Venezuela has confirmed its offer to let Russia station planes in their base on the island of La Orchila in the Venezuelan Caribbean, an agreement that tightens cooperation between both countries in the area of defense.
SAN SALVADOR, March 16, 2009 (AFP) - Mauricio Funes, the candidate of the leftist former guerrilla organization Farabundo Marti National Liberation Front (FMLN), was elected Sunday by a narrow margin as President of El Salvador, ending 20 years of hegemony of the right, which recognized its defeat.
GENEVA, March 13, 2009 (AFP) – This Friday founders of the World Wide Web (WWW) celebrate their invention’s twentieth anniversary at its birthplace, the European Laboratory for Particle Physics (CERN) in Geneva.
Managua, March 8 (EFE).- The President of Nicaragua, Daniel Ortega, confirmed his interest in amending the constitution to openly pursue the establishment of indefinite presidential reelection, the Managua newspaper La Prensa reported today.
Buenos Aires, Mar 10 (EFE). - Next week a ship from Norway will begin efforts to rescue the “Polar Mist,” a Chilean fishing vessel which mysteriously sank carrying a load of more than nine tons of gold and silver bars in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Argentina.
Quito, Mar 9 (EFE) – Tomorrow the Tree of Life, in whose roots rest the ashes of the artist Oswaldo Guayasamín, a symbol of Ecuador, will receive an emotional visit from the family of the artist on the tenth anniversary of his death.
BOGOTA, March 9, 2009 (AFP) - On Monday Colombian President Alvaro Uribe sought the cooperation of the international community in arresting the kingpins of the illegal drug trade, including several heads of the FARC and ELN guerrilla organizations, some of whom are hidden in other countries.
Santo Domingo, Mar 10 (EFE) – The subway in Santo Domingo, which was inaugurated about a month ago, fascinates the Dominicans. Entire families travel to distant locations just for a fun ride and a picture or a video to document having set foot in one of its stations.
Guatemala, March 8 (EFE) - The mythological story of the lives of twins Hunapú and Ixbalanqué, characters in the story of the world's creation in the Popol Vuh, the sacred book of ancient Maya culture, were engraved in stone 200 years before the start of the Christian era, the Guatemalan [ … ]
BOGOTA, March 7, 2009 (AFP) – Five Colombian soldiers were killed and eight were injured after an explosion during an inspection in a remote rural area of the department of Meta (center), the General Command of the Armed Forces said.
GUATEMALA, March 8, 2009 (AFP) - Hundreds of Guatemalans participated in a march on Sunday to commemorate International Women's Day, an activity during which they demanded increased safety, as well as equal opportunity for personal, social, and community development.
The Peruvian terrorist group Shining Path is carrying out armed robberies in Bolivia to finance its resurgence back home, this capital's La Razon daily reported.