A Canadian trying to sail non-stop around the world against the wind is heading for the Falkland Islands after been injured and his 12-metre sailboat damaged in a roll-over in the South Atlantic.
Passenger traffic in Punta Arenas airport, extreme south of Chile, increased 14% during 2007 according to statistics supplied by the head of the air terminal, Juan Carlos Oneto.
Chilean international Juan Lorca will return to Colo Colo as Vitesse Arnhem can not afford to buy the player for the reported €2 millions (euros) that the Chilean club are asking. Lorca's one year loan deal has expired and although he would like to stay in Holland no other club has indicated their intention to sign him.
The first pair of King penguins to reside in the Falkland Islands stepped ashore at Volunteer Point, 30 miles north east of Port Stanley, in 1948.
Over a thousand grill chefs helped Uruguay establish a new Guinness record when on Sunday they prepared the biggest barbecue in the world, 12 tons of prime beef and thus beating the previous 8 ton record from Mexico.
An Argentine Panhard armored car which escaped damage despite the fact it took part in the 1982 Falkland Islands war and spent the following 25 years on a training range has been rescued and brought to Stanley to be renovated.
Lake Cachet 2 next to a glacier in the south of Chile, which last week swelled and then suddenly emptied is gradually recovering according to Chilean authorities from the Natural Waters System Office, DGA.
A blind man who set himself a worldwide challenge to run seven marathons on seven continents in seven days finished his final run at the Flora London Marathon. Dave Heeley, 50, known as Blind Dave joined the London Marathon after spending a week running in the Falkland Islands, Brazil, Los Angeles, Sydney, Dubai and Tunisia.
When a Suffolk couple embarked on a South America and Falkland Islands holiday the last thing they expected was to discover a piece of Lowestoft's maritime history, according to a piece published in The Lowestoft Journal, from Lowestoft, England.
American Airlines expects to cancel more flights on Wednesday after cancelling about 500 on Tuesday.