After having rejected Britain's offer for a sober commemoration of the 25 years of the Falkland Islands conflict, Argentina is preparing a diplomatic barrage before international forums demanding UK resumes sovereignty negotiations, according to Buenos Aires Sunday press.
United Kingdom considered the possibility of invading Argentine territory during the Falkland Islands conflict in 1982, according to Lawrence Freedman interviewed by Chile's newspaper La Tercera and published Sunday in Santiago.
The number of foreign tourists visiting Argentina during the month of February had an inter-annual increase of 22% and accumulated a 20.6% expansion in the first two months of 2007, according to official sources.
LAN Chile Airlines has signed a firm contract with Airbus for the acquisition of 15 additional A320 Family aircraft. This is a confirmation of the options that were announced in October 2005.
The tourism industry in Chile generated 2.4 billion US dollars during the 2006/07 summer season according to Oscar Santelices, head of the country's National Tourism Service, Sernatur.
The United States tourism industry grew at an annual 8% in the fourth quarter of 2006, the highest since the first quarter of 2005, according to a Commerce Department release.