Quoting Salvador Allende and with a message for Latin American leaders to work together, Gabriel Boric Font addressed the people in his first speech as head of state from the iconic balcony of the Palacio de la Moneda in Santiago, Chile. At age 36, Boric was sworn in Friday as Chile's youngest ever President during e ceremony many regarded as the beginning of a new era.
The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) is to be briefed on the effects of mercury contamination on indigenous peoples of Bolivia as a direct result of intensive mining, it was announced Friday.
Exports of Paraguayan goods in the month of February of 2022 have surpassed those of the same month of the previous year, according to a Central Bank (BCP) report which also showed revenues had reached US$ 1,602.9 million.
Visitors from everywhere are welcome since Friday to visit Latin America's most important tall ships gathered at the port of Mar del Plata in Argentina, ahead of the 2022 edition of a now traditional race featuring them.
While Argentina's Lower House was debating the approval of the refinancing agreement with the International Monetary Fund, demonstrators staged several incidents in and around the Congress building in Buenos Aires.
Ukraine belongs to the European family and we will support Ukraine in pursuing its European path,” but the accession process will have to be complied before, was the message from the 27 EU leaders meeting at the Versailles palace in Paris.
This year the UK and Falkland Islands will mark the 40th anniversary of the liberation of the Falkland Islands. As part of the anniversary, the Falkland Islands Government is offering eight lucky UK students the opportunity of a lifetime – an all-expenses-paid visit to the Falkland Islands in February 2023, where they will experience for themselves the Falkland Islands’ culture, history, and extraordinary natural environment.
Chilean president Gabriel Boric on Friday evening stepped out to the balcony of Government House (La Moneda) to address the thousands of people cheering him in the ample plaza. It was his first speech as president to the people, and he made a strong call to unity, acknowledging that his job in the coming four years “would not be easy”.
UK's news agency Press Association has interviewed the current chair of the Falkland Islands Legislative Assembly, MLA Teslyn Barkman on the 40th anniversary of the Falklands' war and the ninth, on the self-determination referendum from March 2013.
The Government United Kingdom has launched a refreshed National Shipbuilding Strategy (NSbS) to revitalize the UK’s world-renowned shipbuilding industry. More than £4 billion of government-wide investment has been earmarked for the shipbuilding sector across next 3 years. More than 150 new commercial and naval vessels to be delivered through strategy across the next 30 years.