December 2012


Economy: Mercosur continues to gain economic power

Mercosur expands its membership and its economic prowess; Salaries rise in Latin America despite global economic crisis; Studies predict continued economic success in Peru; Five Latin American economies identified as…

(FILE) Celebrated Architect Oscar Niemeyer Dies At 104

Arts: Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer dies

Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer dies; Kobo, Google and Amazon open online book stores in Brazil; Juanes and Fonseca are nominated for Grammy Award; Ricardo Piglia wins Argentina’s Great National Arts…