Venezuela again acted as lender of last resort for Argentina having acquired a billion US dollars in sovereign bonds, at close to market rates according to Argentine financial sources.
The International Red Cross said Wednesday from Geneva that Colombia broke the Geneva Conventions by deliberately using the humanitarian group's emblem during the covert military mission that freed French-Colombian Ingrid Betancourt and other hostages.
Land reform stands out as the single biggest issue for Paraguay, a landlocked country of just under 7 million people, where one percent of the population controls 77% of the arable fields.
Argentina and Brazil ratified their strategic alliance on Monday during a business seminar opened by Presidents Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner and Lula da Silva in Buenos Aires.
Uruguay's ruling coalition leads vote intention with a solid 42%, seven points ahead of the main opposition party, Nacional with 35%, according to a public opinion poll from consultants Cifra which was released on Monday.
Falkland Islands war veterans have accused the Royal Navy of disrespecting their sacrifice as HMS Exeter came home to a muted final welcome, according to a report from the Portsmouth News published August 5 and written by Defence correspondent Matt Jackson.
Argentina's Justice, Security and Human Rights Minister Aníbal Fernández said on Monday the young English tourist found dead in Buenos Aires ten months ago was part of a drug ring, and that she had been arrested by the federal police while probing the gang's activities.
Venezuelan authorities are seeking the detention of a dual Venezuelan-US citizen caught last year in Argentina with a suitcase stuffed with hundreds of thousands of dollars in cash.
The coming visit this week to Argentina of a top official from the Holy See has triggered speculation in the Buenos Aires press that a Vatican request for the creation of a new diocese in Tierra del Fuego could include the Falkland Islands.
Bolivian president Evo Morales is comfortably favored for ratification in the recall referendum of next August 10 with 59% support, according to the latest public opinion poll published Sunday in the capital La Paz main daily La Razón.