Uruguayan president Jose Mujica is fed up with problems with Argentina but must abandon the 'presidential diplomacy' and turn to 'professional diplomacy' because President Cristina Fernandez will not modify her conduct, warned one of Argentina's most respected political analysts, Rosendo Fraga.
The Galician multinational firm Pescanova needs an estimated 185 million Euros in working capital to be run in a year, according to estimates made by the consulting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC).
Fears about disruption to next year's World Cup have been raised after the key global football conference Soccerex was cancelled for disputed reasons. Soccerex organizers said Rio de Janeiro's state government had called off next month's event due to concerns about ongoing civil unrest in Brazil.
A surprise rate cut by the European Central Bank sent Euro zone shares to a five-year high on Thursday as traders bet a weaker Euro and easier lending conditions would help revive the region's economy and boost demand for stocks.
Mercosur negotiations, disputes with Argentina and economic complementation with Brazil are among the main issues of a long agenda that Uruguay and Brazil will address when President Jose Mujica visits his Brazilian peer Dilma Rousseff on Friday in Brasilia.
“We are encouraged to see the natural progression of the Falklands tourist board on a path to worldwide recognition”, said Managing Director Tony Mason who announced plans for the establishment of an Islands' tourist board branch in London.
Britain's Ministry has plans to commission three new ocean-going offshore patrol vessels for the Royal Navy. The new ships will be built by BAE Systems at their shipyards on the Clyde in a deal that will sustain jobs in the UK’s warship-building industry, and will play a key role in counter-terrorism, counter-piracy and anti-smuggling operations.
Neatly kept and organized documents dating to the start of Argentina’s last dictatorship, 1976/1983, shows the names of activists who went missing and citizens blacklisted under the regime, officials announced in Buenos Aires. The documents also show that the military junta had planned to hold onto power until 2000.
United States Tuesday's election results point the way to next year's mid-term elections and showed the emergence of several candidates with the charisma, age and capacity to attract outside voters that could help them have a go at the White House in three years time.
The oldest Jewish congregation in Argentina will mark its 150th year with a series of celebrations, including the launching of a rabbi’s book about Pope Francis. The first minyan of the Congregación Israelita de la República Argentina met in 1862 on the occasion of the High Holidays. The foundation stone for its synagogue building was laid on Sept. 27, 1867.