Brazil’s intelligence agency monitored French spies it suspected of involvement in the 2003 explosion at a satellite launch base, the Folha de Sao Paulo newspaper said Tuesday, and though it was finally determined they played no role.
Brazil's Minster of Justice Jose Eduardo Cardozo said on Tuesday that the spying performed by his country's intelligence agency did not violate anyone's privacy rights - unlike the spying committed by the United States.
On Thursday 7 it will be a month since Argentine President Cristina Fernández was forced to undergo surgery to have a blood clot removed with latest medical reports indicating time for the head of state to return to office might be coming soon. Human rights leader Estela de Carlotto, acting as an improvised spokesperson said that time could be on “November 9 or 10.”
The seven members of Argentina's Supreme Court came out in full support of the body's president Ricardo Lorenzetti who was accused of holding meetings with members of President Cristina Fernandez government and opposition lawmakers demanded he be impeached.
Argentina’s call for dialogue with UK rings hollow, Romford MP Andrew Rosindell argued in a letter published in The Times in which he said that Argentine claims that the UK is increasing its military presence in the Falklands are false. Instead he argued that the presence there is the minimum necessary to defend the Islands.
Spain and Britain have crafted a joint declaration on Gibraltar for presentation to the UN General Assembly, Spanish Foreign Minister Jose Manuel Garcia-Margallo said Tuesday. The text calls for Madrid and London to reach a definitive solution to the status of the Rock, listening to the interests and aspirations of Gibraltar that are coherent and legitimate in accord with international law, Spain's top diplomat said.
The United States Department of Treasury says it is taking steps to curtail offshore tax evasion in the Caribbean and other places. The US Treasury Department along with the US Internal Revenue Service (IRS) have issued a notice for foreign financial institutions (FFIs) to comply with information reporting and withholding tax provisions of the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA).
The beauty and ruggedness of the world’s most remote inhabited island has been captured in a series of photos during a recent visit from a Royal Navy warship.
The Gibraltar Government has sent a complaint to the European Commission about the “disproportionate checks” being conducted by the Spanish authorities on pedestrians entering Spain. It follows the recent build-up of pedestrian queues over the past fortnight, reports the Gibraltar Chronicle.
Chilean President Sebastián Piñera has entered the fray surrounding Barrick Gold’s decision to temporarily suspend construction on its troubled Pascua Lama gold mine which straddles up in the Andes along Chile and Argentina, a move which activists slammed as a ploy.