Category: Southern Cone

Brazil and U.S. Sign First Major Military Cooperation Agreement Since 1977; Some Tensions Remain

Today in Latin America Top Story – The United States and Brazil signed their first major military cooperation agreement in decades on Monday in Washington. The agreement provides for cooperation […] Read More >

Falkland Islands Oil Dispute Raises Old Issues and New Problems

BUENOS AIRES — The long-standing row between Argentina and Britain over the Falkland Islands has, once again, made the front pages. Britain’s decision to begin drilling for oil just off […] Read More >

FEATURE: Burying the Past? Former Uruguayan Prison Becomes Shopping Mall

MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay — Serrana Auliso is eighty years old, but moves with the fierce agility of a woman half her age. I’ve scarcely passed the threshold of her front door […] Read More >