The presidents of Colombia and Ecuador announced Friday they will resume full diplomatic relations after more than two years of estrangement.
Japan's parliament has passed a stimulus package worth about 61billion US dollars, designed to kick-start the country's fragile economic recovery. The government had already introduced several stimulus packages.
The presidents of Unasur (Union of South American Nations) meeting at a summit in Guyana paid homage to former president Nestor Kirchner, agreed to incorporate a “democratic clause” to the group’s charter, left for next month a decision on who will be named the next secretary general and had a special mention to the Falklands/Malvinas sovereignty dispute between Argentina and the UK. Argentina also revealed that the post should be occupied by an Argentine.
One of Argentina’s main experts on Falklands/Malvinas affairs Lucio Garcia del Solar and former ambassador before the United Nation, United States, the former Soviet Union and UNESCO, among other diplomatic posts died Friday morning in Buenos Aires.