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  • Wednesday, May 16th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    'Useful conversation' in Stanley for Argentine Families

    L. de la Colina preparing the logistics for November's next of kin visit

    Plans for the projected visit to the Falkland Islands in November of up to eight hundred Argentineans took a step forward in Stanley on Wednesday when Leandro de la Colina had what he described as a ”useful conversation' with four of the eight elected members of the local government.

  • Tuesday, May 15th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Baroness Thatcher opens Falklands' war anniversary exhibition

    RN Surgeon Commander Rick Jolly who was honoured by both Britain and Argentina

    Former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher opened Tuesday an exhibition at the Imperial War Museum North in London to mark the 25 anniversary of the Falklands War. The 81 year old Baroness oversaw the 74 days conflict in 1982 which repelled Argentina's attempt to take over the Islands.

  • Tuesday, May 15th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Controversy marks Malvinas exhibition in Buenos Aires

    Soldier-manikin staked to the ground

    Controversy marked the opening of an exhibition dedicated to the Malvinas war 25th anniversary when a group of war veterans staked a soldier-manikin to the ground, an action rejected by next of kin who protested to Argentina's Minister of Defence and abandoned the opening ceremony.

  • Monday, May 14th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Pope ends visit criticizing Marxism and neo-liberalism policies

    Pope Benedict XVI ended his visit to Brazil

    Pope Benedict XVI ended Sunday his five day visit to Brazil with a strong speech to Latinamerican cardinals and bishops criticising “authoritarian governments” and condemning the growing gap between rich and poor in the region.

  • Monday, May 14th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Riverboat-style cruise with 200 pax has to be rescued off Alaska

    Riverboat Empress of the North

    The riverboat-style cruise ship “Empress of the North” that ran aground off the Alaska coast has finally reached Juneau Monday afternoon. She arrived with a US Coast Guard escort about ten hours after it became grounded early morning.

  • Monday, May 14th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    OAS willing to sponsor dialogue with Cuba

    The Organization of American States, OAS, Secretary General Jose Miguel Insulza discarded the possibility of Venezuela abandoning the institution and underlined he favored the opening of dialogue with Cuba.

  • Monday, May 14th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Cable or satellite option for censored Venezuelan TV station

    Venezuela's Minister of Communication and Information William Lara said private television station RCTV would be able to broadcast on cable or satellite following May 27, the date when its broadcast license to operate in open free radio frequency expires.

  • Monday, May 14th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Ecuador's Correa, the continent's leader with most support

    Pte. Rafael Correa have a 76% support according lasted poll

    Ecuador's president Rafael Correa is the Latinamerican leader with most support in the continent while his counterpart in Guatemala Oscar Berger ranks in the opposite end, according to a report published by the Mexican public opinion consultants Mitofsky.

  • Sunday, May 13th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Happy Mother's Day!

    Today is Mother's Day in much of Latin America, and scattered families are displaying their devotion. Forget the potted geranium. They're sending their mothers appliances or cold cash with the flowers and greeting cards.

  • Sunday, May 13th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Paraguay: former bishop leads presidential opinion polls

    Former Catholic bishop and pre-candidate  Fernando Lugo

    A former Catholic bishop and pre-candidate from the Paraguayan opposition Fernando Lugo, is leading public opinion polls for presidential elections of April 2008 according to the Sunday edition of Asunción daily Ultima Hora.