Latin American stocks fell on Monday as fears of a recession in Europe and the United States mixed with anxiety about the health of global banks to drive indexes below support levels, suggesting more losses.
Argentine car makers set a new record for production in August, cranking out 84,655 vehicles amid brisk economic growth, an ongoing consumption boom and soaring exports to Brazil.
The growing Chinese middle class which could reach 500 million people by 2025 will be the great locomotive for commodities demand in the coming decades benefiting countries such as Argentina according to an Asian affairs and trade expert.
The head of Argentina’s powerful Rural Society Hugo Biolcati rectified his previous controversial statements towards the 50% of the population that chose to vote for President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, CFK, during the August 14 primary elections.
The world is safer today than in the aftermath of the September 11 attacks on the United States, with global terror groups weaker than 10 years ago, senior EU and NATO officials said Monday.
Brazil’s Minister of Defence Celso Amorim is in Buenos Aires for several scheduled meetings this week with his Argentine counterpart Arturo Puricelli and to establish closer ties in defence issues in the framework of Unasur (Union of South American nations).
The current and incoming head of the European Central Bank demanded that European governments quickly implement a strengthening of a regional bailout fund and press ahead with wider reforms.
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.