The Colombian Government is not amused by the Catholic Church's rejection of a possible re-election of President Álvaro Uribe. Both Archbishop Pedro Rubiano and Bishop Ruben Salazar turned against a possible third term for the current President.
Paraguayan President Fernando Lugo is ready to go to court on paternity charges filed by a woman who later denied the fact. Communication Minister Augusto dos Santos told reporters that next Tuesday he will answer questions from the press on the matter.
Bolivian President Evo Morales said on Sunday that he had cancelled his trips to the ALBA summit and the Summit of the Americas because of Bolivia’s internal problems caused by the conflict with the opposition over a law regarding the December 6 elections.
From the depths of my heart, I wish all of you a blessed Easter. To quote Saint Augustine, “Resurrectio Domini, spes nostra – the resurrection of the Lord is our hope” (Sermon 261:1). With these words, the great Bishop explained to the faithful that Jesus rose again so that we, though destined to die, should not despair, worrying that with death life is completely finished; Christ is risen to give us hope (cf. ibid.).
Peru's Shining Path rebels have killed 13 soldiers in two ambushes in the south-east of the country, the country's defence minister says.
Mr Obama will announce that Washington is lifting the toughest restrictions on travel to the island for Cuban-Americans and the dollar remittances they can send back to impoverished relatives.
Pope Benedict reflected on the tragedies and disasters that test faith during a Good Friday procession in Rome, just hours after Italians buried victims of the country's devastating earthquake.
A new poll from CNN shows that two-thirds of US citizens surveyed think the US should lift its travel ban on Cuba, and three-quarters think the US should end its five-decade estrangement with the country.
Grieving relatives collapsed over flower-draped caskets of the victims of Italy's worst earthquake in three decades as the nation joined in a day of mourning.
Bolivia's Congress approved on Thursday the overall content of an electoral law hours after President Evo Morales went on hunger strike to protest at opposition lawmakers' efforts to block the bill.