Outgoing Argentine Foreign Minister Felipe Solá found out during a stopover in El Salvador that his services would no longer be required, so he decided to cut short his trip which should have ended with his presence at the Celac Summit in Mexico City.
The Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) Saturday ratified its support to “the legitimate rights of Argentina in the sovereignty dispute over the Malvinas (Falkland) Islands, South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands and the spaces surrounding maritime areas,” it was reported.
In the Chilean cities of Osorno and Puerto Montt, the local chambers of commerce have asked that requirements for Argentine tourism arriving by air be simplified.
The Cristo Redentor (officially the Los Libertadores International Pass) connecting Mendoza and Chile has been reopened for the Argentines and foreign residents to return to the country, it was announced.
The Brazilian president of the Electoral Superior Tribunal, (TSE), Luis Roberto Barroso said that populism, extremism and authoritarianism have democracy under attack in the world, and it is essential the participation of the whole population to preserve the essence of freedom.
The United Kingdom and France will deploy more police and invest in detection technology on the French coast to try to stop boats carrying irregular migrants from reaching British shores.
Argentine president Alberto Fernandez and the political and power struggle that emerged from Sunday, September 12 primary elections cataclysm received scathing criticisms from the Pope and the Catholic Church.
Bradesco, Brazil's second-largest private bank is ceasing operations in Argentina. Mainly a commercial bank that works with corporations and foreign trade, Bradesco joins a long list of companies that stopped making business in Argentina and have left or are leaving.
The Sociedad Comercial del Plata (SCP) plant in the Argentine city and port of Mar del Plata has announced that following their deal with US company Lamb Weston to build a plant in the General Savio Industrial Park for the production of frozen pre-fried potatoes, a 60% increase in exports was to be expected.
The World Health Organization announced the appointment of The Rt Hon Gordon Brown, former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, as WHO Ambassador for Global Health Financing. Mr Brown is widely credited with preventing a second Great Depression through his stewardship of the 2009 London G20 summit. He mobilized world leaders to commit an additional US$ 1.1 trillion to restore credit, growth and jobs to help the world economy through the global financial crisis.