The Foreign Office has summoned the Spanish Ambassador to the UK to underline serious concern at the activity of a Spanish Navy vessel in international waters off Gibraltar on Wednesday.
Several leaders from British Overseas Territories, BOT, including Falkland Islands, are meeting in Cayman Islands to discuss the agenda of the Joint Ministerial Council to be held in December in London.
Chinese President Xi Jinping proposed Thursday to create a 20 billion dollars fund to finance infrastructure projects in Latin America and the Caribbean.
”The World travel and tourism industry must come together and take leadership after the Malaysia Airlines (MH17) incident.” This is the opinion voiced by Juergen Thomas Steinmetz, Chairman of the International Coalition of Tourism Partners (ICTP).
The International Association of Antarctica Tour Operators (IAATO) has commended the Nord-Troms District Court for convicting Jarle Andhøy of violating the Protocol on Environmental Protection to the Antarctic Treaty.
Brazil held interest rates unchanged for a second straight time this week but did not commit to keeping them stable for long as inflation remains high in Latin America's top economy. The Brazilian economy performance is anemic and next October president Dilma Rousseff is bidding for re-election.
President Barack Obama's administration has discretely notified Congress of its intention to transfer to Uruguay six prisoners from the U.S. base in Guantanamo, Cuba, according to the State Department.
The Falkland Islands will be seeing further de-mining over the next two summer seasons funded by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) that will also carry out a tender process for the works, according to a report from Penguin News.
A suspected Russian-made surface-to-air missile downed a Malaysia Airlines jet in a separatist-controlled corner of eastern Ukraine on Thursday, prompting the Kiev government to denounce an “act of terror” that killed all 298 people on board.
The first president of the BRICS group New Development Bank will be from India and the position will rotate every five years among Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa, said a joint statement from the leaders said.