“The UK has sold out Falklands fishing for a Brexit era deal,” fishing company Fortuna Ltd Director James Wallace told Penguin News this week. He was replying to much general speculation as to why a Falkland Islands company with a long history of participation in the South Georgia toothfish fishery was refused licenses this season.
Delegations of the Gibraltar and United Kingdom Governments have met in Gibraltar on Friday for a full day of discussions covering a wide range of issues.
British Ambassadors to the Southern Cone countries, Argentina, Brazil, Uruguay and Chile will be attending Canning House to give round-table briefings on their experiences since their recent appointments to their respective posts. They will present the latest political, economic and business updates from those countries and answer any questions during the closed round-table session.
Foreign Office Minister Sir Alan Duncan spoke of the strength of the UK-Chile relationship, our historical ties and common values. Chile Day's objective include strengthening ties between the City of London and representatives from Chilean capital markets
Mr Matthew Hedges has been appointed Her Majesty’s Ambassador to Paraguay in succession to Dr Jeremy Hobbs, who will be transferring to another Diplomatic Service appointment. Mr. Hedges will take up his appointment in August 2017.
As Minister responsible for the United Nations, I see UN Day as a day of reflection about why the UN matters. The UN celebrated its 70th anniversary earlier this year, and the ambitions upon which the UN was founded remain as relevant and important today as they were at its inception.
Ian Duddy has been appointed Her Majesty's Ambassador to Uruguay in succession to Ben Lyster-Binns, who will be transferring to another Diplomatic Service appointment. Mr Duddy will take up his appointment during October 2016.
Phase four, which includes Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Ecuador and Venezuela to start on January 14
Ambassador Fiona Clouder has taken her post as the new British ambassador in Chile. On taking the post Ms Clouder reaffirmed the close relations of UK with Chile, one of the most important countries in the region.
“I’m afraid the Argentines are behaving irrationally and not very well.” This was the opinion expressed in Stanley on Thursday morning by the Attorney General for England and Wales.