Uruguayan President Luis Lacalle Pou made a virtual appearance at the IX Summit of the Americas after canceling his trip following a positive COVID-19 test, during which he spoke about democracy and his commitment to preserving the environment, while stressing his support for a more open and connected world.
A new Data Portal was launched on Friday by the British Antarctic Survey and the Government of South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (GSGSSI), which will help to enhance the management of one of the world’s largest Marine Protected Areas (MPAs).
Former Bolivian interim President Jeanine Áñez (2019-2020) has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for the crimes of breach of duties and resolutions contrary to the Constitution and laws in the so-called Coup d'État II case stemming from the November 2019 uprising which brought Evo Morales' rule to an end.
Argentine Congressman Javier Milei, who had been slated as a strong presidential contender in next year's elections, Friday staged a major fiasco when in a football stadium with a capacity of 14,000 people, only some 1,500 gathered to see him launch his Casa Rosada bid.
Pope Francis has been forced to cancel a trip to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and South Sudan due to knee problems, the Vatican announced Friday. The Argentine pontiff has already postponed a trip to Lebanon in June, citing health reasons.
British Armed Forces fought their way towards the capital of the Falkland Islands, Stanley, in a series of battles on the evening of 11 June 1982. The objective were the mounts Two Sisters and Harriet, securing the high ground next to Stanley facilitating the definitive surrender of the Argentine occupying force and Liberation of the Falklands
In the early hours of June 12th, at 7 Ross Road, to the west of Stanley, three Falkland Islanders, civilians, tragically lost their lives. This was due, not to ‘direct’ Argentine action, but to a computer ‘glitch’ on a Royal Navy frigate that had been shelling Argentine positions.
Royal Marines from all over the United Kingdom have taken part in marching challenges, repeating the 56 miles (90km) across three days, which 42 Commando yomped back in June 1982 during the last week of the Falkland Islands war
Presidents Joseph Biden of the United States and Jair Bolsonaro of Brazil Friday held a one-on-one meeting on the sidelines of the IX Summit of the Americas in Los Angeles.
A new map of the seafloor of the Southern Ocean surrounding Antarctica provides the most accurate representation of this vast area to date. The International Bathymetric Chart of the Southern Ocean (IBSCO) has taken five years to compile and update this map, which was first published in 2013.