navigational precision usually associated with jetliners or arrows.
The influential The Wall Street Journal published Monday a piece in which the columnist asks if Argentina can stand another four years of President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner. Columnist Mary Anastasia O’Grady who for years has been critical of the Kirchner couple states that few experts trust Argentina can resist four more years of “demagoguery and its creeping authoritarianism”
The average price for a hectare of farmland in Uruguay during 2010 increased 13% and reached 2.650 US dollars. The average farmland hectare in 2009 was 2.239 USD.
The Royal Gibraltar Regiment will be conducting Royal Public Duties and The Queen's Guard in London during April next year, Lt Col Colin Risso has confirmed in an interview with the Gibraltar Chronicle.
Japan's cabinet approved almost US$50 billion of spending for post-earthquake rebuilding, the country's biggest public works effort in six decades. The emergency budget of 4 trillion Yen, which is likely be followed by more reconstruction spending packages, is still dwarfed by the overall cost of damages caused by the March 11 earthquake and tsunami, estimated at US$300 billion.
Colombia’s state-run petroleum company Ecopetrol announced the results of testing from an oil well in the south of the country with initial findings showing production levels to average 92 barrels of oil a day reported the Bogotá press.
Canada's Barrick Gold Corp said on Tuesday it would take a wait and see approach if a higher bid emerges for its offer to pay 7.3 billion Canadian dollars for Equinox Minerals.
Jaguar Land Rover expects China to become its largest market in the next few years, according to Bob Grace, president of Jaguar Land Rover China, who said that the company aims to sell over 40,000 vehicles in China this year, which will be a significant growth of 54% over last year's 26,000 units.
The chief organiser of the 2010 Commonwealth Games in Delhi has been arrested following an investigation into allegations of corruption. Suresh Kalmadi was removed from his post in January.