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Saturday, December 20th 2014 - 04:55 UTC

Evo: Pope to visit Bolivia in 2015

Evo Morales has faith in the Pope.

With Francis' new role in international affairs, Morales sounded confident Holy See will do its part in feud with Chile, but made no specific mention of it.

Saturday, December 20th 2014 - 04:39 UTC

Filmus too thinks US-Cuba case a mirror for Falklands feud

Secretary of Malvinas (Falklands) Daniel Filmus confident international support will make a difference.

Argentine Secretary of Malvinas echoes President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, claims overwhelming majority of nations support his country. 'Policy of isolating UK succeeding,' he says.

Saturday, December 20th 2014 - 04:30 UTC

Movies from Argentina, Venezuela make Oscar shortlist

Wild Tales of Argentina and Venezuela's make first cut in the race for Foreign Language Oscar award.

Wild Tales (Relatos Salvajes) and The Liberator (Libertador) will have to go through yet another selection phase January 15 before earning full nomination to vie for the most-wanted statuette

Friday, December 19th 2014 - 21:04 UTC

Mark Thatcher to visit Falklands for inauguration of Baroness' memorial

Mark Thatcher: “It is a great honour to have been invited and I have much pleasure in accepting.”

Mark Thatcher is to travel to the Falklands for the inauguration of the memorial to his mother the late Baroness Margaret Thatcher which will take place on January 10.

Friday, December 19th 2014 - 08:15 UTC

Santos government rejects FARC truce

 The government of President Juan Manuel Santos cannot accept FARC's truce unless certain conditions are met.

Not until a peace deal is achieved will Colombia accept the proposal to bring in other countries, ICRC to monitor ceasefire

Friday, December 19th 2014 - 08:04 UTC

CFK yearns UK 'will agree to talk about Malvinas', praises US-Cuba accord

Argentine president Cristina Fernandez says it took the US 53 years to admit Fidel Castro was right.

Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner wishes the United Kingdom would agree to discuss the issue of the Malvinas (Falklands) just like US, Cuba talked over their differences

Friday, December 19th 2014 - 07:58 UTC

New gameboard for Maduro after US-Cuba reconciliation

Nicolas Maduro hasn't so far taken up the gauntlet from what US-Cuba resumption of ties actually brings along.

Analysts agree that the Venezuelan president will need to put aside some of his anti-imperialist jargon and socialist practices to stay in play.

Thursday, December 18th 2014 - 23:04 UTC

US sanctions against Venezuela officials signed into law

US President Barack Obama now has legal grounds to punich Venezuelans in volved in human rights violations

The United States will now be able to impose punitive measures on Venezuelan government officials involved in a crackdown on protesters against the Maduro administration, or on those who have carried out acts of violence or violated the human rights of political opponents.

Thursday, December 18th 2014 - 21:00 UTC

Brazil's trade balance to benefit from oil price drop

Brazil's Central Bank President Alexandre Tombini sees the good part of oil price fall.

Central Bank President Alexandre Tombini sees the bright side of the international trend that is causing many others a headache, because the country is a net petroleum importer.

Thursday, December 18th 2014 - 19:58 UTC

Mujica's role in US-Cuba understanding praised worldwide

Uruguayan President Jose Mujica, a kew player in the new geopolitical order of things in the region.

The role played by Uruguay's President in the process which led to Wednesday's announcements that the United States and Cuba are to restore full diplomatic ties, was praised by Presidents Barack Obama, Raul Castro and international analysts.

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