The head of Brazilian state development bank BNDES has submitted a letter of resignation amid public tensions with president Jair Bolsonaro, reflecting the serious divisions that continue to plague the administration’s upper echelons.1 comment
Britain's Prince Harry and his wife Meghan celebrated Father's Day by sharing the first image of their son's face on Instagram. On Sunday, the royal couple posted a photo of baby Archie holding on to Prince Harry's finger on their official @sussexroyal account.1 comment
Uruguayan born Barcelona striker Luis Suarez said losing 4-0 to Liverpool in the Champions League semi-finals was as painful as when he was sent home from the 2014 World Cup for biting Italy's Giorgio Chiellini and banned from football for four months.1 comment
Lawmakers in New York have voted to eliminate religious exemptions for school vaccines for children, as the state grapples with a measles outbreak. The law passed on Thursday night and led to chaotic scenes in the statehouse as anti-vaccination supporters clashed with lawmakers.Add your comment!
Argentina removed its ambassador to Haiti from his post over a tweet that angered Jewish groups earlier this month. On Argentina’s Army Day, 29 May, Day, Pedro Von Eyken tweeted: “Today is the Day of the Argentine Army, that of General José de San Martín and many others who gave it glory and honor.Add your comment!
On Friday the 14th June 2019, the people of the Falkland Islands and British Forces South Atlantic Islands, celebrated in Stanley the 37th anniversary of Liberation Day, that is when the Argentine occupying forces surrender to the British Task Force sent to the recover the Islands.51 comments
Protests have been held across Brazil as thousands of public workers take part in a general strike against a government proposal to reform pensions. The strike, the first since far-right President Jair Bolsonaro took office in January, has affected public transport, schools and banks.1 comment
The officer in charge of the United Kingdom military in the Falklands has told Forces News that defense of the Islands is the “number one” priority. Brigadier Nick Sawyer, Commander British Forces South Atlantic Islands said Brexit will not compromise the defense of the British Overseas Territory, whatever the outcome of the UK's withdrawal from the European Union.21 comments
Thousands of Venezuelans have rushed to cross into Peru in a bid to beat the introduction of tougher migration laws. From midnight local time (05:00 GMT) on Saturday, Venezuelans will need to have a valid passport and visa to enter Peru.Add your comment!
The soybean harvest in Argentina for the 2018-19 crop year is almost complete, according to the Buenos Aires Grain Exchange. The forecast for total production was the second-highest in 19 years at 56 million mt, up 48% year on year due to a better than expected yield of 3.35 mt/hectare, BAGE said.Add your comment!