Relations between Britain and Argentina are quite good with the sole exception of the issue that is always on the table, the Falkland Islands, said Lord Mark Malloch-Brown who last week visited Buenos Aires for a few hours to coordinate the coming G-20 summit to be held in London, early April, hosted by PM Gordon Brown.
The grounds of the largest clandestine detention and torture centre in Buenos Aires during Argentina's dirty war crackdown on dissent are now a United Nations human rights centre.
Argentine diplomacy is looking forward to arrange a meeting between US President Barack Obama and Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, CFK, and there are good open chances for such an event according to Deputy Foreign Affairs minister Victorio Tachcetti who next week begins a round of talks in Washington.
The family of Brazilian citizen Jean Charles de Menezes dropped their legal battle for justice after British prosecutors refused to bring charges over his death. They said almost four years of relentless campaigning brought them little closer to holding any individual to account for the innocent Brazilian's death.
Spain said on Saturday it was preparing an official complaint against Venezuela's decision to deport a member of the European Parliament (MEP) for criticising the Venezuelan electoral commission.
Chilean President Michelle Bachelet said on Saturday she was annoyed at meddling comments by former Cuban leader Fidel Castro, who wrote in an article that Chile snatched Bolivia's only sea access in the 19th century.
Venezuelan armed forces started on Friday moving to polling stations in Caracas to guarantee security during the upcoming Sunday referendum that would abolish term limits of elected leaders and could allow President Hugo Chavez to seek re-election indefinitely.
Former Cuban leader Fidel Castro met with visiting Chilean President Michelle Bachelet on Thursday said she found him very active and in good condition and very much interested in Chilean affairs.
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British Prime Minister Gordon Brown is under pressure over his links with former HBOS chief Sir James Crosby, who quit earlier as deputy head of the Financial Services Authority.