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The U.N. General Assembly approved this week the financing of a plan to develop a new legal framework to restructure national debts, a move aimed at avoiding the kind of speculative action that led Argentina to a second default.
Uruguay's president Jose Mujica and elected president Tabare Vazquez will attend the inauguration, on January first, of Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff second consecutive mandate in Brasilia. The two leaders received an official invitation from the Rousseff administration according to Uruguay's official media.
Analysts agree fiscal austerity and economic growth will be among the new government's priorities.
Bolivia's export 6.3 % higher than despite drop in gas volumes. Economic growth, foreign investment continue
Wounded combatant handed over to International Red Cross, Cuban and Norwegian dignataries
President Evo Morales to coordinate operations with company executive in the meantime. Vice President Garcia Linera makes the announcement regarding 'Comrade' Villegas
Expropriation law upsets peasants, environmentalists. 30 arrested nationwide. President Daniel Ortega dubbed a 'traitor'.
The Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) sent a Christmas message to President Juan Manuel Santos and military officers demanding that all military operations against them be stopped. Wounded soldier to be released.
Protesters, skepticism did not stop the administration of President Daniel Ortega. Project seeks to reshape country's poor economy,
President's affidavit before the State's General Comptrollership raises questions on how he amassed 437,787 US dollars. Opposition says he should have turned poorer, living on a public servant salary.