Argentine Foreign Minister Felipe Solá reaffirmed on Thursday the decision of president Alberto Fernandez's government to continue being part of Mercosur. When asked about links with the other member countries of the bloc, Solá said that a “rupture or union depends on the political will of the governments and our will is, that we are not on the rupture path”
The Argentine Ministry of Economy extended until June 2 the term to renegotiate the US$ 67 billion of debt securities issued under foreign law, with the aim of continuing negotiations with creditors.
Falkland Islands lawmaker MLA Mark Pollard this week said that the coming tourist season is likely to be, “very tough, and a very late one if there is one at all.” However MLA Pollard emphasized that he was expressing his own opinion, and described any expectation that the cruise ship season will start as normal in October as fanciful.
Antarctica conjures images of an unbroken white wilderness but blooms of algae are giving parts of the frozen continent an increasingly green tinge. Warming temperatures due to climate change are helping the formation and spread of “green snow” and it is becoming so prolific in places that it is even visible from space, according to new research.
Oil prices slumped on Friday after China's decision to omit an economic growth target for 2020 renewed concerns that the fallout from the coronavirus pandemic will continue to depress fuel demand in the world's second-largest oil user.
The Falkland Islands' government this week confirmed that it will be a month before there is any review of current social distancing measures even if Covid-19 tests continue to return negative results.
The International Monetary Fund expressed optimism that Argentina can reach an agreement with private creditors “to establish a sustainable path in the future” when the government of President Alberto Fernandez formally extended the deadline term to reach an understanding on the US$ 67 billion debt.
Uruguayan students will be returning to face-to-face classes from June following a three-stage calendar and with voluntary assistance, the country’s president, Luis Lacalle Pou, reported on Thursday.
The Falkland Islands commemorated on Thursday Landing Day, 38 years ago when British Forces took several beaches in San Carlos settlement beginning the recovery of Islands territory.
Globally, confirmed cases of coronavirus on Thursday exceeded 5 million, while in the last 24 hours there was a world record of infections in one day, 106,000, according to the World Health Organization (WHO) and the database from Johns Hopkins University.