A United States congresswoman running a surprising strong campaign for the Republican presidential nomination has compared herself to ex-British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher in a foreign policy speech aimed in part at convincing US veterans that she would make a strong commander in chief.
China appealed the World Trade Organization's finding in July that its export controls over raw materials including coke, zinc and magnesium violate global trading rules.
US President Barack Obama sharply cut estimates for US economic growth, underscoring the difficult challenge he faces in spurring a stronger recovery and creating more jobs.
Argentina’s Deputy Minister of Economy, Roberto Feletti stated on Thursday that the idea of the government is to “reduce the level of unemployment to 5%” in the coming two years.
Brazil's government will reclaim promising oil exploration blocks won by companies in a bidding round five years ago but never formally leased to the winners, the country's energy minister Edison Lobao said.
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.
Annual food inflation in Latin America and the Caribbean reached 8.7% in July almost one full percentage point above the previous month according to the Food and Agriculture Organization, FAO.