Next June 14 two sets of stamps, aptly entitled Lest We Forget, will be officially released in coincidence with the 25th anniversary of the Falkland Islands Liberation Day, which marked the ousting of Argentine forces from the Islands and the end of the 1982 South Atlantic conflict.
Tens of thousands of Venezuelans marched Saturday to support a TV station aligned with opponents of President Hugo Chavez, whose government plans to kick the channel off the air next week by not renewing its license.
Pilots and air traffic controllers have warned that shoddy safety systems could be putting passengers at risk in South America's two largest countries, prompting an international outcry for rapid overhauls of the organizations that manage air transit in Argentina and Brazil.
Allegations that the British hero of the Battle for Goose Green in May 1982 , Colonel H. Jones, VC, acted foolishly and needlessly sacrificed his life have been renewed in a book marking the 25th anniversary of the Falkland Islands War.
The last remaining Falkland Islands warship still on active service is playing host to visits by the public for the next three days to coincide with the 25th anniversary of the San Carlos landings, reports BBC.
Brazil plans to limit the right of civil servants to strike demanding that in such cases 40% of public services must continue operational, according to sources from the Attorney General's Office and Planalto Palace, seat of the Executive.
The venerable destroyer HMS Southampton is in the early stages of a lengthy South Atlantic deployment where she'll take over from her sister HMS Edinburgh which has spent much of this year on duty in and around the Falkland Islands.
President Nestor Kirchner fired this week two government officials linked to a court investigation into suspected public works corruption involving the construction of a gas pipeline by the Swedish construction company Skanska.
Metropolitan Buenos Aires suffered on Thursday evening a huge two hours blackout which caused chaos at rush hour in a city already under strain because of strikes in the underground and several train lines.
David Pickup top legal job; Liberation Day shelter rises up on harbour front; New plans for ferry haven; Budget deliberations; Seven stand for tourism.