Letters of thanks from HRH The Princess Royal and Admiral Sir Tim Lawrence, and Rear Admiral Jeremy Larken DSO following their recent visit to the Falkland Islands as part of the 40th Anniversary commemorations have been received addressed to MLA John Birmingham, currently the spokesperson for the Legislative Assembly.
During October 2022, beef exports from Argentina fell for the third month running, dropping 3% in volume month-on-month, with sales revenue down 10.4%, according to Argentina’s Chamber of Meat Industry and Commerce (CICCRA).
Brazil is on track for a record-high Brazilian soybean harvest in the marketing year 2022-23 (January-December 2023), based on forecasts from commodity consultancies and government-owned institutions. The likely estimate means a looming oversupply expected to remain until at least mid-2023.
Uruguay's Minister of Tourism Tabaré Viera insisted this week that lifting all sanitary requirements from inbound travelers would be the desirable thing to do, but admitted that, in the end, such a decision was up to the health authorities who needed to protect the local population first and foremost.
The Argentine Province of Buenos Aires, the largest in the country, has enacted a law establishing the maximum amount of blood alcohol for drivers is zero. The zero-tolerance measure also establishes fines, arrests, and the withholding of the divers' license for offenders.
Brazilian airline pilots and flight attendants have announced a large-scale indefinite strike for next Monday which will paralyze for 2 hours the country's major carriers and their operations at the main air terminals, the National Union of Aeronauts (SNA) announced.
The Uruguayan Government, through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, is working to transfer in humanitarian flights for Uruguayans stranded in Peru after the decree of state of emergency came into force. Since Pedro Castillo was ousted and Dina Boluarte assumed the presidency, 12 people have died in clashes with security forces and six in roadblocks, with great mobilizations expected for Friday.
Uruguay and the United States are on the path of a “possible development”, according to the Secretary of the Presidency of the South American country, Álvaro Delgado. The official highlighted Thursday the importance of the Alliance for Economic Prosperity in the Americas and the relationship with Washington.
By Olivier Costa (*) -On 11 December, Eva Kaili, vice-president of the European Parliament, and three others were charged and imprisoned in connection with an investigation into suspected corruption linked to Qatar.
Saipem, the Italian energy industry services company, has secured offshore oil and gas field construction contracts in Guyana and Egypt worth some US$ 1.2 billion in total