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Stories for November 17th 2023

  • Friday, November 17th 2023 - 10:10 UTC

    South Atlantic sovereignty a great challenge ahead, says Massa

    Massa spoke of “the new challenge of these times in terms of sovereignty” during the launch of the new Antarctic campaign

    During his participation Wednesday at the ceremony marking the commencement of the 2023-2024 Antarctic campaign, Economy Minister and presidential candidate Sergio Massa praised the role he envisions for the Armed Forces “in the defense of Argentine sovereignty” which constitutes a big challenge for the years to come from a “bicontinental” viewpoint.

  • Friday, November 17th 2023 - 10:10 UTC

    Massa picks high school students for final campaign message

    The candidate of the ruling party outlined to the students “the damage of the other proposals.”

    Argentina's Economy Minister Sergio Massa of Unión por la Patria (UxP) chose a top public high school in Buenos Aires for his final campaign appearance, telling teenage students that his “greatest dream, the greatest utopia, is to defend equality of opportunity,” which would come from equal and free access to a first-rate education such as the Escuela Superior de Comercio Carlos Pellegrini is known for.

  • Friday, November 17th 2023 - 10:06 UTC

    Córdoba streets filled with Milei supporters

    “We will go to hell itself” if Massa wins, Milei said.

    Libertarian Congressman Javier Milei closed his presidential campaign in Córdoba on Thursday ahead of Sunday's runoff with Economy Minister Sergio Massa: “Let's not let fear win over hope,” Milei told scores of supporters who filled the streets of the country's second-most populous city. The remaining opposition candidate insisted that Sunday's contest was “the most important election in the last 100 years.”

  • Friday, November 17th 2023 - 10:04 UTC

    Chilean president separates from his romantic partner

    “I will continue to be 100% dedicated to the task of governing this beautiful country,” Boric said

    Chile's Gabriel Boric Font announced Thursday that he was ending his romantic partnership with former first lady Irina Karamanos, who kept her campaign promise to dissolve such a post.

  • Friday, November 17th 2023 - 09:01 UTC

    Sánchez re-elected Prime Minister of Spain

    “The process that has brought us to this day and this moment has not been easy,” Sánchez reckoned

    Spain's parliament on Thursday re-elected Socialist Pedro Sánchez as prime minister by 179 votes to 171, it was reported in Madrid. “I declare the confidence of the Congress in Mr. Pedro Sánchez,” announced the speaker, Francina Armengol.

  • Friday, November 17th 2023 - 07:12 UTC

    Young Falkland Islanders attend international Youth Summit

    Falklands delegation (L to R), Deputy Representative, Michael Betts, Craig Lewis, Fatima Uqaili. Benjamin Bahamonde Wastavino and Member of the Islands' Legislative Assembly, MLA Teslyn Barkman

    Three young Falkland Islanders have attended the inaugural UK Overseas Territories Association (UKOTA) Youth Summit at the Houses of Parliament in London hosted by the Speaker of the House of Commons, The Rt. Hon Lindsay Hoyle MP.

  • Friday, November 17th 2023 - 06:52 UTC

    Falkland Islands King's Certificate and Badge of Honor

    The Falkland Islands Acting Governor Dave Morgan (during the absence of Alison Blake GMC currently in London for the Joint Ministerial Council), and acting on the advice of the Falklands Executive Council, is pleased to announce the 2023 Award of the King’s Certificate and Badge of Honor to: