Brazilian diplomacy is working on a “non aggression” pact which it will propose to Colombia and other regional governments following on the military agreement signed by Bogotá with Washington and which has caused much concern in Brazil according to the Sao Paulo press.
The European Union and Mercosur closed on Friday a three-day round of talks unable to re-launch the stalled trade negotiations, although both sides were quick to point out to the “advances” of the last five years.
Brazilian president Lula da Silva claims that his United States peer, Barack Obama has forgotten about Latinamerica after having promised a new relation with the continent. He also revealed he was working for a meeting between Venezuela’s Hugo Chavez and Colombia’s Alvaro Uribe “so they can address their differences”.
The Falkland Islands election of 5 November presented a clear and stark message. The tiny electorate was fed up with those whom they felt represented them in a cavalier fashion over recent years, and they were being punished.
FALKLANDS Governor Alan Huckle this morning warned the entirely new Falklands Assembly that the days when councillors could criticise government from the sidelines, “…are long gone.”
The Bank of England voted on Thursday to pump an extra £25 billion into the economy amid concerns over getting the UK's faltering recovery out of recession. The quantitative easing (QE) program aimed at increasing the money supply and helping the economy no stands at £ 200 billion.
The Falkland Islands electorate wanted change, and effectively returned eight new names for the Legislative Assembly on Thursday’s General Election.
Renowned Brazilian singer Caetano Veloso gave his full support to Green party presidential hopeful Marina Silva that he expects will show more elegance and pragmatism than President Lula da Silva, whom he described as “illiterate” and a “coarse speaker”.
United States will recognize the Honduran elections results regardless of whether former President Manuel Zelaya is returned to office and regardless of whether the vote on reinstatement takes place before or after November 29th, according to Republican Senator Jim DeMint who claims he was given guarantees to that effect by the US State Department.