People in South Korea woke up on Wednesday legally younger than they had been on Tuesday, and in many cases. The mass de-aging was down to a new law coming into effect, which scrapped a traditional age counting system, leaving South Koreans using the international standard method.
A 2,000 year old fresco depicting what might be a predecessor of the classical Italian Pizza has been found in the ruins of the city of Pompeii. Archeologists assume that the flat bread portrayed in the fresco, next to a wine goblet, may have been eaten with fruits such as pomegranate or dates, or dressed with species, pistachio and a type of pesto sauce.
Argentina has announced it will finance 130 million Pesos (some US$ 250,000 at the current free market exchange rate) for Project EAAF 2023 which refers to Phase 3 of the Humanitarian Project for the identification of fallen combatants buried in the Falkland Islands.
The Airbus A400M Atlas has taken over the lead of the RAF's tactical airlift of troops and equipment following the decommissioning of the Hercules C-130.
According to a survey released Tuesday by Global Forest Watch (GFW), a forest monitoring platform developed by the University of Maryland, Brazil has lost 1.8 million hectares of primary rainforests, mostly in the Amazon, a 15% increase between 2021 and 2022, thus topping the list of nations in such a situation, followed by the Republic of Congo, Bolivia, Indonesia, and Peru.
According to a study published on Wednesday by the Institute for Economics and Peace, Colombia and Venezuela have been considered the “least peaceful” countries in Latin America due to socio-political conflicts and internal violence.
Case rapporteur Benedito Gonçalves Tuesday voted in favor of convicting former President Jair Bolsonaro in the Superior Electoral Court (TSE) trial for abuse of political power and undue use of the media, Agencia Brasil reported.
Uruguayan authorities Tuesday decided that, effective July 3, schooling nationwide will be online for the next two weeks before winter break, due to the increase of respiratory infections in the general population and especially in children, it was reported in Montevideo.
Brazil's Federal Public Ministry (MPF) has filed a public civil action requesting the cancellation of the three broadcasting licenses granted to the Jovem Pan group due to the alleged station's alignment with the disinformation campaign, Agencia Brasil reported. According to the MPF, some of Jovem Pan's content undermined the democratic regime.
During the Google for Brazil event in São Paulo, the company Tuesday launched an initiative against misinformation while adding sustainability to the work of reporters and their professional training.