Falkland Islands demining and ground clearance operations which this season took off in September are advancing rapidly and controlled explosions of ordnance has been announced for later this week. Thousands of antipersonnel and anti tank mines in marked perimeters remain the Falklands, a legacy of the retreating Argentine forces which invaded the Islands 33 years ago in 1982.
China's leader Xi Jinping is expected to put the seal on its contribution to what will be the first United Kingdom nuclear power plant to be built in a generation. The plant could be opened by 2025 at Hinkley Point, in Somerset, with China likely to cover about 30% of the cost.
Canadian Prime Minister-designate Justin Trudeau has confirmed he will withdraw Canadian fighter jets from the air strikes against Islamic State (IS) in Iraq and Syria. He informed US President Barack Obama of his decision hours after leading his Liberal party to victory in the polls.
An environment economist graduated in York University could be Argentina's next Economy minister, if the incumbent candidate Daniel Scioli is finally elected next Sunday, or in a runoff a month later. Silvina Batakis, 'the Greek' is currently governor Scioli's economy minister in the province of Buenos Aires and was confirmed for that post this week.
Once Mercosur and the European Union conclude their exchange of goods and tariff reduction proposals for the long awaited trade agreement, contents of the deal will be kept in reserve while negotiations are ongoing, with no access to media or public opinion, anticipated Paraguayan foreign minister Eladio Loizaga.
Venezuela's proposed 2016 government budget is based on an estimate of $40 per barrel for the OPEC nation's oil exports, Finance Minister Rodolfo Marco said in a presentation to congress on Tuesday.
Mario Blejer a world renowned economist and advisor to the Bank of England, was mentioned as the possible next Argentine ambassador in London, if incumbent presidential candidate Daniel Scioli, as public opinion polls indicate, is confirmed in Sunday's election as the man who will take over from Cristina Fernández next December.