Argentine President Nestor Kirchner's administration involved in a dispute with Uruguay over the construction of a pulp mill, rejected Tuesday a request from pickets to ban the sale of wood to Uruguay and remove the country's ambassador in Montevideo.
United States said it respects the political context of the region and is not interested in creating problems to those Mercosur members that choose to have closer links with Washington said a top US official currently visiting Uruguay.
Representatives from Argentina and Uruguay are scheduled to meet in New York at the end of the month to continue searching for solution to the paper mills conflict. This will be the third meeting under the coordination of Spanish ambassador Juan Antonio Yañez Barnuevo envoy from the King of Spain that is asking as a facilitator between the neighbouring countries.
Pope Benedict XVI signed last week a decree declaring the upcoming beatification of an Argentine Mapuche native from Patagonia. Ceferino Namuncurá, son of a native chieftain and student of the Salesian order of priests was born in the province of Rio Negro August 26, 1886 and died at Rome on November 11, 1905.
The extent of indifference, political pragmatism and sustained pressure with lobbying from Spain which led to the UN Decolonization Committee of 24 adopting a Grenada seminar report that effectively recognizes territorial integrity arguments as a bar to self-determination, has emerged.
A week after Argentina's First Lady Cristina Kirchner was confirmed as the government's candidate for the October presidential election, several public opinion polls show her vote intention rating on the rise and closing in on that of her husband President Nestor Kirchner. But there are also surprising replies about the president's political comeback project for 2011.
Brazil's president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva admitted Friday the existence of problems between Brasilia and Caracas, although he downplayed the tone of the dispute with his Venezuelan counterpart Hugo Chavez, whom he called my friend.
Several outstanding United States officials will be visiting friendly countries in South America to promote political and trade links in the framework of what has been described as the year of the US commitment with Latinamerica.
Should we take self-determination message direct to Argentina?; Blanch to return; Ferry contract signed; No local tourism applications; Live Earth this weekend.
Argentine president Nestor Kirchner called Thursday on his Brazilian counterpart Lula da Silva to help smooth the way so Venezuela can become an active member of Mercosur.