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Stories for February 14th 2024

  • Wednesday, February 14th 2024 - 10:59 UTC

    US VP Harris suggested to invoke the 25th Amendment and oust Biden

    Harris said there was no question about her capacity to lead if necessary

    West Virginia's Attorney General Patrick Morrisey Tuesday sent a note to US Vice President Kamala Harris asking her to invoke the Constitution's 25th Amendment and remove Joseph Biden from the Presidency citing health issues. The Republican Morrisey based his recommendation on a recent conclusion by Prosecutor Robert Hur, who chose not to file charges against the 81-year-old Biden for keeping classified documents at his home from his tenure as Vice President under Barack Obama (2009-2017). The Hur report described Biden as an “elderly man with a poor memory” and noted that the president had exhibited “diminished faculties” in public.

  • Wednesday, February 14th 2024 - 10:55 UTC

    Arrested Venezuelan activist faces conspiracy and treason charges

    It has been days since her relatives and legal team have heard of San Miguel

    The US Government of President Joseph Biden has expressed its concern after the arrest in Venezuela of 57-year-old activist and military expert Rocío San Miguel, who will face conspiracy, treason, and terrorism charges, according to Attorney General, Tarek William Saab.

  • Wednesday, February 14th 2024 - 10:49 UTC

    Paraguayan President due in Buenos Aires for meeting with Milei

    Peña and Milei only met before once: on Dec. 10 for the Argentine President's inauguration

    Paraguayan President Santiago Peña is making a snap trip to Buenos Aires on Wednesday to meet with his Argentine colleague Javier Milei, who has just returned from Italy. It will be their second encounter after Milei's Dec. 10 inauguration.

  • Wednesday, February 14th 2024 - 10:39 UTC

    Paraguayan Navy officer shot while touring Montevideo

    Captain Martinez underwent surgery and is stable, Paraguayan Navy sources in Asunción confirmed

    Paraguayan Navy Captain Marcial Martínez Gayoso who is stationed in Montevideo on a Mercosur mission was shot Tuesday at the Fortaleza del Cerro historical site while visiting it with his family.

  • Wednesday, February 14th 2024 - 10:32 UTC

    Peru: Trans community marches through Lima to demand protection

    The Peruvian government was focused on more urgent issues such as a surge in crime in two provinces where a state of emergency was declared for 60 days, Otarola explained

    Scores of trans people and members of the LGTBIQ+ community staged a demonstration Tuesday through the streets of Lima to protest against hate crimes and defend their “right to life.” Since 2021, at least five members of the trans community have been murdered and threats and other violent incidents have been on the rise.

  • Wednesday, February 14th 2024 - 10:28 UTC

    Nearly 10,000 kids vaccinated against dengue in Brasilia

    Minas Gerais tops the list of states with the most number of probable cases but Brasilia has the highest incidence rate

    Nearly 10,000 children aged 10 to 11 have been vaccinated against dengue at 15 health centers in the last four days in Brazil's Federal District, Agência Brasil reported. In a statement, the Federal District Government (GDF) said that the 15 basic health units (UBS) will continue to operate throughout the carnival season.