Chile earthquake: over 700 dead, 2M homeless, martial law demanded

The devastating magnitude 8.8 earthquake that struck Chile early Saturday morning has killed more than 700 people and leaft 2 million homeless, wounded or otherwise affected. As some of the worst affected areas woke up to badly damaged cities Sunday, looting broke out, leading several mayors to ask the central government of to issue the extreme declaration More...

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By Ana Nivtova On Saturday, February 27th, 2010

Chile earthquake update: 82 dead, Tsunami fears

The massive magnitude 8.8 earthquake that struck Chile early Saturday morning has now left at least 82 dead, with the toll expected to rise. The earthquake has also triggered a tsunami that has led officials throughout More...

By Stefano Guttierez On Saturday, February 27th, 2010

8.8 earthquake strikes Chile, aftershocks feared

A huge magnitude 8.8 earthquake struck Chile early Saturday morning, leaving at least six people dead. Authorities expect more casualties as well as damage to buildings and outtages in power and telephone lines. According More...

By Rajat Anand On Saturday, September 12th, 2009

Recession in Brazil ends, GDP grows 1.9 per cent

According to the latest figures released Friday by the Brazilian Census Bureau (IBGE), the economy in Brazil saw a growth of 1.9 per cent in the second quarter, taking the Brazilian nation out of recession. Brazil More...

By Adrian Santana On Friday, February 27th, 2009

Nicaragua hit hard by economic crisis

Nicaragua has been hit hard┬áby the global economic crisis. 30 per cent of its exports come from the United States, so given economic recession in the US, Nicaragua is suffering catastrophic consequences. More...

By Adrian Santana On Sunday, February 22nd, 2009

Anglo American to slash 9,000 jobs

Anglo American (NASDAQ:AAUK), the mining giant will cut a further 9,000 jobs throughout it’s worldwide operations as the global crisis affects demand for raw materials, the company announced on Friday. The More...

By Adrian Santana On Tuesday, January 20th, 2009

Brazil loses 654,000 jobs in December

Brazil saw 654,000 jobs lost in December as the global crisis hits Latin America’s larget economy. The countries worst affected sectors were industry, agriculture and construction. With a population of 190 More...