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Stories for June 12th 2023

  • Monday, June 12th 2023 - 11:02 UTC

    Former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi succumbs to leukemia

    As news of Berlusconi's passing spreads across Italy and the world, tributes and condolences pour in from political figures, supporters, and opponents alike.

    Silvio Berlusconi, the flamboyant former Prime Minister of Italy, has passed away at the San Raffaele Hospital in Milan after battling leukemia for an extended period, as reported by Italian media today.

  • Monday, June 12th 2023 - 10:33 UTC

    Uruguayan President off to NYC to collect accolade

    The president cannot leave the country for more than 48 hours without the Senate's consent

    President Luis Lacalle Pou left Sunday for the United States to receive the Gold Insigne Award, given by the Americas Society Forum in New York.

  • Monday, June 12th 2023 - 10:25 UTC

    Provincial elections in Argentina: ruling FdT wins only 1 province out of 4

    Alfredo Cornejo (Mendoza), Osvaldo Jaldo (Tucumán), Claudio Poggi (San Luis).

    The opposition Together for Change (Juntos por el Cambio - JxC) celebrated three victories in provincial elections in Argentina on Sunday: Governor Gustavo Valdés of the UCR (a JxC member) celebrated in Corrientes, former Governor Alfredo Cornejo won the open primaries in Mendoza and looks poised to returning to the provincial helm later this year but in San Luis, former Governor Claudio Poggi shocked Governor Alberto Rodríguez Saa's candidate Jorge Fernández. On the other hand, the Peronist Frente de Todos (FdT) of President Alberto Fernández won by a landslide in Tucumán. Lieutenant Governor Osvaldo Jaldo became Governor-elect.

  • Monday, June 12th 2023 - 10:23 UTC

    Honduras wants to join BRICS bank

    President Xiomara Castro formally made the request during a meeting with Dilma Rousseff

    During her six-day visit to China, Honduran President Xiomara Castro formally asked BRICS' New Development Bank (NBD) Chairwoman Dilma Rousseff for the Central American country to join the entity, it was reported in Shanghai. A technical delegation of the Honduran government will travel in the coming days to initiate the process.

  • Monday, June 12th 2023 - 01:42 UTC

    Uruguay edge Italy for U-20 World Cup football title in Argentina

    Luciano Rodríguez capitalized on a faulty clearance to make it 1-0 with little time left for unambitious Italy to come back

    Uruguayan U-20's 'Celeste' is the new World Champion of the world. Luciano Rodríguez headed home a small box mix-up four minutes from the end to give the South American team their first Under-20 football World Cup title with a 1-0 victory over Italy in La Plata, Argentina.