Chile begun last Friday de-mining operations in a strategic area of Tierra del Fuego, the first chapter of a project to free the area from the 130.000 antipersonnel and anti tank mines dating back thirty years in the peak of tension with Argentina.
President Hugo Chavez told hundreds of thousands of red-clad supporters Sunday that he will win re-election next weekend by an overwhelming margin and dedicate his victory to ailing Cuban leader Fidel Castro.
Argentina is studying the Cordoba agreement reached between Gibraltar, Spain and Britain to see if it has any implications for its own long-standing dispute with the United Kingdom over the Falklands.
A NUMBER of representatives of the offshore industry are visiting the Falkland Islands over the next few
Argentina is planning to limit beef exports by 30% and to make cattle's slaughtering weight more flexible in an attempt to increase domestic supply, according to press reports in Buenos Aires.
Brazil could be forced to abandon its comfortable neutrality and help finding a negotiated solution to the Argentine/Uruguay dispute over the pulp mills, if its regional leadership role is not be eroded, argues Monday the Sao Paulo financial daily Valor.
Spanish airline Iberia carried out landing and take off tests in the Gibraltar airport runway over the weekend in anticipation of the first formal flight scheduled for next December 16.
Heading for a record year of beef exports, over a billion US dollars, Uruguay's cattle herd is experiencing the impact of the efforts and it's doubtful it can sustain in the coming years such a level of production.