John Duncan OBE has been elected unanimously to succeed Alan Huckle as Chair of the Falkland Islands Association.
Bolivian President Evo Morales Thursday downplayed criticism against him being allowed to seek yet another reelection despite a constitutional ban and the nay victory at the February 21, 2016 referendum with which he tried to circumvent it by saying it would be as if stars Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo could not play for their national football teams.
Russia has told the United States that two of their strategic bombers capable of carrying nuclear weapons will leave Venezuela on Friday, the White House said, ending a deployment that angered Washington.
The United States government officials on Thursday hailed China's first meager purchase of U.S. soybeans since its trade war with the United States began in July and said they hoped for, but could not guarantee, more to come.
The European Central Bank has confirmed it is ending its huge net asset purchase program to stimulate the Eurozone economy this month. The ECB has stopped its bond-buying scheme, worth €30bn a month, despite a recent slowdown in the bloc's recovery.
A rise in hotel and cruise bookings has helped European travel group Tui sail through another year with more than 10% growth in profits. It said next year, profits would grow a similar amount as customers also bought more excursions and holiday activities. Tui has seen double-digit growth for the last four years.
Poverty in Argentina has risen to its highest in eight years, a new report has revealed, with more than a third of the population now considered to be poor. The new survey, from the Catholic University of Argentina's Social Debt Observatory, found that 33.6% of Argentines were living below the poverty line in the third quarter of the year.
The US Senate has voted to withdraw US military aid for Saudi Arabia's war on Yemen and to blame the kingdom's crown prince for the murder of a journalist. The historic vote is the first time any chamber of US Congress has agreed to pull US forces from a military conflict under the 1973 War Powers Act.
European Union leaders have said the Brexit withdrawal agreement is “not open for renegotiation”, despite appeals from Theresa May. She wanted legal assurances on the Irish backstop to help her deal get through Parliament after she delayed a Commons vote in anticipation of defeat.
The Falkland Islands' Executive Council approved travel credit scheme legislation at the December 12 meeting. The scheme will give £1 a day to residents over the age of 18 with Falklands status and 50p to those under the age of 18 with status.