Construction work on the new Falklands College building near the Training Centre is well underway, with an anticipated launch date currently set for early in the New Year. Lawmaker MLA Stacy Bragger made the announcement as he provided a portfolio report to the Legislative Assembly.
The Brazilian oil company Petrobras has announced that in the coming months it will reduce its imports of Bolivian natural gas, which it still considers to be essential nonetheless.
Public opinion polls in Argentina show a very close, polarized race between President Mauricio Macri and opposition candidate Alberto Fernandez before next Sunday's PASO primaries which are Open, Simultaneous and Mandatory, and most important a clear anticipation of what could happen in October's presidential election.
An under-fire President Donald Trump said on Sunday that “hate has no place” in the United States after two mass shootings left 29 dead and sparked accusations that his rhetoric was part of the problem.
Ricardo Galvao, the sacked head of Brazil’s space research agency, said the trend of sharply rising deforestation was undeniable, a day after he was fired following a public spat with President Jair Bolsonaro over data published by the agency.
In a joint initiative between the Falkland Islands government and the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, an agricultural exchange visit to Uruguay is being arranged for September 2019.
Some 20 pilot whales have died stranded in mysterious circumstances on the south-western coast of Iceland, emergency services said on Saturday, only two weeks after a similarly unexplained mass stranding had already killed dozens of the long-finned cetaceans.
The value of the Falkland Islands wool clip has increased by around 11% over the past six years, or £1 million at today’s wool prices announced MLA Teslyn Barkman at the most recent meeting of Legislative Assembly.
Paraguay's Vicepresident Hugo Velázquez said that so far only half truths regarding the somber deal with Brazil about the sale of electricity are known to the public. The affair has left the government of President Mario Abdo on the brink of collapse despite having dodged impeachment before the Senate this past week.
Leading mobile company Telefonica Brasil and three firms in its supply chain have been found guilty of engaging in slave labor, authorities said this week. A panel of labor judges in Espirito Santo state ruled that Telefonica, publicly traded as Vivo in Brazil, was guilty after workers toiled in slavery-like conditions during the building of a cellphone tower in 2014.