On 31st May, the Governor of the Falkland Islands made her annual address, state of the Nation, to the Legislative Assembly. In her speech, Alison Blake CMG reviewed last year's challenges and highlights, set out the government's and public service priorities for the year ahead, and paid tribute to the economy.
Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva stated on Tuesday that the meeting of 11 South American presidents at the Itamaraty Palace was not a group of friends, but of presidents seeking regional coordination, reported Agência Brasil.
Systems to collect and accumulate water, plus troughs, were some of the implements that were distributed among farmers in the Magallanes Region, extreme south of Chile, to combat the hydric scarcity which affects the whole region.
Colombian President Gustavo Petro Tuesday announced in Brasilia the return of his country to the Union of South American Nations (Unasur). “I have requested that it be called Association of South American Nations to guarantee pluralism and permanence in time,” said Petro five years after then-President Ivan Duque left the organization claiming that it served the interests of the “dictatorship” of Venezuela.
Argentina's Minister of Economy, Sergio Massa, announced from Shanghai that he has obtained financing for approximately US$ 1 billion for investments and disbursements that will strengthen the Central Bank's reserves.
HMS Medway is carrying out patrol duties in the Falkland Islands, filling in while HMS Forth undergoes refit in Gibraltar, but her crew are leaving behind a lasting legacy, which will even be visible from space.
After the Summit of South American leaders in Brasilia, the 11 attending presidents reached a consensus on cooperation and integration in the region.
It's official, at the end of May, the Venezuelan debt to the Brazilian government amounted to approximately US$ 1.27 billion because of the non-payment of Brazilian goods and services covered by the Export Credit Insurance, subsidized by the Export Guarantee Fund (FGE). The information was officially provided by the Ministry of Development, Industry, Trade, and Services (Mdic).
International measures on illegal deforestation are beginning to put pressure on Brazil, where banks have agreed to deny credit to meat packers that purchase cattle from such areas, according to the Brazilian Federation of Banks (Febraban).
Argentina will overtake Chile as the world's second-largest lithium producer by 2035, according to the Chilean Copper Commission (Cochilco), it was reported in Santiago.