Uruguayan president Jose Mujica flies on Saturday evening to the United States and on Monday at 10:45 will be walking into the White House for a sixty minutes meeting with President Barack Obama. Mujica will be spending five days in Washington where he has scheduled a long list of meetings and conferences.
FIFA president Sepp Blatter plans to run for a fifth term as the boss of global football, the Swiss newspaper Blick said on Friday. I want to do this, because things aren't over yet. My mandate is running out, but my mission is not finished, the 78-year-old was quoted as saying by the tabloid.
Brazilian vehicle production rose 1.6% last month compared with March, but was down 21.4% from the level of April 2013, the Anfavea auto industry association said Friday. Last month saw 277,100 cars, trucks, SUVs and buses roll off assembly lines in Brazil, significantly short of the 352,400 vehicles produced by Latin America's largest economy in April 2013.
The Falkland Islands has earned eleventh place in a list of the 30 best islands in the world. The list was created by Lee Abbamonte who is the youngest American to visit every country in the world and is recognized as one of the world’s most-travelled people.
The role of the Governor has moved away from an executive position within the Falkland Islands according to Governor Colin Roberts, who only last week was inaugurated in the post. Speaking with Penguin News, the Foreign Office diplomat explained what he saw as his role, and how the position itself has changed over the decades.
The Gibraltar Football Association has announced that UEFA President Michel Platini will visit Gibraltar on Saturday and attend the Rock Cup final.
Countries of Latin America and the Caribbean have advanced a robust agenda aimed at achieving the eradication of hunger in the region, during a major FAO meeting which concluded on Friday in Chile.
Six out of 10 Europeans are “not that interested” in the European Parliament elections later this month, according to a poll released ahead of Friday's Europe Day events and despite huge efforts by campaign managers to make the ballot more relevant.
German exporters are well-positioned to cope with the strong Euro, Germany's leading trade organization said on Friday, even after data showed exports posted their biggest fall in nearly a year in March.
The European Central Bank is ready to take action next month to boost the Euro zone economy if updated inflation forecasts merit it, said ECB president Mario Dragui warning outsiders not to pressure the bank into action.