LatAm foreign investment to drop in 2009
Chile: Direct foreign investment (DFI) in Latin
America reached a historical record in 2008, but may fall 35-45
percent in 2009, announced the Economic Commission for Latin America
and the Caribbean.
SKoreans mourn ex-leader
SOUTH KOREA: Thousands of weeping South Koreans
packed the streets of Seoul Friday to pay last respects to former
president Roh Moo-Hyun, who jumped to his death while being
investigated in a corruption scandal.
Energy investment essential - G8 Ministers
ITALY: Investment in energy projects is
"essential" and must go forward despite the global financial crisis,
Group of Eight energy ministers said Monday at the end of a two-day
meeting in Rome.