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Stories for November 19th 2023

  • Sunday, November 19th 2023 - 15:14 UTC

    Uruguay: pre-candidates for presidency announced

    Delgado will resign his post but guide his successor as presidential secretary

    Uruguay's Presidential Secretary Álvaro Delgado of the ruling Multicolor coalition and specifically from within the Aire Fresco movement of the Nationalist Party (White), announced Saturday that he would be resigning his job to focus on his bid to become the next head of state of a country where back-to-back reelection is not allowed.

  • Sunday, November 19th 2023 - 14:13 UTC

    Taylor fan dies in Rio's scorching heat

    Swift was devastated by what happened

    A 23-year-old fan of US pop music star Taylor Swift died Friday night of a heart attack amid Rio de Janeiro's historic heat wave that is already casting doubts on next Tuesday's World Cup football playoffs clash between Brazil and Lionel Messi's reigning world champions Argentina at the iconic Maracana Stadium.

  • Sunday, November 19th 2023 - 01:45 UTC

    International Expedition ‘Ultramar Sur’ Prepares for Unprecedented Dive on ‘Nazi’ Submarine’

     Maria Bollerup and Rannvá  Jørmundsson, two of the worlds leading technical divers will be part of the Expedition dive team. Both are members of The Explorers Club.

    By MercoPress Staff - In 2022, global mainstream news outlets highlighted the detection of a presumed German U-boat in Argentine waters. The unregistered wreck, spanning 80 meters in length and 10 meters in width, has lain undisturbed for over 75 years. Earlier this year, the discovery story regained attention when, after 8 months of inquiries, the German embassy in Buenos Aires disclaimed German ownership. This declaration granted the finders the freedom to dive and explore their mysterious find.