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Stories for May 3rd 2022

  • Tuesday, May 3rd 2022 - 20:18 UTC

    Paraguay turns down Venezuelan oil – climate change “an absurdity”

    Abdo then partially vetoed a bill allowing Petróleos Paraguayos (Petropar) to directly engage in the purchase of oil

    Paraguay is making a statement as its stances on certain issues are being raised above circumstantial conditions that would advise against holding on no matter what to one's convictions.

  • Tuesday, May 3rd 2022 - 20:00 UTC

    Climate change has NZ sinking - floods to become routine events

    NZ authorities are expected to adopt new measures in light of the new information that has been made public

    Climate change is taking its toll as the sea keeps crawling onto New Zealand's sinking coastline, halving the time authorities thought they had to take action, according to an NZ SeaRise study released earlier this week.

  • Tuesday, May 3rd 2022 - 19:53 UTC

    SCOTUS plan to overturn abortion-legalizing ruling disclosed

    CJ Roberts has admitted the document was authentic

    A newspaper report has leaked a substantial majority of judges on the US Supreme Court (SCOTUS) were planning to vote in favor of overturning the 1973 Roe v Wade ruling whereby abortion became legal in the country.

  • Tuesday, May 3rd 2022 - 19:45 UTC

    Bachelet envoy at odds with Colombian Gov't over FARC massacre

    Our office has documented four homicides of human rights defense leaders during these first four months of the year, Juliette de Rivero pointed out

    The Government of Colombia said the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights' envoy had everything mixed up regarding the responsibilities of the State in the Bojayá massacre perpetrated by the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) guerrillas 20 years ago.

  • Tuesday, May 3rd 2022 - 14:54 UTC

    Lula's advisors insist on unified currency for Latin America

    Galípolo and Haddad described the project in an article published by Folha de Sao Paulo

    Former Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula Da Silva and his economic team would push for a unified regional currency like the Euro to end South America's inclination to the US dollar should he win the Oct. 2 elections over the incumbent Jair Bolsonaro, it was reported Monday.

  • Tuesday, May 3rd 2022 - 13:12 UTC

    Argentine Ministry posted an image of a British vessel on ARA General Belgrano's sinking memorial in Falklands War

    The Education Ministry's account deleted the post (on this image) and published a new one, besides apologizing for the original publication

    Last Monday was the 40th anniversary of the sinking of the ship ARA General Belgrano, one of the flagships of the Argentine Navy after being hit by torpedoes from the British submarine Conqueror during the Falklands War. As part of the tributes for the more than 300 Argentine sailors who died in that attack, the Argentine Ministry of Education wanted to honor the anniversary on social media. However, it ended in an embarrassment.

  • Tuesday, May 3rd 2022 - 09:55 UTC

    Argentina's Economy Minister in President Fernández's Achilles tendon

    Guzmán's agreement with the IMF needs reviewing because it was based on inflationary projections which have already fallen short of reality's figures

    As Argentina's inflation continues to grow with no end in sight and the news is that guidelines agreed upon with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) already need to be reviewed because they were based on a CPI that is no longer attainable, Economy Minister Martín Guzmán is beginning to take flak from friends and foes alike, casting doubts on his chances of remaining in office.

  • Tuesday, May 3rd 2022 - 09:48 UTC

    Brazil once again sidelined from G7 Summit

    The G7 Summit will take place from June 26 to 28, 2022, at Elmau Castle in the Bavarian Alps.

    As host Germany announced the guest countries for this year's G7 Summit, Brazil was once again left out of the list for the third consecutive time, while South Africa, India, Indonesia, and Senegal are to be welcome, it was announced.

  • Tuesday, May 3rd 2022 - 09:42 UTC

    Brazil in the crossfire of the Falklands/Malvinas war

    The Brazilian report point to Galtieri, who managed a huge rally in Plaza de Mayo, “making people believe they could defeat the world's third strongest military power”

    Brazil apparently was quite active during the Falklands War, and mounted a network to “search and collect information” on its neighbor (and historic competitor) Argentina, keeping a close eye on the military actions in the South Atlantic, and potential allies of the military Junta.

  • Tuesday, May 3rd 2022 - 09:34 UTC

    Sheffield honors

    A Sea King hovering off HMS Sheffield's stern during rescue operations to save the crew of the ship

    The city of Sheffield has come together to mark the 40th Anniversary of HMS Sheffield's sinking during the Falklands conflict. HMS Sheffield was struck by an Argentine missile on 4 May 1982 before sinking six days later on 10 May.

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