The first Latin American pope in history sent letters to Obama, Raúl Castro and brokered negotiations which ended up in Wednesday's announcement that both countries are to resume full ties.
Presidents Obama and Castro finalize details over the telephone, make announcement. US restrictions require Congressional approval to be fully lifted. Alan Gross released. Other swaps ensue.
OAS Celebrates “Historic Announcement” of Resumption of Diplomatic Relations between the United States and Cuba
The Secretary General of the Organization of American States (OAS), José Miguel Insulza, today welcomed the “historic announcement” made by the Presidents of Cuba and the United States, Raúl Castro and Barack Obama, of the resumption of diplomatic relations between the two countries, as well as the re-opening of embassi...
US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in Manhattan this Wednesday morning will hear Argentina’s appeal against US Judge Thomas Griesa’s order to Argentine banks to provide information on the state’s assets.
Collective South Atlantic accolade to be presented next year for 'serious and grave threat' to sovereignty. Baroness Thatcher statue also to be unveiled.
Colombia's Farc rebels have declared a unilateral ceasefire for an indefinite period, starting from Saturday.
Full support also expressed for Venezuela against sanctions from the administration of United States President Barack Obama.
CFK says regional integration not a problem for worldwide integration, labels marketplace a euphemism as the decline in oil price conceals geopolitical interests of other countries
A convicted murderer and robber of Uruguayan nationality sentenced to life imprisonment and deported back to his country in 2008, ends up arrested one again in Argentina. Should he be sent back home yet again or go back to jail? Judges silent.
The Argentine jigging fleet captured nearly 150,000 tonnes of squid (Illex argentinus) in South Atlantic waters during the season that took place between 24 January and 31 August this year, according to a technical report issued by the National Institute for Fishing Research and Development (INIDEP).
A married woman, whose husband is also a priest, will be consecrated next month. Prime Minister Cameron speaks of an important day for equality.
Buenos Aires-born Pontiff offered out-of-the-ordinary milonga in his honour. He also receives cakes and other gifts from children and seminarists, but doesn't forget the atrocities taking place in Australia, Pakistan and Yemen.
The Falkland Islands Government is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Ian Bainbridge as Director of Health and Social Care, taking up post from 28th January 2015.
Brazil's economy contracted 0.26% in October, ending a three-month growth streak and coming in below analysts' expectations of a 0.30% expansion, reported the Central Bank.
- Uruguay receives IDB credit to boost investment in renewable energies
- FAO forecasts record world cereal production buoyed by bumper crops in Europe and US
- Latin America exports stagnant for third year running, says IDB
- State Dept. document assuring Uruguay Gitmo inmates innocent disclosed
- Energy & Oil
- YPF money helps Repsol by over Canadian Talisman
- RIO GAMES 2016 Mascots named after girl from Ipanema Musicians
- Brazil's real sinks against US dollar to lowest rate in 10 years
- Health & Science
- Antibiotic-proof bug detected in Rio's Olympic waters