Peruvian President Ollanta Humala emphasized on Monday the importance of trade and investment relations with China, both for Peru and the region during the opening in Lima of the two-day 5th China-Latin America Business Summit
A simple test to obtain a driver’s licence ended with the hopeful lady and her instructor in several metres deep water when the vehicle plunged from a fishermen’s wharf in the Chilean city of Antofagasta.
The World Bank approved last week a loan for 49 million dollars to support Uruguayan farmers in adopting environmentally sustainable practices to improve the resilience of their production systems in response to the effects of climate variability.
President Juan Manuel Santos of Colombia began on Monday a two day visit to London. During his visit the Colombian leader will meet the Queen, Prime Minister, Deputy Prime Minister, Foreign Secretary and other senior Ministers to discuss how the UK and Colombia can strengthen their bilateral ties.
Brazil’s environmental agency said on Monday it will fine US Chevron 50 million Reais, nearly 28 million dollars, for a continuing oil spill off the coast of Rio de Janeiro and the company could face several more similar fines in the coming days.
A rise in interest rates on French government debt and weaker growth prospects could be negative for the outlook on France's credit rating, Moody's warned in a report released Monday, adding to pressure on European debt markets.
The latest CNN poll shows that the same partisan divide that has kept the US congressional super committee from reaching a federal budget deficit reduction deal also exists among US voters who identify with a political party.
A special debt-reduction committee in the US Congress failed to reach agreement, extending partisan gridlock into the 2012 election year and setting the stage for 1.2 trillion dollars in automatic spending cuts.
President-elect Mariano Rajoy resisted pressure on Monday to disclose his plans for rescuing Spain from economic disaster, keeping anxious Spaniards and impatient investors on edge following his election triumph.
Foreign Office Minister Henry Bellingham has welcomed the UK Overseas Territories important role in agreeing new measures to protect seabirds.