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  • Saturday, February 10th 2007 - 20:00 UTC

    Venezuela - Iran to begin direct flights

    Iran's national airline will begin direct flights to Venezuela next month in another sign of the two nations' increasingly close ties.

  • Thursday, February 8th 2007 - 20:00 UTC

    Word and image Falklands Diaries joint project

    Desmond Barry and  Diego Vidart

    An ambitious documentary project, The Falklands' Diaries, through word and sound, begins next February 14 when Welsh writer Desmond Barry and photographer Diego Vidart arrive in the Falkland Islands from Cardiff.

  • Wednesday, February 7th 2007 - 20:00 UTC

    Ruling could drastically cut traffic in Brazil's busiest airport

    Gol Boeing 737-800

    Brazilian authorities have warned that up to 10.000 passengers could be stranded daily if a court ruling which for security reasons bans large aircrafts from operating in one of Sao Paulo's several airports, becomes effective next Thursday.

  • Wednesday, February 7th 2007 - 20:00 UTC

    Rio's Christ Redeemer competes for World Wonders title

    In a colorful ceremony full of music and dance, Brazil's Rio do Janeiro officially presented this week the candidacy of the impressive Christ Redeemer on the Corcovado hill as one of the modern world's seven wonders.

  • Tuesday, February 6th 2007 - 20:00 UTC

    Uruguay: Punta's real-estate explosion

    A “Boohemian”  epicentre for rich and famous

    The glitter is back at the Uruguayan peninsula long known as South America's summer playground for the rich and famous — a Latin version of Monaco or the Hamptons of New York.

  • Thursday, February 1st 2007 - 20:00 UTC

    Cruise ship grounding a warning says Falklands Conservation manager.

    Antartic waters not always with update ice classification

    The grounding of a cruise liner in Antarctic waters on Wednesday appears to have been handled without damage either to the environment or to passengers, according to Grant Munro, Manager of the Falkland Islands non-governmental organisation, Falklands Conservation, which is an associate member of the International Association of Antarctic Cruise Organisations.( IAATO)

  • Thursday, February 1st 2007 - 20:00 UTC

    Air travel expected to double by 2025

    The number of air travellers is expected to double by 2025, rising to more than 9 billion a year, a body representing the world's airports said on yesterday. The Airports Council International (ACI) predicted air freight would triple over the same period.

  • Wednesday, January 31st 2007 - 20:00 UTC

    Passengers of stranded cruise taken to Ushuaia

    Cruise  MS Nordkapp

    The 300 passengers of a cruise vessel that ran aground in the South Shetlands are being transferred to another ship from the same company and will be transported to Ushuaia, extreme south Argentina.

  • Tuesday, January 30th 2007 - 20:00 UTC

    Record year for world tourism; South America up 7.2%

    World tourism registered yet another record last year with 842 million arrivals, a higher than expected growth rate of 4.5% with Latinamerica consolidating its sustained growth tendency reaching 7.2%, according to United Nations figures.

  • Tuesday, January 30th 2007 - 20:00 UTC

    Last minute agreement averts British Airways full strike

    Strike left more than 14000 pax stranded

    British Airways averted a strike by flight attendants, reaching agreement on pay and sick leave hours before the two-day walkout was due to start Wednesday. The deal was finally nailed down after more than 120 hours of talks between the company and the Transport and General Workers' Union.