Bolivian President Evo Morales and opposition governors failed to reach an agreement on Sunday after weeks of negotiations and the dispute over a new constitution apparently will be decided by Congress calling a national referendum on the issue.
Brazilian President Lula da Silva's ruling Workers Party, PT, appeared to have held its ground in municipal elections on Sunday but did worse than expected in Sao Paulo, the country's largest city and the main prize of the day.
Chilean president Michelle Bachelet arrived Sunday in Buenos Aires for talks with her counterpart Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner and to participate in seminars celebrating the twentieth anniversary of the 1988 referendum which signaled the beginning of the end of Dictator Augusto Pinochet's 17 year iron fist rule.
The UK's commander in Helmand has said Britain should not expect a decisive military victory in Afghanistan. Brigadier Mark Carleton-Smith told the Sunday Times the aim of the mission was to ensure the Afghan army was able to manage the country on its own.
Gibraltar delegates left for New York to participate in the session dedicated to the British Overseas Territory before the 4th Committee of the United Nations. The 4th Committee is one of the six main committees of the General Assembly of the United Nations.
Argentina's vice president Julio Cobos said on Friday that cabinet minister Julio De Vido should come clear about his alleged links with the suitcase cash scandal currently being aired in a Miami federal court.
Brazilians on Sunday will go to the polls to elect mayors and city councils in more than 5,500 municipal areas. It will be the last significant electoral test in South America's largest country before the presidential elections in 2010.
The United States economy received a 700 billion US dollars shot in the arm Friday, and Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands got a shot of assistance from rum, according to the US Caribbean territories press.
Argentine president Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner called striking farmers to dialogue warning that there's much uncertainty in the world because of the international financial crisis and it could affect the Argentine model.
Vice President Julio Cobos has become the most popular politician in Argentina strengthened by the weakness of President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner who has committed several major political errors and no longer speaks with him.