Spain agreed Monday to sell twelve military planes and eight patrol boats to Venezuela in a 2 billion US dollars deal that the United States has threatened to block
Argentina's new Economy minister Felisa Miceli is a close associate of her former boss Roberto Lavagna who was ousted by President Nestor Kirchner in Monday's cabinet reshuffle that also included Foreign Affairs, Defence and Social Development.
Unemployment in Brazil remained unchanged in October at 9,6% compared to the previous month according to an official release.
After seven long months Ecuador has selected new judges for the Supreme Court which was at the centre of a crisis that forced the ousting of former president Lucio Gutierrez.
More than 180 nations were grappling with gloomy prospects of increased pollution and global warming at the first meeting on the UN Kyoto Protocol, as a political storm unfolded in host nation Canada.
Argentina's largest airline reported Tuesday it is renting aircraft from other companies to resume part of its operations idled by a six-day-long strike by pilots and mechanics.