The Center of Former Malvinas Islands Combatants (CECIM) La Plata raised concerns about alleged “flights of dubious origin” to the Falkland Islands, emphasizing “potential risks to national sovereignty.” The former combatants called attention to the Argentine government's silence on logistical operations allegedly violating UN resolutions, particularly the Zone of Peace and Cooperation in the South Atlantic (ZPCAS), established in 1986.
The troubled island of Haiti, desperate for a multinational force to help combat rising gang violence, with over 5,000 people murdered last year, and several UN failed sponsored peace missions, has again been disappointed. The offer from the east African nation of Kenya to help with such a force has faced the country's top court ruling of 'unconstitutional'.
Britain is preparing to offer Argentina improved diplomatic, political, and trade terms since the new liberal government of President Javier Milei took office. The expected approach of a fresh start, and a relief for the Falkland Islands dispute, was anticipated at the World Economic Forum at Davos, Switzerland, during a brief meeting and photo between British foreign minister Lord David Cameron and President Milei.
Gustavo Melella, Governor of the province of Tierra del Fuego, which, according to Argentina, technically includes the country's portion of Antarctica and the British Overseas Territories in the South Atlantic (mainly the Falkland Islands) said last week that London “cannot continue to turn its back on international law and we will denounce them as many times as necessary.”
Argentine President Javier Milei underscored in an interview with The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) published on Sunday “the speed” at which his government was “achieving results” and warned that “there is no plan B to do things right.”
Argentina's Air Force is to move on with the process of purchasing 24 second-hand US-built F-16 fighter jets from Denmark with the White House's nod, it was reported in Buenos Aires. The decision meant dropping the alternative of Chinese-developed JF-17 units in line with President Javier Milei's policy of not joining the BRICS group and not holding Beijing as a key ally.
The Paraguayan Government of President Santiago Peña issued a statement Sunday condemning the Venezuelan Supreme Court (TSJ) decision to uphold the disenfranchisement of opposition leader María Corina Machado who has therefore been banned from running for the Miraflores Palace.
This Monday afternoon Falkland Islands elected member of the Legislative Assembly, MLA Teslyn Barkman will sit before the House of Commons Select Procedure Committee and give evidence on Overseas Territories' more fluid relations with the Commons following on the recent understanding reached between UK Government and UK Overseas Territories Governments for a more dynamic partnership.
The Royal Navy Ice Patrol HMS Protector took scientists on an Antarctic research cruise to analyze the increasing impact of tourism and climate change on the frozen continent, a challenge which has been underlined by IAATO, the International Association of Antarctica Tour Operators. IAATO has pointed out that during the 2022/23 season more than 104,000 visitors traveled to Antarctica.
Some 50,000 people, according to police estimates, gathered in the Spanish capital Madrid on Sunday to reject a fragile coalition government proposed amnesty for Catalan separatists.