The popular anger that toppled his predecessor has weakened President Eduardo Duhalde. With other politicians faltering, Carlos Menem could yet return
The European Union has proposed trade negotiations with Mercosur be split into two phases: first a definition of basic rules and then market liberalization.
Mexico clearly emerged in 2001 as the leading Latinamerican economy, leaving Brazil in a second place, according to the latest reports on the top ranked 500 companies of the region.
Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez popularity dropped to 32,3%, the lowest ever since the controversial populist former paratrooper took office three and a half years ago, according to the latest opinion poll taken by Datanálisis.
Britain supports Uruguay's request;
Costly Chilean Congress; Geometric progression budget deficit; Democracy and market economy
Paraguay on Monday declared a state of emergency suspending some constitutional guarantees in response to coordinated demonstrations by farmers demanding the resignation of President Luis Gonzalez Macchi.
Former President of Argentina, General Leopoldo Galtieri, has at long last been arrested and charged with human rights crimes allegedly committed in 1980 before he became President in 1981.
Mauricio Macri, president of Argentina's most popular football team Boca Juniors, and head of a network of companies, is seriously considering running for the Argentine presidency next March 2003.
Former junta leader Leopoldo Galtieri was arrested Thursday for allegedly taking part in the abduction, torture and execution of 20 leftist guerrillas and others during Argentina's military dictatorship.
An investigative judge today ordered the arrest of Gen. Leopoldo Galtieri, Argentina's former military dictator, and more than 30 other military officers on charges that they abused human rights during the dirty war against leftists here more than 20 years ago.