Measures and sanctions targeting Russia's economy and banking system because of its military invasion of Ukraine, are having a great impact in world trade but the situation is anticipated will be particularly worse for some Latin American countries close to Moscow and the Vladimir Putin regime.
Borders & Southern Petroleum PLC said on Friday that it intends to conduct fundraising of up to US$1.8 million to appraise and develop its Darwin gas and condensate discovery in the Falkland Islands.
China finally admits that the economy has suffered because of Covid 19 measures and the crackdown on real estate debt, and is this new volatile, grave and uncertain environment, the growth target has been lowered to around 5,5%.
Royal Navy sailors delivered Covid vaccines to the descendants of the Bounty when patrol ship HMS Spey visited the tiny Pitcairn Islands in the Pacific. The islands – which are in the middle of the South Pacific and home to only around 50 people – are one of Britain’s most isolated Overseas Territories, famous as the last resting place of HMS Bounty and its mutineers.
In late February, the British Antarctic Survey (BAS) Halley VI Research Station closed for the 2021/22 season. The season saw some major developments at the station, including several significant improvements and additions to its automated systems.
The Argentine government has approved the funds for the design and construction of a new polar vessel to complement the activities of ice breaker ARA Almirante Irizar in her task of delivering provisions to the Argentine thirteen Antarctic bases. Works and design will be undertaken by the government-owned shipyard Tandanor and Finland's consulting firm Aker Arctic, with the funds allotted totaling 69 million Argentine pesos ( some US$ 6,5 million) and 7 million Euros.
The Falkland Islands Development Corporation. FIDC has announced the appointment of their new Business Engagement Officer, Jane Clarke, who took up this exciting new position on the 1st of March.
The Falkland Islands was officially accepted as a member of the International Table Tennis Federation on Wednesday 24th November at the 2021 Annual General Meeting staged in Houston, becoming the 227th member.
The Gibraltar Heritage Trust and the Friends of Gibraltar Society (FOGHS) have filed a planning application to place a plaque to commemorate the 40th Anniversary of the Falkland’s War and Gibraltar’s contribution to the war effort.
Brazil will be launching this month an ambitious national plan to stimulate investment in the country's fertilizer industry, cutting on foreign dependency now worsened by the Ukrainian war and shipping difficulties.