Former Argentine President Mauricio Macri has been summoned to appear on Oct. 7 before the Courts in a case of alleged espionage against relatives of the Navy's ARA San Juan submarine crew.
After Argentine President, Alberto Fernández appointed Daniel Filmus as Science Minister, the position of Malvinas Islands Secretary had been vacant until Foreign Minister Santiago Cafiero announced Friday he had chosen former Mendoza National Deputy Guillermo Carmona for the job.
The Indonesian Navy Wednesday reported the disappearance of the KRI Nanggala-402 submarine somewhere north of the island of Bali with 53 crew members on board and has asked Australia and Singapore for help to locate it.
British submariners have been recognized for their efforts to help Argentina find missing sub San Juan. An eight-strong military team and one civilian were flown to the South Atlantic as part of the massive search effort sparked when the submarine vanished in November 2017. They have earned a commendation from the UK’s second most senior sailor, Fleet Commander Vice Admiral Jerry Kyd.
A French submarine that went missing in the western Mediterranean in 1968 has been located during a search mission, officials said on Monday, ending a 51-year wait for families of the deceased who continue to seek answers to the naval disaster.
Argentina's defence minister, Oscar Aguad, will publish on Monday a summary prepared by the Mayor state of that country, Infobae reported, establishing the military responsibilities of the Navy in the sinking of the submarine ARA San Juan, found at the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean on November 2018, one year after its vanishing.
Falkland Islands elected lawmaker MLA Roger Spink in his Tuesday speech before the UN Committee on decolonization called on the Argentine representatives to leave aside colonial and conquering wishes over the Islands and start behaving as a 21st-century member of the world community, respecting democratic rights and living and working in harmony with regional neighbours.
Argentina's Defense Minister Oscar Aguad, quoting reports from experts, said on Friday that the sinking of the ARA San Juan submarine in November 2017 was caused by a “lack of training” and “capabilities.”
Early morning Thursday a helicopter from the Falkland Islands will be lifting ashore from the search and survey vessel Seabed Constructor, a Luxembourg national who suffered head injuries during the capsizing of the French flagged yacht Paradise in the South Atlantic.
An Argentine yacht with a crew of five, one of them a survivor of the sinking of ARA General Belgrano during the Falklands conflict have left Bahia Blanca for Ushuaia and then on to the End of the World Lighthouse at the Isla de los Estados, where they plan to open a library under the name of Malvinas Heroes.