A heat wave is causing a string of forest fires in Colombia, in the Andes glaciers are melting, in Bolivia rainfall is double the average and in the whole Andean region climatic anomalies are forcing drastic measures to contain further damage.
Brazilian authorities have warned that up to 10.000 passengers could be stranded daily if a court ruling which for security reasons bans large aircrafts from operating in one of Sao Paulo's several airports, becomes effective next Thursday.
United States Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said on Tuesday that while on average economic well-being has increased for US citizens the degree of inequality in economic outcomes has raised as well.
Latinamerica could experience a trade boom in the next five to ten years if China sustains its current rates of growth said Andres Solimano from the UN Economic Commission for Latinamerica, CEPAL.
Brazil's government managed oil company Petrobras announced the beginning of production at the offshore Cottonwood field in the Gulf of Mexico, United States.
Representatives from Uruguay and Argentina will sit to dialogue about the pulp mill controversy at the end of February or beginning of March in Madrid, according to diplomatic sources in Montevideo.
Since the commencement of the squid harvest (Illex argentinus), this past 1 February, high performances of the resource have been registered in the area located south to the parallel 44Ãâ€šÃ‚Â° South.
War veteran Simon Weston yesterday urged the UK Government to make a clear statement about the Falkland Islands' future, to allay local concerns about Argentine interference.
A health alert has been declared in Brazil, Paraguay and Bolivia after an outbreak of dengue fever.
Argentine president Nestor Kirchner named a new Agriculture and Livestock Secretary Wednesday, a day before a crucial meeting with farmers associations that have been bitterly complaining about the administration's current camp policies.