Chile and Uruguay are scheduled of sign on Monday in Montevideo a strategic association agreement in the framework of Chilean President Michelle Bachelet's two day official visit. Ms Bachelet arrived in Montevideo late Sunday.
An overwhelming majority of Colombians, 77%, support a second reelection of President Alvaro Uribe following the rescue of fifteen hostages last Wednesday including former presidential candidate Ingrid Betancourt, according to a public opinion poll released by the top circulation magazine Semana.
Chilean President Michelle Bachelet is promising to nominate rescued Colombian hostage Ingrid Betancourt for the Nobel Peace Prize.
Veteran Cuban leader Fidel Castro celebrated the liberation of Ingrid Betancourt and fourteen other hostages and criticized the Colombian FARC guerrillas because he said kidnapping is under no way justifiable.
With considerable delay Argentina's Lower House began late Friday evening to debate the controversial sliding export taxes on grains and oilseeds which triggered a three months-plus stand off between the Kirchner administration and protesting farmers.
Headlines: Bay begins her work; 'Government cannot subsidise BAS'; Close eye kept on MoD range; Scheme for school leavers; Wind farm set to grow.
The first regular, direct flight from mainland China to Taiwan for nearly 60 years landed on Friday at the capital Taipei's airport. China's top official on Taiwan affairs said the flight was a new start in exchanges between Taipei and Beijing.
A Chilean judge sentenced the former secret intelligence chief for General Augusto Pinochet to two life terms for the 1974 murder of Carlos Prat, former commander in chief of the Chilean Army, and his wife, Sofia Cuthbert. They were killed when a bomb placed under their car exploded as they returned home to their apartment in Buenos Aires.
Soaring food prices have pushed 50 million more people to go hungry, the head of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) said on Thursday, calling for stepped-up global cooperation to boost food security in poor nations.
In spite of adversity Argentine President Cristina Kirchner de Kirchner has time to prop her facial image in line with her hair dressing and ample wardrobe.