A spokesperson for British Forces South Atlantic Islands has dismissed stories that plans to refurbish Ascension Island runway are not to go ahead. The spokesperson told Penguin News on Thursday: “The commercial process is ongoing for the runway resurfacing works at Ascension which is led by the United States.Add your comment!
An outline planning application submitted to the Falkland Islands Government, FIG, is seeking approval in principle for the siting of a floating accommodation barge in Stanley Harbor.2 comments
Theresa May's proposed new economic partnership with the EU will not work, the head of the European Council has said. Speaking at the end for an EU summit in Salzburg where leaders of the 27 remaining member states discussed Brexit, Donald Tusk said the plans risked undermining the EU's single market.5 comments
The Spanish Government hopes to reach agreement on Gibraltar’s post-Brexit relations with Spain and the EU by October against the backdrop of the UK’s wider withdrawal negotiations, Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez said on Thursday.1 comment
Argentina’s central bank now sees the Peso at an equilibrium level, chief Luis Caputo told market participants who attended a meeting with him on Thursday. The statement comes after two days of strengthening by the peso following a rout that sent it to a record intra-day low in late August.Add your comment!
Brazil stocks were lower after the close on Thursday, as losses in the real estate, industrial and financial sectors sectors led shares lower. At the close in Sao Paulo, the Bovespa index lost 0.01%.Add your comment!
China plans to reduce the average tariff rate on imports from most of its trading partners as soon as October, Bloomberg News reported on Thursday. In July, China cut import tariffs on almost 1,500 consumer products ranging from cosmetics to home appliances as part of efforts to open up its economy, the world’s second biggest.1 comment
Argentina's budget proposal submitted this week is a key element in the reforms needed for a new loan package for the crisis-hit country, an International Monetary Fund spokesman said Thursday.1 comment
The Argentine stock market is booming and on Thursday confirmed its seventh day running increase as investors are flocking encouraged by an imminent accord between the president Mauricio Macri administration and the IMF for a new loan package including reforms and a balanced budget in the next 18/24 months.2 comments
Peru’s opposition-run Congress renewed its confidence in the cabinet of President Martin Vizcarra on Wednesday, averting a political crisis that could have forced new legislative elections.Add your comment!