Stories for August 1st 2009
ALTHOUGH the Falklands can expect cold weather at this time of year, heavy snow which fell over the past week was a record for recent years.
British Airways (BA) reported a larger-than-feared loss this morning, but provided some joy for investors after revealing that traffic was starting to stabilise and debts were falling.
The foreign ministers of Spain and Brazil on Thursday demanded information about Colombia’s plans to establish U.S. bases on its territory, a move that some feel raises the risk of a “militarization” of the region.
The leftist Venezuelan government expressed on Friday its support for the draft legislation that contemplates jail sentences for “media offenses,” an idea denounced by journalists’ associations and media executives.