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...

Odebrecht CEO arrested in Brazil related to Petrobras scandals

BRASILIA - On June 19, the Federal Police began another stage of 'Lava Jato' Operation, when there was suspicions of corruption and cartel formation by part...

10-year old Paraguayan rape victim denied abortion

ASUNCION - A young girl, who is five months pregnant after being raped by her stepfather, has been denied access to an abortion by...

Ex-Guantanamo detainees protest in front of US Embassy in Uruguay

MONTEVIDEO—Since American President Barack Obama has vowed to close the prison US holds in Guantanamo Bay, criticised for the use of torture techniques and...

Teachers protest in Brazil ends in police violence

  CURITIBA -  The protests of teachers in Parana Legislative Assembly were motivated by a state government project to change the way to fund the "ParanaPrevidencia",...

Uruguay swaps food for oil in trade deal with Venezuela

Due to the inability to produce enough food for its population, Venezuela is striking deals in Latin America to exchange oil for food and...

CIA-backed mogul denounced in Chile

Agustín Edwards Eastman expelled from the National Journalist's Association of Chile SANTIAGO—Forty-two years after the coup d’etat in Chile, which saw the rise of Augusto...

Protests against Southern Copper in Peru leave one killed

A project approved by the Peruvian government last August is facing protest from farmers of the region and in a clash with police, one...

Russia and Chile seeking military cooperation deal

A series of meetings about a possible military cooperation deal with Chile is the newest Russian attempt to build stronger ties with Latin American countries SANTIAGO - After...

Colombia renewable energy tax incentive in the works

A decree defining the regulations of tax incentives in investments regarding renewable energy is being drafted in the country BOGOTA - There is no denying...