Retired Major-General Sir Jeremy Moore, the British land commander in the 1982 South Atlantic War who died last weekend in his 79th year, was described yesterday by a wartime foe as a worthy adversary and an excellent professional.
The UN General Assembly opened its 62nd session Tuesday with a call by its new president to strengthen the organization's capability to deal with world issues - climate change above all.
President Barroso met president of Uruguay Dr. Tabaré Vázquez in the Berlaymont on 18 September. The Uruguayan president's trip to Brussels and his visit to the Portuguese presidency in Lisbon and Spain demonstrate the country's desire to strengthen ties with Europe.
Last Saturday kicked off a record five days of Fiestas Patrias celebrations, as the entire nation celebrates its Declaration of Independence from Spain, declared nearly two centuries ago. Most work came to a grinding halt Friday at mid-day, as thousands prepared for a quick exit to coastal or mountain retreats, or a fun-filled weekend of dance and music at the hundreds of 'fondas' that will dot city and rural landscapes during the five day celebration.
Former top US central banker Alan Greenspan abandons his trademark reserve Monday, in a new book which takes swipes at the White House for everything from its motives for invading Iraq to its unbridled spending.
Representatives from indigenous communities from across Latin America will join international experts in Bariloche, in a bid to articulate their concerns over threats to their ancestral lands.
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, after nationalizing oil, electricity and telecommunications this year, said private schools that fail to teach a ''socialist'' curriculum will be taken over by the state.
Just six weeks from October 28 presidential and Congressional elections Argentine president Nestor Kirchner is not enjoying his best stand with the electorate, according to a public opinion poll published Saturday in the Buenos Aires press.
An Argentine member of congress presented a bill calling for the establishment of a bilingual broadcasting station targeted to service the Falkland Islands.
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