Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva Thursday thanked his Israeli colleague Isaac Herzog during a telephone conversation for the assistance provided to the South American country's mission evacuation people from the war-torn area, Agencia Brasil reported. The Workers' Party leader also condemned the “terrorist” attacks perpetrated by the Hamas group.
Pan American Health Organization Deputy Director Rhonda Sealey-Thomas of Antigua and Barbuda said Thursday that non-communicable diseases, climate change, the capacity for resilient health systems, and the urgent need to strengthen pandemic preparedness and response were the main health challenges for the region.
The blue (a euphemism for black market) dollar pierced the AR$ 1,000 threshold downward and closed Thursday at AR$ 980 after law enforcement raids at unofficial exchange parlors led to at least six people arrested ahead of the 4-day weekend, it was reported in Buenos Aires.
Argentina's National Institute of Statistics and Census (Indec) Thursday announced that the Consumer Price Index (CPI) went up 12.7% in September, thus hitting an all-time monthly high since 1991, it was reported in Buenos Aires.
The Falklands Task Force Parade took place on 12th October 1982, in London, and a few months since the Liberation of the Islands from the Argentine invasion and occupation. The salute to the Task Force encompassed a military parade, with military bands and contingents through the City of London.
The Falkland Islands elected Legislative Assembly has condemned the Hamas terrorist attacks on Israel, and has sent a message of support to the people of Israel at this very difficult time.
The European Union has warned Mark Zuckerberg over the spread of “disinformation” on Meta's social media platforms after Hamas' attack on Israel. It told Meta, which owns Facebook and Instagram, that it “has 24 hours” to respond and comply with European law.
British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has directed UK military assets to be deployed to the eastern Mediterranean to support Israel, reinforce regional stability, and prevent escalation.
Despite opinion polls showing a win for the GSD opposition in the Gibraltar general election and a bad start in the count, the end result was a win for the incumbent GSLP. As the count progressed through the night at first it looked like the current government would be replaced.
The Falkland Islands government is inviting locals to welcome Chief Inspector Paul Chipolina from Royal Gibraltar Police who will be covering Acting Chief of Police Barry Thacker until mid-November. “Please give him a smile and a wave if you see him around”.