Ailing leader Fidel Castro resigned as Cuba's president from nearly a half-century early Tuesday, saying in a letter published in online official media that he would not accept a new term when the newly elected parliament meets on Sunday.
VISITING British Members of Parliament have congratulated the Falkland Islands Government on their high standard of administration.
Argentina will host this week a meeting of Foreign Affairs ministers from Latinamerica and the Arab countries (ASPA), an idea promoted by the Brazilian diplomacy to expand economic and trade links and strengthen political ties between the two regions.
Over one hundred celebrities from the singer Shakira to soccer star David Beckham backed a Spanish pop star in a dispute with Venezuela after a concert was canceled following his criticism of President Hugo Chavez.
The four Cuban political prisoners released by the regime of interim president Raul Castro arrived Sunday in Spain full of enthusiasm and committed to keep battling for the more than fifty others whom remain in Cuban dungeons.
A former bishop is leading in what promises to be a very tight presidential election next April in Paraguay. The latest polls published this Sunday in the capital Asunción media shows ex bishop Fernando Lugo with 31.2% of vote intention followed by a former Army general Lino Oviedo with 25.3% and the outgoing administration candidate and ex Education minister Blanca Olevar with 24.3%
Identity theft for the seventh year in a row topped in 2007 the list of consumer fraud complaints recorded by the United States Federal Trade Commission, FTC. The list contained in the publication Consumer Fraud and Identity Theft Complaint Data January-December 2007, showed that of 813,899 total complaints received in 2007, 258,427, or 32% were related to identity theft.
Argentine president Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner and Gualeguaychu pickets kept on Thursday to their positions in the controversy over the construction of a pulp mill in neighboring Uruguay which environmentalists and protestors claim is/will be highly contaminating.
Headlines: Dorada under new ownership; New Constitution by mid-2008?; Kirchner to London; ASSI inspectors reveal findings; MPs on week-long visit; Drugs man jailed; Coming up this week.
The Commonwealth Secretariat said this week it will work alongside the Government of Maldives to establish maritime boundaries that are consistent with international law