The Austrian parliament Thursday approved the introduction of mandatory vaccination against COVID-19 by 137 votes in favor and 33 against. The measure will take effect Feb. 4. Austria has thus become the first European nation to legalize such a practice.Add your comment!
Penguin Awareness Day is celebrated annually on the 20th of January and this year was on Thursday. The founder of Penguin Awareness Day is unknown, and there is no information on when this day was first celebrated.1 comment
Latam Airlines has agreed to follow Boeing's advice and not use the 777 models for its services between Brazil and the United States to avoid problems stemming from 5G cell phone antennas which may interfere with navigation gear.Add your comment!
In the last month of 2021, Argentina has recorded a total oil output of around 559,000 barrels per day (BPD), thus reaching the highest production for the country over the past nine years, it was reported Thursday.Add your comment!
Disgraced British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell's legal team has formally requested a retrial after details concerning the private life of one of the members of the jury who convicted her became public.Add your comment!
Twenty-two-country members from the Organization of American States, OAS, on Wednesday approved a strong statement condemning the presence of the Iranian official Mohsen Rezai in Nicaragua during the taking office ceremony of president Daniel Ortega. Rezai has been indicted by Argentine Justice for his alleged masterminding of the 1994 attack on the Jewish organization Amia in Buenos Aires killing 85 people and injuring dozens.Add your comment!
On a rainy evening Tuesday 18th January, dozens toured the streets of Buenos Aires in memory of the prosecutor Alberto Nisman on the occasion of the seventh anniversary of his death, a case which remains unresolved by Argentine justice. With umbrellas, dressed in black some carrying candles, flashlights, and flowers, the march reached the Le Parc flats complex, in a posh area of Buenos Aires, where Nisman was found dead with a shot in the head, and an investigation that still has to decide if it was a homicide or suicide.Add your comment!
Peru's Foreign Ministry Wednesday filed a lawsuit against Spanish oil company Repsol for damages caused by a spill in Ventanilla, in the province Callao province.Add your comment!
Last October when Argentine president Alberto Fernandez left for Rome to the G20 leaders' summit, his office informed that he was expecting to meet with US president Joe Biden to among other issues address support for Argentina in its ongoing exhausting negotiations with the IMF.Add your comment!
A NASA scientist has compared this weekend's volcanic eruption off Tonga with the atomic bomb dropped by the United States at the Japanese city of Hiroshima in 1945 and said the recent episode was 500 times worse.Add your comment!