Argentine industrial activity plunged 11.5% year-on-year in September – the biggest drop in 16 years. The INDEC national statistics bureau said that manufacturing witnessed a fifth consecutive month of decline, following drops of 1.2% in May, 8.1% in June, 5.7% in July and 5.6% in August. It’s the biggest contraction since July 2002.Add your comment!
Mapuche Council of All Lands spokesman Aucán Huilcamán Sunday anticipated conflict and tension will increase between his community and the government of President Sebastián Piñera since there was no dialogue between them and each one sticked to their separate agendas.Add your comment!
Queen Elizabeth and members of the Royal Family joined thousands of people on Sunday to commemorate the centenary of the end of the First World War, as part of the traditional National Service of Remembrance. . A two-minute silence was held at 11am and wreaths laid at the Cenotaph to commemorate the servicemen and women killed in all conflicts from the First World War onwards.Add your comment!
French President Emmanuel Macron has urged world leaders marking the centenary of the World War One Armistice to reject nationalism. Addressing leaders in Paris, including US President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin - he described it as a “betrayal of patriotism”.1 comment
Colombian Armed Forces commanding officer General Alberto José Mejía is aware of the existence of a plan to refund the FARC guerrillas and those behind it would be the group's former leaders, Radio Caracol reported this weekend.Add your comment!
Argentine federal Judge Sebastian Casanello ruled lack of admissible evidence in the case involving ex president Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner and referred to the alleged laundering of money from public works contracts during the Kirchner couple's rule (2003/2015), better known as the route of the K money.Add your comment!
Several Latin American presidents and political activists are scheduled to hold the First Forum of Critical Thinking next week in Buenos Aires, just a few days before the G20 summit which this year in being hosted by Argentina and will convene the world's leaders.6 comments
Argentina last year chose to turn down a British offer of a minisub to search submarine ARA San Juan, it was reported Sunday. The then Navy Chief of Staff Admiral Marcelo Srur failed to convey the British offer December 5 last to Defense Minister Oscar Aguad, who confirmed the reports, according to the Buenos Aires daily Clarin.Add your comment!
The Falkland Islands' Gilbert House has announced the following arrangements for Sunday 11 November 2018, Remembrance Sunday to take place in Stanley. The Annual Service of Remembrance, this year commemorating the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War, will be held in Christ Church Cathedral commencing at 9.30 am.Add your comment!
Falklands' conflict veteran Gus Hales, who has successfully protested against the treatment of combat veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder, was visited this week by Member of Legislative Assembly Leona Roberts to express her support.Add your comment!