The Government of President Iván Duque Wednesday pulled its Ambassador from Managua after Nicaraguan leader Daniel Ortega said Colombia was a “narco-state” where social leaders were murdered daily.
Foreign Secretary Elizabeth Truss wrote for The Times a column stating the UK stands with Ukraine in defense of its right to decide its future.
World Trade Organization members agreed on Wednesday that the postponed 12th Ministerial Conference (MC12) will now take place during the week of 13 June in Geneva. The decision at a meeting of the organization’s General Council was taken following the easing of COVID-19 pandemic restrictions in the host country Switzerland.
Greenpeace reports that data from the National Sea Ice Data Center shows that this year Antarctic sea ice will reach the lowest extent on satellite record. Preliminary measurements show the sea ice around the continent has surpassed the previous record minimum set, in March 2017, of 2.1 million square kilometers, dropping to 1.98 million square kilometers on Sunday 20 February.
Four decades to the day that the fighting in the South Atlantic conflict came to an end, the National Memorial Arboretum near Lichfield will be the setting for a Falkland Islands ‘Liberation Day’ commemorative event, organized by the Royal British Legion on June 14.
Uruguayan health authorities Wednesday said they favored no more capacity caps for parties and indoor events for fully vaccinated people. Health Minister Daniel Salinas said his office recommends allowing the development of all types of activity outdoors, with 100% capacity and without vaccine control.
The Government of Uruguay has condemned the latest event in eastern Ukraine because they “put regional stability at risk” in addition to violating “the principles of the Charter of the United Nations.”
Collection of federal taxes in Brazil has reached its peak since 1995, according to a report from the Economy Ministry released Wednesday, which showed revenues had reached R$ 235.3 billion in the month of January of 2022.
Former US President Donald Trump Tuesday said Vladimir Putin's strategy in the Ukrainian case has been a “savvy” way around things, the doings of a “genius.” Trump expressed in a radio interview he thought what Putin had done was “smart.”
If Western sanctions lead to Russia’s oil exports being completely cut off, the world can expect the international energy market to collapse, a senior figure at the US rating agency Fitch said on Tuesday.