United Kingdom is legally obliged to continue to send annual reports on Gibraltar until the UN General Assembly votes to remove the territory from its list of non self-governing territories, even if the UK believes that a territory has been decolonized.
Argentina's ambassador in Italy Victorio Taccetti has been named Deputy Foreign Affairs minister to replace Roberto Garcia Moritán who resigned amid a growing scandal over illegal car imports. Minister Jorge Taiana's number two insisted his resignation was for personal reasons.
Ecuador's President Rafael Correa wished Chile well in its maritime-border dispute with Peru that both countries have agreed will be resolved by an international court.
Some 600,000 poor Chileans will receive monthly pensions starting in July under a law signed Tuesday by President Michelle Bachelet that plugs gaps in Chile's widely copied private pension system
Argentina promised on Tuesday to insist before the United Kingdom so that the (1982) Malvinas conflict families can travel to the Falklands by air for the opening of the Argentine monument at the Darwin cemetery.
Gibraltar Chief Minister Peter Caruana told the UK House of Commons Foreign Affairs Committee that he believes that the New Constitution provides for a relationship between Gibraltar and the United Kingdom which is not colonial in nature.
Argentina's four main farmers' organizations have called for two days of non activity with no trading of agricultural products to protest the latest increase in cereals and oilseeds export levies. This means urban Argentina on Thursday and Friday will be exposed to limited supplies of beef and other produce.
Argentine authorities have refused a charter flight permit to allow a blind marathon runner, --and his dog--, to fly to the Falklands to begin his seven marathons on seven continents in seven days quest aimed at raising funds for charity.
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon applauded on Monday the outcome of this weekend's Rio Group Summit, which ended with the further resolution of tensions between Colombia and Ecuador.
Costa Rica, Chile and Uruguay are the safest countries in Latin America, while Haiti remains the most dangerous country when it comes to security for business executives and multinationals, according to the latest Latin Security Index developed by FTI Consulting Ibero America for Latin Business Chronicle.