Even when the price of copper, Chile’s number one export, only begun to recover Friday of continued consecutive falls, in September and the first week of October the red metal reached its lowest level in 14 months.
Over half a million families live in 864 slums and irregular settlements in metropolitan Buenos Aires surrounding Argentina’s capital. Of this number 66% have over fifteen years since founded and in 65% of them expansion either horizontally or vertically continues.
Argentina’s main private media association, ADEPA, launched a devastating report on freedom of expression in Argentina and warns of the existence of “a mechanism geared to divulge official reports and aggrieve those who think differently”.
Buenos Aires pollster Poliarquía which in recent years has better anticipated electoral results in Argentina, forecasts a comfortable victory for President Cristina Fernandez (CFK) re-election bid next Sunday 23, confirming a third consecutive mandate for the Kirchner couple.
Latin American policy makers must be prepared to use interest rate cuts and consider fiscal measures to protect their economies in the event that the global economy stalls, the International Monetary Fund said.
US employment grew more than expected in September and job gains for the prior months were revised higher, according to a government report, released Friday, that could ease fears the economy was heading into recession.
Argentina has the ability to sustain its economic growth amid a slowdown in the global economy, thanks to domestic demand and trade with other South American nations, said Deputy Economy Minister Roberto Feletti.
Declaring women's rights vital for world peace, the Nobel Committee awarded its annual Peace Prize today to three indomitable campaigners against war and oppression - a Yemeni and two Liberians, including that country's president.
Chilean students marched in downtown Santiago Thursday, clashing with police and blocking traffic for much of the day, after negotiations with the government over education reforms broke down.
United States President Obama on Thursday called the “Occupy Wall Street” protests a reflection of a broad-based frustration about how our financial system works and pledged to continue fighting to protect American consumers.