Stories for March 2012
Brazilian lawmakers on Wednesday moved a step closer to passing a long-delayed measure key to preparations for the 2014 soccer World Cup, breaking a gridlock in Congress that threatened to delay President Dilma Rousseff's legislative agenda.
Former Brazilian president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva announced Wednesday that he was returning to politics after being told that his larynx cancer was in complete remission.
A multiple discipline exhibition on the Malvinas Islands ahead of the 30th anniversary of the South Atlantic conflict will be officially opened Thursday evening in the Palais de Glace, Buenos Aires.
The University of London’s Institute of Historical Research (IHR) announced that on 19 and 20 May, 2012 it will be holding a two day conference on: The Falklands War: Thirty Years On.
“The Falklands are British, we have all the rights over the Islands plus the Islanders want to be British” said Governor Nigel Haywood who did not discard a UN sponsored referendum so that Islanders can decide on their future.
Argentina does not ban the import of books, the latest measures have been implemented to safeguard human health since handling books could entail dangers originated in the lead content of the inks with which they are published.
Argentina oil output during the month of January dropped 4.21% compared to a year ago while natural gas was down 0.11%, according to the latest official data from the Energy Secretary.
First Argentine invasion plan of Falklands in the sixties included shipping all Islanders to Montevideo
Next week marks the 30th anniversary of the invasion of the Falkland Islands by Argentine forces which erupted into a full blown conflict with the UK that ended 74 days later with the complete unconditional surrender of the invading forces.
Pope Benedict urged Cubans to search for authentic freedom and met with revolutionary icon Fidel Castro as he wrapped up a visit in which he said Cuba must change.
The Argentine Ambassador to the US, Jorge Argüello, assured on Wednesday that despite reactions to trade barriers put up this week by the US to Argentina, there was “nothing to worry about” regarding the relationship between the countries.