A contract for the sale of two Argentine Pampa III jet trainers to the Guatemalan Air Force has been signed in Buenos Aires. The deal, worth US$ 28 million, was signed on 3 July by the Argentine and Guatemalan defense ministers, Oscar Aguad and General Miguel Ralda respectively, along with Antonio Beltramone, the president of Argentine state aircraft manufacturer FAdeA.
The Natwest International Island Games start this Saturday in Gibraltar and will run till Friday. The games will see 2945 participants in 14 sports,1625 competitors and 476 volunteers from 22 Islands.
A same-sex penguin couple at Sea Life London have welcomed the pitter-patter of webbed feet, following the recent hatching of their first adopted chick.
By Gwynne Dyer - Oscar Wilde described fox-hunting as “the unspeakable in pursuit of the inedible.” Brexit may be similarly defined as the unhinged in pursuit of the infeasible.
An agreement has been finalised with LATAM Airlines Brazil to introduce a second international commercial air link to the Falkland Islands with a weekly service from São Paulo/Guarulhos (with a monthly stop in Cordoba, Argentina), complementing the existing weekly flight to Santiago, Chile.
The different chambers of the Argentine fisheries industry have joined efforts to expose alleged plans to grant the Chinese fishing fleet in the South Atlantic, “strategic corridors” in Patagonia ports for support and maintenance of their vessels, reports pescare.com.ar.
The International Monetary Fund reached an agreement with Argentina that will allow release of the next US$5.4 billion disbursement under the loan program intended to help stabilize the nation’s economy.
The Governor of Gibraltar, Lieutenant General Edward Davis, and his wife, Lorraine, have welcomed the Governor of the Falkland Islands, Nigel Phillips, to Gibraltar.
A 3,000-year-old quartzite head of Egyptian “Boy King” Tutankhamun was auctioned off for US$6 million Thursday in London despite a fierce outcry from Cairo. Christie's auction house sold the 28.5-centimetre relic for £4,746,250 (US$5,970,000) at one of its most controversial auctions in years.