The grain truckers strike in Argentina who are blocking major roads in the country and on Thursday evening confirmed the industrial action are causing major food and fuel shortages in cities forcing cuts on public transport and higher prices in stores.
Police in Ecuador have arrested three Colombians and an Ecuadorian accused of plotting to kill the country's leftist president Rafael Correa, officials say.
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Irish voters dealt a stunning blow to the European Union by decisively rejecting the institutional reforms of the Lisbon treaty. Official Thursday referendum results released on Friday showed 53.4% of Irish voters said NO and 46.6%, YES.
Argentina's claim over the Malvinas and other South Atlantic islands under British sovereignty was the main purpose of the meeting held on Wednesday between United Nations Secretary General Van Ki-Moon and Argentine Minister of Foreign Affairs Jorge Taiana.
Falklands government representatives have strongly challenged traditional Argentine arguments used to support their claim to the Falkland Islands.
Archbishop Reinaldo del Prette from the Venezuelan city of Valencia has praised the decision by President Hugo Chavez to review a controversial law on national intelligence that some say would violate fundamental rights such as the seal of confession.
Argentina was included in a list of Latinamerican key countries for the US State Department and with whom the US is intent in having closer relations. The description belongs to US Deputy Secretary of State for hemispheric relations Thomas Shannon, during a speech at the University of Miami in Coral Gables, Florida.
Britain's refusal to negotiate Argentine sovereignty over the Malvinas islands is inadmissible said Argentina's Foreign Affairs minister Jorge Taiana addressing on Thursday in New York the United Nations Special Committee on Decolonization or C24.
Under the title of Hocus-pocus the June 12th edition of The Economist refers to the latest cooking the books decision by the current administration of President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner.