President Alberto Fernández Friday said his country will not accept any imposition which may put growth at risk when negotiating with foreign creditors. The Argentine head of state made those remarks from a stage in front of Casa Rosada he shared with former Presidents José Mujica of Uruguay, Luiz Inácio Lula Da Silva of Brazil and Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, Argentina's current Vice President.
The Falkland Islands Government (FIG) confirmed on Friday that in effect it has held conversations with the UK government about the possibility of putting on a charter flight for South American members of our community to visit family and friends during the festive season.
Brazil's November inflation reached the highest in eighteen years, 10,74%, almost three times this year's central bank target (3,75%), but the rising trend seems to be flattening, according to the national stats office.
Argentina's Fisheries Research and Development Institute, INIDEP, reports that last week the vessel Argennova XIV, concluded a project for the tagging of toothfish (Dissostichus eleginoides), in the South Atlantic.
Uruguayan Vice President Beatriz Argimón is in charge of the country's Executive Branch since Friday at 6.30 pm when President Luis Lacalle Pou transferred the powers of his office at Montevideo's Carrasco international airport prior to departing on an official trip to Qatar, where he is to remain until Dec. 14.
A group of Colombian servicemen charged with the so-called false positives during the fight against guerrillas before the Special Jurisdiction for Peace (JEP) court Friday acknowledged their involvement in the murder of 247 people.
The sins of the flesh are not the most serious said Pope Francis this week in reference to the recent resignation of the Archbishop of Paris. However, he condemned the injustice of the resignation of Michel Aupetit, because of media reports about an alleged intimate relation of the archbishop with a woman.
A British court has ruled in favor of extraditing Julian Assange to the United States after finding the founder of WikiLeaks will be treated fairly while facing espionage charges for divulging classified documents.
The Falkland Islands Government remembers Human Rights Day with the following statement, ”Today, Friday 10 December, is the United Nations Human Rights Day, which was established in 1950 to draw the attention of ‘the peoples of the world’ to the inalienable rights of individuals as defined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR).
By James Rodgers (*) – The Soviet anthem hailed the socialist union that it celebrated as “indestructible”. Yet 30 years ago this week, the then Russian president, Boris Yeltsin, together with the leaders of Ukraine and Belarus, signed the agreement that created the Commonwealth of Independent States. It was the end for the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR).