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Stories for June 9th 2023

  • Friday, June 9th 2023 - 21:07 UTC

    Pascoe's third volume of “Falklands Saga,” covering 1852/1982

    Pascoe traces the gradual growth of the Malvinas lobby until the claim became Argentine government policy with the arrival of General Peron.

    The third volume of Graham Pascoe’s Falklands Saga has been published: it is as substantial as his two earlier volumes – 730 pages – and covers the period 1852 to 1982.

  • Friday, June 9th 2023 - 19:36 UTC

    Only 40% of Falklands wool clip, mainly finer wool, has been sold

    A storage with some of the remaining 1,800 bales of wool, waiting to be sold in a “buyers market”

    Falklands Landholdings General Manager John Ferguson confirmed 835 bales have been sold so far from this year’s FLH wool clip but there are still 1,800 bales of wool left to sell.

  • Friday, June 9th 2023 - 11:25 UTC

    ICC Prosecutor Khan welcomed in Caracas for the third time

    International Criminal Court Prosecutor visits Venezuela for the third time

    Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro Thursday welcomed International Criminal Court (ICC) Prosecutor Karim Khan for the third time in his country, during a meeting at the Miraflores Palace, it was reported in Caracas. Khan previously met with Executive Vice-President Delcy Rodríguez and with Attorney General Tarek William Saab.

  • Friday, June 9th 2023 - 11:21 UTC

    WSJ says China plans to install spying base in Cuba

    National Security Council Spokesman John Kirby said the report was inaccurate

    According to The Wall Street Journal (WSJ), the governments of China and Cuba signed an agreement whereby the Asian nation will install a spy base on the Caribbean island to intercept communications of all kinds in the United States.

  • Friday, June 9th 2023 - 11:18 UTC

    Biden, Sunak sign “Atlantic Declaration” to address new technologies

    It is a new economic alliance for a new era, Sunak explained at a joint press conference

    US President Joseph Biden and UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak Thursday renewed the economic alliance between the two countries by adapting it to the current world's transformations such as artificial intelligence (AI) and the climate crisis by signing the so-called Atlantic Declaration. Both leaders met at the White House to also discuss the war in Ukraine and the global economy.

  • Friday, June 9th 2023 - 11:15 UTC

    US$ 4 bn investment on green hydrogen launched in Uruguay

    Uruguay is at the forefront of countries in this type of production, Stipanicic said

    Uruguayan President Luis Lacalle Pou Thursday announced that US$ 2 billion will be invested in the construction of a green hydrogen plant in Paysandú. The work to begin this year will employ between 1,500 and 3,200 jobs and the plant itself will offer some 300 permanent jobs. Another US$ 2 billion will be invested in renewable energy projects.

  • Friday, June 9th 2023 - 11:08 UTC

    Onset of “El Niño” announced

    The effects of El Niño are to be felt globally, it was explained

    The US Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) announced Thursday the onset of “El Niño,” a weather phenomenon characterized by a warming of the surface of the equatorial eastern Pacific Ocean that occurs every 2 to 7 years, which can increase the risk of heavy rains and droughts in some parts of the world and lead to record temperatures.

  • Friday, June 9th 2023 - 10:57 UTC

    Brazil: Tourists banned from Espirito Santo islands due to bird flu

    Brazil remains free from avian influenza before the World Organization for Animal Health because there is no record in commercial production

    Authorities in the Brazilian southeastern State of Espirito Santo Thursday decided to ban all tourists from the islands of Vitória after confirming 20 outbreaks of the highly pathogenic avian influenza, Agencia Brasil reported.