Chilean appellate court has dropped corruption charges against the widow and children of the late former dictator Augusto Pinochet. The general's family was alleged to have assisted him hide more than 30 million US dollars in offshore accounts during his 1973 to 1990 rule.
Cristina Kirchner the leading candidate for Argentina Sunday's presidential election, during these last four years, as well as her husband President Nestor Kirchner has avoided contact with the Argentine press but this last week she has been particularly loquacious.
With only a few hours left for Sunday's Argentine presidential election First Lady and incumbent candidate Cristina Kirchner talked about one of the controversial issues of the campaign which is also a daily challenge for Argentines pockets: the consumer price index and inflation.
Chile's president Michelle Bachelet announced this week that the country's armed forces plan to expand to 5,000 professional solders by 2010, and, ultimately, depend fully on professional and voluntary troops. This new initiative will include all three branches of the military: the army, the navy and the air force.
An exhibition of a selection of UK media coverage of the Falkland Islands, the 25th anniversary of the war and the success story of the Islands since then, will be on display at the Standard Chartered Bank in Stanley between November 5 and 16.
Twenty leaders of Ibero-America will be participating in the coming XVII Ibero-American summit scheduled for next November 8/10 in Santiago announced Chilean Foreign Secretary Alejandro Foxley on Tuesday.
ONE hundred Royal Marine reservists exercising in the Falklands have paid tribute to victims of the 1982 War and attended a reception in their honour hosted by the His Excellency the Governor Alan Huckle.
A federal judge charged former Argentine president Fernando de la Rua with five counts of manslaughter Tuesday in connection with bloody street riots in December 2001 when his administration collapsed plunging Argentina to its most serious economic meltdown in recent times.
Ecuador's President Rafael Correa said Washington must let him open a military base in Miami if the United States wants to keep using an air base on Ecuador's Pacific coast.
The European Union's top immigration official on Tuesday launched EU's biggest global job advertising blitz, presenting plans to set up a US-style green card job program to lure highly skilled workers to fill ever-increasing gaps across the 27-country bloc.