Bolivian president Evo Morales ordered a senior US diplomat to leave the country, accusing him of siding with opposition groups in a conspiracy against the government in La Paz.
The remains of Argentine 1st Lt. Jorge Casco killed in 1982 while flying a Skyhawk fighter plane during the South Atlantic Islands conflict were buried at the Falkland Islands Darwin cemetery on Saturday 7 March 2009.
The British Commonwealth Day which this year marks the sixtieth anniversary of its creation was celebrated on Monday 9 March throughout the 53 countries of the Commonwealth. Two Falkland Islands students participated in this year’s program.
The theme for the anniversary of the modern Commonwealth and underlined in Queen Elizabeth II message, was “The Commonwealth @ 60: serving a new generation”.
Rockhopper Exploration, the North Falkland Basin explorer announced Monday that Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) documents prepared by RPS Energy in relation to planned future drilling activity have been submitted to the Falkland Islands Government. The EIS’s cover licences PL023, PL024, PL032 and PL033.
In the last episode of the emblematic television show of The Simpsons aired Sunday in United States, the Springfield family loose their home as have millions of US citizens dramatically dragged by the sub prime mortgage crisis that so much suffering and despair is causing.
The latest Economist Intelligence Unit cost of living survey highlights the way in which sharp shifts in exchange rates in recent months have altered the relative cost of living in cities around the world.
Brazil's auto sales rose slightly in February thanks to a temporary government tax break that reduces car prices, the National Motor Vehicle Manufacturers Association, Anfavea, said on Monday.
The global economy may soon see signs of improvement, according to the heads of the world's major central banks. European Central Bank head Jean-Claude Trichet said that the world economy could be approaching a pick-up point.
Ireland’s Smurfit Kappa corporation confirmed Monday that the Venezuelan government had seized 1.500 hectares of land with eucalyptus the company owns in the country valued in half a million Euros.
Brazil should further reduce barriers to trade in order to boost its economy, particularly given the global economic downturn, the World Trade Organization (WTO) said in a report released Monday.