Three members of the UK Parliament will be arriving in the Falkland Islands next week for a short visit. Conservative party members Guy Opperman and Mark Menzies are accompanied by Labor Party member Yvonne Fovargue and arrive on January 30, departing on February 4.
Belize and Guatemala agreed at the headquarters of the Organization of American States on a Road Map and Plan of Action, which has as its main objective the strengthening of the bilateral relationship between the two countries during 2014 in order to make concrete the holding of popular consultations to enable the consideration of the territorial dispute before the International Court of Justice (ICJ).
The Spanish Government has “not taken any step back” in relation to its Gibraltar policy “but it has taken many steps forward”, the country’s foreign minister Jose Manuel Garcia Margallo has declared. Despite the issue having dropped profile in the news since recent weeks, it is an issue “permanently” on the Spanish agenda, the Spanish official told Onda Cero radio.
Venezuela decreed a new price control law that sets limits on company profits and establishes prison terms for those charged with hoarding or over-charging, part of populist President Nicolas Maduro's efforts to tame inflation.
Argentina fisheries exports reached 441,255 tons in 2013, up 19.6% over the previous year when 368,915 tons were shipped abroad. Among the items with outstanding performance figures squid with over 100.000 tons and 84% higher than in 2012, according to the official stats from Argentina's Senasa, National Health and Food Quality Service.
Uruguay, Ecuador and Malta were named as the best three countries in the world when it comes to climate.
Waving flags, carrying banners and chanting there will be no Cup at least 1,000 demonstrators protested in Sao Paulo on Saturday against the World Cup that Brazil will host later this year in a demonstration that devolved into violence late in the night.
ROCKHOPPER Exploration has identified four wells it plans to drill in the upcoming 2014-2015 drilling campaign in the Falkland Islands.