The New England Patriots’ heart-stopping 28-24 victory over the Seattle Seahawks in the Super Bowl delivered the largest television audience in US history with an average of 114.4 million viewers, network NBC said on Monday.
Argentina's prosecutor in charge of investigating the death of Alberto Nisman, Viviana Fein has rectified information regarding a draft document involving a detention request for President Cristina Fernández, foreign minister Hector Timerman and a member of Congress, whose existence she had first denied.
Argentine Prosecutor Viviana Fein has insisted that she is not under any external pressure relating to her investigations into the death of AMIA lead prosecutor Alberto Nisman, and promised to formally report any such interferences in her work.
University of Kent Vice-Chancellor Professor Dame Julia Goodfellow visited Chile from 1 to 3 February 2015. Dame Julia, who is also the incoming President of Universities UK, the body representing all UK Universities, had discussions with senior Chilean officials, including the Deputy Minister of Education, Valentina Quiroga.
Brazil’s industrial production contracted sharply in December and finished last year with its steepest decline since 2009, as rising interest rates, weak demand and waning confidence from consumers and businesses weighed on output.
Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff will replace the chief executive and other senior managers at state-run oil company Petrobras later this month in an effort to turn the page on the widening corruption scandal. Petrobras shares jumped more than 15%, their biggest one-day gain in 16 years, after Folha do Sao Paulo first reported that Rousseff intended to replace CEO Maria das Graças Foster.
Uruguay is the 'only' candidate from Latin America and the Caribbean and has the necessary votes to be elected next October non permanent member of the United Nations Security Council beginning 2016, announced foreign minister Luis Almagro. This will be the second time a Uruguay seat at the Security Council, the first was in 1965/66.
The world's best Hereford bull is from Uruguay. “Kamikaze” was chosen king of bulls 2014 by HerefordBreeder.net, the world's top Hereford show which takes place in Texas. The Sunday event was supported in conjunction with the Stock Show and other sponsors, in ceremonies at Fort Worth's West Arena.
Russian cosmonaut Oleg Guermanovich Artemiev, member of the International Space Station Expedition 40 posted this week a high definition picture of the Falkland Islands taken while orbiting from 400 kilometers above the Earth.
Credit ratings firm Standard & Poor's will pay 1.5 billion dollars to resolve a series of lawsuits over its ratings on mortgage securities that soured in the run-up to the 2008 financial crisis, the company announced on Tuesday. The settlement comes after more than two years of litigation as S&P fought allegations it issued overly rosy ratings in order to win more business.