The third volume of Graham Pascoe’s Falklands Saga has been published: it is as substantial as his two earlier volumes – 730 pages – and covers the period 1852 to 1982.
Falklands Landholdings General Manager John Ferguson confirmed 835 bales have been sold so far from this year’s FLH wool clip but there are still 1,800 bales of wool left to sell.
Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro Thursday welcomed International Criminal Court (ICC) Prosecutor Karim Khan for the third time in his country, during a meeting at the Miraflores Palace, it was reported in Caracas. Khan previously met with Executive Vice-President Delcy Rodríguez and with Attorney General Tarek William Saab.
According to The Wall Street Journal (WSJ), the governments of China and Cuba signed an agreement whereby the Asian nation will install a spy base on the Caribbean island to intercept communications of all kinds in the United States.
US President Joseph Biden and UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak Thursday renewed the economic alliance between the two countries by adapting it to the current world's transformations such as artificial intelligence (AI) and the climate crisis by signing the so-called Atlantic Declaration. Both leaders met at the White House to also discuss the war in Ukraine and the global economy.
Uruguayan President Luis Lacalle Pou Thursday announced that US$ 2 billion will be invested in the construction of a green hydrogen plant in Paysandú. The work to begin this year will employ between 1,500 and 3,200 jobs and the plant itself will offer some 300 permanent jobs. Another US$ 2 billion will be invested in renewable energy projects.
The US Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) announced Thursday the onset of El Niño, a weather phenomenon characterized by a warming of the surface of the equatorial eastern Pacific Ocean that occurs every 2 to 7 years, which can increase the risk of heavy rains and droughts in some parts of the world and lead to record temperatures.
Authorities in the Brazilian southeastern State of Espirito Santo Thursday decided to ban all tourists from the islands of Vitória after confirming 20 outbreaks of the highly pathogenic avian influenza, Agencia Brasil reported.