Uruguay's most voted and popular leader, former guerrilla and currently Senator Jose Mujica admitted he would be a presidential candidate if he counts with the support from other groups of the ruling coalition.
Almost half of young Brazilians live in poverty conditions according to the latest Social Indicators 2008 report from the Brazilian Geography and Statistics Institute, IBGE
In the 21st century where communications are instantaneous, 90 per cent of world trade still reaches its destination via the commercial shipping industry, which has been shaped over the last six decades by the practices and standards set by the United Nations International Maritime Organization (IMO).
Prime Minister Gordon Brown has staked his claim to be the only man to steer Britain through tough economic times saying: This is no time for a novice.
In her first speech before the United Nations General Assembly Argentina's President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner mocked United States policies, reiterated Iran should extradite officials allegedly involved in terrorist actions in Argentine territory and insisted on claiming sovereignty over the Malvinas/Falklands.
The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) applauded this week the decision by the British Government to grant children seeking asylum, migrant children and those trafficked into the country the same rights as British children, including their right to education, health care and social services.
Brazilian President Lula da Silva called for vigorous action to reform multilateral institutions and enable them to prevent a future financial crisis. In a speech Tuesday before the UN General Assembly Lula da Silva said financial, food, energy, environmental and migratory crises reveal the multilateral system must be overhauled to meet 21st Century challenges.
Argentine farm leaders this week end urged the federal government to put an end to the so-called superpowers that allow the Cabinet Chief office to reallocate funds.
A fleet of Russian warships is heading to Venezuelan waters for joint naval war games in November, the biggest since the end of the Cold War. The fleet left its base at Severomorosk in the Arctic and is headed by a nuclear powered cruiser.
Gordon Brown has admitted he had made mistakes as Britain's Prime Minister and promised: I will do better. In an interview ahead of the crucial conference speech on which his future as Prime Minister may depend, Mr Brown insisted he remained the right man to shepherd Britain's economy through global financial turmoil.