The transmission system for Brazil's mammoth Belo Monte dam complex on the Xingu River — the first direct current ultra-high-voltage line (800 KV) in Brazil — is the biggest auction of the year in that country's energy game.
As more and more Chinese travel abroad during the Spring Festival holiday, many choose to take the long trip to Brazil, hoping to explore the land on the "other side of the world".
Baidu Inc's move to test new search engines in Brazil, Egypt and Thailand is unlikely to increase the company's revenue or its share of the global search-engine market, analysts said.
Cuban President Raul Castro challenged Latin American and Caribbean leaders to improve healthcare and education.
Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos welcomed on Tuesday the FIFA World Cup trophy at the Presidential Palace in Bogota (Casa de Narino), where he expressed his optimism about Colombia's participation in the event to be held in Brazil this summer.
Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff arrived Havana Sunday to participate in the 2nd Summit of the Latin American and Caribbean Community of States (CELAC) to be held on January 28-29.
Former Cuban leader Fidel Castro met Sunday with visiting Argentine President Cristina Fernandez.