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Politics

  • Friday, March 7th 2008 - 21:00 UTC

    Mrs. Kirchner calls for peace and end to unilateral actions

    Argentina and Venezuela strongly rejected the violation of Ecuadorian sovereignty by Colombian troops and made a strong call for peace in the region during the signing on Thursday of trade and political agreements in Caracas.

  • Friday, March 7th 2008 - 21:00 UTC

    Falkland Islands: Weekly Penguin News Update

    Headlines: Baby Nick's poor health means no return home; SSL launches scholarship; Men overboard; Westers talk rates; Deportation applications contested.

  • Friday, March 7th 2008 - 21:00 UTC

    Kirchner's plea 'comical if not so sad' says Summers

    Councillor Mike Summers

    Comical if it were not so sad for those involved” is how a Falklands councillor has described the Argentine President's call upon Britain to allow Argentine next of kin to visit the Falklands by charter flight rather than by sea.

  • Friday, March 7th 2008 - 21:00 UTC

    Falklands' conflict Foreign Secretary Lord Pym dies

    Former British Conservative Foreign Secretary Lord Pym died Friday at the age of 86 after a prolonged illness, his family has said. He served in the role during the 1982 Falklands War following the resignation of Lord Carrington, reports BBC.

  • Friday, March 7th 2008 - 21:00 UTC

    “Green Passport” campaign launched at Berlin Tourism Fair

    A “Green Passport' campaign” was launched Friday at a world tourism fair aims at shrinking the environmental footprint of vacation travelers, according to the United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP).

  • Friday, March 7th 2008 - 21:00 UTC

    Many women round the world “still face discrimination”

    Almost every country in the world still has laws that discriminate against women, and promises to remedy this have not been kept, the top United Nations human rights official said on Friday, speaking on the eve of International Women's Day.

  • Thursday, March 6th 2008 - 21:00 UTC

    McCain ready to take Hillary-Obama or Obama-Hillary ticket

    Encouraged by her big primary victories Hillary Clinton hinted on Wednesday at the possibility of sharing the United States Democratic presidential ticket with Barack Obama as vicepresident hopeful. But Obama stressed that he still holds the lead in number of delegates.

  • Thursday, March 6th 2008 - 21:00 UTC

    Conflict with the US is “inevitable” warns President Chavez

    Pte. Hugo Chavez

    Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez said on Wednesday that a conflict with the government of United Sates is “inevitable” since it has consistently supported economically “the oligarch states of Latinamerica” that are not interested in the equality of peoples.

  • Wednesday, March 5th 2008 - 21:00 UTC

    Argentina: funds available to repair Navy's icebreaker

    Irizar on fire a year ago

    Argentine Defence minister Nilda Garré announced on Monday that the funds to begin repairs on the Navy's ice breaker Almirante Irizar, ravaged by fire last April, have been made available following the completion of a survey on the extent of the damages suffered.

  • Wednesday, March 5th 2008 - 21:00 UTC

    CK calls for peace and confirms planned Venezuela trip

    CK will be meeting with Pte. Chavez tomorrow

    Argentine president Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner called on all Latinamerican countries to ratify their “commitment to peace” in the eve of her long planned Wednesday trip to Venezuela, which together with Ecuador have militarized their borders following an incursion by Colombian forces in Ecuadorian territory to kill a FARC rebel leader.