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Stories for June 24th 2023

  • Saturday, June 24th 2023 - 10:58 UTC

    Presidential elections: Argentina's ruling party lines up behind Massa

    Unión por la Patria will join forces behind the economy minister with inflation above 100%

    Mighty Economy Minister Sergio Massa will be a presidential candidate in Argentina's upcoming mandatory, open, and simultaneous primary (PASO) elections on behalf of the ruling Unión por la Patria (UP) front, with Cabinet Chief Agustín Rossi as his running mate, it was announced Friday in Buenos Aires.

  • Saturday, June 24th 2023 - 10:53 UTC

    Paraná Waterway: Brazil, Uruguay and Bolivia back Paraguay

    Argentina's toll was found to be “notoriously excessive” and detrimental to many of the country's interests

    Brazil, Uruguay, and Bolivia Friday supported Paraguay's stance regarding Argentina's decision to charge tolls to barges sailing through the “Port of Santa Fe-Confluencia” section of the Parana River, it was reported in Buenos Aires after a new meeting of the Commission of the Paraguay-Parana Waterway Agreement.

  • Saturday, June 24th 2023 - 10:49 UTC

    Former death flights aircraft back in Argentine territory

    The former Argentine Coast Guard aircraft is already in Argentine territory. Her last flight will be to Buenos Aires on Monday

    The British-built Shorts Skyvan PA-51 used by Argentina's military dictatorship to throw three Mothers of Plaza de Mayo and two French nuns alive into the sea in one of the so-called “death flights” in 1977 landed Friday at Tucumán and is expected in Buenos Aires by Monday to be added to a museum.

  • Saturday, June 24th 2023 - 10:43 UTC

    Lula insists on addressing inequality

    If we do not address inequality, people may have a better climate, but will continue to die of hunger, Lula warned

    Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva Friday insisted in Paris on the advantages of using a common currency for foreign trade operations and underlined once again that the European Union's demands for the Mercosur agreement were a “threat.”

  • Saturday, June 24th 2023 - 10:41 UTC

    OAS wants dialogue in Nicaragua

    The OAS insisted on abiding by “the principle of non-intervention”

    The Organization of American States (OAS) asked its 35 members to do their utmost to keep bridges open with the Nicaraguan government to have all political prisoners released and reach an end to human rights violations while allowing international organizations to enter its territory, it was reported in Washington DC.

  • Saturday, June 24th 2023 - 10:30 UTC

    ARA Patagonia undergoes successful overhauling

    The Patagonia can carry large amounts of fuel and supplies

    Argentina has completed the overhauling of the ARA Patagonia logistics ship after five months' work at the Arsenal Naval Puerto Belgrano (ARPB) docks, Zona Militar reported.