Economist Diana Mondino, who has been confirmed by President-elect Javier Milei to be the next Foreign Minister of Argentina, met in Buenos Aires Monday with Uruguayan Ambassador Carlos Enciso to discuss the “macroeconomic conditions” affecting ties between the two countries.
Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for the Americas and the Caribbean David Rutley was the main speaker at the event celebrating the work and achievements of Canning House during the last eighty years.
The United Kingdom Supreme Court in a much expected ruling said on Wednesday that the government's plan to send asylum seekers to Rwanda was unlawful.
On Tuesday, September 26th, at the South Street Seaport Museum in New York, Falkland Islander, Mensun Bound gave a lecture followed by a book signing of The Ship Beneath the Ice – The Discovery of Shackleton’s Endurance. The event occurred onboard the Wavertree, an old square rigger condemned at Port Stanley in 1910. This gathering was the culmination of a year-long book tour spanning the UK, USA, Canada, and parts of Europe and Scandinavia, during which time the book rose to Number 2 in the UK Best-Seller List.
Having ended its Arctic expedition, icebreaker Sir David Attenborough has docked in Harwich before it will head off to welcome its new crew and prepare for the austral summer mission in Antarctica.
The Falkland Islands delegation for this year’s Prado agricultural trade show in Uruguay show are all set to attend.
He has become the rising (unexpected) star of Argentine politics, after defeating all other presidential hopefuls on Sunday's primary elections. The outspoken economist, promising libertarian changes, Javier Milei managed more than 30% of votes, ahead of the candidates from the two coalitions which were believed to have monopolized Argentine politics in recent decades, the opposition grouping with 27%, and the Kirchnerite incumbent coalition 28%.
14 August is Falklands Day and commemorates the first sighting of the Falkland Islands on that day in 1592 by the English navigator and explorer, John Davis, on board his 120-ton vessel 'Desire'. Davis (1550-1605) was one of the principal navigators under Queen Elizabeth I.
Construction progress for Tussac House is on track and they hope to see residents moving in June 2024 said Director of Health and Social Services Tom Bale at a meeting of the Health and Medical Services Committee.
Total trade in goods and services (exports plus imports) between the UK and Falkland Islands was £124 million in the four quarters to the end of Q1 2023, an increase of 6.9% or £8 million in current prices from the four quarters to the end of Q1 2022.