Uruguayan and Argentine delegates will be meeting next Saturday in New York to consider the pulp mills controversy, confirmed the Spanish Foreign Office which is acting as a facilitator to help find a way out to the dispute that has strained bilateral relations between the neighboring countries.
Argentina will object any British initiative to extend the illegitimate occupation of the Falkland Islands and its adjoining waters, in the event of such a decision, Argentine Foreign Affairs minister Jorge Taiana was quoted on Monday by the Buenos Aires press from New York.
The world's most popular and traditional corned beef brand takes the name of the Uruguayan city of Fray Bentos, and local authorities and residents are strongly lobbying to have its local Industrial Museum included in the Unesco World Heritage list.
Argentina has reacted furiously to plans by Britain to lay claim to vast new tracts of potentially oil and gas-rich territories in the seas off the Falklands.
President Néstor Kirchner and his wife (and would-be successor) Cristina Fernández arrive in New York today to attend the United Nations General Assembly.
The Brazilian government is to spend $270m (£133m) in the next three years creating new reservations for indigenous groups in the Amazon.
Former Peruvian President Alberto Fujimori landed on Peruvian soil for the first time in seven years on Saturday.
Britain is seeking to legally annex stretches of the south Atlantic seabed in a bid to tap gas, mineral and oil wealth, in a move that could raise tension with Argentina, a newspaper reported Saturday.
Disgraced former President Alberto Fujimori arrived in Peru for the first time in seven years under armed guard on Saturday to face charges of abusing human rights and stealing public money during his decade-long rule in the 1990s.
Argentina key negotiator in the Botnia pulp mill dispute with Uruguay was ousted from his Foreign Ministry post because of his disagreement with the official policy, according to the fired diplomat, Raúl Estrada Oyuela.