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Stories for September 11th 2023

  • Monday, September 11th 2023 - 10:58 UTC

    Milei aide: Rights of Falklanders would be respected under a Libertarian gov't

    Argentina needs to become a normal country. Mondino said

    The rights of the Falkland Islanders would be respected should Javier Milei become Argentina's next president, Economist Diana Mondino, reportedly the candidate's pick for the Foreign Ministry, told The Telegraph in an article published during the weekend.

  • Monday, September 11th 2023 - 10:46 UTC

    Argentine president suggests Celac joins G20

    The IMF clung to its dogmas and was incapable of finding new solutions, Fernández stressed

    Argentine President Alberto Fernández suggested before the G20 Summit in New Delhi that the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (Celac) should join the forum of the world's leading economies, just as the African Union was accepted into the group this year.

  • Monday, September 11th 2023 - 10:43 UTC

    Maduro wants China to help Venezuela join BRICS

    Maduro's agenda in China has not been disclosed but he is expected to meet Xi Jinping sometime during his 6-day visit

    Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro told Chinese media during the weekend that he wanted the South American country to join the BRICS bloc (Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa) as a way to consolidate ties between the Asian giant and Latin America and the Caribbean, it was reported in Beijing. Venezuela has already expressed its interest in joining BRICS formally.

  • Monday, September 11th 2023 - 10:40 UTC

    Chile: AMLO joins Boric in remembering Allende

    Allende “was a humanist, a good man, a victim of scoundrels,” the Mexican President said

    Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) said Sunday in Santiago that he admired late Chilean President Salvador Allende, who was “a victim of scoundrels.” The visiting leader made those remarks on the eve of the 50th anniversary of the military coup d'état by General Augusto Pinochet Ugarte, which overthrew the Socialist head of state and started a 17-year dictatorship.

  • Monday, September 11th 2023 - 10:35 UTC

    Argentina: Former presidential advisor accused of sexual abuse against minor

    Aracre served as chief advisor to President Fernández for less than 3 months this year but now supports opposition candidate Patricia Bullrich

    Former presidential advisor Antonio Aracre, who was once rumored to have been singled out by Alberto Fernández to replace Sergio Massa as Economy Minister and has now switched politically to the ranks of opposition Juntos por el Cambio's (JxC) Patricia Bullrich, was denounced for sexual abuse against a 17-year-old minor, it was reported Sunday in Buenos Aires.

  • Monday, September 11th 2023 - 10:30 UTC

    Lula receives G20 rotating presidency as New Delhi Summit ends

    Lula said Putin would be invited to the Rio de Janeiro G20 summit next year

    Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva Sunday assumed in New Delhi the rotating presidency of the G20 from Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, although his term will begin officially on Dec. 1.

  • Monday, September 11th 2023 - 10:27 UTC

    Paraguay wants its money back from the COVAX mechanism

    COVAX was “a total failure,” Barán said

    Paraguay's Health Minister María Teresa Barán criticized the World Health Organization's (WHO) COVAX mechanism for distributing vaccines against Covid-19 worldwide and refused to accept the next batch from the global agency.