San Antonio, the largest port complex in Chile, had its fourth consecutive month with negative figures, as cargo handling experienced a 13.7% decline in April. Throughout the first quarter, it saw a 14.5% decrease.1 comment
On 21 May 1982, British troops from the Task Force landed in San Carlos waters to begin the last chapter of the complete recovery and Liberation of the Falkland Islands.28 comments
Thousands of Uruguayans marched through the streets of Montevideo on Saturday evening marking the 28th March of Silence to remember the missing persons victims of the last military dictatorship (1973-1984). With signs reading “Where are they?” and “Never again State Terrorism” the demonstrators insisted on their demands for Justice. Around noon Saturday, a tribute was also held at the memorial of the disappeared detainees in the Cerro neighborhood.Add your comment!
The Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office announced its Falkland Islands foreign travel advice (22 May), with updated information on the South Atlantic Airbridge.Add your comment!
British Foreign Secretary James Cleverly will use a keynote speech in the Chilean capital Santiago on Monday 22 May to set out the UK’s future relationship with Latin America.Add your comment!
Finland's long-delayed Olkiluoto-3 nuclear reactor connected to the power grid for the first time this month, the plant's operator said, 12 years after its planned launch. Located on Finland's west coast, Olkiluoto-3 is the country's first new nuclear plant in over four decades and Europe's first in almost 15 years.Add your comment!
The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded the Article IV consultation with Uruguay on May 15, 2023, with prospects for this year anticipating 2% growth, declining inflation in the range of 7%, unemployment of 8,1% and a GDP of 81 bullion US dollars.Add your comment!
Foreign Secretary James Cleverly is visiting countries across Latin America, Colombia, Chile and Brazil, and Jamaica in the Caribbean over the next 7 days to renew the UK’s relationship with the influential region. Cleverly arrived in Jamaica on 18 May, on the first leg of a 4-country trip that will focus on climate, democracy, and the links between our people.Add your comment!
Thousands of people did not vote in England's recent local elections as they did not have the correct ID, according to council data collected by the BBC. Information from 160 of 230 councils where polls were held this year shows 26,165 voters were initially denied ballot papers at polling stations.1 comment
Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva took a moment Sunday in Hiroshima, Japan, to criticize what happened in Spain, when Real Madrid's Brazilian striker Vinicius Jr was dubbed a monkey by the home crowd as Valencia edged Real 1-0 in a Spanish Football League game.Add your comment!