Next June 14 two sets of stamps, aptly entitled Lest We Forget, will be officially released in coincidence with the 25th anniversary of the Falkland Islands Liberation Day, which marked the ousting of Argentine forces from the Islands and the end of the 1982 South Atlantic conflict.
Tens of thousands of Venezuelans marched Saturday to support a TV station aligned with opponents of President Hugo Chavez, whose government plans to kick the channel off the air next week by not renewing its license.
The argentine air force reported a new aircraft near miss, the second since May 7, although air unions claim that since that date there have actually been four near misses amid Argentina's collapsed air traffic system.
Pilots and air traffic controllers have warned that shoddy safety systems could be putting passengers at risk in South America's two largest countries, prompting an international outcry for rapid overhauls of the organizations that manage air transit in Argentina and Brazil.
The computers are designed for children, boast extremely low electricity consumption, a pulley for hand-generated power, 1 gigabyte of flash memory, built-in wireless networking and a screen with indoor and outdoor reading modes.
Allegations that the British hero of the Battle for Goose Green in May 1982 , Colonel H. Jones, VC, acted foolishly and needlessly sacrificed his life have been renewed in a book marking the 25th anniversary of the Falkland Islands War.
The last remaining Falkland Islands warship still on active service is playing host to visits by the public for the next three days to coincide with the 25th anniversary of the San Carlos landings, reports BBC.
In three years time Chile could triple its beef production from the current 247.000 annual tons to 750.000 tons according to the country's Cattle and Sheep Genetics improvement Council which depends from the Ministry of Agriculture.
Brazil plans to limit the right of civil servants to strike demanding that in such cases 40% of public services must continue operational, according to sources from the Attorney General's Office and Planalto Palace, seat of the Executive.
Ahead of the world's major meeting on wildlife trade WWF released its list of top ten species needing urgent global action to reduce threats from trade.