Argentina has taken delivery of the new OPV ARA Contraalmirante Cordero built in France's shipyard in the city of Concarneau. It is the fourth and last unit from a contract signed in 2018.
Russia's Foreign Ministry has released a statement from Spokeswoman Maria Zakharova urging for the resumption of negotiations between Argentina and the United Kingdom regarding sovereignty over the Falkland/Malvinas Islands.
Germany's Interior Minister Nancy Faeser has authorized the hoisting of the rainbow flag on public buildings, sparking an unprecedented controversy: how many more minority flags can fly next to the black-red-gold and also that of the European Union?
The heads of the World Bank, the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the United Nations World Food Program (WFP) and WTO issued a joint statement on 13 April urging coordinated action to help vulnerable countries address growing threats to food security. The proposed actions include providing emergency food supplies and deploying financial support to households and countries, facilitating unhindered trade, and investing in sustainable food production and nutrition security.
Colombia's football legend Freddy Rincón died early Thursday morning at the Cali clinic where he had been taking earlier this week following a car accident. He was 55.
Brazil is considering a further reduction in import fees without having the endorsement of Mercosur country members, reports O Estado de Sao Paulo. The idea is to cut Import Tax rates by another 10% on most products traded with countries outside the bloc.
Drone experts from Culdrose have given the Royal Navy’s Antarctic research ship ‘eyes in the sky’ to help Ice Patrol HMS Protector punch through the polar ice. Seventeen of the icebreaker’s crew are now qualified in operating drones from the deck of the ship, which has just completed her stint around the frozen continent for this season.
Some asylum seekers who arrive in the UK on small boats across the Channel will be given a one-way ticket to Rwanda, under new government plans, report BBC. Home Secretary Priti Patel is in the African nation to sign a deal for a £120m trial involving mostly single men arriving in Britain via boat crossings.
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said Uruguay had “a strong voice” at the United Nations (UN) and the Organization of American States (OAS), “a voice that we really value.”
Argentina authorities have announced a plan to digitize over 250,000 documents on State terrorism carried out under various military regimes in the country's history, it was announced in Buenos Aires.