Israel’s role during the 1982 Falkland Islands conflict as a willing supplier of arms, equipment and other materials to Argentina has been revealed in a book titled “Operation Israel: the rearming of Argentina during the dictatorship (1976/1983)” written by Hernan Dobry, with an advance published over the weekend in Buenos Aires daily La Nacion.
Uruguay’s concern with inflation risks and instruments to ‘mitigate’ its impact was underlined by the region’s representative at the IMF Monetary and Financial Committee meeting in Washington where the IMF and World Bank are holding their spring meetings.
Falkland Oil and Gas Ltd plans to raise £32m through a placing of shares at 70p each, with the money earmarked for the oil and gas exploration company’s 2012 drilling program, according to a release from the company heavily involved in exploration to the South and East of the Falkland Islands.
The IMF criticized developing countries for not responding strongly enough to the surge of hot money into their markets, saying the result could be a hard economic landing.
United States Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner said he was confident Congress would raise the country’s debt limit and that it may need to do so before a deal is reached to rein in future budget deficits.
Brazil and Argentina aircraft industries have signed a partnership contract for the manufacturing of the Embraer KC 390, a medium sized twin engine jet powered military transport aircraft with a 23 tons capacity.
Cuba says it will allow people to buy and sell their homes for the first time since the communist revolution in 1959. For the past 50 years, Cubans have only been allowed to pass on their homes to their children, or to swap them through a complicated and often corrupt system.
After almost twenty nine years of service to the Falkland Islands the Joint Services Explosive Ordnance Disposal team based at Hillside Camp in the capital Stanley will be transferring its service to JSEOD teams based at the Mount Pleasant Complex.
An audit into the Falkland Islands Health Service praised the quality care to patients and the impressively wide provision of health care services for such a remote and isolated community.
Canadian miner Lithium Americas Corp said it plans to start building a lithium carbonate facility next year at its Cauchuri project in the Argentine province of Jujuy. The plant with a total capacity of 40,000 tons per annum is expected to start adding to the company's revenue in 2014, Lithium Americas said in a statement.