Top diplomats from Venezuela and United States held talks aimed at improving relations, discussing a possible visit to Caracas by Washington's leading envoy for the Americas. Relations between the two countries have been tense for years.
Argentina announced a formal protest before the United Kingdom for having extended hydrocarbons exploration and production licences to the east and south of the Falkland Islands. The Foreign Affairs Ministry also anticipated discouragement letters to the companies involved reported the Buenos Aires press Tuesday evening.
Britain awarded this week the first contract for the new equipment that will be fitted to the 65,000 tonne aircraft carriers Ministry of Defence has announced it is to order.
Ecuadorian president Rafael Correa received a landslide support in the Sunday election for a Constitutional Assembly which will be tasked with reforming the country's constitution and leading it towards what he has defined as XXI Century Socialism.
Fear of crime is driving investment away from cities in developing countries, where over half of all urban residents have been victims in the last five years, a United Nations report warned yesterday.
The former Royal Navy amphibious assault ship Fearless, which was a key part of the Falklands fleet, is expected to be recycled at a Belgian shipyard, the Ministry of Defence announced today.
Whether it is resolving conflicts, protecting human rights, achieving development goals or safeguarding the environment, the only viable way to effectively tackle today's complex global challenges is through multilateral cooperation, underlined United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon
With only 28 days to Argentina's presidential election incumbent candidate Cristina Kirchner comfortably leads vote intention with 39.8%, and 28 points ahead of runner up Elisa Carrió, 11.7%, but there's still 22.7% undecided.
United States president George Bush and Venezuela's Hugo Chavez are the regional leaders with the worst image, according to a public opinion poll published this week end in the influential Brazilian daily O Estado de Sao Paulo.
The Brazilian Executive is hopeful and confident Venezuela will finally become a full member of Mercosur because it's a decision that favors Brazil, South American integration and Venezuela.