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Stories for 2023

  • Tuesday, December 12th 2023 - 10:59 UTC

    Macri favors Mercosur single currency

    Dollarization has not been too good for Ecuador, Macri argued. A Mercosur currency would be better

    Former Argentine President Mauricio Macri said in Brazil he supported the idea of a single currency for all Mercosur countries because if the bloc was “serious” it needed “the same rules and the same currency, like the eurozone.”

  • Tuesday, December 12th 2023 - 10:53 UTC

    Man arrested for throwing bottle at Milei

    Milei was unharmed in the incident but a member of his guard was hit by the object

    Buenos Aires Federal Judge Ariel Lijo issued a warrant for the arrest of a man suspected of having thrown a bottle at President Javier Milei as his motorcade in a convertible car was heading from Congress to Casa Rosada midway through the inauguration. The object ended up hurting one of the guards, it was reported.

  • Tuesday, December 12th 2023 - 10:51 UTC

    More than 320 cases of equine encephalomyelitis detected in 7 Argentine provinces

    Vaccines are available, Senasa said

    Argentine health authorities have confirmed the detection of over 320 cases of equine encephalomyelitis, a malady that is transmitted through mosquito bites and is spreading rapidly nationwide and also onto neighboring Uruguay.

  • Tuesday, December 12th 2023 - 10:44 UTC

    UK and Chile signed a five year Antarctica Cooperation Agreement

    The Letter of Intent ensures closer co-operation

    Foreign Office minister for the Americas, the Caribbean, and British Overseas Territories, David Rutley, has been quite busy in his areas of influence. At the end of October, he visited Peru to commemorate two hundred years of close relations between Britain and the Andean country. Rutley later travelled to Santiago, where he also had a busy agenda given UK's and the Royal Navy strong alliance with Chile.

  • Tuesday, December 12th 2023 - 10:41 UTC

    “Britain has manipulated the principle of self-determination in the Falkland Islands”

    “None of the more than 50 resolutions passed by the UN have recognized the existence of a separate people on the territory of the Falklands/Malvinas”

    “If there is a people who are victims of colonialism, to whom the principle of self-determination can be applied, it is the Argentine people,” says Facundo D. Rodriguez (*). The following is a letter Mr. Rodriguez sent to The Guardian in reply to the piece by columnist Simon Jenkins, “Argentine firebrand president elect Javier Milei is right in one thing, British sovereignty of the Falklands must end.”

  • Tuesday, December 12th 2023 - 10:34 UTC

    US Southern Command chief lands in Paraguay

    The first woman ever to lead the US Southern Command will engage in talks and celebrate 80 years of military cooperation between the two countries

    US Southern Command chief four-star General Laura Richardson landed in Asunción Monday evening to participate in the celebrations of 80 years of military cooperation and to strengthen the security ties between the United States and Paraguay.

  • Tuesday, December 12th 2023 - 10:22 UTC

    Presidents of Venezuela and Guyana prepare for Thursday's talks

    Maduro says he has a mandate but Ali insists sovereignty over the Essequibo was not to be on the table

    Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro insisted Monday that next Thursday's talks in St Vicent and the Grenadines between him and his Guyanese colleague Irfaan Ali were the direct result of the Dec. 3 referendum and, hence, an achievement of the Venezuelan people.

  • Tuesday, December 12th 2023 - 10:13 UTC

    Essequibo conflict: Brazil sending observer to Maduro-Ali meeting

    Celso Amorim, Lula's advisor on international affairs, will be representing Brazil next Thursday in St Vincent and the Grenadines

    The Brazilian Government of President Luiz Inácio Lula a Silva shall be sending a delegation headed by former Foreign Minister and current presidential advisor on international affairs Celso Amorim to Thursday's meeting between the leaders of Guyana and Venezuelan in St Vincent and the Grenadines to discuss the Guiana Essequiba issue, it was reported in Brasilia.

  • Tuesday, December 12th 2023 - 10:10 UTC

    Change of skipper for the Royal Navy Ice Patrol

    Captain Maryla Ingham has handed over Command of the Royal Navy Ice Patrol HMS Protector to Captain Tom Weaver OBE

    After 20 months and 54,500nm, Captain Maryla Ingham RN has handed over Command of the Ice Patrol HMS Protector to Captain Tom Weaver OBE RN in the Falkland Islands.

  • Tuesday, December 12th 2023 - 10:09 UTC

    Milei wants to appoint his rabbi friend as next ambassador to Israel

    Milei first contacted Rabbi Wahnish in 2021 when he was said to be a nazi

    Argentine President Javier Milei confirmed he intentds to appoint Rabbi Axel Wahnish as the South American country's next ambassador to Israel in addition to moving the mission from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, it was reported in Buenos Aires.