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Argentina mulls 'shame' of naval decay

BUENOS AIRES, Jan. 29 (UPI) -- Argentina is weighing options after a prized old warship sank in port, apparently due to poor upkeep of the vessel.

Chile expands Antarctica presence

SANTIAGO, Chile, Jan. 23 (UPI) -- Chile is speeding up expansion of its civilian and defense capabilities in the Antarctic territory it claims as its own.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013.
By United Press International

British cruise ships drop Argentina

LONDON, Jan. 12 (UPI) -- British cruise company P&O says two ships have dropped Argentina from their itineraries because they are unsure if they will be allowed to land.

Argentina: Hedge funds to blame for woes

BUENOS AIRES, Jan. 11 (UPI) -- Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner says economic predators and hedge funds are to blame for the country's financial troubles.

Nationalized YPF draws more investors

BUENOS AIRES, Jan. 4 (UPI) -- Argentina has drawn more investors to YPF, the majority owned subsidiary of Spanish oil major Repsol it nationalized last year.

Fernandez: Britain seized Falklands

LONDON, Jan. 2 (UPI) -- Britain "forcibly stripped" Argentina of the Falkland Islands, expelling the inhabitants, 180 years ago, Argentina's president said Wednesday.

Papers offer insight on Falklands crisis

LONDON, Dec. 28 (UPI) -- Ex-British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher worried about Gibraltar's being attacked by Spain during the Falklands conflict, newly released papers indicated.

HMS Gloucester deploys to South Atlantic

PORTSMOUTH, England, June 12 (UPI) -- The British Royal Navy announced the deployment of the HMS Gloucester to the South Atlantic Ocean region to support counter-narcotic operations.

PM Brown won't discuss Falklands

SANTIAGO, Chile, March 27 (UPI) -- British Prime Minister Gordon Brown said he would not negotiate with Argentina over the sovereignty of the Falkland Islands.

Argentina renews Falklands claim

BUENOS AIRES, April 3 (UPI) -- Argentina again staked its claim to the Falkland Islands Wednesday, saying it would not abandon hope of regaining them from Britain, federal officials said.

Argentina reasserts claim to Falklands

BUENOS AIRES, April 2 (UPI) -- Argentine leaders have reaffirmed their longstanding claim to the nearby Falkland islands, La Nacion newspaper reported Monday.

Argentina reasserts Falklands claim

BUENOS AIRES, Jan. 24 (UPI) -- On the eve of the 25th anniversary of the Falklands War, Argentina is once again asserting its claim to the Falkland Islands.

Chavez to snub Britain's Blair on visit

LONDON, May 11 (UPI) -- Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is scheduled to travel to Britain but will not meet with Prime Minister Tony Blair, the Times of London reported Thursday. The outspoken leftist Venezuelan leader has been particularly critical of Blair in recent years for

Unexploded ordnance a risk in Falklands

STANLEY, Falkland Islands , Nov. 2 (UPI) -- The Falkland Islands News Network reports that the Royal Falkland Islands Police are increasingly concerned about unexploded ordnance injuring the public.
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