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Stories for June 4th 2022

  • Saturday, June 4th 2022 - 10:30 UTC

    Argentina: Alberto and Cristina make joint appearance again

    CFK suggested the President “take care of the dollars” and avoid an “import festival.”

    Argentine President Alberto Fernández and Vice-President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner (CFK) spoke to each other once again Friday during the celebration of the state-run oil company YPF's 100th anniversary.

  • Saturday, June 4th 2022 - 09:59 UTC

    Colombia: Five arrested in Pecci's murder probe

    Barbosa explained the arrests were made in two operations

    Colombian authorities have arrested five people in the city of Medellín, presumably linked to the murder of Paraguayan Prosecutor Marcelo Pecci while he was honeymooning at an exclusive Caribbean beach resort in Cartagena de Indias, Attorney General Francisco Barbosa announced Friday.

  • Saturday, June 4th 2022 - 09:55 UTC

    Uruguay rounds-up successful appearance at leading MICE fair

    Uruguay's swift handling of the COVID-19 crisis has positioned the country as one of the safest destinations worldwide, Monzegliio explained

    Uruguay's appearance at the leading IMEX fair in Frankfurt yielded “a very positive balance,” according to tourism officials who represented the country at the global event, which is focused on the MICE (Meetings, Incentives, Congresses and Exhibitions) sector.

  • Saturday, June 4th 2022 - 09:53 UTC

    Peru: audio of Congress Speaker Alva planning Castillo's sacking goes viral

    Alva said she was merely reviewing a Constitutional provision and not planning to overthrow the head of state

    Peruvian Congress Speaker Maria del Carmen Alva has been recorded last year granting President Pedro Castillo was going to be impeached out of office. These audios went viral Friday on social media.

  • Saturday, June 4th 2022 - 09:39 UTC

    Queen Elizabeth II: 15 things you need to know

    She is believed to be the only British monarch in history properly trained to change a spark plug.

    How much do you know about Britain's longest-reigning monarch? Queen Elizabeth II was 27 years old and 16 months into her role as sovereign when her coronation took place on 2 June 1953 in the historic surroundings of Westminster Abbey – an event that was celebrated with street parties across the country.

  • Saturday, June 4th 2022 - 09:03 UTC

    No more Turkey – it is now “Türkiye”

    It is still unclear whether the name, with a letter that does not exist in the English alphabet, will become widely popular abroad.

    The country is known as “Turkey” has conveyed to the United Nations its decision to change its name to “Türkiye.” In other words, the idea is that the local-language version of the country's name is used worldwide, instead of translations.

  • Saturday, June 4th 2022 - 08:12 UTC

    Uruguay's inflation above target but exports hit new records

    China remained the main destination for Uruguayan sales abroad

    Year-on-year inflation in Uruguay in the month of May of 2022 has been reported to still be nearly 35% above the target range set by the government of President Luis Lacalle Pou, while exports amounted to US$ 1.5 billion, which set a record high.

  • Saturday, June 4th 2022 - 01:16 UTC

    Boric banned from reelection even if new Chilean Constitution is approved

    Boric said banning him from immediate reelection under the proposed Constitution was the right thing to do

    Chile's Constituent Assembly Thursday overwhelmingly approved a provision to ban incumbent President Gabriel Boric Font from running for reelection in 2026 should the new Fundamental Law be approved in September's referendum.