The Argentine Navy confirmed early Saturday morning that the missing ARA San Juan submarine which disappeared in the South Atlantic on 15 November a year ago, with a crew of 44, has been found. The discovery was also announced by the Argentine Defense ministry and the United States company, Ocean Infinity, leading the search for the vessel, and it happens exactly one year and one day after all contact was lost with the vessel sailing from Ushuaia, Tierra del Fuego to its base in Mar del Plata.Add your comment!
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo Thursday discussed President Donald Trump's upcoming trip to Buenos Aires for the G-20 Summit at the end of the month and other bilateral issues over the telephone with his Argentine counterpart Jorge Faurie, a spokesperson for the State Department confirmed Friday.Add your comment!
Boliviana de Aviación (BoA) pilots are threatening to take measures if they are compelled to fulfill a resolution from the Directorate of Civilian Aeronautics (DGAC) which requires them to update their English language certification, after an incident in January at Miami's International Airport (MIA).Add your comment!
Germany's years-long run of steady growth came to a screeching halt in the third quarter, official data showed this week, with a widely-expected bottleneck in the vital car industry matched by broader structural concerns.Add your comment!
Federal Police Thursday arrested in Buenos Aires two brothers suspected to belong to a local Hezbollah cell. A sizeable number of guns with focus on sniper capabilities and proper ammunition were found at the home of one of them in the Floresta neighbourhood.Add your comment!
Members of the Scottish fishing industry have called for clarity on the implications of the draft agreement on leaving the EU Scottish Secretary David Mundell backed the draft Brexit deal despite concerns about its impact on the fishing industry.Add your comment!
The proposed Withdrawal Agreement published on Wednesday by the United Kingdom and European Union makes it clear that its terms, including the transitional period, will apply to Gibraltar. According to a release from the Gibraltar government “this was the number one priority of the Cabinet and of the Government and it has been achieved. It means that Gibraltar will not crash out of the European Union in March 2019 and that things will largely remain as they are until the end of 2020”.Add your comment!
EU leaders have dismissed talk of renegotiating the draft Brexit deal and warned the UK's political situation could make a no-deal more likely. German Chancellor Angela Merkel said there was no question of reopening talks as a document was on the table.Add your comment!
Uruguay will be hosting the 41st World Vine and Wine congress, of the International Organization of Vine and Wine, OIV, which begins next Monday until Friday in the Atlantic seaside resort of Punta del Este. Representatives from some 47 countries are expected at the event, which is described by Uruguay officials as a most significant for the domestic vine and wine industry since it will have world repercussion.Add your comment!
Argentina's Senate on Thursday gave final approval to an unpopular austerity budget designed to meet the stiff requirements of a US$ 57.1 billion International Monetary Fund bailout. Approval came as a great relief for battered president Mauricio Macri, but also a double victory, since it opens the way for his reelection aspirations next year.Add your comment!