Death of a hero; No full-timers for this council; £3m price tag for terminals; Cathedral rector heading south; 'Governor Gurr'; Oil operators meeting; Beds for vets still nended.
Luiz Inácio Lula Da Silva, assured this Thursday that his country is working on making Venezuela, definitely, gets his full member entry into the Southern Common Market (Mercosur).
President Michelle Bachelet on Sunday will lead a delegation of high-profile Chilean politicians to the United Nations headquarters in New York City. While the purpose of the trip is ostensibly to participate in the U.N.'s 62nd General Assembly, the journey also gives Chile an opportunity to shore up support in its bid for a seat on the international body's Human Rights Council (UNHCR).
Chile's Supreme Court on Friday ordered the extradition of former Peruvian President Alberto Fujimori to face trial at home for corruption and human rights violations, including accusations that he ordered the death squad killings of 25 people.
Fidel Castro looked alert and healthier in a video taped Friday, the first images released of the ailing 81-year-old leader in more than three months
Inflation, the weak link in her country's buoyant economy, is at a six-year high. Unions, the natural partners of her leftwing government, marched through Santiago in August protesting against free-market policies they say are fuelling inequality.
Spain's prime minister praised Uruguayan President Tabare Vazquez on Wednesday for his efforts in bringing the South American nation out of social and economic poverty.
A former Roman Catholic bishop running for president of Paraguay said yesterday his opposition coalition has split over a dispute with factions loyal to a former coup plotter.
The governments of Spain and Uruguay yesterday expressed their optimism over reaching a deal in the short term between Montevideo and Buenos Aires over the controversial pulp mill on the banks of the Uruguay River.
On the eve of the 10th anniversary of the adoption of the Anti-Personnel Mine-Ban Treaty, over a dozen United Nations officials have joined their voices to hail progress in reducing these weapons while urging greater action to eliminate them.