Republicans took control of Congress and edged back to power early on Wednesday morning, recording a net gain of at least one seat - all it needed to win immediate control of the Senate. The House of Representatives remained static, with few seats changing hands.
Prince Andrew, Duke of York arrives to Uruguay from Brazil today midday for a one day official visit before heading for Chile and ultimately the Falkland Islands in time to commemorate Sunday Remembrance Day.
Headlines: Chile-EU sign agreement; Lower interest rates forecasted; FAM confirmed in Paraguay; Crucial US mid term elections; Chilean-Argentine military exercises
Argentina and the United Kingdom have agreed to hold annual talks at what they call senior level on key international where they have a mutual interest.
The decision was made at talks in London between British Foreign Secretary, Jack Straw, and the Argentine Foreign Minister, Carlos Ruckhauf, on his official visit to Britain.
Calls for the elimination of U.S. farm subsidies have fired the talks of representatives from 34 nations in the Western Hemisphere gathered here for a ministerial meeting in Quito on the proposed Free Trade Area of the Americas .
Four ministers in President Jorge Batlle's Cabinet have resigned to protest his handling of the economy, escalating a crisis in his ruling coalition.
Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, Brazil's leftist president-elect, is seeking a broad consensus in order to try to deal with problems as big as his sprawling country.
Headlines: Praise from Wall Street; Crucial FTAA meeting; US record budget deficit; Poverty grows in Latinamerica
I expect financial markets to cool down now that we have the election results, was one of the first remarks of Brazil's elected president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva.
Former president Carlos Menem is the only pre candidate for the coming Argentine presidential election that seems to be picking up support according to the latest opinion poll published in Buenos Aires last weekend.
Forecasting an upturn in Argentina; Pending differences with the IMF