Argentina Releases Documents From the Dictatorship Period

Foreign Affairs Ministry made 5,800 documents from the dictatorship period public  BUENOS AIRES — In the late part of the XIX century, many South American...

Peru’s Keiko Fujimori accused of vote violations

LIMA - On March 12, thousands took to the streets to demonstrate in favour of disqualifying presidential candidate Keiko Fujimori from Peru’s April 10...

Evo Morales defends a Bolivia Independent of US Influence

Helena Lins, Editor (South America) LA PAZ - On 6th December, the President of Bolivia argued against the foreign influence in the country, specifically, in relation...

Argentinian judge orders seizure of oil assets in Malvinas

BUENOS AIRES—A federal judge in Argentina has ordered the seizure of assets from five oil drilling companies based in the Malvinas, also known as...

President Rousseff Invites the Pope to the World Cup

Brazilian President, Dilma Rousseff, presents a formal invitation to Pope Francis to attend the much-awaited 2014 FIFA World Cup. BRASILIA — The Brazilian Head of State,...

Production and Consumption of Marijuana is Now Legal in Uruguay

Alejandro Faini, Editor (South America) The Uruguayan parliament has just passed a bill allowing for Uruguayan citizens to produce and consume marijuana legally. The bill which has...

Corruption scandal erupts around Chilean president’s family

Michelle Bachelet's son and daughter in-law are being investigated due to a real estate corruption case SANTIAGO - Michelle Bachelet is facing difficult times in...

Mujica’s New Move

Julia Baldanza, Correspondent (South America)   MONTEVIDEO — Every once in a while, a leader comes around with a true potential to initiate a significant change in...

Protests against Dilma Rousseff stir Brazil

BRASILIA - Since being re-elected last year, Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff has had to deal with problems in the country. Amidst a scandal in...

Improvement in Domestic Workers Rights in Brazil

Brazil is changing it’s bill of rights for domestic workers — a move that brings this country closer to more developed countries. BRASILIA — Domestic workers are...