The recent general elections in Ecuador defined a legislative panorama radically different from the previous one, with two forces that will hold more than 50% of the total of 137 seats, the Correista alliance Union for Hope (UNES) and the indigenous party Pachakutik (PK), and the disappearance of Alianza PAIS, the force founded by former president Rafael Correa and taken over four years ago by outgoing president Lenín Moreno.
TELAM - Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro made former president Fernando Collor de Mello (1990-1992), who resigned from office in the midst of an impeachment trial for corruption, his advisor and political negotiator. Also, Bolsonaro admitted his estrangement with Vice President Hamilton Mourao.
Experts from the World Health Organization (WHO) on mission in China announced Tuesday that they found no conclusive evidence of the origin of a pandemic that continues spreading around the world.
The Falkland Islands Government, FIG, announced on Tuesday, February 9 the latest Covid-19 swabbing results which indicate that the total number of positive tests, since 3 April 2020, reached 53, of which 15 continue to be currently positive, all under quarantine, with an only person in the hospital.
The Falkland Islands Government has informed that FIGO, (the government's office in London) will be asking southbound passengers for their onward travel arrangements from MPC to Stanley, when booking a flight. The requirement applies to arriving passengers from 15 February 2021 onwards.
After seven months, the Hope craft launched by the United Arab Emirates has successfully entered the orbit of Mars. Next up are China's Tianwen-1 and the US's Mars 2020. February is full of nail-biting moments of truth for three countries — indeed, the world — as three separate Mars missions approach the red planet.
AFP – The United States Senate voted to proceed with the impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump, and rejected defense arguments that it was unconstitutional. His lawyers argued that Mr. Trump should not face a trial in the Senate for inciting insurrection because he was no longer president.
The United States is deeply concerned about Haiti's fragile institutions after fresh political turmoil engulfed the volatile Caribbean nation over the weekend and the government of President Jovenel Moise forcibly retired three Supreme Court judges who posed a threat to his leadership.
The Falkland Islands Government Air Service, FIGAS, has advised that the weather conditions are not particularly favourable for the planned vaccination flights due to take place in Camp and the Outer Islands on Wednesday.