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Stories for March 6th 2023

  • Monday, March 6th 2023 - 09:55 UTC

    Massa announces “wine dollar” for Argentine producers

    “We must have more Argentine wine in the world,” Massa said.

    The Government of Argentina announced during the weekend the creation of yet another foreign currency exchange rate; one to be applied particularly to wine exports, effective next month.

  • Monday, March 6th 2023 - 09:30 UTC

    Trump announces his new presidential bid will be “the last battle”

    Trump also pledged to “prevent, very easily, World War III; and you're going to have World War III if something doesn't happen fast”

    Former US President Donald Trump said during his speech Saturday at the Conservative Political Action Committee (CPAC) gathering in Maryland that “this is the final battle,” in his first major public appearance since leaving the White House.

  • Monday, March 6th 2023 - 09:22 UTC

    Former Ecuadorian President faces bribery charges

    Pre-trial detention is not allowed for people over 65 years of age, hence Moreno will only need to appear before Ecuadorian authorities bimonthly since he lives in Paraguay

    Former Ecuadorian President Lenín Moreno and 36 other people have been indicted Sunday in connection with a possible case of corruption involving the construction of a hydroelectric plant by the Chinese company Sinohydro at a cost of US$ 2.245bn. Moreno attended his arraignment audience virtually, it was reported.

  • Monday, March 6th 2023 - 07:24 UTC

    Oceans Conference in Panama results in 341 commitments

    Panama's Foreign Minister Janaina Tewaney gave the closing speech after the two-day conference (Pic AFP)

    Attendees at the Oceans Conference in Panama agreed on 341 commitments to protect the world's seas from an environmental viewpoint. The new steps to look after the marine ecosystem, and combat pollution, illegal fishing, and other threats will include disbursements of around US$ 19.7 billion.

  • Monday, March 6th 2023 - 07:11 UTC

    “My mission is not over,” Bolsonaro tells conservatives at “Trumpfest” event

    “I had much more support in 2022 than in 2018. I don't know why the numbers showed the opposite,” Bolsonaro said before a large conservative audience

    Former Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, who has been nicknamed “The Trump of the Tropics,” got a rock star reception when he made his political rentrée Saturday evening at a US Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in which most Republican contenders for next year's elections were testing the waters, particularly former President Donald Trump.