As the United Kingdom commemorates the 25th anniversary of the Falklands War this week, it is claimed that more members of the armed forces have committed suicide as a result of their experiences than died in the fighting itself.
Sixteen provinces, over half of the Argentine territory, are short of gas oil endangering crop harvesting and preparing the soil for this year's wheat production, warned the Argentine Agrarian Federation, FAA which is planning a national stoppage to underline the seriousness of the situation.
The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization called for better policies to conserve fish genetic resources and enhance global food security, warning of the adverse environmental and social impacts of failing to do so.
Developing countries are vowing to stand their ground on key principles in deadlocked world trade talks, Brazilian Foreign Minister Celso Amorim said after meeting counterparts in Geneva.
From Tuesday, with the arrival in the Falkland Islands of the Earl of Wessex and other VIP guests of the local government, a full programme of events will begin to commemorate the liberation of the Islands from Argentine occupation twenty-five years ago.
The widow of the paratroop commander, Lieutenant Colonel H. Jones, killed in the battle for Goose Green in 1982, has called for this week's 25th anniversary Falklands War commemorations in Britain to concentrate on pride in victory rather than the personal grief of the families of the dead.