A recent study conducted by Vanderbilt University's Latin American Public Opinion Project (LAPOP) found that Chileans have a mixed take on their government: the government has been successful at protecting human rights and promoting democracy, but has not been as effective in dealing with crime and unemployment.
On the second day of his visit to the Falklands to represent Her Majesty The Queen in the events commemorating the liberation of the Islands from Argentine occupation in 1982, HRH Prince Edward, the Earl of Wessex sailed from Stanley to Fitzroy aboard the Royal Fleet Auxiliary ship, Gold Rover.
Buenos Aires City mayor run off candidates will not be debating ahead of Sunday June 24th vote. Conservative candidate Mauricio Macri who defeated President Nestor Kirchner's man, Daniel Filmus by 22 points in the first round said the campaign had turned too aggressive and dirty.
25 years ago today on the Falkland Islands, the first mountain under Argentine occupation was captured by advancing British troops and 3 days later the War ended.
Global military spending rose 3.5% last year to $1.2 trillion (610 billion pounds) as U.S. costs for operations in Iraq and Afghanistan mounted, a European research body said on Monday in an annual study.
Recently named, Argentine former legislator Jorge Arguello officially became this Tuesday in New York the new ambassador before United Nations. Arguello succeeds Ambassador Cesar Mayoral.
The pulp mills dispute between Argentina and Uruguay has scaled another step following environmentalists' decision to block all dredging along the river Uruguay which is the vital access waterway for the Botnia plant.
As the United Kingdom commemorates the 25th anniversary of the Falklands War this week, it is claimed that more members of the armed forces have committed suicide as a result of their experiences than died in the fighting itself.
The widow of the paratroop commander, Lieutenant Colonel H. Jones, killed in the battle for Goose Green in 1982, has called for this week's 25th anniversary Falklands War commemorations in Britain to concentrate on pride in victory rather than the personal grief of the families of the dead.
Gustav Friedrich Adolph Quick, 89, the last surviving crew member of the German pocket battleship Graf Spee that was scuttled in the River Plate at the beginning of World War II, has passed away and was buried Saturday in Montevideo.