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Montevideo, April 26th 2019 - 13:55 UTC

Tag: Commonwealth of Nations

  • Tuesday, March 13th 2018 - 20:44 UTC

    Falkland Islanders mark Commonwealth Day with a range of events

    Mike Betts (second from left) with the other UK Overseas Territory Representatives outside Westminster Abbey yesterday for the Commonwealth Service.

    On six continents around the globe, the currently 53 countries of the Commonwealth marked Commonwealth Day earlier in the week. The day included messages to the Commonwealth from Her Majesty the Queen as well as the UK Prime Minister, both of which have been covered by MercoPress. However, the Falkland Islands also reaffirmed its ties to the Commonwealth over recent days both within the Islands and elsewhere in the world.

  • Tuesday, March 13th 2018 - 07:20 UTC

    Commonwealth has key role to play in the bright future for Britain

    I’m delighted to report that Her Majesty will be opening another Commonwealth summit on April 19 and this time the occasion will be here in London.

    By Boris Johnson - Writing in The Sunday Express, the Foreign Secretary celebrates shared values with Commonwealth members and looks ahead to opportunities at the London Commonwealth Summit in April. Commonwealth Day is a celebration of the Commonwealth of Nations, and is held on the second Monday in March each year.

  • Tuesday, December 18th 2012 - 03:32 UTC

    EU and OAS agree to support peace project in Guatemala/Belize conflict

    EU ambassador Vale de Almeida and OAS Secretary General Insulza at the signing ceremony

    The Organization of American States (OAS) and the European Union signed an agreement to support the Peace Fund project, Implementation of Confidence Building Measures in the Adjacency Zone between Commonwealth member Belize and Guatemala, managed by the hemispheric organization.