Cuba's revolution is stronger than ever the country's president has said, as he led ceremonies marking the 50th anniversary of the overthrow of the US-backed government.
The Argentine Darwin cemetery in the Falkland Islands has been formally declared a national historic site in a decree signed by Argentine president Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner according to reports in the Buenos Aires press.
The president of the Mercosur Parliament has stated that Brazil should have four times the number of representatives from Paraguay and Uruguay. Deputy Doctor Rosinha argued that since Brazil has a population of 187 million, it should have 75 representatives, Argentina 33 and Paraguay and Uruguay, 18 each.
Brazil is willing to correct with Paraguay some practical distortions in the implementation of the Itaipú shared hydroelectric dam system, but not the Treaty, said Marco Aurelio Garcia, President Lula da Silva's main international affairs advisor.
The British Foreign office actively colluded with the Argentine Junta in the late seventies to cover up the occupation of a remote Falkland Islands dependency, Southern Thule, according to The Telegraph based on newly declassified files.
As the scientific world prepares to mark Charles Darwin's bicentenary, the author of On the Origin of Species is facing accusations of plagiarism and unjustly claiming credit as the father of evolutionary theory.
Several cases of people listed as missing victims of Chile's dictatorship which have either been located or died under unrelated circumstances has shocked the country's public opinion and caused political turmoil.
Mercosur expressed concern and repudiation towards the spiral of violence in the Gaza Strip, and also regrets the tragic results of the Israeli bombardment of the Palestinian territory.
Works of art worth hundreds of thousands of pounds are missing from British embassies and other official buildings around the world, according to a report published in The Times. At least 50 paintings from the Government Art Collection are unaccounted for, according to the latest audit. None was insured and some are known to have been stolen but more than half the total simply disappeared.
The United Nations Security Council on Sunday called on Israel and the Palestinians to immediately end all violence as Israeli air-strikes in response to rocket attacks by militants in Gaza reportedly killed 270 people and wounded more than 600 in the Strip.