The longest ship name in the Royal Navy is not always an advantage. In fact, it can sometimes weigh a few hundred tons. In this case, the name is longer than the ship herself. When you stand on Victory Green in the heart of Stanley, you can see it. The white name of the final Royal Navy Castle Class Ship set quite literally in stone surrounded by boggy, green undergrowth.
President Oscar Arias announced Wednesday that Costa Rica has broken diplomatic ties with Taiwan and established relations with China, delivering a blow to Taipei?s fragile international standing. Arias said Costa Rica needed to strengthen ties with China to attract foreign investment.
The Chief Minister Peter Caruana arrived at a rain-soaked New York city last night set to address the United Nations this morning. He will be addressing the Committee of 24 at the United Nations and later hosting a lunch for the Gibraltar-American Council before his return to Gibraltar on Wednesday. The session coincides with a visit today by Ban Ki-moon the UN Secretary General.
The latest video clip of Fidel Castro was shown Monday on state television to promote an interview of the convalescing leader to air Tuesday, his first formal interview since taking ill 10 months ago.
President Michelle Bachelet returned to Chile Tuesday after concluding a week long European tour Monday in Geneva, Switzerland, with a poignant speech at the United Nations Human Rights Commission.
Britain warned Moscow it must decide whether it wanted a constructive relationship with the West after president Vladimir Putin threatened to target Europe with Russia's nuclear weapons.
Spanish court has ordered the interception of two United Sates vessels should they leave Gibraltar, amid a row over treasure from a shipwreck. A judge in Cadiz instructed police to capture the ships if they entered Spanish waters, Spanish media said.
As has been the rule the 37th Organization of American States Foreign Secretaries summit unanimously approved a declaration in support of Argentina's claim to the Malvinas/Falklands islands while Argentina pounded Britain for its unilateral actions ignoring cooperation understandings.
Uruguayan president Tabaré Vazquez put an end on Monday to months' long speculations about his possible re-election stating during a public ceremony that he would not be a candidate in the next election.
Brazil that aspires to a permanent seat of the expanded UN Security Council along with India, strongly advocated the need for inclusion of great nations of the South in the global decision making bodies to create a more representative international order.