Russia has agreed to dispatch an oceanographic ship to Argentina in order to help with the search for the missing Argentine submarine, ARA San Juan, the Argentine Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday following a telephone conversation between Russian and Argentine presidents Vladimir Putin and Mauricio Macri.
Despite UK prime minister Theresa May reportedly doubling her Brexit ‘divorce bill’ offer, European Union (EU) diplomats have already indicated they are still not satisfied and could demand more cash for talks to progress.
The failure of a fuel pump and engine left the Silver Cloud adrift as it headed toward Antarctica on November 20, 2017. Power was reportedly restored to the ship in about an hour, permitting the cruise vessel to return to Puerto Madryn in the South Atlantic for repairs.
A delegation from the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association, CPA, is currently visiting the Falkland Islands to provide Parliamentary training to the newly elected Legislative Assembly as part of a joint program agreed ahead of the election.
The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) and the Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) announced the launch of the ASC-MSC Seaweed Standard. The joint standard marks a first for the two certification programmes, bringing together expertise in sustainable fishing and responsible aquaculture.
Julio Rocha, Rafael Esquivel and Richard Lai had all pleaded guilty to bribery and corruption charges brought by the United States Department of Justice in its massive international criminal probe into FIFA.
Beijing-owned Air China airline has ended flights to the capital of North Korea Pyongyang, due to a lack of passenger demand. Flights were “temporarily suspended due to unsatisfactory business operations,” said an Air China employee.
British and Spanish planes landed on Wednesday in Comodoro Rivadavia as part of the ongoing international effort to try to locate and rescue the Argentine submarine ARA San Juan which has now been missing for a week, and is in the “critical situation”, according to the official report from the Argentine navy.
Britain successfully lobbied Brazil on behalf of BP and Shell to address the oil giants’ concerns over Brazilian taxation, environmental regulation and rules on using local firms, government documents reveal, according to a piece published in The Guardian.
The Falkland Islands Government and Workboat Service Ltd, WSL, the company which owns the ferry linking East and West Falkland, have informed that the service will be suspended for an estimated two weeks next month, because the Concordia Bay has to undergo maintenance repairs in Punta Arenas.