The Brazilian government is considering extending political asylum to Honduran ousted president Manuel Zelaya who remains holed in at the Brazilian embassy in Tegucigalpa since last September according to reports in the Sunday press.
Bad news for Argentina: the Malvinas issue that until now was a bilateral conflict between Argentina and the United Kingdom has been transferred to the sphere of the large regional groups, at supra-national scale, from the moment that the Islands are considered as an “associate territory” of the European Union, points out the Buenos Aires daily Clarin.
An unexpected alliance of all opposition forces in the Argentine Lower House (144 out of 257) defeated this week President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner’s congressional block on the crucial vote of authorities and committees for the incoming congress which officially begins December 10.
”Jubilani” or “celebration” in Zulu is the name of the ball for the month-long World Soccer Cup that begins next June in South Africa, first time ever in Africa.
During its regular session Friday at OAS headquarters in Washington, the Permanent Council of the Organization of American States (OAS) commemorated the 25th anniversary of the signing of the Peace and Friendship Treaty between the Republics of Argentina and Chile.
Washington based Organization of American States Secretary General Jose Miguel Insulza said on Friday that Honduras president –elect Porfirio Lobo is the person “best positioned” to boost the restoration of democratic rule in the Central American country.
Brazilian president Lula da Silva will be signing with his Peruvian peer Alan García next week in Lima the creation of an integrated zone in the Amazon.
President elect Jose Pepe Mujica said that Uruguay has a strategic position in the region with a great future and he conceives the country not as a “wedge” but as a “bridge”.
Uruguayan consumer prices in November remained virtually unchanged with a 0.06% increase over October, having accumulated in the last twelve months 6.39% and 5.41% in the eleven months of 2009, according to the latest data released by the Statistics Office.
Paraguay has admitted 59 cases of the mosquito transmitted disease dengue mostly concentrated in the north of the land-locked tropical country.