The cancellation of the Brize Norton/Falkland Islands airbridge service this week, the last before Christmas, triggered much frustration and complaints among Falkland Islanders, who will now have to wait for the flight departing on December 27.
The Royal Air Force played a significant role in helping to secure Britain's recapture of the Falkland Islands in 1982 with its aircraft supporting UK forces during many operations. On the fortieth anniversary of the conflict, Forces.net reveals some of the details.
The bidding processes of areas within the Port of Santos in Brazil (the largest terminal in South America) was delayed until next year, since it will be up to the new government to define how they will unfold. One of the areas focuses is moving containers, located in the Saboó region, and the other focuses on fertilizer operations, based in Outerinhos.
Brazil's state-owned National Bank for Economic and Social Development (BNDES) has allocated R$ 490 million (about US$ 95 million) to Eve Soluções de Mobilidade Aérea Urbana Ltda., a subsidiary of aircraft manufacturer Embraer, for the development of electric units with Vertical Take Off and Landing (eVTOL) capabilities.
At least 17 people have been killed as the deadly bomb cyclone continues to hit the United States where no less than 60% of its population has been affected by storm alerts.
The World Bank's Board of Directors Friday approved a US$ 500 million financing project for actions in Brazil linked to sustainability and the carbon credit market. The project was approved today (23), in Washington, by the World Bank Board of Directors. Joining the initiative to create a one-stop shop is Banco do Brasil (BB).
By Henrik Svedäng (*) – To slow and reverse the fastest loss of Earth’s living things since the dinosaurs, almost 200 countries have signed an agreement in Montreal, Canada, promising to live in harmony with nature by 2050. The Kunming-Montreal agreement is not legally binding but it will require signatories to report their progress towards meeting targets such as the protection of 30% of Earth’s surface by 2030 and the restoration of degraded habitats.
Uruguayan President Luis Lacalle Pou Friday invited his predecessors Julio María Sanguinetti and José Mujica to the Jan. 1 inauguration of Luiz Inácio Lula Da Silva in Brasilia.
A suspect arrested in Venezuela for his alleged involvement in the murder of Paraguayan anti-mafia Prosecutor Marcelo Pecci while honeymooning in Colombia will not be extradited to stand trial, it was reported in Caracas.
Palestine authorities Friday welcomed Chilean President Gabriel Boric Font's announcement Thursday that the South American country would up the status of its diplomatic mission to the Embassy level.