The Americas ReportOctober 16, 2008Feature -
By Nicole M. Ferrand.*News -
"Petrogate" - Political Scandal in Peru
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- NEWS FLASH: Russian interest in South American Defense Council.
- Argentina calls for urgent meeting of Mercosur members.
- South American suitcase-of-cash trial wrapping up.
- Bolivia takes control of Repsol local subsidiary. Bolivia's Morales kicks off march for constitution.
- Chile Jails Ex-General in 'Caravan of Death' Case.
- Colombia and Venezuelan Foreign Ministers to meet in Caracas.
- Correa and Chávez to discuss energy, food and telecommunications.
- Nicaragua: Police raids of NGOs.
- Fighting corruption and poverty, agenda of new Peruvian cabinet. Terrorist group Sendero Luminoso bombs Peru convoy, kills 19. Government investigates the ties of ALBA houses with the FARC.
- NEWS FLASH: Venezuela to buy third generation armored vehicles from Russia. Government supporters attack newspaper El Nuevo País. NEWS FLASH: Libyan minister meets in Caracas with FM Maduro.