Argentine Vice President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner (CFK) Sunday said Western powers had double standards when addressing the Ukraine crisis. The former head of state (2007-2015) recalled that in 2014 -under her presidency-, Argentina supported Kyiv against Russia’s annexation of the Crimean peninsula by force.
Argentina's main leader and vice-president, Cristina Fernández de Kirchner recalled on Sunday in Twitter that her government strongly supported Ukraine back in 2014, when Russia annexed Crimea, but also complained about the double standard of the great powers in their stance regarding the Falkland/Malvinas Islands issue.
The OPEC+ alliance is set to approve this week another 400,000 bpd increase in monthly production targets, despite the fact they have been supplying below the announced volume. Russia and OPEC's de facto leader Saudi Arabia manage the OPEC+ group, which has been running supply to the market since the beginning of 2017
Vehicle sales slumped the most in Argentina and Brazil of all Latin American countries during January, according to a report with data for ten nations in the region.
Chilean president Sebastián Piñera headed on Sunday the steel cutting ceremony for the building of the first, --out of four--, multipurpose vessel, to be incorporated to the country's navy. Also present at the ceremony were Defense minister Baldo Prokurica and the commander in chief of the navy, Admiral Juan Andrés de la Maza.
An ice cream parlor in the Argentine city of Córdoba has decided to temporarily suspend the sale of the “Russian cream” flavor to protest against Vladimir Putin’s invasion of Ukraine. The unusual attitude quickly went viral.
South Africa’s new Finance Minister Enoch Godongwana has told Congress the country was becoming a welfare state fast and he sought Parliamentarian approval for his first budget.
Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro finally made an explicit statement about his country’s stance regarding the Ukraine crisis following Russia’s invasion: The country shall remain “neutral.”
Talks between Ukrainian and Russian officials are scheduled to start Monday at a venue on the Belarusian border, it was announced Sunday.
Tourists keep pouring into the Wonderful City (Cidade Maravilhosa) where not even Omicron is to kill the joy of its people, even if the streets will be less colorful for the second year in a row.