Montevideo figures in position 65 in the world ranking of most liveable cities elaborated by The Economist Intelligence Unit, (EIU) and which was released this week. Only Buenos Aires and Santiago figure ahead of the Uruguayan capital in positions 62 and 63 as the most liveable cities in South America.
Brazil's trade surplus grew more than expected in August as the value of exports climbed to its highest this year, outpacing strong import growth.
Before the planned meeting with Chilean President Sebastián Piñera next Saturday, Chilean student leader Camila Vallejo met with Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff in Brasília on Wednesday to discuss the problems facing the Brazilian and Chilean higher education systems.
As New Zealand prepares to host the 2011 Rugby World Cup, we look at a game which will cause much interest in Latin America and the South Atlantic.