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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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