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Stories for June 13th 2023

  • Tuesday, June 13th 2023 - 11:12 UTC

    It's official: Tierra del Fuego planning a multipurpose port in Rio Grande

    Shaanxi Chemical Industry and Tierra del Fuego Peronist governor Gustavo Melella in August last year signed an MoU which has been kept mostly secret

    Argentina's general elections next October are focusing mainly on inflation (150% this year, cost of living and food prices), plus security and street violence, but for those a bit better off and with time to think a semi-hidden issue, plus the overall influence of China in the country.

  • Tuesday, June 13th 2023 - 10:58 UTC

    WaPo: US pushing for 6 new UN Security Council permanent members

    African countries insist they were under colonial domination when the UN was established

    According to The Washington Post, the United States is developing a proposal to add six permanent members to the UN Security Council who would nonetheless not have veto rights. “The evolving US proposal, which is expected to include the addition of up to six permanent seats to the Council without granting those nations veto power, ” the WaPo reported on Monday.

  • Tuesday, June 13th 2023 - 10:45 UTC

    Spain exhuming Civil War remains and returning them to their families towns

    The law, one of the first to be passed by Socialist PM Pedro Sánchez, aims to make reparations to the families of Franco's victims and modernize the narrative

    A team of experts in Spain has begun work to exhume the bodies of more than 100 civil war victims from a huge basilica complex near Madrid, where dictator Francisco Franco once lay.

  • Tuesday, June 13th 2023 - 10:30 UTC

    “Dead” woman knocks on her coffin in Ecuador

    Retired nurse Bella Montoya is under intubation and with little hope of surviving, her relatives told reporters

    An Ecuadorian woman who was not quite dead knocked on her coffin during her wake in the central city of Babahoyo, about 200 km southwest of Quito last Friday, it was reported Monday in the South American country. The 76-year-old patient's “resurrection” has prompted a government investigation.

  • Tuesday, June 13th 2023 - 10:25 UTC

    Chile launches Feminist Foreign Policy plan

    The Feminist Foreign Policy Plan “is a paradigm under construction, which will necessarily be updated,” van Klaveren said

    Chile Monday became the first South American country to implement a “Feminist Foreign Policy,” it was reported in Santiago. The Feminist Foreign Policy Plan (PEF) seeks to establish gender equality as a guiding principle in the Foreign Ministry, it was explained.

  • Tuesday, June 13th 2023 - 10:25 UTC

    Italy mourns Il Cavaliere Berlusconi, the end of an era in Italy

    Berlusconi had an outsized impact on Italian society and politics, and was the subject of highly complex civil and criminal investigations.

    The passing of Il Cavaliere, Silvio Berlusconi, is the end of an era for Italy. For the past fifty years, his shadow has loomed large over parliament, the media, football and the man on the street.

  • Tuesday, June 13th 2023 - 10:19 UTC

    Uruguayan World Champs get the hero's welcome

    Legendary striker Luis Suárez (in a red jersey) hopped on the bus to take pictures with the players

    Uruguay's U-20 World Cup-winning national team was given a hero's welcome in Montevideo on Monday as the public poured into the streets to cheer their bus as it made its way through the South American country's capital along the Rambla, along Avenida 18 de Julio, on its way to the Centenario stadium.

  • Tuesday, June 13th 2023 - 10:14 UTC

    Study shows Brazilians eat fewer proteins

    Brazilians have the intention to consume, but there is the impediment of high prices today, the director of the platform carrying out the survey explained

    Brazilians have reduced their intake of red meat protein, according to a study published Monday by Agencia Brasil. Even sausages and hot dogs have lost importance on the consumer's table, it was reported.

  • Tuesday, June 13th 2023 - 08:16 UTC

    UAE Minister has busy day in Buenos Aires

    Minister Reem Al Hashimy met first with Foreign Minister Santiago Cafiero and then with Vice President CFK

    Argentine Foreign Minister Santiago Cafiero Monday welcomed United Arab Emirates Minister of State for International Cooperation Reem Al Hashimy to deepen bilateral ties and open new exchange channels between both countries, it was reported by the Palacio San Martín.

  • Tuesday, June 13th 2023 - 02:39 UTC

    Falklands farms will try to finish cattle with feed imported from Uruguay

     A trial has begun at Walker Creek involving finishing cattle with feed imported from Uruguay.

    In his report for the FLH (Falklands Land Holdings) board meeting on June 7, General Manager John Ferguson predicted that, by the end of the financial year on 30 June, FLH will have sent 20,792 sheep and 118 cattle to FIMCo in 2022/23.

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