The leaders of Britain and Germany David Cameron and Angela Merkel acknowledged differences over the Euro zone crisis but stressed they have the same plan for European growth. The prime minister met the German chancellor on Friday in Berlin to discuss the Euro zone crisis, and Iran and Syria.
Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti on Friday won a final parliamentary confidence vote granting full power to his new government after pledging to spur growth and reduce debt in the euro-region’s third-largest economy.
Greece's new government took a first step on Friday towards meeting terms of an international bailout needed to avoid bankruptcy, submitting a budget bill that foresees no new austerity measures next year as long as reforms are enacted.
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and the government of Ceará, Brazil, will bring together international and national experts to debate the impact of tourism on development, social inclusion, and regional integration in the Americas.
Stanford University marine biologist William Gilly and other researchers have been studying Humboldt squid in Mexico's Sea of Cortez to determine why the animals have been spawning at a much younger age and smaller size than usual.
Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff on Friday signed into law the creation of a commission to investigate human rights abuses committed during military dictatorships with the purpose of strengthening democracy but ‘leaving aside all forms of revenge’.
Argentina's economy grew 7.7% in September from a year earlier, the government said on Friday, beating market expectations and marking the 25th straight month of growth.
European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi told Euro zone governments on Friday to act fast to get their rescue fund up and running, expressing exasperation at their lack of progress in response to an escalating debt crisis.
President Cristina Fernández urged Argentines ”to make an effort to understand the moment the country and the world are undergoing” while heading a ceremony to commemorate the 160th anniversary of the Vuelta de Obligado battle in the Buenos Aires area of San Pedro.
The Managing Director of the IMF Christine Lagarde will be making her first official tour of Latin America when she visits Peru, Mexico and Brazil at the end of November and beginning of December according to spokesperson David Hawley.