By Thiago de Aragao (*) Mere weeks after taking office, Argentine President Javier Milei has already picked fights with the United Kingdom and China, demonstrating his “anarcho-capitalist” approach to foreign policy. The complex reality of international diplomacy and economic interdependence requires a far more pragmatic stance.
Following approval from ExCo on Tuesday 23 January, the Falkland Islands Government in joint working with British Forces South Atlantic will be able to proceed with “in principle approval” for Phase Two of the Mare Harbour Wind Farm.
Warrah Resources is delighted to announce that it has secured investment from Fortuna Ltd, one of the largest privately owned businesses in the Falkland Islands. Warrah is an environmentally responsible gold and battery metal exploration company which seeks to apply modern exploration technology to historically underexplored areas.
After more than five hours of conversations, diplomatic delegations from Venezuela and Guyana agreed on Thursday in Brasilia to discuss the dispute over the oil-rich Essequibo territory peacefully. The gathering at the Itamaraty Palace resulted from talks between Presidents Nicolás Maduro and Irfaan Ali on December 14 in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines.
Bolivian health authorities will be requiring school pupils to wear facemasks upon returning to classes next week as part of a set of preventive measures taken given an increase in the number of cases of Covid-19, Ministers María Renée Castro (Health) and Édgar Pary (Education) announced in La Paz.
The Government of Spain has formally approached President Javier Milei of Argentina, requesting a reconsideration of the proposed measures aimed at enhancing control over foreign-flagged fishing vessels in Argentina's maritime space and liberalizing catch permits.
Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva will take on a series of international engagements next month, including a Caricom Summit in Guyana, Agencia Brasil reported. He will also be traveling to Egypt on Feb. 15 and 16 to thank his Egyptian counterpart Abdel Fattah al-Sissi for his support in pulling out Brazilian nationals and their families from the Gaza Strip.
Kenneth Eugene Smith, an inmate in the US State of Alabama, Thursday became the first person ever to be put to death through the controversial nitrogen hypoxia mechanism.
Ecuador's Foreign Minister Gabriela Sommerfeld admitted that his country sold useless Russian-built weaponry to the United States in exchange for operational arms to wage the South American country's war against drug trafficking gangs. The measure was adopted despite Moscow's advice against it, it was explained.
Argentine President Javier Milei Thursday sacked Infrastructure Minister Guillermo Ferraro after the latter allegedly leaked to the press some details about a cabinet meeting that should have not gone public, specifically an outburst by the head of state who pledged to “leave without a peso” those provincial governors who did not instruct their federal lawmakers to pass the Libertarian Government's so-called Omnibus Law bill.