The Argentine presidential calendar will remember 2007 for several events: the 53rd president is the first elected woman to reach the highest office, Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, and possibly the only country in the world where a husband (President Nestor Kirchner) hands over the blue and white sash to his wife.
Elected Argentine president Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner should face no obstacles with Executive initiatives in Congress according to the results of her windfall victory which consolidated the government's grip on the Senate and now becomes extensive to the Lower House.
The first official order for the so-called 100 US dollars laptop has been placed by the government of Uruguay which is buying 100,000 of the machines for schoolchildren aged six to 12.
Magallanes Region in the extreme south of Chile requested from the central government a 20 year extension of the legislation which contemplates certain benefits for business and investment in the remote areas of the country.
Mercosur Foreign Affairs and Economy ministers met Friday in Montevideo to address asymmetries and non tariff restrictions inside the block, an ongoing issue which has become a source of growing contention between full members, Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay.
Three's a crowd; Preservation vs progress? Heritage concerns grow as Deans' smithy is demolished; Treasury behind in financial reporting to councillors; Police investigation - officer disciplined.
Britain will not enter into a process of sovereignty negotiations with which the people of Gibraltar are not themselves first content. That was the message from Jim Murphy the new British Minister for Europe at the Foreign Office to over 1,200 people gathered at the Guildhall in London for Gibraltar Day last Monday October 22.
The Chilean Congress Lower House Defence Committee arrived Thursday in Antarctica to strong gusts and freezing temperatures and with the purpose of exercising Chilean sovereignty in the midst of a growing controversy over off Antarctica sea bed claims.
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez said U.S. foreign policy is in part responsible for soaring oil prices and predicted that crude will continue its upward spiral rapidly closing in on the 100 US dollars per barrel benchmark.
Argentina's First Lady Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner is set to win Sunday's presidential election according to all the public opinion polls published in the Buenos Aires media a few hours before the two days ban on political campaigning becomes effective.