Cuba will consider placing term limits on its leaders to assure new blood in the government, President Raul Castro said in a speech kicking off a Communist Party congress on the island he and his brother have led for more than five decades.
Mercosur will consider next June adopting a regional joint program to combat the mosquito transmitted dengue disease, which has become endemic in the group with the exception of Uruguay, and which has forced landlocked Paraguay to declare a national emergency.
IMF Western Hemisphere Director Nicolás Eyzaguirre said the organization had not yet received any official communication from the Argentine government regarding IMF recommendations over its inflation index.
The European Commission will be presenting in the next weeks a report on the consequences for the European agriculture of a trade agreement with Mercosur, announced EU Agriculture Commissioner Dacian Ciolos following a Thursday meeting of the Agriculture Council in Luxembourg.
The notorious Holocaust planner Adolf Eichmann was helped out of Germany by members of the German intelligence service and the Roman Catholic Church, according to a series of articles by Spiegel based on secret documents.
German radio correspondent based in Buenos Aires Gabriela Weber, who is investigating the alleged theft of children by a US diplomat during the Argentine military dictatorship (1976-1983) apparently has been permanently denied her request for an entrance visa.
Two Spanish seamen serving imprisonment sentences for drugs related crimes in the Falkland Islands have been deported and since last Sunday are back in Spain, reports the Islands Police Headquarters.
A Brazilian government report indicates that it will be extremely difficult to get most Brazilian airports ready in time for the 2014 World Cup.
Renovation work in 10 of the 13 airports which will be used during the month-long tournament will not be completed in time unless there are changes in the investment plans made by Brazil's airport authority, Brazil's Economic Research Institute said in its study.
The Permanent Council of the Organization of American States (OAS) commemorated on Thursday April 14 Pan American Day and the anniversary of the signing of the Charter of the OAS, adopted in Bogota, Colombia, on April 30, 1948.
A Falkland Islander will be joining the ranks of the privileged few at the Royal Wedding of the Prince William and Catherine Middleton in Westminster Abbey on April 29.