As a sea-faring nation, surrounded by the South Atlantic, the Falkland Islands have become a final resting place for many ships over time. Many of these were merchant trading vessels that suffered accidental damage at sea due to adverse sailing conditions, such as the Lady Elizabeth, one of the most iconic symbols of the Islands, located in Whalebone Cove at the east end of Stanley harbor.6 comments
By Gwynne Dyer - Apart from Britain and Scandinavia, there was hardly a country in Europe that didn’t get a visit from Napoleon’s armies. The campaign that made Napoleon famous in France was his short-lived conquest of Egypt. At one time, he even contemplated following in Alexander the Great’s footsteps and invading India.Add your comment!
Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez has petitioned the European Union to lift all barriers that prevent the bloc's trade agreement with Mercosur to become operational. Sánchez also requested similar action be taken in the cases of accords with Mexico and Chile.2 comments
Argentine Vice President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner (CFK) Monday was full of praise for US President's Joseph Biden's message before Congress, citing resounding Keynesian resemblances to her economic policies both in the current term since 2019 and also when she was President between 2007 and 2015.Add your comment!
The Government of Argentina has formally conveyed to the United Kingdom a proposal to manufacture the entire production of the Oxford-AstraZeneca anti-covid-19 vaccine locally and also made a formal complaint about the failure to deliver the 22.5 million doses of which 60% has already been paid for.1 comment
The French government has, at last, agreed to return the skeleton of a Liempichún Sakamata which ended up in a Paris museum after being seized in 1896 by Count Henry de la Vaulx, who desecrated his grave and took it away with all of its adornments in Argentina.Add your comment!
The governments of Bolivia and Mexico Monday announced they had agreed to lift the mutual visa requirement for citizens of either country wishing to travel to the other for stays of up to 180 days.Add your comment!
Uruguay's first “unicorn” (an emerging technology-based company worth over US $ 1 billion) local is reportedly planning to land on Wall Street, according to Bloomberg.Add your comment!
Colombia's Finance Minister Alberto Carrasquilla turned in his resignation Monday President Iván Duque withdrew the controversial tax reform which triggered massive demonstrations nationwide, which have so far left 19 people dead.Add your comment!
Paraguay's beef exports totalled over 111,000 tons in January, February, March and April of 2021 to set a new record for the sector, the National Service for Animal Quality and Health (Senacsa) announced Monday.Add your comment!