Unsurprisingly, most Australians don’t know much about the Falkland Islands, so visiting Legislative Assembly member Mike Summers faced lots of questions during his trip to Melbourne this week.
Argentina oil company YPF is courting Malaysia's Petronas as a possible partner to develop the promising Vaca Muerta shale, according to reports. YPF chief executive Miguel Galuccio was in Kuala Lumpur for a meeting on Wednesday with Petronas leader Tan Sri Dato Shamsul Azhar Abbas, the La Nacion newspaper reported.
The Celac summit in Cuba underlined in its final declaration its determination to strengthen the regional space among Latin American and Caribbean countries and at the same time ratified its full support for Argentina's claim over the Falklands/Malvinas Islands.
Argentine President Cristina Fernandez underwent tests for an incident of lumbago or back pain at a Buenos Aires hospital on Wednesday afternoon, according to an official release from the hospital and the Government House Public Communication Office. Early morning the president arrived from Cuba where she attended the Celac summit.
Passengers staggered off a Royal Caribbean ship reeking of vomit and diarrhea at its home port on Wednesday after their cruise was cut short by an apparent stomach bug that felled nearly 700 vacationers and crew. Cheers erupted from the Explorer of the Seas as the vessel pulled into Bayonne, New Jersey, in New York Harbor.
Argentine president Cristina Fernandez celebrated the advances in integration achieved by Latin America and the Caribbean, and thanked country members for their support in Argentina's claim over the Malvinas and other South Atlantic Islands sovereignty.
Following on an initiative from the standing Bureau of the United Nations Special Committee on Decolonization, Argentina's Secretary Related to Malvinas and other South Atlantic Islands Affairs, Daniel Filmus held a meeting with its members on Tuesday at UN headquarters in New York.
The Brazilian government is determined to advance with negotiations for a trade agreement between Mercosur and the European Union even if it means leaving Argentina for a second phase of the process, according to sources from Itamaraty, the country's foreign ministry, reported in the Rio do Janeiro media.
Paul Singer, head of Elliot Management Corp., defined as “bizarre”, the bondholders’ offer to resolve judicially the dispute with Argentina over the debt in default from 2001, during in a letter sent to investors and published by Bloomberg News.
US President Barack Obama displayed his strategy for getting around a divided Congress starting with a wage hike for federal contract workers in a State of the Union speech on Tuesday that reflected scaled-back legislative ambitions after a tough year.