Chilean court decided on Monday not to charge any of late Dictator Augusto Pinochet's family members in a long-running investigation into the origin of the general's fortune and his suspected embezzlement of public funds.
Consumer prices in Uruguay during July increased 0.77% while twelve-month inflation reached 8.75%, which is the highest since last February, and well ahead of the 8.21% to June, according to the latest release from the country’s National Stats Institute, INE.
General Motors outsold Toyota for the first time in six quarters, rising atop the industry and underscoring the resurgence of US automakers.
Spain’s main police union SUP has expressed concern to the central government that it will need support if its members are required to carry out extensive checks on people entering or leaving the Rock.
Argentine president Cristina Fernandez visited on Monday afternoon United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon and called for a restructuring of multilateral organisations in order to improve performance, using as an example regional body Unasur (Union of South American Nations).
A corner of west London saw culinary and scientific history made on Monday as scientists cooked and served up the world's first lab-grown beef burger.
Mercosur has become characterized for “bad leadership and worse presidents” of the countries that make up the block, since there is no incentive for the regional organization and it has become “an ideological battle political field”, said Cesario Ramalho da Silva, president of the Brazilian Rural Society.
Amazon.com Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bezos agreed to buy The Washington Post for 250 million dollars, vaulting the e-commerce magnate into the struggling newspaper industry. Bezos is making the deal as an individual and not as part of Amazon, the world’s biggest online retailer, according to a statement on Monday.
Mercosur foreign ministers warned UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon of the serious implications which the United States global espionage system represents for the international community, during a Monday midday meeting at the UN headquarters in New York.
Prime Minister David Cameron is “seriously concerned” about the escalation of tensions at the Spanish-Gibraltar border. Spain has said it is considering a range of proposals including a new 50 Euro (£43) fee to cross the border with the British territory.