The adopted children of the influential Argentine media conglomerate ‘Clarin’ have agreed to have their blood drawn for DNA analysis. Blood samples from siblings Marcela and Felipe Noble Herrera will be checked at Argentina’s National Genetic Data Bank (BNDG).
Senior cruise executives from across the globe showed considerable interest in plans to permit gambling on cruise ships docked overnight in Gibraltar.
As the Euro crisis debt crisis expands, Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou appealed to parliament to support a new cabinet appointed to push through painful economic reforms, saying a debt default would be catastrophic for the country and the European Union.
Argentina’s Coast Guard reported that a total of 444 kilos of cocaine were seized on Saturday, after being found on a sailing boat manned by a Spanish crew, close to the main port of the Olivos. The vessel was heading for Piriápolis, in neighbouring Uruguay.
The Uruguayan economy expanded 2.3% in January-March over the previous quarter, which has elevated forecasts for the twelve months of 2011 to a floor of 6.5%. However the Uruguayan government is concerned that consumption again expanded at a higher rate than GDP.
The Wall Street Journal in an article credited to Matt Moffett, tells the story of how the respected human rights group, Mothers of Plaza de Mayo and close ally of Argentine president Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner are embroiled in a controversy over misused funds.