Central American countries and Mexico requested Colombian president Juan Manuel Santos to help reconcile positions with Southern Cone countries so that former president Manuel Zelaya could return to Honduras, revealed Colombian Foreign Affairs minister Maria Angela Holguin in an interview with Bogotá’s El Espectador.
President Dilma Rousseff’s Monday visit to Uruguay will try to ease growing concerns in South America’s smallest country political and economic circles about “Brazil-dependency” and obstacles to bilateral trade, according to reports in the Sao Paulo media previous to her departure.
Brazilian Vice-president admitted publicly “differences” inside the administration of President Dilma Rousseff following a serious, ‘high voice’ exchange he had with cabinet chief and political coordinator Antonio Palocci who in under investigation for over-night enrichment.
The man appointed new Commander of the British Forces South Atlantic Islands to be stationed in the Falkland Islands, is the soldier who oversaw the bridge building in Cumbria following the United Kingdom’s devastating floods in November 2009.
“The best thing that could happen to Argentina is for Cristina Fernández de Kirchner “to become President again” said Interior Minister Florencio Randazzo at the close of the national congress of the ruling Justicialista Party who nevertheless suggested has yet to decide when to register.
Former Brazilian Industry and Foreign Trade Minister Miguel Jorge decided to weight in on the bilateral trade conflict currently affecting Brazil and Argentina, and surprisingly came out in defence of the Cristina Fernández de Kirchner administration, comparing President Rousseff’s move to impose non-automatic licenses on car and auto-parts imports as “firing a cannon ball.”
Argentine president Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner ratified before Mexican businessmen that her government will continue to advance the current ‘development inclusion model’ with strong policies in support of the domestic market and exports with added value.
The publishing company of the Miami Herald, McClatchy Co. (MNI) sold a 14-acre parcel of Miami prime land for 236 million US dollars to Genting Malaysia, a sale begun six years ago by then- independent Knight Ridder Inc.
The National Ballet of Cuba plans to deliver a “message of peace” when it starts its first United States tour in eight years, said renowned director, Alicia Alonso. The visit is expected to last one month.
Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff, following recovery from the bronchial pneumonia she was diagnosed in late April, currently enjoys good health, the president’s doctors said in a report released at her request.