Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez sent two helicopters into Colombia on Friday on a delicate mission to pluck three hostages from the rebel-held jungle.
Some of Britain's major airports have not yet been given permission to relax a rule restricting passengers to one item of hand baggage, the Government has said.
The Norwegian flagged cruise vessel MS Fram with 318 passengers on board drifted into an iceberg in Antarctica overnight Saturday but there were no injuries and passengers were reported to be calm. The vessel is currently anchored next to Chile's President Frei Antarctic base in King George Island.
Stanley in the Falkland Islands, like thousands of other cities around the world, will be beaming live images to the rest of the globe on New Year's Eve.
Buenos Aires City will end 2007 with a record 2.3 million tourists, most of them from neighboring countries but also with a significant presence of Europeans and from the rest of Latinamerica.
Former British prime minister Tony Blair has become a Roman Catholic, church officials said Saturday, ending widespread speculation that he would switch to the faith of his wife and four children.
Saturday flights to Falklands/Malvinas are virtually fully booked because it's the high season and there are many travelers linked to Antarctic activities flying to the Islands, according to Lan airline Punta Arenas General Manager Paola Contardo.
The governments of Argentina and Chile received this week the economic offers from the parties interested in building the Trans-Andean Railway, a project that will require an investment of 3 billion US dollars.
Norwegian Dream renamed Norwegian Hell by stranded cruise passengers in the port of Montevideo said they would be demanding Norwegian Cruise Lines because of the bad service and treatment they received during and after a minor collision suffered by the vessel when she was leaving for the South Atlantic.
Cruise vessel Norwegian Dream finally returned to the port of Montevideo Tuesday evening after waiting 24 hours two miles offshore while the main channel of access to the port was surveyed and cleared of possible hazards.