Private consultants estimate that Argentina's inflation in 2009 and in spite of the devalued government statistics was the third highest in the world behind the Democratic Republic of Congo and Venezuela.
UK Gordon Brown has admitted he is the underdog in the forthcoming general election battle - but insisted he is ready to fight for Britain.
Argentine car manufacturers are looking ahead with great optimism to what they consider an excellent 2010 when they expect to break several records, according to Cesar Luis Ramirez Rojas, president of the Argentine car manufacturers association.
Brazil trade surplus in 2009 was 24.615 billion US dollars the lowest since 2002 (13.13 billion USD) and the worst since President Lula da Silva has been in office, according to the latest release from the Development, Trade and Industry ministry.
The Dakar Rally that began in the Southern Cone on New Year's Day has some people applauding, but others not so happy.
On Sunday evening Chile's two presidential hopefuls - billionaire businessman Sebastian Piñera and Senator Eduardo Frei - began airing five-minute TV spots designed to win votes for the January 17 run-off presidential election. The spots will run through January 14.
Canada's Industry Minister, Tony Clement, has given PetroChina the go-ahead for a 1.7 billion US dollars acquisition of two oil sand projects.
Argentina is a nation that prides itself on having more cattle than people but because of erred policies may soon be forced to import beef to keep its meat-loving citizens happy at the dinner table.
Venezuelans have received 2010 with the announcement of an extremely severe power-saving program forcing all shopping malls, bars, restaurants, discos and cinemas to close business several hours a day.
On the 177th anniversary of the illegitimate occupation by the United Kingdom of the Malvinas Islands, Argentina repudiates events of 3 January 1833 and calls on the UK to comply with the mandate of the international community and find a peaceful solution to the conflict.