The official British delegation to the 25th anniversary of the liberation of the Falkland Islands arrived Tuesday to the Islands headed by Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex, British Armed Forces minister Adam Ingram, Lord Parkinson in representation of Lady Thatcher's war cabinet and the 1982 Governor Sir Rex Hunt.
On Wednesday 13th June 2007, the eve of the 25th anniversary of the Liberation of the Falkland Islands, Lady Thatcher sends a radio message to the Islanders and British Forces, recalling her memories of the gravest decision she made during her premiership.
The Royal Navy's Flagship, HMS Ark Royal sailed up the Thames on Wednesday 13 June to London to support the National Falklands 25th Anniversary Commemorative events. The aircraft carrier will be clearly visible at a buoy off Greenwich Pier until 18 June 2007 and will be hosting thousands of guests on pre-arranged visits from a wide range of London community groups and local schools during the week she is in town.
Methanex the world's largest methanol plant which operates from Punta Arenas has seen a drastic reduction of its production because of the persistent cuts in natural gas supply provided by neighboring Argentina.
Technical teams from Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay, Bolivia, Venezuela and Ecuador agreed this week in Buenos Aires on the terms for the establishment and Foundation Act of the South Bank, reported Argentina's Ministry of Economy.
The teams held two full days of meetings Monday and Tuesday, with Chile acting as an observer.
Argentina is determined in strengthening the privileged relation with Brazil, which it considers the heart of South America's regional integration said Eduardo Sigal Argentina's Deputy Secretary for Economic Integration of the Americas and Mercosur.
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.
The United States government refused on Wednesday to name China as a manipulator of currency values to gain unfair trade advantages and rejected a request by Congress members to file a trade case against Beijing on the currency issue.
The World Health Organization (WHO) released this week the first ever country-by-country analysis of the impact environmental factors have on health. The data show huge inequalities but also demonstrate that in every country, people's health could be improved by reducing environmental risks including pollution, hazards in the work environment, UV radiation, noise, agricultural risks, climate and ecosystem change.
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.