While most Argentines face increasing difficulties to access to US dollars, to travel overseas or use their debit and credit cards abroad, (the famous ‘dollar clamp’) one of President Cristina Fernandez most notorious and loquacious ministers, Hector Timerman is organizing a three-day major splash at Uruguay’s most posh resort to celebrate the marriage of his eldest daughter.
Falkland Islands’ companies are, stepping up to the plate, in providing support services to the oil industry; and their investment in increased work forces, facilities and equipment is already paying dividends.
The Gibraltar flag can be seen flying over the Foreign Office in Whitehall, London on the part of the building overlooking Whitehall and Downing Street to celebrate Gibraltar Day, September 10.
No end for the US dollar clamp in Argentina. According to the Buenos Aires media the government of President Cristina Fernandez is preparing a set of new measures to further limit Argentines from holding the US currency but also from spending abroad on tourism.
The normal resident population of the Falkland Islands on Census Day (15 April 2012) was 2,841 according to the first results from the census published by the Falkland Islands Government and released on Monday.
The Brazilian stock exchange Bovespa index rose for a third session as Brazilian raw-material producers rallied after weaker economic data from China to the US fueled strong hopes policy makers will take further steps to boost growth.
Former Argentine Vice-president Carlos ‘Chacho’ Alvarez was chosen as head of the Electoral Observers mission that Unasur will be sending to Venezuela for the coming presidential elections on October 7.
A failure in a main transmission line in central Cuba caused a blackout that cut electricity for hours to more than half the country on Sunday night, but now power has been mostly restored, the government said on Monday.
China's exports grew less than forecast and imports fell in August, adding to fears about a sharp slowdown in its economy. Exports rose by 2.7% from a year earlier as global demand continued to remain subdued. Imports fell 2.6% from a year ago, indicating a decline in home grown consumption.
Aircraft carrier HMS Ark Royal is being sold for £3m for scrap metal by the Ministry of Defence to help tackle a multi-billion pound defence deficit. The removal of the Royal Navy's former flagship from service in 2011, five years early, was a difficult but necessary decision, the MoD has said.