A socialist beat a candidate allied with Argentine President Nestor Kirchner for the governorship of a key province late Sunday, in a test of the strength of Kirchner's ruling coalition ahead of next month's presidential vote.
President Felipe Calderón blasted the United States yesterday for immigration policies that have divided families and slowed the amount of money sent home by Mexicans living north of the border.
Potentially catastrophic Hurricane Felix is blowing quickly westward across the Caribbean Sea towards Honduras and Nicaragua. The National Hurricane Center in Miami measures the storm's maximum sustained winds at 165 miles per hour with higher gusts.
After three rounds of the Eredivisie Championship in Holland it is something of a major surprise to most football followers, to see the name of Vitesse Arnhem sitting in second place, only edged out of top spot by Feyenoord's superior goal difference. Both team's have 9 points from 3 victories.
Panamanian President Martin Torrijos and former US President James Carter lead Monday the starting ceremony for the modernization of the inter-oceanic canal zone.
Puerto Montt, the capital of Chile's Lake District, is expecting a record 100,000 tourist to arrive in the upcoming holiday season aboard luxury cruisers.
Sunday's Argentine pickets' invasion of neighboring Uruguay attracted considerable media coverage but overall developed peacefully and uneventful. Invaders protesting the construction of an allegedly contaminating pulp mill along a river shared by both countries were thoroughly searched before leaving Argentina and again at the other head of the bridge by Uruguayan authorities.
Falkland Islands license fees for the 2008 Illex squid season will remain at 2007 levels. The decision was confirmed during the August meeting of the Falklands' Executive Council in spite of the fact that 2007 has proved one of the best years on record in terms of level catches.
Argentina's presidential couple Nestor and Cristina Kirchner harvested another electoral defeat, this time in the province of Santa Fe, a ruling party stronghold since 1983, when their hand picked candidate, former Foreign Affairs Minister Rafael Bielsa lost to a coalition of left leaning parties led by Socialist Hermes Binner.
An officers exchange program between the Argentine and Chilean navies is taking place in the extreme south of the continent where only two and a half decades ago both neighboring countries almost went to war over disputed islands in the Magellan Strait region.