“Business as usual”, because there will be no immediate effects to the way people travel, is the message to Falkland Islands travel trade and consumer, following the British people Brexit vote for change in the future, underlined in a release Tony Mason, Director of International Communications for the Falklands Tourist Board.
Six Latin American leaders and a president-elect will be participating in the two day Pacific Alliance business forum and presidential summit hosted by Chile and beginning on Thursday.
Scottish leader Nicola Sturgeon pleaded her case in Brussels on Wednesday for Scots to stay in the EU, showing how Britain's vote to leave the bloc could splinter the United Kingdom. But she drew a rebuff from Spain and a mixed response from European officials.
The United Kingdom ratification to the Convention on Biological Diversity was formally extended to the Falkland Islands on Wednesday (June 29). The CBD is an agreement on environmental management and best practice and originated from the 1992 Rio Conference on environment and development.
United States, Canada and Mexico on Wednesday in Ottawa held their first summit after years of aloofness and held themselves up as an example against growing protectionist tendencies around the world.
Mercosur is again split over Venezuela because Paraguay, and apparently Brazil, have not been consulted regarding the decision to hand the pro tempore presidency of the block to Venezuela in July, as was agreed in Montevideo by Uruguay and Argentina.
The former shadow business secretary Angela Eagle will challenge Jeremy Corbyn for the Labour leadership on Thursday, according to reports in the London media. It is understood Ms Eagle has the support of the 51 MPs needed to mount a challenge. She is one of 20 members of the shadow cabinet to have quit since Sunday, after which MPs approved a motion of no confidence in Corbyn.
The ruling Conservatives started on Wednesday the race to pick Britain's next prime minister after the shock Brexit vote and a departing David Cameron. Ex-London mayor and anti-EU campaigner Boris Johnson is tipped as a favorite to take over from Cameron on September 9 while interior minister Theresa May, who wanted to stay in the block, is another frontrunner, which could give a surprise.
US Secretary of State John Kerry said that Britain's vote to leave the European Union might never be implemented and that London is in no hurry to go. Speaking one day after talks with Prime Minister David Cameron, Kerry said the outgoing British leader feels “powerless” to negotiate a departure he does not want.
Prime Minister David Cameron, who promised to resign after Britain voted to leave the European Union, on Tuesday had some advice for his opposite number in the Labor Party today: For heaven's sake man, go!