The President of the Republic of Uruguay, HE Tabaré Vázquez , currently on an official visit to the UAE, has invited Dubai World to explore emerging business opportunities in the South American country.
Thousands of Argentines rallied Sunday as part of the third annual large-scale protest against an Uruguayan paper plant that has soured relations between the two South American countries.
Chile's Interior Ministry has launched three investigative missions into previously unexplored areas in southern Chile. The areas ÃÂ¢€ known to be rich in flora and fauna ÃÂ¢€ will be assessed for suitability for tourism and conservation activities.
British Airways Plc, Europe's third- largest airline, may make an offer for Iberia Lineas Aereas de España SA with a group of private equity investors to protect its interest in the Spanish carrier.
Australia's food bowl along the Murray-Darling rivers basin, which accounts for the country's 41% agriculture produce faces an unprecedentedly dangerous situation if it does not rain in the next six to eight weeks warned Australian Primer Minister John Howard.
Al Gore has dumped financial backing from controversial Canadian mining company Barrick Gold for his upcoming Santiago event Global Warming and Climate Change: The Time Has Come to Act. The Academy Award-winning environmentalist distanced himself from any association with the mining company, which owns the controversial Pascua Lama gold mine.
LAN airlines will buy 52 new airplanes over the next five year, increasing their air fleet by 83%. The airline will invest approximately US$ 2.6 billion from 2007 to 2011 to improve services and purchase the new planes. By 2011, LAN will operate 115 planes ÃÂ¢€” 102 passenger planes and 13 cargo planes.
An estimated one thousand workers resumed Monday their jobs at the controversial Botnia-Orion pulp mill under construction in Fray Bentos, Uruguay, following the accidental death of a worker last week at the plant.
In a new study released this week by the World Economic Forum (WEF), Chile ranked 31 on a list of 122 countries for efficient use of information and communication technology. Only four Latin American countries made the top 50, of which Chile was the leader.
A French consortium headed by Alstom was the only candidate left in the race for the ambitious project of President Nestor Kirchner's administration of a high speed train linking the capital Buenos Aires with the country's main two cities, Rosario and Cordoba.