Unasur asks US to repeal the decree that penalizes Venezuela

As a result of the extraordinary meeting of foreign ministers of the Union of South American Nations (Unasur) two statements about the Venezuelan situation were issued.In the first paper, UNASUR rejects the executive order from the US government, that on March 9 issued sanctions...

Foreign observers will be present at the election of the new Participation Council

The President of the National Electoral Council (CNE), Domingo Paredes, said on the sidelines of the adoption of the oversight regulation for the process, that the election of the new Council of Citizen Participation and Social Control (Cpccs for its Spanish acronym) would be a...

Correa called ‘extraordinary news’ the announcement of ceasefire from FARC

The President of Ecuador, Rafael Correa, said yesterday that it is “wonderful news” the guerrilla decision of declaring a unilateral ceasefire indefinitely. “The FARC unilateral cease-fire and indefinite is also extraordinary news (sic). We are living historic...

Correa proposed to change the statutes of UNASUR

President Rafael Correa raised yesterday to his counterparts in the Union of South American Nations (Unasur for its Spanish acronym) a change of the statutes due to the lack of consensus to adopt some initiatives of economic and financial integration. “Certainly, it is...

Unasur raises previous agreements for the next summit

The deputy foreign ministers of the Union of South American Nations (Unasur for its Spanish acronym) held a meeting on Friday and Saturday in the Bolivian city of Santa Cruz, which resulted in an agreement “on the strategic vision” of the block with regards to energy...

UNASUR consolidates its participation in upcoming elections

Yesterday in Guayaquil was held the II extraordinary meeting of the Union of South American Nations (UNASUR), which aimed to review the information on the electoral mission that will observe the sectional elections of February 23 in Ecuador and the considerations for the...