The Falklands Regional Student Competition offers a one-week trip for students in Argentina, Brazil, Chile and Uruguay to visit the Falkland Islands.
The Royal Research Ship RRS Sir David Attenborough, has been flagged to the Falkland Islands and officially named in a ceremony at Birkenhead, near Liverpool on Thursday September 26.
An Argentine federal judge from the city of Rio Grande, Tierra del Fuego will be questioning four officers who allegedly during the 1982 Falklands' conflict ordered the “burial” and “staking” of a group of conscripts for having slaughtered a sheep, since they were desperately hungry and suffering from cold weather conditions.
Ecuadorean President Lenin Moreno said that his government will eliminate subsidies for diesel and low-octane gasoline and create a new corporate tax as part of a package of measures to narrow the country’s fiscal deficit.
Ecuador's President Lenin Moreno declared a state of emergency Thursday as protests broke out nationwide over the end of decades-old fuel subsidies as part of a $2 billion government fiscal reform package. Police responded with tear gas in the worst unrest for years in the oil-producing Andean nation.
A shortage of Catholic priests in the Amazon is eroding the church's influence in the remote region, bishops in Brazil and Peru warn, ahead of a Vatican synod dedicated to the rainforest. Wilmar Santin, one of the scores of Brazilian bishops set to attend the Oct 6-27 gathering, says the church is ceding ground to more nimble Evangelical rivals and needs to lift its game.
Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg defended on Thursday his decision to encrypt the company's messaging services, despite concerns about its impact on child exploitation and other criminal activity.
The Organization of American States (OAS) will launch the Inter-American Network on Counterterrorism, a project aimed at strengthening cooperation between member states to prevent and address terrorist threats in the Western Hemisphere.
Industrial activity in Argentina dropped 6.4% during August compared to a year ago and 2.8% over last July, totalling a slide of 8.1% so far this year, according to the official stats office, Indec.
The fifth and final new patrol ship for the Royal Navy was today formally named as work on HMS Spey nears completion. The shattering of a bottle of whisky from the affiliated Speyside Distillery as it struck the hull of the £127m Offshore Patrol Vessel marked the formal ‘baptism’ after Spey’s sponsor Lady Alison Johnstone had uttered the historic words “I name this ship…”.