Argentina has reacted furiously to plans by Britain to lay claim to vast new tracts of potentially oil and gas-rich territories in the seas off the Falklands.
President Néstor Kirchner and his wife (and would-be successor) Cristina Fernández arrive in New York today to attend the United Nations General Assembly.
Tomorrow, on the eve of the 62nd UN General Assembly, the UN chief is hosting a meeting of world leaders in a call to take action against climate change, one of the most serious threats against humanity at large, but with specific consequences over thousands of millions of people living in developing countries.
Brazil and Venezuela agreed to forge ahead with two joint ventures between their state-run oil companies and a natural gas pipeline that would stretch across the Amazon rainforest.
Fresh ideas are circulating in renewed World Trade Organisation (WTO) talks on farming tariffs and subsidies, two of the biggest roadblocks to a new accord on boosting global trade flows, the talks chairman said on Friday.
Brazil's President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva will promote the country's biofuel initiatives during the United Nation's annual general assembly meeting next week, as part of a broader effort to fight climate change.
The Brazilian government is to spend $270m (£133m) in the next three years creating new reservations for indigenous groups in the Amazon.
Former Peruvian President Alberto Fujimori landed on Peruvian soil for the first time in seven years on Saturday.
20 year old Luis Suarez, the Uruguayan international, hit two individual classic goals for Ajax of Amsterdam, in their exciting encounter against AZ of Alkmaar on Sunday.