The United Nations Decolonization Committee, C24, reiterated its call on Argentina and the UK to resume bilateral negotiations for a “peaceful and long-lasting” solution to the Falkland/Malvinas Islands sovereignty dispute.10 comments
Uruguay's prisons chief resigned on Tuesday in the wake of a sensational jailbreak by Italian mob boss Rocco Morabito, “Milan's cocaine king” that angered Rome, which was awaiting his extradition.Add your comment!
Brazil's Supreme Court on Tuesday delayed until August its decision on an appeal by imprisoned former President Lula da Silva who argued he should be freed because leaked private messages showed that the judge who convicted him was not impartial.3 comments
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Tuesday reversed a move to loosen gun control laws by presidential decree, in a strategic retreat after lawmakers pushed back on one of the far-right leader’s key campaign promises.3 comments
Facebook Inc’s fine for withholding WhatsApp messages from a drug-trafficking investigation in Brazil should be reduced to 23 million reais (US$ 5 million), a Brazilian federal appeals court ruled on Tuesday.Add your comment!
China said it will not allow discussion of Hong Kong at the G20 summit this week even as US President Donald Trump plans to raise the city's mass protests during his meeting with President Xi Jinping.Add your comment!
Mexico's president vowed on Tuesday to investigate the controversial detention of migrants trying to cross the US border, saying the 15,000 troops he has deployed there have no such orders.Add your comment!
United States president Donald Trump targeted Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and other top Iranian officials with sanctions taking a dramatic, unprecedented step to increase pressure on Iran after Tehran’s downing of an unmanned American drone.Add your comment!
Falkland Islands elected lawmaker MLA Roger Spink in his Tuesday speech before the UN Committee on decolonization called on the Argentine representatives to leave aside colonial and conquering wishes over the Islands and start behaving as a 21st-century member of the world community, respecting democratic rights and living and working in harmony with regional neighbours.8 comments
Italy' Home Secretary Matteo Salvini called on Monday the Uruguayan government asking to explain how one of the most wanted criminals in the world, known as Milan's cocaine king, managed to escape from a jail in Montevideo where he was waiting for his extradition to Italy.1 comment