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Venezuelan Journalist Nairobi Pinto was released

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Venezuelan Journalist Nairobi Pinto was released

Fortunately, the kidnapping of Venezuelan journalist Nairobi Pinto had a happy ending. She was rescued in Cua, town in the state of Miranda, after eight days and is now in the headquarters of the CICPC.

Chile: Fire out of control in the hills of Valparaíso

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Chile: Fire out of control in the hills of Valparaíso

The president of Chile, Michelle Bachelet, last night signed a decree declaring a state of emergency and disaster areas of Valparaiso, hit by a fire of huge dimensions that has already destroyed about 150 homes and forced the evacuation of about 600 people. The severity of fires affecting the hills in Valparaiso made ​​President Bachelet […]

Chile: 6 dead and 900,000 evacuated after earthquake

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Chile: 6 dead and 900,000 evacuated after earthquake

There are 6 deaths caused by the earthquake that took place last night off the coast of Chile, 99 kilometers northwest of the city of Iquique, while there are at least 900 evacuees. Chilean President Michelle Bachelete declared as disaster area the towns closest to the epicenter of the earthquake. “I declared disaster area to […]

Lucía Topolansky: “We cannot fight with Argentina”

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Lucía Topolansky: “We cannot fight with Argentina”

Uruguayan First Lady Lucia Topolansky said today, after the meeting between her husband, José Mujica, and President Cristina Kirchner, that her country “cannot fight with Argentina”.

Cristina Kirchner met with Uruguayan president José Mujica in Cuba

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Cristina Kirchner met with Uruguayan president José Mujica in Cuba

President Cristina Kirchner held today, as part of the Second Summit of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States, a meeting with Uruguayan President Jose “Pepe” Mujica. The main theme was the claim of the Uruguayan entrepreneurship for the port blockade held by Argentina.

The Celac summit supported the Argentine claim over the Falkland Islands

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The Celac summit supported the Argentine claim over the Falkland Islands

Raul Castro opened the II Summit of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States, held in Havana. Speaking with presidents and representatives from all countries across the region, the Cuban president called to “lift Cuba from the list of states that boost terrorism.” Cristina Kirchner arrived last Friday and had lunch on Sunday with Fidel.

The Hague court ruling partially dismissed the Peru claim on the border dispute with Chile

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The Hague court ruling partially dismissed the Peru claim on the border dispute with Chile

The International Court of Justice decided that the Special Zone Maritime Convention of 1954 makes clear that the border existed between the parties and goes beyond 12 miles. But it acknowledged that the declaration of Chile 1952 did not give rise to a maritime delimitation, hosting one of the arguments of Peru. The ruling by […]

Cristina Kirchner had lunch with Cuban leader Fidel Castro

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Cristina Kirchner had lunch with Cuban leader Fidel Castro

Argentina’s president, who is in Cuba to attend the Summit of CELAC, said today that she was invited to have lunch with Fidel Castro. The lunch was held at the residence of the Cuban leader, which also involved Florencia Kirchner, daughter of Cristina.

Luis Almagro: “The relation with Argentina is rotten”

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Luis Almagro: “The relation with Argentina is rotten”

Last September, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Uruguay, Luis Almagro, authorized the Finnish company UPM to increase the production of pulp in Botnia factory. After the decision, led by President Jose Mujica, Almagro said “is all rotten in the relation with Argentina.” The forecast was accurate.

Mujica explained the sale of energy to Argentina

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Mujica explained the sale of energy to Argentina

Argentina, December 31, 2013 Uruguayan President Jose Mujica said on his radio show “I wish we could contribute more with the needs of Argentina” with respect to the sale of energy that the Uruguayan government does to the neighboring country, given the energy crisis. He added, “I think this exchange is outside the current business […]

Michelle Bachelet became the new president of Chile

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Michelle Bachelet became the new president of Chile

With over 60% of the polls counted, the candidate of the center-left won Chilean elections won with 62% of the votes. For its part, the ruling Evelyn Matthei achieved less than 37% and admitted the defeat in her bunker.

Another worker dies in the construction of a World Cup stadium in Brazil

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Another worker dies in the construction of a World Cup stadium in Brazil

Again, tragedy strikes the organizer of the World Cup. In Brazil, a 20 year old died after falling 40 meters when he was fixing the roof of the stadium in Manaus. It should be recalled that three weeks ago, two people died in the collapse of the roof of the “Arena Corinthians,” place where the opening match will be played.

Capriles accused Maduro for the disappearance of one of his aides

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Capriles accused Maduro for the disappearance of one of his aides

The main Venezuelan opposition, Henrique Capriles, reported today that the Military Intelligence Directorate arrested illegally Alejandro Silva, one of his aides, in a hotel in Caracas within hours of the start of anti-government protests and after President Nicolas Maduro announced seeking two opponents who sought to provoke violence.

Intelligence commands detect FARC plan to assassinate former President Uribe

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Intelligence commands detect FARC plan to assassinate former President Uribe

Intelligence commands of Colombia detected a plan to assassinate former President Alvaro Uribe by the mobile column “Teofilo Forero” of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) considered an elite guerrilla unit and responsible for bloody deeds, as the bombing of the El Nogal club in Bogota in 2003 in which there were 36 dead and 166 wounded.

Mujica highlighted the role of the cooperative industries of Uruguay

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Mujica highlighted the role of the cooperative industries of Uruguay

At the conference of the National Association of Recovered Industries, Uruguayan President highlighted the task of cooperatives in the country, defending different projects of workers of the 28 firms that participated in the event .

Argentina’s Foreign Ministry accuses Uruguay of breaking an agreement

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Argentina’s Foreign Ministry accuses Uruguay of breaking an agreement

Argentina’s Foreign Ministry said that the management of José Mujica committed a “unilateral breach” of the River Uruguay Statute in the conflict by the UPM pulp mill.

Hard responses from Mujica and his wife to Argentine criticism

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Hard responses from Mujica and his wife to Argentine criticism

Uruguayan President Jose Mujica pastera authorized UMP Company, fromer Botnia to increase production by 100,000 tons and the Argentine authorities responded with a threat of recourse to the Court of the Hague if this happens, as it will contaminate the coast of Entre Rios.

The Chilean government responds to the Argentine president due to her tweets on LAN

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The Chilean government responds to the Argentine president due to her tweets on LAN

The Chilean government said that President Sebastian Pinera met with the laws of his country to take charge and dispose of the shares held in the company LAN.

The FARC congratulated Fidel Castro and highlighted his ‘solidarity’

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The FARC congratulated Fidel Castro and highlighted his ‘solidarity’

The FARC today congratulated former Cuban President Fidel Castro’s 87th birthday and stressed his “solidarity” with the people of Colombia ‘in the struggle for peace and social justice’.

Mujica evaluates conduct a referendum on marijuana

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Mujica evaluates conduct a referendum on marijuana

Uruguay President José Mujica said Monday that “he evaluates force a referendum on the legalization of marijuana production and to give greater legitimacy to the legislation.”

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