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Politics

  • Wednesday, June 20th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Venezuela interested in a “new Mercosur”, if not forget it

    Venezuela is interested in becoming a member of a “new Mercosur” but if there's no clear change willingness “we're not interested in the old Mercosur”, said President Hugo Chavez in an interview with the Spanish government agency EFE.

  • Tuesday, June 19th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    “We want the freedom to develop and govern as we wish”

    Councillor Richard Davis with delegates from Gibraltar and Cayman at UN seminar in Grenada last month

    TWENTY-FIVE years after British troops liberated the Islands Argentina continues to view the Falklands with an acquisitive eye.
    Recent Argentine governments have denied plans for further military action, but they pursue an aggressive diplomatic and public relations campaign to annex the Falkland Islands.
    The Argentines use every opportunity to promote their case. International organizations such as the United Nations and the Organisation of American States (OAS) are lobbied hard. Opportunities such as the Ibero American summit as well as scientific and conservation meetings are shamelessly used. Serious debate on issues like the conservation of fish stocks or wildlife are often hijacked or held up by Argentina's objections and statements about sovereignty.

  • Tuesday, June 19th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Paraguay: more support for former bishop presidential hopeful

    Paraguay's leading presidential pre-candidate and former bishop Fernando Lugo received this week the formal support from one of the country's main opposition parties the Authentic Liberal Radicals, PLRA.

  • Tuesday, June 19th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Episkopi base in Cyprus marked Falklands' anniversary

    The 25th anniversary of the liberation of the Falkland Islands was commemorated in a service at Happy Valley in the Western Sovereign Base Area of Episkopi, Cyprus last Sunday.

  • Tuesday, June 19th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Malvinas G 24 debate: Argentina's foreign policy “inconsistent”

    New Argentina UN ambassador Arguello with UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon

    Argentina?s lack of coherence and “inconsistent” foreign policy has been one of the major obstacles in making effective the Malvinas islands sovereignty claim, admitted outgoing Argentine ambassador before United Nations, Cesar Mayoral in a Tuesday interview with Buenos Aires daily Clarin.

  • Tuesday, June 19th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    South Atlantic Cooperation Zone calls for Malvinas “negotiations”

    The ministerial summit of the South Atlantic Peace and Cooperation Zone (SAPCZ) meeting in Angola specifically supported Argentina's sovereignty claim over the Islas Malvinas, South Georgia and South Sandwich islands.

  • Monday, June 18th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Tierra del Fuego voters defy Kirchner's political strategy

    Independent candidate Fabiana Rios.

    Tierra del Fuego voters in the extreme south of Argentina have given President Nestor Kirchner another political surprise in Sunday's governor election, where until a couple of weeks ago all was running smoothly for the administration and its October presidential election strategy.

  • Sunday, June 17th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Falklands' veterans remembrance march in central London

    A commemorative event in central London is scheduled for this Sunday to mark the 25th anniversary of the liberation of the Falkland Islands from Argentine forces, following the 1982 South Atlantic conflict.

  • Sunday, June 17th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Chavez thanks OAS for not intervening in the RCTV case

    Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez thanked all Organization of American States, (OAS) country members for not supporting a United States proposal to “intervene” regarding the non license renewal for Radio Caracas Television, one of the country?s main opposition television stations.

  • Sunday, June 17th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Homage to Malvinas war Argentine dead in London on July 9

    The Argentine Embassy in London announced it would hold a commemorative act for the Argentine Malvinas war casualties to which no British authorities have been invited.