Argentina's Lower House opposition caucus leaders have rejected the proposed dissolution of the Intelligence Secretariat (SI, formerly known as SIDE), announced Monday evening by President Cristina Fernández, as they consider it was made to “distract attention” from the death of AMIA special prosecutor Alberto Nisman.
Spain's 'Podemos' party said relations with Gibraltar should not fall victim to political opportunism
With the triumph on Sunday in Greece of the Syriza anti austerity party, Spain's version, Podemos under the leadership of Pablo Iglesias, and ahead in the opinion polls for the next national election, celebrated and addressed the issue of Gibraltar saying relations between the Rock and neighboring La Línea should not fall victim to &...
Viviana Fein, the prosecutor investigating the death of Alberto Nisman, will order the delivery of his body to the family, since Nisman's ex wife, Sandra Arroyo Salgado, said that there was no need for a new autopsy in the investigation, the Prosecution said on Tuesday on a press release.
Nisman's death: Cristina Fernandez blames intelligence services and claims it's a plot to discredit her administration
In an hour's long speech Monday evening in national television Argentina’s president Cristina Fernandez announced a plan to dissolve the country’s top intelligence agency and replace it with a new body that will battle international threats from terrorism, drug and human trafficking, and cyber crimes.
The leaders of Argentina's main Jewish organizations, AMIA and DAIA strongly criticized the memorandum of understanding (MoU) signed with Iran by the administration of President Cristina Fernandez and demanded that “the true causes” of special prosecutor Alberto Nisman be thoroughly investigated.
Chile's President Michelle Bachelet said on Tuesday her government was preparing the second phase of an ambitious education reform, hours after Congress approved the first set of changes.
Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff has urged her cabinet to embrace fiscal belt-tightening and other measures aimed at restoring business confidence and growth in her second term.
A decrease in Argentina's trade surplus this year would make it difficult for the federal government to end the current restrictions on imports, which force companies to file an affidavit in order to obtain authorization, the Argentine Importers Chamber (CIRA) said this week, only days after the country’s 2014 trade data was revealed to be the worst since 2001.
The United States Monday rolled out a new initiative for Caribbean countries to ensure energy security in a move widely seen as distancing the Caribbean from Venezuela for their oil and energy needs.
The Secretary General of DAIA Delegation of Argentine-Israeli Associations, Jorge Knoblovits, voiced his criticism against Monday's speech by Argentine president Cristina Fernández and reiterated DAIA’s call to abrogate the Memorandum of Understanding signed with Iran in 2013.
HMS Dragon made her first visit to South Georgia over Christmas, reports the South Georgia newsletter in its December edition. The Type 45 air defense destroyer had a Westland Lynx helicopter on board which was used to survey the Barff Peninsula for any remaining reindeer ahead of the arrival of the Norwegian SNO marksmen.
There were 24 harbor visits to Grytviken during December, the majority, eighteen, from cruise ships and charter yachts which between them brought nearly 2000 passengers to visit South Georgia, according to the SG Newsletter.
The largest glacier in East Antarctica, containing ice equivalent to a six-meter rise in global sea levels, is melting due to warm ocean water, Australian scientists said on Monday.
In a documentary that aired recently on the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation's popular The Fifth Estate program, an allegory of Vladimir Putin was presented. The wily Russian president was described growing up in a shabby St. Petersburg apartment, where he would often corner rats.
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- Iran denies any 'parallel diplomacy' between Teheran and Argentina
- Journalist who first reported Nisman's death fearing for his life arrives in Israel