Tag: <span>Falkland Islands</span>

Falkland Islanders To Vote On Sovereignty

Top Story — The Falklands Legislative Assembly announced Tuesday that voters on the Falkland Islands will hold a referendum to decide whether the approximately 3,000 inhabitants of the remote islands […] Read More >

Argentine Ad For London Olympics Angers IOC

Top Story — The International Olympic Committee (IOC) sent a letter to the Argentine Olympic committee after an Argentine ad promoting the 2012 London Olympics made a controversial reference the Falkland Islands. The […] Read More >

Falkland Islands Oil Dispute Raises Old Issues and New Problems

BUENOS AIRES — The long-standing row between Argentina and Britain over the Falkland Islands has, once again, made the front pages. Britain’s decision to begin drilling for oil just off […] Read More >

Rio Group To Create Hemispheric Organization Excluding U.S. And Canada

Today in Latin America Top Story — Latin American and Caribbean leaders met Monday in Mexico for the Rio Group summit, where they proposed to create a group that could […] Read More >

Argentina To Press Falkland Islands Claim At Rio Group Meeting And United Nations

Today in Latin America Top Story — The Argentine and British governments have become embroiled in a diplomatic dispute over access to the Falkland Islands that may play a significant […] Read More >