The Service personnel who will take part in the British Services Antarctic Expedition 2012 have recently completed their final mission rehearsal exercise (MRX) in the Ecrins National Park region of the French Alps.
Following the resignation of MLAs Emma Edwards (Stanley Constituency) and Bill Luxton (Camp Constituency) nominations have now been confirmed for the forthcoming Falkland Islands double bye-election on the 15th December.
Uruguay’s president of the Chamber of Industries, (CIU) Washington Burghi said that relations with Mercosur partners are becoming ever so complicated and if these problems are not addressed “we will be in serious trouble because the whole world is going through tough situations”.
The largest ever container vessel to have docked in South America is currently in Valparaíso, Chile, after having called in Peru’s El Callao and Iquique in northern Chile.
A request for a member of the Royal Family to attend Remembrance day 2012 in the Falkland Islands, during the 30th anniversary year of the liberation of the Islands, has been sent to Buckingham Palace, reports the latest edition of Penguin News
Rating agency Fitch downgraded Portugal's rating to junk status, citing large fiscal imbalances, high debts and the risks to its EU-mandated austerity program from a worsening economic outlook.
France and Germany agreed Thursday to stop arguing in public over whether the European Central Bank should do more to rescue the Euro zone from a deepening sovereign debt crisis.
The decision to build an airport tin St Helena and confirmation of UK’s commitment to defend its Overseas Territories were among the main conclusions of the latest Consultative Council (OTCC) which concluded this week in London.
The Argentine ambassador in Uruguay, Dante Dovena said this week that French president Nicholas Sarkozy statement at the G20 summit, in reference to Uruguay (as a tax haven) is not shared by his government.
Unasur Economy ministers and Central Bank presidents will meet Friday to agree on measures to help the region address the impact of the global crisis. The meeting takes place in Buenos Aires hosted by Argentine Economy minister and Vice-president elect Amado Boudou.