The Foreign Office condemned on Tuesday today what it called violent actions of a minority following Monday’s demonstration on the surroundings of the British Embassy located at the Recoleta neighbourhood, Buenos Aires City.
One day after the 30th anniversary of the beginning of the Malvinas war, Bonhams auction house sold a copy of the telegram with which Argentina surrendered in 1982, for £7.250.
Ecuador's President Rafael Correa confirmed he will not attend this month's Summit of the Americas in Colombia, nor any other gathering that excludes Cuba or fails to address what he calls the region's most pressing issues.
The Falklands government repeated on Tuesday its standing invitation to any current or future chair of the UN Decolonization Committee to visit the Islands and reiterated it welcomes any fact finding commission the C24 wishes to send.
“The Falkland Islands belong to you, the Islanders”, said one of Argentina’s top political analysts and journalists Mariano Grondona. Although the quote, from the Penguin News, dates back to October 1998 when he was invited to the Islands by the Falklands Legislative Council, Mr. Grondona has not betrayed the statement and reiterated his opinion.
It was 1982 and Peru had returned to the path of democracy. Belaunde Terry was elected president, the same man the military ousted in 1968, and he was no friend of military or right wing dictatorships.
In the last two years inflation in Latin America has stabilized varying between 6% and 7%, according to the latest monthly report from the FAO (Food and Agriculture Organization) regional office.
Colombia's FARC rebels on Monday freed 10 members of the armed forces held hostage in jungle prison camps for more than a decade, the last of a group of captives the drug-funded group has held as bargaining chips to pressure the government.
Thirty years after the Falklands/Malvinas war, Latin America seems to be closing ranks behind Argentina's sovereignty claim over the disputed islands and reviving a bid for control in the resource-rich South Atlantic.
British Prime Minister David Cameron on Monday April 2 called Argentina's invasion of the Falkland Islands three decades ago a profound wrong aimed at depriving the Islanders of their freedom.