Effective this Tuesday, April 5, all public transport units within Argentina must bear a sign reading The Malvinas are Argentine (in Spanish, Las Malvinas son argentinas).
Mr. Nigel Phillips CBE, currently governor of the Falkland Islands has been appointed Governor of St Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da Cunha in succession to Dr. Philip Rushbrook. Mr. Phillips will take up his appointment in August 2022.
Clear signs of support for Russian President Vladimir Putin are on display in the Venezuelan capital. A mural of him alongside the late Hugo Chávez Frías has been unveiled Monday in appreciation. Another mural of Argentine football legend Diego Armando Maradona is to be seen in Caracas not far off, it was reported.
The Brazilian Air Force has reported that it has started to incorporate the first F/39E Gripen Saab fighter bombers, which were unloaded last Friday at the Porto de Navegantes terminal in the state of Santa Catarina.
The U.S. State Department Monday announced its newly-created Bureau of Cyberspace and Digital Policy (CDP) was operational. The new agency has been devised to enhance the country's ability to work together with other nations on cybersecurity matters.
As a part of its zero-tolerance for covid-19 cases, the Government of China has been separating children from their parents to handle the recent outbreak in Shanghai.
Last Saturday, April 2nd, marked the 40th anniversary of the Argentine landing in the Falklands / Malvinas Islands, which led to war with the United Kingdom. In this framework, Buenos Aires newspaper Clarin interviewed Roger Spink, one of the eight members of the Legislative Assembly. Born in Port Stanley / Puerto Argentino, the capital of the archipelago in 1959, this businessman, an accountant by profession, joined local politics with strong opinions in favor of the Islands and Britain, when it comes to the Argentine sovereignty claim.
Uruguay's President Luis Lacalle Pou Monday announced he would be lifting all sanitary restrictions in place in his country following a meeting with Health Minister and other aides.
While Argentina's Foreign Minister Santiago Cafiero wrote for The Guardian last week that his country posed a threat to no one, Graham Bound, founder of Port Stanley's Penguin News, told the Spanish newswire service EFE that the presence of British troops on the islands did serve a purpose.
Argentine President Alberto Fernández Monday welcomed his Chilean counterpart Gabriel Boric Font at the Casa Rosada in Buenos Aires. It was the visiting head of state's first trip abroad since taking office on March 11.