Vietnam became this week the 150th member of the World Trade Organization. U.S. Trade Representative Susan Schwab welcomed Vietnam into the WTO saying this is an historic day for Vietnam and the rules-based global trading system.
Chile receives its fair share of high-profile visitors, from heads of state, to world famous rock musicians to Hollywood movie stars. Rarely, though, does the country play host to true royalty, much less to a key member of Great Britain's House of Windsor.
News has recently arrived in the Falkland Islands of the death of former Governor, Mr. Ernest Gordon (Toby) Lewis. OBE, CMG, in London, at the age of 88.
An Argentine judge has ordered the arrest of former President Isabel Peron over the disappearance of a leftist activist while she ruled between 1974 and 1976.
Hundreds of bank clients in the Argentine city of Gualeguaychú suffered the effects of the ongoing battle of this city against the construction of pulp mills in neighboring Uruguay when bills with the inscription Oust Botnia were retained by cashiers.
Organization of American States Secretary General Jose Migule Insulza received on Tuesday full support from country members' representatives during a debate promoted by Venezuela following the controversy with Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez.
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez was sworn in for another six years on Wednesday, promising to press ahead with a sweeping socialist agenda: Fatherland. Socialism or death ÃÂ¢€ I swear it” said Chavez, holding his right hand in the air as he invoked Cuban leader Fidel Castro's famous call to arms.
Latinamerica and the Caribbean trade surplus with the United States in November dropped 11.5% in November to just over 7 billion US dollars according to the US Department of Commerce.
Officials from the Buenos Aires-Uruguay ferry shuttle company renewed their call for confidence among passengers following an informal intelligence gathering operation by picketers who are protesting the construction of a pulp mill in Uruguay and have promised disruptions this coming Friday.
Former Marxist guerrilla and United States Cold War enemy Daniel Ortega was sworn in as Nicaraguan president on Wednesday 16 years after voters tired of a civil war with Contra rebels threw him out of office.