The drummer for The Police has apologised to the Chilean president after apparently implying that he found her less attractive that her Argentine counterpart.
Unskilled workers from countries outside the European Union will no longer be allowed to work in the UK under new immigration rules that the government says represent the biggest change to the immigration system in its history.
Latinamerica praised the democratic maturity of the Venezuelan people, the European Union expressed satisfaction and the United States welcomed the defeat of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez's controversial reform plans in Sunday's referendum.
On the tenth anniversary of the landmark international anti-mine treaty this Tuesday December 3, Ban Ki-moon urged the world's peoples and governments to continue the fight to abolish anti-personnel landmines.
Brazil will propose the creation of a South American Defence Board which would enable the region to think in the common future, of a very rich region that must be well defended, said Brazilian Foreign Secretary Celso Amorim.
Venezuelan voters narrowly rejected a constitutional referendum that would have bolstered President Hugo Chavez's embrace of socialism and granted an indefinite extension of his eligibility to serve as president, the National Electoral Council reported early Monday.
Cuban leader Fidel Castro who is recovering from a long illness was nominated Sunday for a seat in the National Assembly opening the way for him to resume governing.
Uruguay is disenchanted with Mercosur because national interests and market segmentations prevail over the original idea and the block has not functioned as it was supposed to admitted Carlos Amorin, head of Uruguay's Foreign Office Integration and Mercosur Desk.
A referendum is being held in Venezuela today to decide on a constitutional amendments that would give President Hugo Chávez more power. One of the changes would make it possible for the president to be re-elected for an unlimited number of terms.
A former presidential candidate held by leftist rebels describes in an emotional letter how she has lost her hair, appetite and hope after nearly six years constantly on the move in Colombia's jungles.