Tensions between Chile and Peru remained high Monday after last week's revelation that Peru's top army general said at a party that Chileans in Peru would be sent back in coffins or body bags.
Peruvian president Alan García's approval was up 8.1 points in November according to the latest release from the public opinion pollster CPI.
Although still eleven months away, public opinion polls show that Uruguay's next government will not enjoy the current comfortable congressional majority and the president will emerge from a run off at the end of November 2009.
A Venezuelan lawyer who worked with his government's intelligence services to cover up an 800,000 US dollars cash campaign donation to Argentina's president was sentenced Monday afternoon in a Miami federal court to two years in prison on charges of being an illegal foreign agent.
Russian president Dmitri Medvedev said he was very satisfied with his Latinamerican tour which took him to Peru, Brazil, Venezuela and Cuba because it enabled to re-establish strong links with the region.
President Hugo Chavez is asking his party and supporters to propose a constitutional reform that would allow him to seek indefinite re-election while claiming his political adversaries are trying to bring down his elected government.
President-Elect Barack Obama will on Monday formally nominate his former rival Hillary Clinton as Secretary of State when he unveils his heavyweight national security team that has been welcomed by Republicans and military officers for its conservativeness and experience.
SPANISH citizen Rogelio Curras Pastoriza has been charged with an offence in relation to the loss of drugs from the police cell at Stanley Police Station in the Falkland Islands.
Peru and Colombia don't support former Argentine president Nestor Kirchner for the job of Unasur (Union of South American Nations) secretary general, according to reports from Lima and Bogotá.
Brazil announced on Monday a plan to cut destruction of its Amazon rain forest by more than half over the next 10 years. The aim is to reduce deforestation of the world's largest forest by 70% by 2018.