Stories for 2012
Argentina's official inflation was 0.8% in May, the same as in April despite slowing economic growth, the government said on Wednesday. Inflation in the last twelve months stands at 9.9% and 4.3% in the first five months of the year.
Luciana Aymar, known as the Maradona of female field hockey, will be Argentina's flag bearer at the London 2012 Olympic Games, to begin on July 27.
Greeks are withdrawing money from bank accounts ahead of elections amid fears the country may leave the euro, Greek banking officials say. The rate of cash outflows from Greek banks rose after parliamentary elections in May failed to give any party a mandate to govern.
The second day of the royal visit to Gibraltar began at HM Naval Base. The Duke of Wessex was welcomed by a group of children waving flags lining the balcony of The Tower. He inspected some of the units of HM forces Gibraltar, the fire service, bomb disposal, the police and one of their dogs.
UK Prime Minister David Cameron praised the planned Falkland Islands referendum over its sovereignty as he warned their views do matter and told Argentina not to ignore them.
British Foreign Minister David Lidington condemned on Wednesday the actions of Argentina against the Falkland Islands claiming they were not those of a 'responsible' country.
The European Parliament backed plans to take “high and upper-middle income” countries out of the bloc’s tariff preference system, the House informed on Wednesday following a vote on the issue.
The South Georgia Government has released the report of a reconnaissance trip by two experts from the Norwegian Nature Inspectorate investigating the practicalities of eliminating reindeer from the South Georgia Island.
By MLA Gavin Short (*) - The following piece was published on Wednesday’s edition of The Guardian. Thirty years on from the liberation of the Falklands, a referendum on our political future will send a clear signal to the world
The London-based South Atlantic Council today made a call “for a new understanding of sovereignty” thirty years after the cease-fire that ended hostilities between Britain and Argentina.