The All Blacks, in their black colours, is mighty and feared New Zealand rugby national team, which during the last two decades have been an almost unbeatable side collecting trophies in the northern and southern hemispheres.
Royal Navy aviators are helping to survey the devastation in Haiti as they fly dawn-to-dusk flights over the earthquake-hit Caribbean country. A helicopter from support ship RFA Wave Knight has been in the air since Friday, flying over parts of the Tiburon Peninsula – epicenter of the quake which struck on August 14 – to locate villages, towns and infrastructure urgently in need of help.
The biding conditions and process for the construction the International Antarctic Center in Punta Arenas, should be ready before the end of the current government of president Sebastián Piñera, according to Magallanes governor Jorge Flies and Jennifer Rogers, presidential delegate for the region.
Despite the current economic mismanagement in Argentina and the additional consequences brought to it by sanitary restrictions amidst the coronavirus pandemic, the worldwide known Sbarro pizza chain is opening its first restaurant in Argentina this coming Wednesday, August 25.
Six people were initially reported injured and taken to hospitals in nearby Campeche Sunday after a Petroleos Mexicanos (Pemex) offshore platform in the Gulf of Mexico was set ablaze following an explosion.
A major corruption scandal is unfolding in Uruguay with a pet project from former president Jose Mujica, which he tried to implement during his mandate, 2010/2015, but failed with accumulated losses of at least US$ 300 million.
While Uruguay's National Meat Institute (INAC) eyes China, Saudi Arabia and Hong Kong as the clients to target, the latter has already recorded an increase of 13% in both volume and revenues in purchases from Paraguay, according to a Central Bank (BCP) report released this week.
The Argentine congress is restless and is concerned since the Falkland Islands started to build its new deep water port, fearing, besides the usual cacophony of claims, that the Islands could replace Ushuaia as the main access to Antarctica.
The Royal Navy's sole icebreaker HMS Protector is sailing for the Antarctic, her first visit to the frozen continent since 2019. With the UK about to be the focus of international efforts to tackle climate change as it hosts the UN COP26 conference in Glasgow, the unique survey/research ship will continue her work supporting scientists from around the world to study the impact of global warming.
Following the success of the Tourism Recovery Incentive Program – or TRIP scheme – which ran from October 2020 until May 2021, the Falkland Islands Government will be running a survey to understand what aspects of the scheme went well and where improvements can be made.