Peru and Ecuador last week declared three-month health emergencies because of outbreaks of bird flu after a wave of cases led to tens of millions of poultry being slaughtered in Europe and the United States.Add your comment!
By Chris Patten - The United Kingdom’s new prime minister has inherited a mountain of economic problems, including runaway inflation and a shrinking GDP. To fix his predecessors’ blunders and avoid a humiliating electoral defeat, he must stand up to his party’s far-right extremists.Add your comment!
Five-time champions Brazil Monday advanced to the quarterfinals of the Qatar 2022 football World Cup with a 4-1 rout of South Korea giving Uruguay some comfort that had they not been eliminated earlier they would have most likely had to endure a similar disgrace.Add your comment!
Argentine President Alberto Fernández sent a message through the national broadcast network announcing he would be instructing the Justice Ministry and the representative of the Executive Branch within the Council of the Magistracy to investigate a news report that a group of judges and other high-ranking officials had convened at the Patagonian estate of British tycoon Joe Lewis, who is said to be a close friend of former President Mauricio Macri's.Add your comment!
White House Spokesman Andrew Bates Sunday said in a statement that attacking the Constitution and all it stands for is anathema to the soul of our nation and should be universally condemned.Add your comment!
Argentine Foreign Minister Santiago Cafiero Monday said in Montevideo ahead of the Mercosur Presidential Summit that Uruguay's one-sided negotiations with foreign blocs could end up in the dissolution of the South American Common Market.Add your comment!
The 61st Summit of the Southern Common Market (Mercosur) is starting Monday in Montevideo. During the two-day event, Uruguay is to hand over the six-month pro tempore presidency of the group to Argentina.Add your comment!
During the recent visit of members of the Falklands All-Party Parliamentary Group, a controversial and thorny issue came up at a media conference when Penguin News asked whether the Falklands and the effect on the Islands, were being considered amidst the requirement for British Overseas Territories (BOTs) to establish registers of beneficial ownership (*).Add your comment!
By Felipe Tirado (*) – Like many extremist and authoritarian leaders before him, outgoing Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro seized on national symbols during his rise to power and tried to make them his own. The national football shirt is a case in point. For years many Brazilians avoided wearing the famous yellow shirt because of its association with Bolsonaro and far-right politics.2 comments
Last Friday night Falklands Governor Alison Blake CMG hosted a reception at Government House to celebrate the founding ten years ago of the South Atlantic Environmental Research Institution, SAERI, a thriving independent institute-undertaking numerous projects and research in the Islands and across the world.Add your comment!