Under the title Corruption in Argentina; More brouhaha for the government the prestigious British magazine The Economist publishes a thrashing report about the current political situation in Argentina and the Kirchners future.
Peruvian unions staged a second day of escalating national protests, leaving three dead and dozens injured prompting alarm over economic losses in tourism and agriculture, and the overall economy one of the fastest growing in South America.
The Argentine Supreme Court threw out a 1989 presidential pardon Friday that absolved a former army general of alleged human rights abuses during Argentina's dictatorship.
Argentina?s First Lady and presidential candidate Cristina Kirchner said that in current times Latinamerican leaders ?look more like their voters? and as a political leader ?we?re more modest, and humbly dream we can change the country and the region?.
A Chilean Supreme Court judge rejected the extradition of Alberto Fujimori Wednesday, saying Peru failed to prove its former president was involved in death squads and corruption
The 25th anniversary of the end of a tragic war is a fitting time to regret the losses incurred. It is also a time to look forward and to avoid, once and for all, the repetition of such disasters. That requires an objective review of the past and an analysis of the future: this could be very bright, so long as all parties so wish and they undertake to make adjustments and, at times, the necessary sacrifices.
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.