Mobile internet in Brazil 4th fastest in South America

Thursday 18 October 2012 | 09:29 CET | News At 1.12 Mbps, Brazil is in fourth place among countries in South America in terms of mobile internet speed, according to a study by Akamai concerning data from the second quarter of 2012. Brazil came behind Argentina (1.6 Mbps), Chile (1.3 Mbps) and Colombia (1.17 Mbps). Brazil was ahead of Paraguay, Venezuela Read more [...]

Argentina retains lead in South American group qualifications for 2014 World Cup

Argentina has retained the lead in the South American group of the 2014 World Cup qualifying tournament. The team’s leader Lionel Messi and his teammates played away at Chile. In the 27th minute, Lionel Messi opened the score in his trademark style. Three minutes later, the visiting team’s striker Gonzalo Higuain scored an even more brilliant goal. He rounded three Chilean defenders and fired the ball into the far top corner. Argentina continued the demonstration of their good skills Read more [...]

Argentina takes Falklands sovereignty claim complaint to the Security Council

Minister Timerman says military exercises in the Islands are an affront to the region’s countries “The presidency of the Security Council incorporated as official document and distributed among its members, the complaint letter that Foreign Minister Hector Timerman addressed to the council on 5 October” pointed Read more [...]

Argentina beats Chile 2-1 in tense World Cup Qualifier

Argentina’s strikers prove to be the difference with two quick-fire goals in first half. Chile suffered a frustrating defeat at the hands of Argentina Tuesday in a 2014 World Cup qualifying campaign match in Santiago’s Estadio Nacional. Despite enjoying a number of goal-scoring opportunities during the game, La Roja lacked the clinical finishing of their opponents, who scored twice in three minutes during the first half.Defeat for Chile saw their stuttering qualifying campaign continue, while Read more [...]

France name eight new caps, recall veterans

Eight uncapped players have been chosen and several veterans recalled by France for the November rugby tests against Australia, Argentina and Samoa. Coach Philippe Saint-Andre summoned captain and flanker Thierry Dusautoir, prop Nicolas Mas and back-rower Imanol Harinordoquy in a 33-man squad today after resting the trio for the triumphant two-test tour of Argentina in June. Saint-Andre is not only looking to try new players next month but also move up Read more [...]

Argentina vs Chile Live Stream – World Cup 2014 Qualifiers Preview, Predictions …

(Photo : REUTERS/Marcos Brindicci (ARGENTINA - Tags: SPORT SOCCER WORLD CUP) ) Argentina's Lionel Messi celebrates after scoring against Uruguay during their 2014 World Cup qualifying soccer match in Mendoza October 12, 2012. Tuesday's match between Chile and Argentina has tremendous implications for the two squads. After an impressive 3-0 win over Uruguay in the final half hour of the match, Argentina remained atop the group with 17 points. Lionel Messi has looked better and Read more [...]

Rodinia Lithium produces its first battery-grade lithium from Diablillos in …

2:25 pm by Joyanta Acharjee Rodinia's CEO Randall added that an updated resource statement should be in by the end of this year. *** Adds quotes from CEO. *** Rodinia Lithium (CVE:RM)(OTCQX:RDNAF) said Tuesday that it successfully produced lithium carbonate from concentrated brine derived from pilot ponds at its Diablillos property in Salta, Argentina. This first batch of lithium carbonate achieved a purity of 99.45% Read more [...]

The changing of the guards

A wage protest by the Border and Coast guards looks effectively over, but there are more challenges ahead for CFK Argentine presidents go through rough times. At times the going gets so rough that they have to pick up their bags and go home ahead of schedule. Think of all those Argentine presidents who never finished a mandate. To name a few: Juan Perón, Arturo Illia, Arturo Frondizi, Raúl Alfonsín and Fernando de la Rúa. Now think for a minute of a society whose presidents were eased, pushed, Read more [...]