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Stories for October 13th 2022

  • Thursday, October 13th 2022 - 21:30 UTC

    Macri reminds he has not signed up for next year's Argentine primaries

    “Macri does candidate things,” Rodríguez Larreta argued

    Former Argentine President Mauricio Macri Thursday said in a radio interview that he would not be a candidate in the 2023 elections, despite all signs pointing in that direction after the announcement of his new book to be released on Oct. 18.

  • Thursday, October 13th 2022 - 21:07 UTC

    Uruguayan Economy minister highlights the importance of climate actions

    There will come a time when international trade will penalize countries that do not sustainably produce their goods and services, Arbeleche warned

    During her appearance in Washington DC at the Center for Global Development (CGD), Uruguay's Economy Minister Azucena Arbeleche Thursday highlighted the importance of inclusive and sustainable growth.

  • Thursday, October 13th 2022 - 21:01 UTC

    Brazil's oil and gas output reaches 3.967 mn bpds

    The State of Rio de Janeiro accounted for around 84% of the country's production

    Brazil's oil and natural gas production in the month of August of 2022 reached 3.967 million barrels per day (bpd), the National Agency of Petroleum, Natural Gas and Biofuels (ANP) reported Thursday in the Dynamic Panel of Oil and Natural Gas Production.

  • Thursday, October 13th 2022 - 20:57 UTC

    IMF Chief praises Argentine gov't

    “Our commitment is with the people of Argentina,” Georgieva insisted

    International Monetary Fund Managing Director Thursday praised the commitment of Argentine President Alberto Fernández's administration to comply with the debt-repayment program agreed upon.

  • Thursday, October 13th 2022 - 10:24 UTC

    Falklands new port suspension: resuscitating packages required for FIPASS functioning

    Skyrocketing costs of the new port project ballooned from an original £50-70m, to the most recent of almost £160 million

    Following the recent Falkland Islands' Executive Council decision not to proceed with the new port facility construction as tendered by BAM, Members of the Legislative Assembly are committed to ensuring that the facilities at the current FIPASS port terminal continue to function while options in respect of the future operational requirements for the facilities at the location are examined.

  • Thursday, October 13th 2022 - 10:18 UTC

    Chile ups TPM to curb inflation

    Chile's Central Bank Wednesday announced an increase of 50 basis points to the Monetary Policy Rate (TPM) which has been now set at 11.25% in a unanimous decision by the Board aimed at tackling inflation.

  • Thursday, October 13th 2022 - 09:56 UTC

    IDB grants Argentine US$ 700 mn loan

    “This disbursement helps to strengthen Argentine reserves,” Massa said

    Argentina is to receive US$ 700 million to increase the Central Bank's reserves after the IDB Board of Directors agreed Wednesday to a Special Development Financing (SDL) package in light of Superminister Sergio Massa's presence in Washington DC for the annual meeting of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank.

  • Thursday, October 13th 2022 - 09:38 UTC

    Argentina: Pichetto to make presidential bid in 2023

    Pichetto proposed a tax and labor reform that benefits the poor and favors formal employment over government handouts.

    Argentina's comptroller and former Vice-Presidential candidate Miguel Ángel Pichetto Wednesday launched his 2023 bid for Casa Rosada on behalf of “Encuentro Republicano Federal,” the Peronist leg to enter the primaries within the Together for Chance (Juntos por el Cambio - JxC) opposition alliance.

  • Thursday, October 13th 2022 - 09:27 UTC

    British World War Two dog's medal fetches record-breaking £140,000 at auction

    Rob was volunteered as a war dog by his family in 1942 and was the first dog to serve with the Special Air Service Regiment

    A medal received by a dog who served in the Second World War has broken a world record – more than six times over – by being sold for £140,000 at auction. Included with Rob the war dog's Dickin Medal and his RSPCA Red Collar for Valour were a painted portrait, photographs, a certificate, manuscripts, books and letters.

  • Thursday, October 13th 2022 - 09:04 UTC

    First patient with monkeypox dies in São Paulo

    The victim was aged 26 and had various comorbidities

    São Paulo's State Health Secretariat Wednesday confirmed the first death statewide of a patient suffering from monkeypox. The patient was a 26-year- old local male resident in South America's largest city, Agencia Brasil reported.

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