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Stories for October 1st 2016

  • Saturday, October 1st 2016 - 19:35 UTC

    Cruise industry booming in Australia, the fourth largest source market

    A record 41 ships from CLIA member cruise lines would be based in Australia or visiting local waters between October 1, 2016, and April 30, 2017

    Australia will welcome an unprecedented number of cruise ships this summer, with more than 40 vessels sailing in local waters - including eight ships making their maiden visit over the next few months. Among the flotilla will be the largest ship to visit Australia, Royal Caribbean’s 167,000-ton Ovation of the Seas, as well as the youngest and most luxurious ship ever to cruise Oceania waters, the boutique Seabourn Encore, which will arrive two weeks after it is officially named in Singapore.

  • Saturday, October 1st 2016 - 11:53 UTC

    A 32.8 feet Anaconda found in Brazil, largest snake in the world

    A footage showing how the workers lifted the anaconda from the rubbles with a crane has been circulating online.

    Construction workers in Brazil have stumbled upon one of the most frightening creatures in the planet a ten meters long anaconda. The snake measuring 32.8 feet and weighing over 400 kilos, was discovered after the workers set off a controlled demolition explosion to destroy a cave in Belo Monte Dam to make way for their project.

  • Saturday, October 1st 2016 - 02:55 UTC

    Malcorra summoned to Senate to explain Falklands' clauses in the joint statement

    Malcorra's summons was first requested by opposition Senators loyal to ex president Cristina Fernandez following the release of the joint statement

    Foreign minister Susana Malcorra is scheduled to attend the Argentine Senate next Wednesday morning to expand on the recent Argentina/UK joint statement, particularly the South Atlantic chapter which deals with the Falkland Islands and alleged softening of the Argentine sovereignty claim.

  • Saturday, October 1st 2016 - 02:46 UTC

    Sao Paulo mayor race has become a puppets' dispute between presidential hopefuls

    Joao Doria Jr is the favorite heading into Sunday’s vote on who should become the next mayor of South America’s biggest city.

    Next Sunday Brazilians will be going to the polls to elect mayors and councilors in 5.570 cities and towns across the country in what is the first test of the mood of voters since the impeachment of president Dilma Rousseff last month.