The Greek government published a list of the country’s worst tax evaders on Sunday, after months of warning those same evaders to pay up or risk being named and shamed.
The European Union banned imports of oil from Iran on Monday and imposed a number of other economic sanctions, joining the United States in a new round of measures aimed at deflecting Tehran’s nuclear development program.
IMF chief Christine Lagarde urged on Monday European governments to increase their financial firewall to prevent Greece’s troubles from ensnaring bigger countries like Italy and Spain.
Ministers attending the Seventh Ministerial United Kingdom-Caribbean Forum have agreed an Action Plan, which recognises the right of self determination for the Falkland Islanders.
Rockhopper Exploration Plc shares surged in London trading following a report that Texas based Anadarko Petroleum Corp. is in talks with the only company to have made a commercial oil discovery off the Falkland Islands.
The middle class in Brazil during the last decade expanded to reach 90 million out of a population of almost 200 million, according to paper from consultants Datafolha.
The Brazilian Army and Navy have not handed over documents dating back to the years of the military dictatorship (1964/1985), in spite of an official request from former president Lula da Silva five years ago.
Offshore drilling activity in UK waters fell by a third last year to its lowest level since 2003, going against a trend of increased exploration and appraisal activity in the rest of north-west Europe, according to a new report.
By John Fowler - This is the sixth of a series of extended political articles written exclusively for the Penguin News web site by Deputy Editor John Fowler. John is a former Superintendent of Education and a former Manager of the Falkland Islands Tourist Board.
A large oil rig has arrived off the coast of Cuba to begin searching for offshore oil deposits. Several international companies will use the rig to drill exploratory wells in deep water in the Florida Strait, which separates Cuba from the US.