The Falkland Islands elected government are interested in raising the awareness of the Islands in the United Kingdom particularly among new generations. The issue was brought up during the Legislative Assembly discussions by MLA Stacy Bragger.
Argentina's official transition in anticipation of 10 December when elected president Alberto Fernandez takes office, is scheduled to begin next Wednesday when Fernandez returns from his first overseas trip to Mexico.
Argentina’s central bank is setting a price floor under the volatile peso in hopes to avoid a sharp plunge in the currency after an opposition-won presidential election last Sunday shifted the country firmly back to the left.
Bolivia was set to start a politically charged review of its recent presidential election on Thursday, as the country contended with fresh protests and street clashes that left at least two dead and others injured. The Organization of American States was expected to conduct the audit of the fiercely contested October 20 vote, which handed President Evo Morales a first-round win.
The United States expects Argentina’s incoming Peronist government to uphold the country’s commitment to the terms of its US$ 57 billion International Monetary Fund loan program, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said.
Concern over environmental funding for the Falkland Islands following Brexit was once again raised in parliament last week, after Baroness Hooper submitted a question asking the Government “how much, if any, of the funding announced by the Prime Minister for the Darwin Initiative on 23 September will replace EU funding for wildlife in the Falkland Islands and other Overseas Territories?”
With mystery oil slicks still moving down Brazil's coast, the Brazilian Navy sent more ships on Thursday to try to prevent the pollution of unique coral reefs of the Abrolhos Archipelago marine park, a haven of South Atlantic Ocean biodiversity.
Falkland Islands' catches for calamari squid and hake have risen substantially over five years. Statistics were outlined at Legislative Assembly on Thursday.
Downing Street has defended the UK's Brexit deal with the EU, following criticism from the US president. Donald Trump said the US can't make a trade deal with the UK under Boris Johnson's EU withdrawal agreement.
By Chris Patten – Even after the United Kingdom leaves the European Union, the country will face years of talks in which it will be negotiating from a position of weakness. The UK will be less prosperous and influential than before and will be under increasing internal strain because of policies driven by malignant English nationalism.