MercoPress http://en.mercopress.com/ South Atlantic News Agency en Copyright 2017, MercoPress. http://en.mercopress.com/web/img/en/mercopress-logo.gif MercoPress http://en.mercopress.com/ <![CDATA['Alive' survivor Coche Inciarte writes his memoirs]]> che Inciarte admits he was a survivor but not “a protagonist” of the 1972 tragedy José Luis "Coche" Inciarte, one of the 16 survivors from the Uruguayan Air Force Flight 571 crash into the Andes mountains on Friday, October 13, 1972, has published his memoirs, in which he focuses on that life-changing event.

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Mon, 26 Jun 2017 21:22:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Argentina: CFK to run for Senate alongside former Foreign Minister Jorge Taiana]]> Cristina Fernandez and Florencio Randazzo in happier days when they were on the same team Former Argentine President Cristina Fernandez will top the Citizen Unit's Senate ticket in the province of Buenos Aires for the upcoming primary PASO elections on August 13, alongside her former Foreign Minister Jorge Taiana, it was announced.

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Mon, 26 Jun 2017 03:57:00 GMT
<![CDATA[David Davis wants PM May to stay in office during Brexit talks]]> David Davis has faith in PM Theresa May to lead UK through Brexit Britain's chief Brexit negotiator David Davis warned Sunday that any attempt from within the Conservative Party to have Prime Minister Theresa May replaced would be "catastrophic" as the European Union might push for a "punishment deal." Davis also said that no deal at all would be better than such an agreement. Archbishop of Canterbury also takes a stand.

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Mon, 26 Jun 2017 03:48:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Only 7% Brazilians still support Temer amid corruption allegations]]> Temer is suspected to have participated “with vigour” in cases of corruption Brazilian President Michel Temer reached a 7.0% approval rate in June, sinking deeper from the 9.0% measured in April, the Datafolha Institute reported, as the sitting head of state contnues to come closer to Jose Sarney's all time record of 0%, registered in 1989.

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Mon, 26 Jun 2017 03:41:00 GMT
<![CDATA[World Maritime Day 2017 IMO]]> The International Maritime Organization (IMO) announced that June 25 would be the “Day of the Seafarer 2017,” under the theme, “Seafarers Matter.”

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Sun, 25 Jun 2017 14:33:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Bachelet promised to submit a proposal to Congress which seeks to create a ministry for Indigenous people.]]> •	Chilean President Michelle Bachelet apologizes for “errors and horrors” committed against the Mapuche On Friday, Chilean President Michelle Bachelet extended a formal apology to the Mapuche people for “errors and horrors” perpetrated by the state against their communities. She announced plans to concede more power and resources to the Indigenous group.

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Sun, 25 Jun 2017 12:57:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Falklands demining team have recovered over 3,000 anti-personnel mines and over 150 anti-tank mines.]]> Programme Manager for Fenix Insight Ltd’s Falklands Demining Programme Office Guy Marot ( MercoPress) SINCE their deployment in October 2016 through to June 2017, the BACTEC teams have worked on 47 minefield areas from Fox Bay, Port Howard and Goose Green to the Stanley area. The team will now leave for three months before continuing the current phase.

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Sat, 24 Jun 2017 12:24:00 GMT
<![CDATA[UN C24 calls for negotiations over Falkland Islands sovereignty between Argentina, UK yet again]]>  Falklands MLA Mike Summers OBE and Ian Hansen MLA shake hands with Argentine Foreign Minister Jorge Faurie (Pic Adriana Groisman Clarin) President Mauricio Macri's administration Friday renewed Argentina's case before the United Nations' Decolonization Committee in New York to bring the United Kingdom to discuss sovereignty over the Falkland, South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands and their surrounding maritime spaces.

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Sat, 24 Jun 2017 01:53:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Falklands Islands: Games 2017 Gotland Sweden]]> Island Games begins and two new events for the Falklands INTERNATIONAL Sporting endeavour will take centre stage on June 24-30 when the Falkland Islands athletes will join their counterparts from many small Islands around the world to compete in the 17th NatWest Island Games in Gotland.

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Thu, 22 Jun 2017 22:19:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Chilean court orders to return $4.8m to Pinochet’s family]]> Augusto Pinochet ruled Chile as a dictatorship from Sept. 11 1973 until March 11, 1990 A Chilean appeals court Wednesday ruled that $4.8-million in cash and assets frozen during a legal investigation is to be returned to the family of late longtime dictator Augusto Pinochet.

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Thu, 22 Jun 2017 20:19:00 GMT