Peruvian lawmakers said on Monday that Vice-President Omar Chehade should resign as soon as possible over corruption allegations to put an end to the first political scandal of Ollanta Humala's young presidency.
Major emerging economies are ready to provide financial help to the Euro zone via the International Monetary Fund but in return want commitments to reform the IMF to be implemented, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Monday.
Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff addressing the results of the G20 summit in Cannes, where Brazil was one of the countries represented said that job creation is a way to tackle economic crises.
The French ambassador in Montevideo, Jean Christophe Potton said that when President Nicholas Sarkozy named Uruguay and ten other countries as ‘fiscal havens’, which could be isolated from the International community, he was speaking in representation of the G20 countries summit in Cannes.
Advisers to Brazil’s Labor Minister Carlos Lupi demanded kickbacks from non-government organizations with government contracts, newsmagazine Veja reported Sunday, citing unnamed lawmakers and officials.
China’s Cnooc Ltd.'s deal to buy BP Plc's 7.1 billion dollars stake in Argentine crude producer Pan American Energy LLC collapsed, ten days after Argentina's president ordered oil companies to repatriate export revenue.
The Cuban Interests Section in the US capital has opened an invite-only bar in honour of the US writer Ernest Hemingway, who spent considerable time in Cuba during the 1940s and 1950s.
Peronist militancy in Argentina has now reached beer brands with the presentation of different names dear to followers of the country’s main political force: “Evita”, “17 de Octubre”, “Montoneros” and “Doble K”.
Argentina's car makers, a key pillar of the industrial sector, saw production cool in October from the record levels seen in recent months as demand from neighboring Brazil dropped off.
The Panamanian government “categorically” rejected Saturday French President Nicolas Sarkozy's “unfair” and “offensive” characterization of the country as a tax haven. “Panama is not a tax haven,” said Panamanian President Ricardo Martinelli.