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Wednesday, October 5th 2011 - 16:39 UTC

“UK will protect the Falklands as long as they want to remain British” says Defence chief Fox

Fox addressing the Conservative party conference

Britain will protect the people of the disputed Falkland Islands for as long as they want to remain British citizens, Defence Secretary Liam Fox said on Wednesday speaking at the annual conference of the ruling Conservative Party.

Wednesday, October 5th 2011 - 09:13 UTC

How the Argentine military to save a collapsing regime, planned the Malvinas invasion war

Galtieri receives the presidential sash from Admiral Anaya

Juan B Yoffre, an Argentine journalist, businessman and politician (he was Intelligence chief for two years with former President Carlos Menem) has written a book “1982” on the Falklands/Malvinas conflict where he reveals how the idea of the military invasion was secretly elaborated and implemented.

Wednesday, October 5th 2011 - 08:52 UTC

Buenos Aires prepares for impressive Beatles memorabilia auction next week

“My passion for The Beatles comes from childhood” says Raul Blisniuk

An original drawing by John Lennon is part of the more than 120 lots of Beatles memorabilia that will be auctioned in Buenos Aires by South America's largest collector of the Fab Four.

Wednesday, October 5th 2011 - 08:35 UTC

Argentina claims development of first vaccine against hydatidosis in livestock

Providen Hidatil EG95 gives a 100% full protection to livestock (mainly sheep and goats) according to Argentine authorities

The first vaccine against hydatidosis in livestock and developed in Argentina together with Australian and New Zealand scientists was officially presented in Buenos Aires by the Ministry of Industry. In Argentina the tape worm parasite from cattle which is transmitted by dogs to human causes 450 deaths annually.

Wednesday, October 5th 2011 - 08:12 UTC

Argentina highest court rejects French request to extradite “the blond angel of death”

Captain Astiz is accused in the killing of two French nuns

The Argentine Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected a French request to extradite former navy captain Alfredo Astiz, who was convicted in absentia in Europe for killing two French nuns during the 1976-1983 “Dirty War.”

Tuesday, October 4th 2011 - 06:53 UTC

UK relation with OTs (including Falklands) is based on ‘the choices of the peoples’

Chair Simona Mirela Miculescu “No effort should be spared to fulfil the dream of all peoples to self-determination”

The United Kingdom relationship with the Overseas Territories “is based on the choices of the peoples” said Monday British representative Philip Parham before the UN Fourth Committee on Decolonization in response to several statements from Latin American delegates regarding the Falkland Islands and sovereignty discussions with Argentina.

Tuesday, October 4th 2011 - 06:49 UTC

Clarin says it’s time for Argentina to disclose Malvinas war documents

Next April will be the thirtieth anniversary of the Argentine invasion of the Falklands

Buenos Aires daily Clarin in an editorial asks for the Argentine government to release and disclose documents to public scrutiny, referred to the Argentine landing in the Falklands/Malvinas conflict in 1982 since next 2 April 2012, thirty years would have elapsed.

Tuesday, October 4th 2011 - 06:42 UTC

A CFK landslide, as polls show, could ensure majorities in both Congress houses

Cristina Fernandez sailing undisturbed to victory next Sunday 23

It’s a fact that the next Argentine government will see a significant gain in legislative benches in the coming October 23 election while the opposition is appealing to voters support to ensure a balanced congress since everybody admits Cristina Fernandez will be re-elected by a landslide.

Tuesday, October 4th 2011 - 06:34 UTC

Spain concerned it might loose control of its flagship oil company Repsol

Industry minister Sebastian wants to ensure ‘Spanishness’

Spain’s government is concerned that the country’s hydrocarbons flagship Repsol-YPF could fall into foreign hands following the 30% voting block made up of Mexico’s Pemex and construction company Sacyr Vallehermoso.

Monday, October 3rd 2011 - 22:08 UTC

Aerolíneas Argentinas among the top short list of money loosing air carriers

The more the Argentine flag carrier flies the more money it looses

Aerolíneas Argentinas is estimated to have lost in the last twelve months 486 million dollars which puts her among the air carriers with greatest losses in the world. Only Air India, also government managed, but with 30.000 staff (three times her Argentine counterpart) dilapidated 1.2 billion dollars and Kuwait Airways, 564 million dollars

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