Foreign Office Minister Chris Bryant will be hosting in London the eleventh meeting of the Overseas Territories Consultative Council (OTCC) on Wednesday 9 December. This is a key event in the British government /Overseas Territories calendar.
Honduras November 29th election winner (Conservative) National party will have a clear majority in Congress according to the latest reports from the country’s electoral authorities.
Almost a fifth of all registered crimes in Venezuela are committed by law enforcement officers, particularly those most violent such as kidnapping and homicides, revealed Home Secretary Tareck El Aisammi.
A Brazilian gang robbed ten million Reais (approximately six million US dollars) from the vault of a securities transport company after tunnelling from a neighbouring house to the west of Sao Paulo.
The European Union and Mercosur signed a cooperation agreement involving 27 million US dollars earmarked for the sustainable development of the region.
Oil and gas exploration company Desire Petroleum, licensed to operate offshore the Falkland Islands announced the submission to the Falkland Islands government of the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Addendum required for the planned drilling program.
The Brazilian economy is forecasted to expand 0.21% in 2009 according to a Central Bank poll among financial experts and which is published weekly in the Focus Bulletin. In the previous edition the growth estimate was 0.20%.
Phony name brand products produced in China are increasingly a headache for Chile’s customs and police authorities.
Uruguay is hosting as of Monday the Mercosur bi-annual presidential summit which will have as top issue of the agenda trade differences among its members, particularly Argentina and Brazil, and on the sidelines contacts of Uruguay’s president-elect Jose Mujica with leaders from Argentina, Brazil and Paraguay
Bolivian president Evo Morales won by a landslide majority in Sunday’s general elections and according to exit polls has ensured the Senate two thirds majority needed to continue with his reforms program some of them considered controversial.