Imports of crude sugar from a company in the Dominican Republic will be blocked at all U.S. ports after the alleged use of forced labor in its production, U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced this week.Add your comment!
Argentina announced the digitalization of many relevant documents referring to the country's claim over the Falkland/Malvinas Islands and the first delivery has been made available on the web page “Malvinas nos Une” (Malvinas Unites Us).9 comments
Rockhopper Exploration oil and gas company which last year agreed to jointly develop the Sea Lion project at the North Falkland Basin with Israel's Navitas as leading financer and operator, announced that following discussions, the Falkland Islands Government had agreed to extend the company's licenses at the South Falkland Basin.Add your comment!
Today is Antarctica Day which celebrates the anniversary of the signing of the Antarctic Treaty, December first in 1959 and the setting aside of nearly 10% of the Earth ”forever to be used exclusively for peaceful purposes (...) in the interests of all mankind.”Add your comment!
The United Kingdom and Brazil signed a Double Taxation Agreement (DTA) this week. The Agreement will provide relief from the double taxation of income in both countries and is the most significant development in the trade relationship between the United Kingdom and Brazil in many years and represents a concrete response to demands from business in both countries1 comment
Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro Wednesday said the recent prisoner swap with the United States was a normal process, despite controversies around the event.1 comment
Greek healthcare workers sidelined in September 2021 for refusing to take a vaccine against COVID-19 are to be allowed back at their jobs effective Jan. 1, Health Minister Thanos Plevris announced.Add your comment!
The pace of global shipping activity is set to lose steam next year as economic turmoil, conflict in Ukraine and the impact of the pandemic weaken the outlook for trade, U.N. agency UNCTAD said this week.Add your comment!
The Falkland Islands presented a paper on climate education to the COP 27 summit meeting in Egypt which was accepted as part of a presentation to a hub on climate change consequences and possible solutions. Marine Scientist Dr Narissa Bax from the South Atlantic Environmental Research Institute (SAERI), made the presentation during her attendance of COP27.Add your comment!
Brazilian authorities Wednesday announced that the South American country was joining the so-called Budapest Convention whereby it will be granted faster access to electronic evidence produced under foreign jurisdiction.Add your comment!