More than 4,000 pages of journal entries and other material written by Dr. Josef Mengele, the “angel of death” are to go under the hammer Thursday at a United States auction house.
Former Brazilian leader Lula da Silva said President Dilma Rousseff managed the latest political crisis in the cabinet ‘correctly’ and is proving she has the capacity to lead “in this and in all situations”.
Retail sales in the Patagonian region, which suffered the full impact from fumes and ashes spewed by a neighbouring Chilean volcano, plummeted 49.3% during the first half of July compared to a year ago, according to a survey from the Argentine Confederation of medium sized companies, CAME.
With the formal end of the tourism season in the Antarctic, the International Association of Antarctica Tour Operators (IAATO) has released its final numbers for 2010-11. The total number of visitors to the region traveling with IAATO member-operators was 33,824.
A fantastic £60,000+ of funding was raised for the SGHT Habitat Restoration Project on South Georgia in the 2010-2011 season thanks to the many visitors who sponsored a hectare.
The Brazil Tourism Board (Embratur) named Flavio Dino, a former federal congressman, as its new president, succeeding Mário Moysés.
Cuba is forced to import more than 400,000 tons of rice each year, 60% of the total amount of this dietary staple consumed on the island, according to official figures published Sunday by the daily Juventud Rebelde.
Recent excavations in Uruguay to uncover and begin researching fossilized remains estimated to date back 29,000 years could shoot down the theory that the populating of the Americas came via the Bering Strait some 12,000 years ago, Uruguayan scientists said.
Soybean processing and exports from the US, Argentina and Brazil, the largest shippers, were below expectations in the second quarter on reduced Chinese imports and competition from palm oil, Oil World said in a Tuesday released report.
Media tycoon Rupert Murdoch and his son James testified Tuesday to a British parliamentary committee at which he defended his son and his company over a scandal that has rocked the British establishment.