In his first press conference in Santiago, new U.S. ambassador to Chile Alejandro Wolff said that the miners’ rescue impressed him greatly.
Bishops must guide their faithful to use their vote to oppose efforts to legalize abortion and euthanasia, Pope Benedict XVI told bishops from Brazil.
The disappearance of Nestor Kirchner generates multiple uncertainties and signals for the first time in Argentine history that the absence of someone who is not the president can cause such a situation and so many questions, writes Rosendo Fraga, Argentine historian and political commentator.
Several Latin American presidents expressed sorrow for former President Néstor Kirchner's death and pledged to be present in the country for the upcoming wake of the UNASUR Secretary-General.
The Chilean government announced three days of national mourning to honour former Argentine president Nestor Kirchner who died of a massive stroke Wednesday morning at his home in El Calafate, Patagonia.
Argentine shares and bonds rose on Wednesday after the death of political heavyweight and former President Nestor Kirchner removed from the 2011 election campaign a contender seen as unfriendly to markets.
“I will keep fighting for all the Argentine people” was President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner first public message following the death of her husband and former president Nestor Kirchner early Wednesday morning in the Patagonian resort of El Calafate.
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon stated he was sorry to hear Néstor Kirchner had died so prematurely. The UN leader placed strong emphasis on Kirchner's relevant role for multilateralism.
LAN Airlines which this week reported a doubling of third-quarter profit plans to invest 7.72 billion US dollars through 2018 to more than double its fleet as Latin American passenger and cargo traffic recovers.
Brazilian government-controlled energy giant Petrobras said signs of oil found at in its first deepwater exploration well in the Sergipe-Alagoas Basin mark the opening of a new “exploratory frontier”.