Uruguay has founded claims over Malvinas Islands sovereignty based on international treaties and proclamations dating back to the nineteenth and eighteenth centuries, according to a paper put to consideration of the ruling coalition program draft committee, it was revealed by the Montevideo press.
The new Permanent Representative of Argentina to the Organization of American States (OAS), Nilda Garré, presented credentials that accredit her to the hemispheric institution, during a ceremony held at the OAS headquarters in Washington, D.C.
Colombia’s Marxist rebel organization, FARC reiterated on Wednesday its call to the Colombian government to establish a truth commission to deal with the history of the internal conflict in the country that goes back to 1964.
The European Commission will send a fact-finding mission to the Gibraltar-Spain border on September 25 to assess Spanish customs controls and their impact on freedom of movement. The date for the mission was confirmed on Wednesday following days of wrangling over the scope of its mandate, reports the Gibraltar Chronicle.
The Gibraltar branch of Unite the Union has joined forces with Spanish unions Comisiones Obreras [CC.OO] and Unión General de Trabajadores [UGT] to underscore their collective concern at the deterioration of cross-border relations because of the on-going dispute.
In a surprise move after a two-day meeting the US Federal Reserve said on Wednesday that it would continue buying bonds at a rate of 85 billion dollars monthly and expressed concern that a sharp rise in borrowing costs in recent months could weigh on the economy.
Paraguay’s Industrial Union, UIP, reacted strongly to President Horacio Cartes claims that the private sector was responsible for much that is wrong in government, and suggested an ‘intelligence work’ in the civil service to catch the ‘scoundrels and corrupt’.
The Vaca Muerta formation in the Argentine provinces of Neuquén and Mendoza has been ranked among the 23 highest tight oil reserve areas in the world, according to to a report released yesterday by global information company IHS.
A couple of days before Ecuador’s President Rafael Correa is set to arrive in Argentina he sank his right hand into the bushes of the Ecuadorean Amazon and then showed it to the dozens of journalists summoned for the demonstration: it was covered in oil.
Argentine President Cristina Fernández was again on the campaign trail on Tuesday participating in several inaugurations and political rallies at the province of Buenos Aires in support of her candidate running for Congress in October’s mid term ballot, Martin Insurralde.