Friday May 17
Jorge Rafael Videla obituary
Jorge RafaA©l Videla in 1978, two years after he led the coup that overthrew the PerA3n government in Argentina.
Sun May 12, 2013
Happy Mother's Day
In 1922 she married poet Victor Piuma Velez who wrote the first set of lyrics for Desde El Alma.
Thu May 09, 2013
South American climate change think-tank launched
South America has got its first think-tank aimed at providing climate change knowledge to decision-makers to help them design tools tailored to local needs.
The Daily Democrat
'Artistic sensation' featured at Davis gallery
A native of Montevideo, Uruguay, Rubio has lived in Davis since 2001 and has exhibited at solo art shows in San Francisco, Sacramento, Davis and Woodland; and in group exhibitions throughout Northern California, in addition to solo and group shows in his hometown of Montevideo.
Wed May 08, 2013
Venezuelan president, rivals tour South America seeking allies after contested election
Venezuelan leader Nicolas Maduro and his ally Cristina Fernandez met behind closed doors on Wednesday ahead of a big soccer-stadium rally organized by the Argentine president's supporters.
Eduardo Galeano, Chronicler of Latin America's 'Open Veins,' on His New Book 'Children of the Days'
Eduardo Galeano , One of Latin America's most distinguished writers. He is the author of the three-volume "Memory of Fire," "Open Veins of Latin America," "Soccer in Sun and Shadow," "Upside Down," "The Book of Embraces," "We Say No," "Voices of Time and Mirrors," among others.
Mon May 06, 2013
International Monetary Fund
Latin American Growth to Edge Higher in 2013
In its Regional Economic Outlook for the Western Hemisphere , released on May 6 in Montevideo, Uruguay, the IMF said that external risks to the near-term outlook have receded.
Sat May 04, 2013
Obama says he won't comment on Israeli airstrike
US President Barack Obama waves while boarding Air Force One on May 4, 2013 before departing from Juan Santamaria International Airport in Alajuela, 22 km northwest of San Jose, on May 4, 2013.
Fri May 03, 2013
Nova News Now
Writing under pressure
Photo courtesy of Dale Cummings and the International Editorial Cartoon Competition of the Canadian Committee for World Press Freedom Winners of the 2013 Cartoon competition of the Canadian Committee for World Press Freedom have been announced with the top prize going to Leslie Ricciardi of Uruguay, second spot to Dale Cummings of Canada, and third ... (more)
Thu May 02, 2013
Uruguay's OSE tendering water treatment plant in Durazno
Uruguay's state water utility OSE has launched a tender for a potable water treatment plant to supply the city of Durazno in the department of the same name.