Chile's President `evaluates` taking Guantanamo inmates

Chilean President Michelle Bachelet said Friday her government was considering taking in detainees from the US prison at Guantanamo Bay.

Suarez urged to seek help over biting

Uruguay star Luis Suarez returned home to a hero`s welcome on Friday after his World Cup ban for biting, as calls mounted for him to seek professional treatment.

Suarez back in Uruguay after World Cup storm

Uruguay striker Luis Suarez, banned from football for four months after biting an opponent at the World Cup, returned home to a hero`s welcome from hundreds of fans at Montevideo airport on Friday, reports said.

30 Uruguay fans arrested for violent celebrations

Some 30 people were arrested here for violent celebrations Tuesday after Uruguay beat Italy 1-0 to advance to the round of 16 at the World Cup in Brazil.

Players get Uruguayan game called off amid security concerns

Uruguay`s Football Association (AUF) on Sunday called off the first division match between Penarol and Miramar at the players` request amid security concerns at the legendary Centenario stadium.

South American leaders back asylum amid Edward Snowden row

South American leaders defended their right to offer asylum, venting anger at claims of US spying in the region.

Argentine minister found dead at summit

Undersecretary for foreign trade Ivan Heyn appeared to have committed suicide, but an investigation was continuing.