Stories for 2011
Over the past decade, consumer interest in Antarctica has increased exponentially, with a number of expedition cruise companies operating two- and three-week voyages to the Antarctic Peninsula, the Falklands Islands and South Georgia.
Energy and Mining Minister Laurence Golborne insisted on the last proposal made by the Chilean government to stop manifestations which would imply a 3% increase in hydrocarbon.
The Governor of Tierra del Fuego announced on Radio 10 that they are awaiting the results of the meetings taking place in Chile to resolve the conflict in Punta Arenas which is affecting Argentine tourists.
The Eurogroup president Jean-Claude Juncker has said that no decision on a bailout fund will be made at the meeting of finance ministers in Brussels.
FALKLAND Oil and Gas Limited has the potential to offer investors returns of 130 per cent in the medium term, according to the Jefferies brokerage.
Dilma Rousseff has taken measures to stop the appreciation of the real. The Brazilian Central Bank swapped all of the currency futures contracts in a reverse swap auction. This way the institution headed by Alexandre Tombini disembarks in the futures market.
Venezuela's president Hugo Chavez announced that his country's oil reserves total 217 barrels, topping Saudi Arabia's and making them the largest in the world.
Latin American governments are increasing dengue prevention campaigns after more than 1.5 million people in the region were infected and over 1,000 died of dengue in the past year.
Pope Benedict XVI expressed yesterday that all who knew or admired John Paul II would share the joy he feels over the beatification of his predecessor, which will be held on May 1st in a ceremony which will be attended by over two million people
Three soldiers seriously injured in Afghanistan have been visibly moved by the warmth of the welcome they have received in Gibraltar as the guests of the local Royal British Legion (RBL). As Lance Bombardier Ben Parkinson, Ranger Andy Allen and Rifleman Jake Barnett arrived in Main Street on their first morning there was loud applause from the children of St Anne’s school and the Hebrew School who had turned out to meet them.