An Argentine-registered private aircraft has been reported to have performed a nonstop return trip between Buenos Aires' Aeroparque Jorge Newbery (AEP/SABE) and the Mount Pleasant air base (MPN/EGYP) in the Falkland Islands late on Monday.
Former Paraguayan President Horacio Cartés was sworn in Tuesday afternoon as Chairman of the National Republican Association (ANR - also known as Colorado Party), replacing Congressman and Vice-Presidential hopeful Pedro Alliana.
Most commercial air traffic was diverted, grounded, or rescheduled Wednesday morning after a computer malfunction caused unforeseeable widespread delays. President Joseph Biden said the source was still unknown. However, authorities ruled out the possibility of a cyberattack. There were no signs of that, Presidential Spokeswoman Karine Jean-Pierre said on Twitter.
The World Health Organization Wednesday issued a recommendation whereby countries should foster the wearing of facemasks on long-haul flights amid a growing spread of the XBB.1.5 subvariant of the SARS-CoV-2 Omicron strain.
An official document from Beijing states that China is ready to negotiate a free trade agreement (FTA) with Mercosur or separately with any member of the bloc. This contentious topic most probably will be included in the bilateral agenda when President Lula da Silva visits China in the near future.
As the vessels catching Loligo squid leave Spain for the Falkland Islands, a leading newspaper from Vigo, closely linked to the Galician fishing industry lobby, El Faro de Vigo, praises the management of the Falklands fisheries, and catch results, but also complains about the cost of licenses, particularly since Falklands' Loligo entering the European Union is subject to tariffs. The piece on Falklands fisheries follows,
In September 2022 the elected Legislative Assembly approved amendments to the Falkland Islands Status Ordinance 1998. The amended Ordinance narrows the definition of a “qualified person” (which at the moment includes a Commonwealth citizen), limiting the definition to include a British citizen, a British Overseas Territory citizen or a British Overseas citizen.
Argentine President Alberto Fernández Tuesday met with Japan's Foreign Minister Yoshimasa Hayashi to advance in a global strategic partnership during an encounter at Casa Rosada marking the 125th anniversary of diplomatic relations between the two countries.
The Presidents of Mexico and the United States -Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) and Joseph Biden- and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Tuesday got together in Mexico City for the so-called Three Amigos Summit, a traditional gathering last held in 2021.
January 10 is a very special anniversary in the Falklands Islands because Margaret Thatcher's Day is celebrated. On this day in 1983 then Prime Minister Thatcher visited the Islands and was awarded the honorary freedom of the Falklands.