The United Nations Special Committee of 24 on Decolonisation, (C24), called on the United Kingdom and Argentina to resume negotiations on the Malvinas/Falkland Islands sovereignty dispute, following Thursday's session in New York.
Argentina's Supreme Court accepted competence on the sliding export taxes on grains and oilseeds question, which triggered the farmers' conflict, and will consider a demand presented by an Argentine province which argues they undermine federal taxes co-participation, according to Justice sources quoted in Buenos Aires La Nacion.
The Falkland Islands' economy is flourishing and its future promises even greater potential. This was the encouraging assessment given by Falklands Councillor Mike Summers at the Falklands Government annual reception in London marking the anniversary of liberation from the 1982 Argentine invasions and restoration of democracy.
FULL agreement has been reached between the Falklands Legislative Council and the British Foreign and Commonwealth Office on the content of the new Falklands draft Constitution, announced Councillor Mike Summers in London this week.
The United States presidential campaign will also be fought in Latinamerica. Democrat candidate Barak Obama has named a US attorney married to a Brazilian to convince the 30.000 US citizens living in Brazil, while a businessman, resident in Sao Paulo will represent the Republican Party and candidate John McCain.
Ecuador and Colombia Presidents have accepted to renew diplomatic relations at the level of Chargé d'Affairs immediately and with no pre conditions following on a proposal from former US president Jimmy Carter.
Leaders of the Argentine farmers' organizations confirmed Sunday evening the end of the third strike period in the three months conflict with the government, and anticipated they will attend the dialogue table summoned by the country's ombudsman for Monday.
Argentina was chosen last week to the chair of the United Nations General Assembly Special Political and Decolonization Committee which is concerned with disarmament, peace keeping operations as well as decolonization.
Argentina's Foreign Affaire minister Jorge Taiana will be addressing next Thursday the United Nations Special Committee on Decolonization, or C24, when he is expected to reiterate Argentine claims over the Falkland Islands and other South Atlantic insular territories sovereignty.
The British Government has told the United Nations that Gibraltar, --which is disputed by neighboring Spain-- should be removed from the Unite Nations list of colonies, reports the Gibraltar Chronicle.