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Saturday, June 18th 2016 - 04:34 UTC

Malcorra will present the Malvinas case before C24 next Thursday

In New York Malcorra will attend the C24 annual session representing Argentina, when Falklands lawmakers will also be making their position

Argentine foreign minister Susana Malcorra will be absent from the debate on the Venezuelan situation scheduled for next Thursday in Washington, since that same day she will be attending the UN Special Decolonization Committee when the Falklands/Malvinas issue is to be addressed.

Saturday, June 18th 2016 - 04:23 UTC

Argentina “authorizes” Red Cross assessment mission to the Falklands

The Argentine cemetery in Darwin which holds the remains of Argentine combatants from the 1982 conflict including 123 graves “only k	nown by God”

Argentina extended an authorization to the International Committee of the Red Cross, ICRC, for a technical assessment mission to the Malvinas Islands at the end of the month, to help with the initiative for the identification of the remains of Argentine Armed Forces members buried in the Argentine cemetery of the Islands, according to a Friday official release from the Foreign ministry in Buenos Aires.

Friday, June 17th 2016 - 07:48 UTC

Argentine Jewish community criticize UN chair hopeful Malcorra on a Unesco vote

The letter sent by DAIA warns that the Unesco resolution implies “a serious false step”, although acknowledging the change of attitude of the Macri government

Argentina's Jewish community sent a strong letter to foreign minister Susana Malcorra rejecting and condemning the administration of president Mauricio Macri for having supported a controversial Unesco resolution under the heading of “Occupied Palestine”.

Friday, June 17th 2016 - 07:42 UTC

Cameron cancels “Stronger in Europe” rally in Gibraltar following killing of Labor MP

Chief Minister Picardo receives Prime Minister David Cameron in the tarmac of the airport

Thursday's “Stronger in Europe” rally at Gibraltar at which UK Prime Minister David Cameron was due to speak, was cancelled at the last minute after Labour MP Jo Cox was shot and stabbed in an attack in West Yorkshire. The news of the fatal attack came shortly after Cameron arrived t the Rock.

Thursday, June 16th 2016 - 23:51 UTC

Labor Remain MP killed in north England; Brexit campaign suspended

Colleagues expressed their shock and disbelief at the death of Cox, a Cambridge University graduate who had spent a decade working for aid agency Oxfam

A British member of Parliament died on Thursday after she was shot and stabbed in a “horrific” assault in her constituency, police have said. Jo Cox, Labour MP for Batley and Spen, north England, was left bleeding on the ground after the attack in Birstall, West Yorkshire. A man was arrested nearby. One eyewitness was reported stating that her attacker shout “put Britain first” at least twice beforehand.

Thursday, June 16th 2016 - 23:36 UTC

“Increasingly likely” Sterling would drop further in the event of a Leave vote, warns Bank of England

MPC nine members said that a “vote to leave the EU could materially alter the outlook for economic output and inflation”.

The Bank of England has warned that uncertainty about the EU referendum is the “largest immediate risk” facing global financial markets. The bank said there were “risks of adverse spillovers to the global economy” from the 23 June vote and it was “increasingly likely” that sterling would fall further - perhaps sharply - in the event of a leave vote, the Bank added.

Thursday, June 16th 2016 - 20:35 UTC

Falklands will receive a visit from the International Red Cross

The Argentine Memorial in Darwin which holds the remains of Argentine combatants from the 1982 South Atlantic conflict

A four person delegation from the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) will be visiting the Falkland Islands from 27 June to 2 July, as part of the humanitarian mission to help identify the mortal remains of unnamed Argentine combatants buried at the Argentine memorial in Darwin.

Thursday, June 16th 2016 - 11:15 UTC

Liberation Day Reception, London - The Falkland Islands are flourishing

FIA Chairmen Alan Huckle and Councillor Jan Cheek MLA

That is the message from the gathering of supporters at the Falkland Islands Government Annual Reception in London commemorating the 34th anniversary of liberation from Argentine occupation. An upbeat update on progress in all aspects of life in the Islands was given by long-serving member of the Legislature, Mrs Jan Cheek. t

Thursday, June 16th 2016 - 08:20 UTC

Canada and Pacific Alliance establish long term strategic partnership

“Canada has supported the Pacific Alliance since its inception, as well as its collaborative approach to promoting trade and investment,” said Freeland.

Canada became the first observer country to enter into a strategic partnership with the Pacific Alliance. Chrystia Freeland, minister of International trade and ministers of the four countries of the alliance—Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Peru—signed a joint declaration today in Mexico City.

Thursday, June 16th 2016 - 07:55 UTC

Malcorra thanks OAS for continued support to Argentina on the Falklands/Malvinas dispute

Malcorra recalled that the lack of a solution to the situation for so many years, “has been an obstacle for the full development of bilateral relations”, between the two countries.

Foreign minister Susana Malcorra reiterated Argentina's call to OAS state members to continue supporting the resumption of negotiations on the Falklands/Malvinas question. A controversy which she said, “involves the whole southern hemisphere”.

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