Former Argentine president Carlos Menem (1989/1999) forecasted ‘a hands-down’ victory for President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner next October, although he also forecasted that when her four years are up “it will be the end of Kirchnerism”.
Authorities in Argentina say they have detained a Colombian man they accuse of being the brains behind the submarines used to smuggle drugs to the United States.
United States crude oil futures rose Thursday to hit a 31-month high settlement after a volatile trading session while the US dollar fell to a three-year low against major currencies following on the Federal Reserve's intention to keep interest rates near zero.
A French navy vessel equipped with state of the art systems for tracking missile launchings and other space objects called in Montevideo as part of its tour of the South Atlantic.
The presidents of Latin America's most pro-business countries, Peru, Chile, Colombia and Mexico agreed on Thursday to deepen their existing commercial ties and further open doors to lucrative Asian markets.
A week before the next round of negotiations for an ambitious association and trade agreement between the European Union and Mercosur, a paper from the EU Joint Research Study centre, JRS, quantifies the alleged losses of such a deal for European farmers.
The government of the Falkland Islands confirmed Thursday morning that Glenn Ross has resigned from the Legislative Assembly. A release from Gilbert House states that Members of the Legislative Assembly regret his resignation which with immediate effect, was accepted by His Excellency the Governor.
Former Prime Minister Lady Thatcher has paid tribute to one of the Royal Navy's most senior commanders during the 1982 Falklands conflict following his death. Former Admiral of the Fleet, Sir Henry Leach, died on Tuesday aged 87.
A British university research project is being conducted which will examine how youth from the Falkland Islands (or the Islas Malvinas as defined in Argentina) and Argentina learn about the history of their territories and nation-state. The study will also reflect on the perspectives of youth in the region regarding the ongoing tensions between the UK and Argentina.
While for the Venezuelan government Mercosur has become the main priority following its recent exit from the Community of Andean Nations, CAN, the country’s private sector claims it is the worst moment possible for such a move.