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Stories for January 5th 2024

  • Friday, January 5th 2024 - 10:21 UTC

    Brasilia rioters wanted to kill De Moraes, judge says

    De Moraes was to be assassinated in the most barbaric ways possible

    Brazil's Supreme Federal Court (STF) Justice Alexandre de Moraes said the Jan. 8 rioters who seized the buildings of all three branches of government, wanted to hang him in the process. Those financing the uprising planned to convince the army to join a coup after the invasion of Congress, case rapporteur De Moraes explained in an interview with O Globo.

  • Friday, January 5th 2024 - 10:20 UTC

    Another school shooting in US leaves two students dead, including the perpetrator

    Dylan Butler was believed to be acting alone

    A 17-year-old gunman killed one person and wounded five others before taking his own life in yet another school shooting spree in the United States, this time in Iowa. The perpetrator was a student at the Perry High School in the town of Perry in Dallas County, it was also reported. The shooting occurred on the first day of classes following winter break. Iowa has a long history of school shootings, dating back to 1984.

  • Friday, January 5th 2024 - 10:19 UTC

    Paraguayan pork exports record significant increase

    The main destinations were Taiwan, Uruguay and Georgia

    According to a report from Paraguay's National Service of Animal Quality and Health (Senacsa) released this week in Asunción, pork exports have been recording growing numbers since 2019 and reached a 173% increase from 2022 to 2023.

  • Friday, January 5th 2024 - 10:15 UTC

    Uruguay: Inflation within target for first time in many years

    “The CPI for December 2023 registered a monthly variation of -0.11%,” Uruguay's INE said in its report

    Inflation in Uruguay during the year 2023 amounted to 5.1%, it was reported in Montevideo. The South American country's lowest rate in 18 years was achieved mainly thanks to prices reasonably stable in household goods, transportation, and communications, it was explained by the National Institute of Statistics (INE). The Consumer Price Index (CPI) grew only 4.9% in 2005.

  • Friday, January 5th 2024 - 10:13 UTC

    Jones-Huala extradited yet again to Chile

    Jones Huala might be just months from being released in Chile

    Mapuche rebel Facundo Jones Huala was extradited Thursday for a second time in his life from Argentina to Chile to serve out the remainder of his prison sentence for a 2013 arson attack. Jones Huala was escorted across the Andes by Interpol and law enforcement officers from both countries.

  • Friday, January 5th 2024 - 09:46 UTC

    Brazilian support for Argentine sovereignty claim over the Falklands

    Brasilia the modern capital of Brazil, the leading economy of Latin America

    On Wednesday, 3 January, the Brazilian government made an official statement in support of its second trade partner, and Mercosur associate, Argentina, and its sovereignty claim over the Falklands and other South Atlantic Islands.

  • Friday, January 5th 2024 - 09:36 UTC

    Icebreaker Irízar pays tribute to ARA San Juan crew

    It was an emotional moment for Captain Recio, who was a close friend of the San Juan's first officer

    The Argentine Navy icebreaker ARA Almirante Irízar stopped in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean this week, en route to this summer's Antarctic campaign, at the site where the doomed submarine ARA San Juan was found off Comodoro Rivadavia in 2018, paying tribute to the crew and demanding justice from the ongoing investigation into the unit's 2017 sinking.