Twenty more military health personnel from the Brazilian Air Force (FAB), including doctors, dentists, pharmacists and technicians, are headed to the city of Port-au-Prince, in Haiti, flying on a C-130 Hercules aircraft.
Argentine president Cristina Kirchner said that she is proud that El secreto de sus ojos [The Secret in Their Eyes] has received an Oscar nomination for Best Foreign-Language Film, and she affirmed that she is a fan of the seventh art.
Military doctors and the Brazilian Air Force General Coordinator of Health in Haiti, Brigadier José Maria Lins Calheiros, visited the USNS Comfort – Medical Treatment Facility, a U.S. Navy hospital ship.
Well-known former players from the Brazilian team that won the World Cup in Mexico in 1970 welcomed the FIFA World Cup trophy in São Paulo Monday during the trophy’s visit to Brazil as part of an international exhibition tour.
Chile has announced its proposal to become the site for the European Extremely Large Telescope (E-ELT), the world’s largest, for which the Spanish Canary Islands are also competing, the local press reported.
The leader of one of the units of Colombia's largest rebel insurgency was killed in a military airstrike on his camp, the army said in a statement.
Laura Chinchilla, a political scientist with a specialization in security, will become Costa Rica’s first female president, having won Sunday’s presidential election by a wide margin.
Two cocaine labs were destroyed in a jungle area in Nariño and Cauca provinces, and five suspected Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, or FARC, guerrillas were captured, the navy said.
The United Nations reports significant progress has been made in providing assistance to hundreds of thousands of quake victims in Haiti. A senior U.N. official says the relief operation is being scaled up on all levels, with shelter topping the list of priorities.
Spain and the United States agreed on the need for Latin America to assume a role of "global interlocutor" to participate in overcoming problems like the economic crisis and confronting challenges like climate change.
The search for strategies to confront alarming levels of crime and prepare for natural disasters are two priority topics for the Central American Integration System (SICA) in the next five months.
To be selected to participate in peace missions abroad is considered a distinction among Latin American military personnel. For the majority, it is not the salary in American dollars that attracts them, but the possibility of raising the profile of their countries abroad, as well as participating in humanitarian and [ … ]