Tributes from former US presidents and across the political spectrum have poured in for Republican Senator John McCain, who has died aged 81. Barack Obama, who beat him to the White House in 2008, said they had shared a “fidelity to something higher”. George W Bush described him as “a patriot of the highest order”.
Brazil’s Agriculture Minister Blairo Maggi tweeted on Friday that he had incorrectly stated a day earlier that a court had lifted an injunction on products containing the widely used herbicide glyphosate and that a ruling was still pending.
Falkland Islands Holidays, along with Falklands Conservation and the Falkland Islands Tourist Board were in attendance at the British Bird Watching Fair (Birdfair) August 17-19 held at Rutland Water in England.
Members of Legislative Assembly were collectively enthused about, “being a bit visionary,” regarding the idea of the Falklands hosting the 2033 Island Games, Falkland Islands Overseas Games Chair Mike Summers told Penguin News.
Negotiators of a free trade deal between the European Union and Mercosur want to wrap up by September, but differences over beef, sugar and the auto industry could dash those hopes, Brazilian foreign minister Aloysio Nunes said. Issues over intellectual property, rules of origin and marine shipping services also need to be nailed down, Nunes said in an interview.
A three-day symposium entitled “Bordering on Brexit: Global Britain and the Embers of the Empire” will be held next month at the Garrison Library in Gibraltar. The conference will commence after an opening speech by Gibraltar Deputy Chief Minister Dr Joseph Garcia, and throughout the event speakers will analyse different aspects of Brexit in detail.
A furious reaction to the first batch of no-deal Brexit preparation papers has come in from across the UK. The documents have shown up the UK’s no-deal plans as a bluff that was “fooling no-one”, said Welsh First Minister Carwyn Jones. “The writing is on the wall,” he said.
At least four tankers loaded with ultra-low-sulfur diesel (ULSD) en route from the U.S Gulf Coast to Europe abruptly changed course this week to Brazil, following a fire at a 415,000-bpd refinery of state oil firm Petrobras on Monday, S&P Global Platts trade flow data showed on Friday.
A U.S. federal judge on Saturday rejected key elements of President Donald Trump’s May executive orders that would make it easier to fire federal employees and reduce their ability to bargain collectively.
Argentine and Brazilian representatives on Friday signed a memorandum of understanding to begin merging vehicle production regulations of both countries.