Gen. Julio Casas Regueiro, an accountant who fought in Cuba's revolution, then used his training to run the military's lucrative economic enterprises for two decades before becoming defense minister, has died, state television reported. He was 75.
Chile on Sunday declared two days of national mourning after rescuers gave up hope for 21 people believed killed when an air force plane crashed off Juan Fernandez (Robinson Crusoe) Island in the Pacific.
ECB President Jean-Claude Trichet kept up warnings over Italy's strained public finances telling the struggling centre-right government it must act quickly to reassure nervous markets.
Chile's student organizations are waiting for the road map promised for Monday by government authorities following Saturday’s meeting with President Sebastian Piñera for nearly four hours in the government palace.
Hurricane Katia continued to intensify Sunday afternoon as it churned in the Atlantic Ocean, spurring warnings about rip currents and fears it could soon develop into a major hurricane, the United States National Hurricane Center said.
More than eight in 10 US residents think the economy is in another recession, according to a new CNN/ORC poll. One-third of those surveyed think it’s serious.
At the closure of the period, seven Argentine presidential tickets registered at the Electoral Justice for the October 23 elections. All seven tickets were confirmed in the 14 August primary elections when President Cristina Fernandez, CFK, trashed all other hopefuls with over 50% of all valid ballots.
The world’s economic leaders need to “rebalance” their thinking as well as their economies. Fiscal and monetary policies have dominated. That makes sense to a degree: decisions on deficits, debt and the Euro zone this autumn may well determine whether the global economy slides deeper into danger, or begins the long climb back.
Two Brazilian university students who organized a “rodeo of fat ladies” in the social network under the name of Orkut will have to donate 20 minimum salaries (approximately 6.650 dollars) to organizations that combat chemical dependencies and gender violence.
Palestinian negotiator Nabil Shaath said on Sunday that an estimated 140 countries will recognize an independent Palestine State in the United Nations at the end of the month when the international request is formally presented.