As United States struggles with a sagging public image in many Latin American countries, US adults show a stunning ignorance about the region, a new Zogby Interactive poll shows.
Chile summoned home its ambassador from Peru on Monday after the publication in the Peruvian Gazette of an official map which renewed a border dispute dating from a war more than 120 years ago.
Central banks in the world's leading economies pumped extra money into the financial system for a third straight trading day on Monday helping to soothe markets and scare the dangers of a credit crunch.
Argentina and Venezuela seem on collision course as a direct consequence of the suitcase scandal involving almost 800.000 US dollars which were to be introduced to Buenos Aires in still undisclosed circumstances by Venezuelan officials traveling in an aircraft officially chartered by Argentina's Energy company, Enarsa.
Bolivia's leftist government warned energy companies yesterday they must commit to hefty investments before August 20 or risk being thrown out of the natural-gas rich country.