A Royal New Zealand Air Force C130 Hercules is making an emergency flight, laden with life-saving supplies, for sinking Russian fishing vessel Sparta stranded in Antarctica.
Uruguay considers that British control over the Falklands or Malvinas Islands constitutes a “colonial enclave”, which is “inadmissible”, and that is why Falklands’ flagged vessels are barred from entering Uruguayan ports, said on Friday Foreign Affairs minister Luis Almagro.
”The best way to defend workers is to look after the government” said Argentine Interior Minister Florencio Randazzo, the first official response to organized labour union boss Hugo Moyano speech on Thursday to a packed stadium of 80.000 roaring teamsters
In a high voltage exchange with Argentine President Cristina Fernandez, the head of the powerful organized labour unions CGT, Hugo Moyano said he was stepping down from all his posts in the ruling Peronist movement since it had become “an empty shell void of Peronism” but would continue fighting for the workers movement which is the essence of Peronism.
Hollywood legend Meryl Streep concedes her own personality may bear more than a passing resemblance to Britain's steely former Prime Minister Maggie Thatcher, whom she portrays in the new movie “Iron Lady” based on the days leading to the Falkland Islands conflict in 1982
In a controversial ruling Venezuela’s Supreme Court endorsed the non enforcement of Criminal Code sanctions against those occupying private landholdings and plots of land.
The extent to which Britain's Armed Forces will support the security effort for next year's Olympic and Paralympic Games in London was announced Friday by the Defence Secretary, Philip Hammond.
A commercial US satellite company says it has managed to take a picture of China's first aircraft carrier during its sea trials in the Yellow Sea. If confirmed, it would be the first known photo of the former Soviet vessel recently refitted by Beijing.
The consumer price index in Argentina during the month of November increased 0.6% according to the official stats office Indec, which is less than half the percentage released by private estimates through the so called Congress inflation index.
US consumer prices were flat in November as Americans paid less for cars and gasoline, while the 12-month inflation reading fell for the second straight month, which could give the Federal Reserve more room to help a still-weak economy.