As was anticipated yet another Argentine province, Salta, announced Sunday its decision to revoke a concession from Spanish held oil company YPF. The governor from the north-west province of Salta, Juan Manuel Uturbey, and a close ally of President Cristina Fernandez, announced his decision to revoke oil company YPF concession of the Tartagal Oeste area and his intention to include it in a list of areas that will be put out to tender.
The Buenos Aires Provincial Memory Commission, CMP, will present on Monday an appeal to the Argentine Supreme Court demanding that tortures and other ill treatments suffered by the Argentine conscripts during the Malvinas war by their own officers be considered ‘crimes against humanity’ and therefore imprescriptible.
The outbreak of African swine fever (ASF) has recently been reported at a hunting farm in Zamurovskoe, Volgograd region in the south of Russia, according to the representatives of the Regional Office of Rosselkhoznadzor.
The Rattenbach report on the performance of the Argentine armed forces during the 1982 invasion followed by the Malvinas war has been officially de-classified and Rosendo Fraga, an outstanding Argentine historian and political analyst reveals some details, which contrary to popular belief, far from condemning praise the performance of Argentine forces.
The Argentine Government announced on Saturday it had begun the legal proceedings put together with the AFIP tax agency against five British oil companies, accusing them of carrying out illegal operations in the Falklands/Malvinas Islands.
Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti expressed concern about Spain's public finances and said it would not take much to reignite the Euro zone debt crisis and revive the risk of it spreading to Italy.
This last week when twitter was celebrating its sixth year, Argentina’ Foreign Affairs minister, the official which made most use of the social network finally decided to close its account and come off the air.
Two Royal Navy servicemen, Warrant Officer Barry 'Baz' Gray of the Royal Marines and Royal Naval Petty Officer Seb Coulthard will form part of a crew of Antarctic adventurers recreating Sir Ernest Shackleton's 1916 epic and extraordinary double mission.
Thousands of Argentines turned out to the streets of Buenos Aires while the two houses of Congress held a special joint session on Saturday to remember the victims of the last military dictatorship on the anniversary of the beginning of the seven year long military coup that took place 36 years ago.
The president of Brazil's biggest and most influential state soccer organization will replace Ricardo Teixeira as Brazil's representative on FIFA executive committee, South America's football confederation has announced.