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Stories for April 15th 2023

  • Saturday, April 15th 2023 - 10:05 UTC

    Argentina: Inflation in March reaches 7.7%

    The average inflation was 7.7% but lettuce went up 58.5%

    Inflation for the month of March was reported to have reached 7.7% for a 104.3% interannual and 21.7% in the first quarter of 2023, the National Institute of Statistics and Censuses (Indec) said Friday. In February, the Consumer Price Index (CPI) rose by 6.6%.

  • Saturday, April 15th 2023 - 09:09 UTC

    China to open new opportunities for Brazil, Xi tells Lula

    “We count on China in our fight to preserve planet Earth,” Lula said about his environmental goals

    Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula Da Silva was offered a grand welcome by his Chinese colleague Xi Jinping as both leaders set out the guidelines for a partnership that will undoubtedly play a role in world events. China “will open new opportunities for Brazil,” Xi said.

  • Saturday, April 15th 2023 - 08:33 UTC

    Brazil: Bolsonaro's disenfranchisement requested

    Bolsonaro is believed to have committed “abuse of power” when he summoned the foreign diplomatic corps to warn them of an alleged glitch with the electronic ballot boxes

    Brazil's Electoral Public Prosecutor's Office requested the disenfranchisement of former President Jair Bolsonaro, it was reported. The former head of state has been charged with “abuse of power” for casting doubts about the legitimacy of the electoral system and the electronic ballot boxes in use since 1996.

  • Saturday, April 15th 2023 - 08:20 UTC

    Japanese PM unharmed as bomb goes off during an event

    Kishida was not harmed in the incident

    Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida was reported to be unharmed and in good shape after being evacuated from an event in western Japan when an explosion was heard, according to local media.

  • Saturday, April 15th 2023 - 08:12 UTC

    US Deputy Secretary of State meets with Argentine FM in BA

    “Together, Argentina and the United States can help provide fuel and food to the world,” Sherman said

    Argentine Foreign Minister and US Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman met Friday in Buenos Aires to further discuss a bilateral agenda set out during the March 29 summit at the White House between Presidents Joseph Biden and Alberto Fernández.

  • Saturday, April 15th 2023 - 07:37 UTC

    Chile: 40-hour working week signed into law

    Boric said it was a “historic” day because “for many years the project was considered impossible”

    Chilean President Gabriel Boric Font Friday signed into law the bill creating the 40-hour working week, one of his campaign promises .“We are taking a step forward for the welfare of working men and women”, said Boric during a promulgation ceremony at the Parque de la Familia, in Santiago.