British Foreign Office Minister Chris Bryant visits Chile for the inauguration of President-elect Sebastian Piñera, Thursday March 11 and to see areas of Chile affected by the recent earthquake.
The interim between Chile’s January 17th election and the inauguration of its victor, Sebastian Piñera, on March 11th, provides a useful opportunity to reflect on the course of recent U.S.-Chile relations, and the future prospects for cooperation, given the stand-pat tendencies of both governments.
Cuban dissident on hunger strike to protest against the detention of 26 ailing political prisoners has said he is ready to die, a Mexican newspaper has reported. I am aware that I am in the last days of my life, Guillermo Fariñas told the Reforma newspaper.
The Mayor of the Spanish town of La Linea, Alejandro Sanchez has declared that relations with Gibraltar and “attaining the maximum level of cross-border understanding and cooperation” should be pursued by an incoming PP (Partido Popular) (conservative) Government in Madrid.
China mainland carriers plan to order as many as 218 commercial aircraft this year in order to cope with an expected surge in demand for air travel in the coming years, state media reported this week.
The point of view of Falkland Islanders has been included in two leading newspapers in the UK this week, ensuring that British public opinion is aware of Islanders’ position.
Visiting US Commerce Secretary Gary Locke said Tuesday that Washington was seeking talks with Brazil before it imposes retaliatory trade tariffs for US cotton subsidies the WTO ruled as discriminatory.
Argentine President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner escalated Tuesday the clash with the Judiciary branch saying that when the magistrates call for “moderation”, the expression seems to rhyme with “censorship” since they don’t realize “the weight they hold”.
No political party has enough support to win outright control of parliament in Britain's forthcoming election, raising the prospect of a period of unstable minority government, opinion polls showed.
Argentine pro-government picket leader Luis D'Elía, justified his trip to Iran and his meeting with Mohsen Rabbani, a former Iranian official who is considered to be one of the masterminds in the 1994 deadly terrorist attack of the Buenos Aires AMIA Jewish centre and remains fugitive from the Argentine law.