Argentina's Justice Carlos Fayt, the oldest member of the Supreme Court (97) and questioned by the government of president Cristina Fernandez, which demands evidence of his health and mental conditions, has said through his lawyer, Jorge Rizzo that he is not concerned about a possible impeachment hearing raised against him, since 'he is used to this kind of attacks'.
Brazil has proposed reviewing Mercosur rules so that its members can enjoy more 'liberty' to negotiate trade agreements with other blocks or third parties, because even when Mercosur is an indissoluble marriage, this does mean that relations can't be discussed and thus a 'different speeds' group should not be discarded.
Purchase real estate prices all over Brazil have fallen a combined 3.47% in real prices the first months of 2015 according to the Fipe-Zap index. The index collected real estate prices in twenty Brazilian cities and measured them against inflation, registering monthly price rises below inflation for the sixth time in a row.
About 1,200 people died and 771 survived when the British liner was torpedoed by a German submarine on 7 May 1915 during World War One. One of the largest ships in the world, it was sailing from New York to its home port of Liverpool when it was sunk off the coast of Ireland.
49.5 million people are registered to cast their votes in the UK general election on Thursday 7 May. Polls open at 07:00 BST at around 50,000 polling stations across the United Kingdom. A total of 650 Westminster MPs will be elected, with about 50 million people registered to vote.
Brazil's industrial production has dropped 4.7% in the last twelve months after slipping in March by 0.8% amid a sharp downturn in the country's economy, official figures showed Wednesday.
Uruguay's economy is strong enough to navigate in a challenging global and regional environment in which the U.S. dollar is strong and inflation is starting to rise, Uruguayan Central Bank, (BCU), chairman Mario Bergara said during a conference in Montevideo where he discussed the central bank's mission in the current world environment.
Brazil's Supreme Court ordered another engineering executive released from jail on Wednesday, complicating prosecutors' efforts to expand the current corruption investigation at Petrobras.
For a third year in a row the United States will be the top wheat supplier for Brazil, displacing Argentina from its historic position, according to the latest release from Brazilian consultancy Trigo & Farinhas. This piece of information is significant given the world prices for grains and wheat planting prospects in South America.