Venezuela is interested in becoming a member of a new Mercosur but if there's no clear change willingness we're not interested in the old Mercosur, said President Hugo Chavez in an interview with the Spanish government agency EFE.
TWENTY-FIVE years after British troops liberated the Islands Argentina continues to view the Falklands with an acquisitive eye.
Recent Argentine governments have denied plans for further military action, but they pursue an aggressive diplomatic and public relations campaign to annex the Falkland Islands.
The Argentines use every opportunity to promote their case. International organizations such as the United Nations and the Organisation of American States (OAS) are lobbied hard. Opportunities such as the Ibero American summit as well as scientific and conservation meetings are shamelessly used. Serious debate on issues like the conservation of fish stocks or wildlife are often hijacked or held up by Argentina's objections and statements about sovereignty.
Paraguay's leading presidential pre-candidate and former bishop Fernando Lugo received this week the formal support from one of the country's main opposition parties the Authentic Liberal Radicals, PLRA.
The 25th anniversary of the liberation of the Falkland Islands was commemorated in a service at Happy Valley in the Western Sovereign Base Area of Episkopi, Cyprus last Sunday.
Argentina?s lack of coherence and inconsistent foreign policy has been one of the major obstacles in making effective the Malvinas islands sovereignty claim, admitted outgoing Argentine ambassador before United Nations, Cesar Mayoral in a Tuesday interview with Buenos Aires daily Clarin.
The ministerial summit of the South Atlantic Peace and Cooperation Zone (SAPCZ) meeting in Angola specifically supported Argentina's sovereignty claim over the Islas Malvinas, South Georgia and South Sandwich islands.
Tierra del Fuego voters in the extreme south of Argentina have given President Nestor Kirchner another political surprise in Sunday's governor election, where until a couple of weeks ago all was running smoothly for the administration and its October presidential election strategy.
A commemorative event in central London is scheduled for this Sunday to mark the 25th anniversary of the liberation of the Falkland Islands from Argentine forces, following the 1982 South Atlantic conflict.
Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez thanked all Organization of American States, (OAS) country members for not supporting a United States proposal to intervene regarding the non license renewal for Radio Caracas Television, one of the country?s main opposition television stations.
The Argentine Embassy in London announced it would hold a commemorative act for the Argentine Malvinas war casualties to which no British authorities have been invited.