The United Kingdom reiterated it has no doubts about sovereignty over the Falkland Islands and said that there could be no negotiation on the issue until and at such time as the people of the Islands so wished.
President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner announced that the defence of the economy and employment will be the priority of her administration, in order to cope with the international financial crisis that is affecting world markets.
Democratic US presidential candidate Barack Obama unveiled on Monday an economic rescue plan for the middle class at a campaign event in Toledo, Ohio.
BRITISH Type 23 frigate, HMS Iron Duke, who was recently involved in anti – drug smuggling work in the Caribbean, has officially taken over the South Atlantic Patrol Task
Uruguay's president Tabare Vazquez announced that a Portuguese pulp and paper company will spend over 4 billion US dollars to build a cellulose plant and port in Uruguay.
Colombia's Alvaro Uribe, Brazil's Lula da Silva and Uruguay's Tabare Vazquez figure as the leaders with the best performance record according to the 2008 edition of the Ibero-American Governance Barometer 2008.
A majority of Uruguayans admitted that graft is extended in government offices particularly to make sure proceedings get that needed push, according to a public opinion poll released over the weekend.
Argentina's Transport Secretary scoffed at the assets valuation by a Swiss bank of the Argentine flag carrier Aerolineas Argentinas which was recently re-nationalized and is embroiled in a dispute with the Spanish group that until a few months ago controlled the airline.
Peruvian President Alan Garcia announced Saturday that he has appointed a leftist governor as Peru's prime minister, a day after the entire Cabinet resigned amid a brewing oil kickbacks scandal. Longtime politician Yehude Simon, 61, will replace outgoing Prime Minister Jorge del Castillo, Garcia said.
Argentine officials applauded the possibility that former president Nestor Kirchner run as a candidate to become a national deputy for the province of Buenos Aires in next year's mid term election but the opposition said it was an attempt to get him off the hook in several scandal cases.