A large-scale operation involving law enforcement and judicial authorities from Belgium, France and Germany and coordinated by Europol and Eurojust, has led to the dismantling of one of the most active networks involved in the smuggling of migrants across the English Channel in small boats.Add your comment!
The Cayman Islands has been elected to assume the Presidency of the United Kingdom Overseas Territories Association (UKOTA) following its annual general meeting held earlier this week. Cayman will take over from the Falkland IslandsAdd your comment!
Argentina's strategy on its sovereignty claim over the Falkland/Malvinas Islands “has changed,” Chancellor Diana Mondino said after meeting with British Foreign Secretary David Cameron.5 comments
Argentina's Scientific and Technical Research Institute for Defense (CITEDEF) has successfully certified its own ejector seat cartridge tester to extend the life of the Super Etendard/SEM of the Naval Aviation Command (COAN), a key development in the country's efforts to achieve self-sufficiency in the defense sector. Since their acquisition in 2019, these jets have been grounded due to the British veto on the supply of essential ejection seat pyrotechnics, effectively rendering them inoperable.4 comments
On the two year anniversary of the Russian invasion of Ukraine, Royal Navy Ice Patrol HMS Protector visited the Vernadsky Base to express support and discuss how Ukraine and the UK are supporting peaceful scientific cooperation in Antarctica.Add your comment!
British firms are facing higher shipping costs and delays of up to four weeks due to Houthi attacks in the Red Sea, according to a survey from the British Chamber of Commerce (BCC). More than a third of firms admitted the situation, but the figure rose to more than half among exporters responding to the survey, which the BCC said could lead to higher prices in the UK economy overall.Add your comment!
British Ambassador to Buenos Aires Kirsty Hayes took sides ahead of Sunday's edition the most important football derby in Argentina. In fact, she took both sides between River Plate and Boca Juniors in a video she posted on X, quoting UK Foreign Secretary Lord David Cameron that it was possible to agree to disagree on the condition that it was done politelyAdd your comment!
Calling it outdated the United Kingdom has withdrawn from an international treaty that lets fossil-fuel companies sue governments pursuing climate policies for billions in compensation for lost profits.10 comments
The Uruguayan Antarctic Institute welcomed United Kingdom Ambassador to Uruguay, Faye O'Connor, to the Artigas Antarctic Scientific Base between February 14th and 19th.Add your comment!
The British Embassy in Asunción Thursday denied press reports circulating in the Paraguayan capital according to which the South American country would be welcoming foreign refugees not accepted in the United Kingdom. The diplomatic mission insisted no negotiations in this regard had even been started and underlined that the sources and motives of Paraguayan outlets for publishing these reports were unknown to the legation.Add your comment!