Falklands' exploratory campaign ended, following termination of ocean rig contract

The rig 'Eirik Rude' experienced a number of material operational issues, according to Premier Oil and Noble EnergyThe rig 'Eirik Rude' experienced a number of material operational issues, according to Premier Oil and Noble Energy

The Falkland Islands government and Premier Oil have announced on Friday the ocean rig 'Eirik Raude' contract termination, which in practical terms puts an end to the current exploratory campaign and the scheduled drilling of the Chatham well. Nevertheless both sides underlined the success of the now terminated campaign with the oil di...

Uruguay’s Quiet Democratic Miracle

Uruguay ranks as the least corrupt and most democratic country in Latin America, and along with Chile, is rated as a “high income” country by the United Nations.Uruguay ranks as the least corrupt and most democratic country in Latin America, and along with Chile, is rated as a “high income” country by the United Nations.

By Uki Goñi -


”Because here nobody is better than anybody else.” The phrase, one of this small South American country’s most cherished sayings, dates back to the 19th century and is often repeated by its thinkers, presidents and everyday citizens. As a simple expression of the democratic spirit, ...

French president's visit to Argentina and Uruguay could include defense deals

Hollande will be visiting Peru, Argentina and Uruguay with a delegation of over a hundred industry and finance leaders Hollande will be visiting Peru, Argentina and Uruguay with a delegation of over a hundred industry and finance leaders

French president Francois Hollande is scheduled to visit Peru, Argentina and Uruguay in the last week of February, and in a display of Gallic diplomacy expects to promote trade, investments and French interests in the region.

Montevideo-Stanley, an integrating and necessary air link

Representative Jaime Trobo from Uruguay's senior opposition party, Partido Nacional Representative Jaime Trobo from Uruguay's senior opposition party, Partido Nacional

By Jaime Trobo (*) - For some time now we have been arguing that Uruguay must strengthen its bonds and contacts with a neighboring territory, in the southern cone, part of our American continent, where families who arrived in our region during the first half of the XIX century live, and with whom those contacts, once very intense, have waned, pa...

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