Nisman's death: Cristina Fernandez blames intelligence services and claims it's a plot to discredit her administration

Cristina Fernandez announced that the intelligence reform bill would also transfer responsibility for wiretaps to the Attorney-General's Office. Cristina Fernandez announced that the intelligence reform bill would also transfer responsibility for wiretaps to the Attorney-General's Office.

In an hour's long speech Monday evening in national television Argentina’s president Cristina Fernandez announced a plan to dissolve the country’s top intelligence agency and replace it with a new body that will battle international threats from terrorism, drug and human trafficking, and cyber crimes.

Brazil supportive of Mercosur “as long as it does not turn into a burden”

“Mercosur must ensure freedom to its members to negotiate with other parties and must not become a burden” said Agriculture minister Abreu“Mercosur must ensure freedom to its members to negotiate with other parties and must not become a burden” said Agriculture minister Abreu

Brazil is ready to preserve the advances achieved by Mercosur but as long as the block does not turn into 'a burden' when it comes to negotiate trade agreements with third parties, according to Agriculture minister Katia Abreu.

Full support for Argentina's Malvinas claim pledges new Uruguay government

“We will always be next to our Argentine brothers to ensure that someday they can achieve the diplomatic and political circumstances so that justice is made” “We will always be next to our Argentine brothers to ensure that someday they can achieve the diplomatic and political circumstances so that justice is made”

Uruguay's next ambassador to Argentina Hector Lescano said that bilateral relations have always been 'cordial', even in difficult times, and there is no doubt that when president-elect Tabare Vazquez takes office, Uruguay's full support to Argentina's claims over the Falklands/Malvinas Islands will be maintained.

Venezuela denies authorization to former presidents to visit political prisoner

Piñera and Pastrana, former Chile and Colombia presidents are participating in a forum in Caracas to discuss democracyPiñera and Pastrana, former Chile and Colombia presidents are participating in a forum in Caracas to discuss democracy

The Venezuelan government has turned down a request by former presidents of Chile and Colombia to visit opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez in jail. Chile's Sebastian Piñera and Colombia's Andres Pastrana say they are in Venezuela to support the opposition and have called for the release of Mr Lopez, who was arrested nearly a year ...

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