Chile’s Supreme Court has requested the extradition of former US army officer, Capt. Raymond E. Davis, over his alleged involvement in the murder of two US citizens in Chile, days after the coup of 11 September, 1973 that ushered in 17 years of brutal military rule.
HMS Victory, the world’s oldest commissioned warship, is to be returned to her former glory thanks to a 10-year restoration program, the Ministry of Defence announced Thursday. It will be the most extensive restoration of the 246 year old warship since she was repaired after the Battle of Trafalgar in 1805 as Lord Nelson’s flagship.
The Brazilian Central bank latest decision to lower the basic interest rate by half a percentage point to 11%, confirms Brazil leadership as the country with the highest real interest rates in the world. An honour it has held interruptedly for the last 23 months.
Meryl Streep has been named best actress for her portrayal of Margaret Thatcher in upcoming film The Iron Lady by the New York Film Critics Circle.
Global stocks and the Euro rallied on Wednesday after the world's leading central banks agreed to cut the cost for European banks to borrow much-needed dollars.
Corruption continues to plague too many countries around the world, according to Transparency International’s 2011 Corruption Perceptions Index released Wednesday. It shows some governments failing to protect citizens from corruption, be it abuse of public resources, bribery or secretive decision-making.
Malvinas war veterans are demanding DNA tests to identify the unknown soldiers buried at the Argentine cemetery in Darwin as part of the remembrance events of the 30th anniversary of the Falkland Islands conflict in 2012.
Emirates Airlines will fly on a daily basis between Dubai and Buenos Aires, with a call at Rio do Janeiro, as of next January 3, it was announced in the Argentine capital by Richard Vaughan Senior Vice-president for Commercial Operations.
Brazil’s Executive Committee on Public Ethics, on a unanimous decision adopted on Wednesday recommended President Dilma Rousseff the removal of Labour and Employment Minister Carlos Lupi.
What can be greater for Brazilians than the 2014 World Cup which will be hosted by the country? The best beauty contest of all times…the several reasons to visit Brazil in spite of all the street killings: the Miss Bumbum competition.