SANTIAGO, Chile, May 14 (UPI) -- Chile wants all Latin American countries to be as transparent as it considers itself to be to remove the specter of a developing arms race on the continent, senior officials said.
BUENOS AIRES, March 24 (UPI) -- Argentina is seeking new alliances to broaden support for its grievance against Britain over the Falklands oil exploration and, if possible, extend the campaign to reviving its sovereignty claim over the islands.
LIMA, Dec. 11 (UPI) -- Peruvian arms buying in China for undisclosed amounts but on favorable credit terms has confirmed analysts' assessment that China has joined a lineup of arms manufacturers seeking new markets in Latin America.
RIO DE JANEIRO, Nov. 11 (UPI) -- Visiting Peruvian Minister of Transport and Communications Enrique Cornejo Tuesday conveyed his country's proposal for a regional pact aimed at cutting armaments among the members of the Union of South American Nations.
SANTIAGO, Chile, Oct. 7 (UPI) -- Chile is compiling a list of all its military purchases for publication and expects neighboring countries to demonstrate similar transparency in their weapons acquisitions programs, Foreign Minister Mariano Fernandez announced in apparent response to charges his country is fueling an arms race in Latin America.
RIO DE JANEIRO, Aug. 11 (UPI) -- Brazil and Peru are considering five new hydroelectric power generation plants with an investment outlay of more than $15 billion that may eventually form part of a network of 15 plants in Peru's Amazonian region.
LIMA, June 19 (UPI) -- Deadly clashes over Peruvian Amazon land rights sparked an acrimonious row between the government in Lima and President Evo Morales in neighboring Bolivia this week, dragging their relationship to new lows.
LIMA, June 15 (UPI) -- Facing crisis after dozens of people were killed in clashes, Peru's Congress has suspended for three months plans to open large swathes of the Peruvian Amazon to foreign investment.
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