Rishi Sunak, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, addressed the following message: Hello everybody! This has been an extraordinary year. From Stanley to Portsmouth, we honored those who fought to keep the Falklands free 40 years ago. We remembered those who lost their lives, we celebrated the moment when the Union Jack was raised at Government House once again, and we pledged our continued commitment to your self-determination.
2022 has been a momentous and busy year here in this newly created City of Stanley and across the Islands, marking the 40th anniversary of the liberation of the Falkland Islands and South Georgia with a fitting and often moving program of commemorative events, events that have at their heart been about remembrance, community, and sharing.
Uruguayan health officials Thursday reported eight people have died of a strong form of streptococcus after cases were detected between Nov. 3 and Dec. 12 in the South American country.
At least 37 people died between Nov. 24 and Dec. 20 in Bogota for having consumed adulterated liquor containing methanol. According to local media reports, 7 others are hospitalized in critical condition.
While Ukraine's envoy to the United Nations Sergey Kyslytsya posted on Twitter an image of the United States flag turned blue and yellow to symbolize solidarity between the two countries, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova insisted Thursday it actually Kyiv's subordinate status.
Uruguayan President Luis Lacalle Pou and his wife, Lorena Ponce de León, separated earlier this year. Two months later, on July 3rd, the then head of security for the president and his family –currently in prison accused of falsifying passports among other crimes–, Alejandro Astesiano, asked the deputy executive director of the National Police, Jorge Berriel, to inquire in “confidential mode” about a personal trip of the woman who still presents herself as the first lady of Uruguay on her social media.
The unofficial song Argentina adopted to celebrate victory in the 2022 Qatar World Cup has become the top global viral song and has been streamed 1,5 million times on Spotfy.
Heavy storms in Santa Catarina have left 2 people dead and at least 140 people homeless, with health and transportation services suspended statewide, it was reported Wednesday. The most affected regions were the northern coast and Greater Florianópolis.
Low cost airline Jetsmart is scheduled to resume flying to Punta Arenas from Santiago de Chile this Thursday, after having recovered the Santiago/Puerto Natales route last 5 December, according to Pablo García general manager for the company in Chile.
Food banks in a UK plunged in recession and industrial action have mushroomed to help feed people struggling with low incomes. Now, as the cost of living balloons, so-called warm banks have opened to cater to people unable to heat their homes due to skyrocketing energy bills.