The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) said Monday that Russia's invasion of Ukraine and the threat it poses to food security may be an opportunity for large Latin American exporters, such as Argentina and Brazil due to the disruption in the global supply chains.
Brazilian authorities Tuesday announced a surplus of 328,507 formal jobs during February of 2022, which was the second-best result for the month since 2010, according to the General Cadastre for Employed and Unemployed (Caged) released by the Ministry of Labor and Social Security.
Argentina has launched a plan to strengthen its military capabilities in the province of Tierra del Fuego, which includes the installation of a mobile radar, the construction of a new naval base, as well as a new Army unit, it was reported Tuesday in Buenos Aires.
Just three weeks after settling a civil sexual assault case in New York, for which he was also stripped of all his royal duties and titles, Prince Andrew stepped into the limelight once again Tuesday as he escorted his mother, Queen Elizabeth II, to Westminster Abbey, for the memorial services for Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.
The British charity “Help for Heroes” has done a poll to mark the 40th anniversary of the Falkland Islands conflict and the report on results is astonishing to the point that the South Atlantic war risks becoming a “forgotten war” since many of the people polled have no idea about events.
It has been forty years since the Falklands, a conflict fought between April and June 1982 and which claimed the lives of 649 Argentines, 255 British service personnel, and three civilian Falkland Islanders. While the UK sent a task force to reclaim the Falklands following the Argentine military invasion, there was a top-secret operation launched at the same time.
The Chilean Fisheries Department, Sernapesca has confirmed the appearance of garbage on the beaches of Riesco Island, which have been identified as belonging to nearby salmon farms. The companies reported are, Austral S.A, Australis; Blumar; and Magallanes SpA, and have been notified and have ten days to clear the beaches.
Chile has decided to extend for three months the agriculture emergency decree to 231 farming communities in the central part of the country because of the lack of rainfall and severe drought.
Malvinas Veterans set up the Dignity Tent in the city of Rio Grande, Tierra del Fuego, in anticipation of the traditional April 2nd vigil, the day when Argentine forces invaded the Falkland Islands and occupied them for 74 days, surrendering to the British Task Force sent to recover the South Atlantic archipelago.
The Tierra del Fuego province bank has issued special debit plastic cards for Malvinas veterans with a picture of the East and West Falklands map, to mark the fortieth anniversary of the South Atlantic conflict, and reaffirmation of the Argentine claim over the Islands.