The Order of Brazilian Lawyers, OAB, considers the building of a monument to the memory of General Golbery do Couto e Silva, considered the most important mind behind the military dictatorship (1964/1985) as an “unnecessary provocation” which involves “some military officers” in disagreement with the Truth Commission.
China Security Regulatory Commission exposed its biggest-ever case of stock market manipulation in a show of strength by the new securities regulator, who has vowed to crack down on rampant illegal trading.
Former president Alejandro Toledo announced Sunday that his party was leaving Peru's ruling coalition after President Ollanta Humala appointed an ex-army officer as the new prime minister.
The UN Food and Agriculture Organization, FAO, and Transparency International have detected serious corruption problems in the access to land in at least 61 countries, among which some in Latinamerica.
Uruguayan president Jose Mujica announced Mercosur is considering the modification of legislation so that Venezuela can definitively be incorporated as a full member to the South American trade block, which has been blocked for several years now by the Paraguayan Congress.
Brazilian bank economists cut the country’s growth estimate for this year to below 3%, (2.97%) according to a last week survey by the Central bank of over one hundred institutions and which was released Monday.
Climate negotiators agreed a pact that would for the first time force all the biggest polluters to take action on greenhouse gas emissions, but critics said the action plan was not aggressive enough to slow the pace of global warming.
Uruguay’s ruling coalition main grouping and which responds to President Jose Mujica expressed their full support for the Executive and Economy minister Fernando Lorenzo and his team, which has been increasingly questioned lately for its “excessive orthodoxy”.
Under the banner of “Malvinas Year, memory justice and truth” the administration of President Cristina Fernandez is working for a major rally and demonstration of ‘rank and file” Malvinas veterans in Buenos Aires next 2 April, 30th anniversary of the Falklands/Malvinas invasion.
More than 800 people have had their telephones illegally hacked by the now-defunct News of the World tabloid, British police investigating the alleged practice said on Saturday.