According to Uruguay's National Statistics Institute (INE), the number of people under the poverty line reached 9.9% of the population in 2022, an improvement from 2021's 10.6%, it was reported in Montevideo.Add your comment!
Humza Yousaf, identified as the continuity candidate has been elected to succeed Nicola Sturgeon as Scotland's National Party, SNP leader and Scotland's next first minister. He was widely seen as being the preferred candidate of the SNP establishment, including outgoing Ms Sturgeon herself.Add your comment!
Argentina’s soybean imports are expected to more than double this season due to the devastating impacts of the historic drought on the country’s 2022/23 harvest, the country’s Rosario grains exchange said in a report.Add your comment!
By Gwynne Dyer – Xi Jinping was confirmed in a third term as president of China at the National People’s Congress this month, and not one of the 3,000 delegates voted against him. Why would they? Everything is perfect in the People’s Republic of Oz, and the chief Wizard doesn’t even need to hide behind a curtain.Add your comment!
Amnesty International (AI) said excessive force was used by Venezuelan law enforcement agencies against protests demanding social and economic rights. The organization also highlighted these demonstrations were being deterred with repressive measures.Add your comment!
Experts from all over the world convened in Santiago, Chile, Monday for the opening day of a United Nations (UN) week of adaptation to climate change to address impacts and challenges, it was reported.Add your comment!
At least 7 people died and 46 others were reported missing after a landslide in Ecuador, where authorities had earlier spoken of 16 fatalities but had to review their statements. Another 23 people were also injured in Sunday evening's landslide in Alausi, in the province of Chimborazo, some 300 km south of Quito.Add your comment!
King Charles will make his first foreign visit as monarch on Wednesday, when he and the Queen Consort, Camilla, travel to Germany for a three day visit.. Charles will be the first post-war foreign head of state to receive a ceremonial welcome with full military honors at Berlin’s Brandenburg Gate, and the first British monarch to address Germany’s federal parliament, the Bundestag.Add your comment!
The banking turmoil, and fears, seems to be easing as assets and loans of collapsed California Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) are being bought by rival First Citizens BancShares.Add your comment!
A 28-year-old woman entered the Covenant School in Nashville, Tennessee, wielding two rifles and a handgun and opened fire, killing three children and three adults in what turned out to be the 129th mass shooting in the United States since the beginning of the year. The attacker was also confirmed dead after the incident.Add your comment!