The Falkland Islands Government (FIG) sent Wednesday a letter of congratulations to the new Minister of State at the Foreign and Commonwealth, Jeremy Browne MP, who has responsibility for South America and the Overseas Territories.
FIG also thanked Mr. Browne for his strong stand in support of Falklands’ interests.
The European Union-Latin America-Caribbean leaders’ summit wrapped up on Tuesday in Madrid with unanimous agreement about the need to develop new instruments of global governance for a multi-polar world and a commitment “to reject any form of protectionism”.
Brazil President Lula da Silva in what seemed very much as a farewell ceremony, paid tribute to the excellent relations with Spain and special links with Argentina on being honoured with a prize that underlines economic development and social cohesion.
The Euro dropped to a new four-year low against the US dollar on Wednesday in Asian markets, changing hands at 1.2144 US dollars in early trade in Tokyo, amid persistent concerns over the European debt crisis.
Central American countries and the European Union (EU) reached on Tuesday an agreement on the first ever free trade deal between the two regions, they announced in a joint statement.
Chilean president Sebastián Piñera said that the results of the VI European Union/Latam-Caribbean leaders’ summit in Madrid which closed Tuesday was “insufficient” since adequate solutions for present-day problems faced by the regions were lacking.
Terrorism knows how to convert some countries into useful idiots said Colombian president during an interview with Spanish media in the framework of the EU-Latam-Caribbean leaders’ summit in Madrid.