The group of countries that make up the Paraguay-Parana Waterway Agreement Committee suggested Argentina refrained from adopting measures that violate the agreed rules and stop charging tolls to barges passing through Santa Fe. The committee is made up of Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Paraguay, and Uruguay.
The legacy of Colombian drugs lord Pablo Escobar has not only been the ongoing gangs war and the overall violence in the country, but also consequences of some of his hobbies, for example growing exotic fauna, such as hippos.
The leaders of the Group of Seven, G7, major industrial countries on Friday vowed to tighten sanctions on Russia. During talks in the Japanese city of Hiroshima, they vowed: to stand together against Russia's illegal, unjustifiable, and unprovoked war of aggression against Ukraine.
This week the Falkland Islands and Mount Pleasant Complex bid farewell to the outgoing Commander of British Forces South Atlantic Islands, BFSAI, Jonathan Lett, who has been on the job since November 2020, and welcomed Brigadier Dan Duff, British Army.
The Falkland Islands Power and Electrical Section are delighted to be able to celebrate 50 years of service for Power Station ‘B’. On 19 May 1973 Power Station ‘B’ was opened by then Governor Mr E G Lewis CMG OBE, and in attendance were members of the public, alongside Power Station staff and those who built the station.
According to the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), the number of asylum requests in Uruguay has increased to 16,000 from 13,113 in mid-2022, it was reported in Montevideo.
According to a study by pollsters, Cifra published this week in Montevideo, Uruguay's President Luis Lacalle Pou still has a 46% approval rating and a 43% negative image after over three years in office.
Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva met Saturday in Hiroshima with Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida ahead of the G7 Summit to discuss further cooperation between the two countries, Agencia Brasil reported. Both leaders agreed to expand bilateral trade and combat climate change, among other issues.
Argentina's Defense Ministry agreed to purchase four long-range Lockheed Martin P-3 Orion aircraft from Norway at a cost of US$ 67 million to increase the South American country's patrolling capabilities in the South Atlantic, it was reported Friday in Buenos Aires.
Russia on Friday declared the environmental group Greenpeace an “undesirable organization.” The designation criminalizes the work of organizations that bear the brand and puts employees at risk of criminal prosecution.