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Uruguay 21/11/10

Strike Action in Uruguay Intensifies. After eight months in government, President Mujica’s administration’s most serious struggle is taking place in what was an improbable social sphere of opposition, the workers…


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Ecuador 21/11/10

The week began with breaking news: it came to light that in the early hours of November the 15th, the Colombian military had bombed a FARC camp in the Ipiales…


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Mexico 21/11/10

Ex-governor of Colima, Jesus Silverio Cavazos was gunned down outside his home on Sunday. He died from his injuries in a private hospital shortly after the attack.  President Calderon has…


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Argentina 21/11/10

On Friday this week students, activists and union-members took to the streets of Buenos Aires to mark the passing of a month since the death of Mariano Ferreyra, the Argentine…


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The World-View 21/11/10

A Central American border dispute escalated on Thursday, as Costa Rica filed a lawsuit against Nicaragua at the International Court of Justice in The Hague.


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Colombia 21/11/10

On celebrating the first 100 days of his presidency, Juan Manuel Santos insisted that his government of ´National Unity´ was producing results. The governing coalition, which includes the Conservatives, Liberals,…


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Argentina 16/10/2010

The credibility of Argentina politics has been seriously jeopardised this week following an allegation of vote-buying in the House of Deputies.