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MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay, Dec. 20 (UPI) -- Uruguay's solidarity with Argentina in support of Buenos Aires' claim over British-ruled Falklands is costing the port capital's economy dear as Falklanders disappear from the scene as lucrative custom.
BUENOS AIRES, Dec. 7 (UPI) -- Argentina has drawn protests from old adversary Britain as well as Spain over its boarding of fishing fleets and blockade of shipping links with the British-ruled Falkland Islands in the South Atlantic.
STANLEY, Falkland Islands, Nov. 16 (UPI) -- British-ruled Falkland Islands' defenses will receive a multimillion-dollar uplift following the award of contracts from London to a company refurbishing several outposts of the U.K. military in the South Atlantic and the Mediterranean.
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