A perilous supply mission travels into the Patagonian wilderness to help an isolated old cowboy at the end of the world, and an extraordinary life.
By Jasper Wenban-Smith, International Editor, Foresight News A round up of world news in the week ahead from journalist resource ForesightNews. Monday April 22 Foreign Ministers from the European Union, including British Foreign Secretary William Hague, meet in Luxembourg on Monday. Among other things, they are expected to agree to lift remaining sanctions […]
Deepwater Horizon trial, Kerry-Lavrov meeting, and Papal resignation frame busy week in global affairs
By Jasper Wenban-Smith, international editor of ForesightNews. A round up of world news in the week ahead from journalist resource ForesightNews. Monday 25 February Voting in Italy’s general election, which began on Sunday, will conclude on Monday. Suggestions that former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi may be staging a last-minute surge have rattled financial markets recently, […]
By Rosie Scammell
An intimate evening unfolded at the Frontline Club last night, as Argentine photojournalist Adriana Groisman talked through her photography commemorating the Falklands/Malvinas War.
A weekly round up of world events from Monday, 16 to Sunday, 23 October from ForesightNews By Nicole Hunt The UN Human Rights Committee session opens on Monday in Geneva, with the situation in Iran on the agenda for the first two days. Meanwhile, Under Secretary General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator […]
I waited and waited and waited last night for Argentine strong-man Nestor Kirchner to speak. Just after midnight, I joined the general flow of people towards the door. All was quiet at campaign HQ. That boded ill for the country’s ruling party. Things, obviously, had not gone well at the mid-term polls. The scene couldn’t […]
Bishop Richard Williamson’s five-year sojourn in an Argentine seminary came to an abrupt halt this week. The controversial bishop, who claimed the gas chambers are a myth and that only 300,000 Jews died during the Holocaust, was given ten days to pack his bags and leave the country. The Church never seems to do itself […]
If you want to know how to survive financial collapse there are 40m experts on the subject in South America. They are called Argentines. Six years ago their financial system melted and almost overnight a sophisticated economy became a basketcase, turning millions in the middle class into paupers. What did Argentines do? In brief, this: they […]
At a great, rumbustious old fashioned Fleet Street leaving do, shortly before Christmas, one of the departing journalists recalled in his farewell speech that he has been looking through his old passports and found he has visited more than a hundred countries. That, however, was before he had fallen out with a new regime at […]