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Stories for March 9th 2024

  • Saturday, March 9th 2024 - 09:38 UTC

    Caricom deeply involved in finding solution to Haiti's crisis

    Caricom has a “responsibility to do everything we can,” Ali said

    As Haiti's future looks more uncertain by the hour with Prime Minister Ariel Henry unable to return to the country and gang leader Jimmy “Barbecue” Chérizier technically ruling in parts of Por-au-Prince, the Caribbean Community (Caricom) is seeking to play a leading role in the solution to the problem, it was reported in Georgetown, where Guyanese President Irfaan Ali holds the group's rotating chair.

  • Saturday, March 9th 2024 - 09:24 UTC

    Argentina picks Raimondi for embassy in Brasilia

    Raimondi's expertise in regional matters is highly recognized

    Following former Vice President Daniel Scioli's departure from Argentina's embassy in Brasilia, Guillermo Daniel Raimondi will be his successor, it was reported after the administration of President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva greenlighted his appointment.

  • Saturday, March 9th 2024 - 09:04 UTC

    Brazil leads the world in exports of seven food commodities

    Brazil leads in soybean exports (56%), corn (31%), coffee (27%), sugar (44%), orange juice (76%), beef (24%), and chicken meat (33%)

    Brazil has become the global leader in the export of at least seven food commodities, following on a report distributed by BTG Pactual to its clients this week.

  • Saturday, March 9th 2024 - 08:55 UTC

    Falklands Legislative Assembly Celebrates International Women’s Day

    Falklands elected Legislative Assembly, the Islands autonomous government,  has two women among its eight members, MLA Teslyn Barkman  and  MLA Leona Roberts (Pic FB)

    On the occasion of International Women's Day, the Falkland Islands Legislative Assembly proudly joins the global community in celebrating the achievements and contributions of women around the world. This annual observance serves as a reminder of the ongoing journey towards gender equality and the empowerment of women in all aspects of society, both locally and internationally.

  • Saturday, March 9th 2024 - 08:32 UTC

    Mass mortality among farmed salmon in world's main producing countries, scientific report

    The report identified 865 million instances of salmon mortality between 2012 and 2022, that mortality increased throughout the decade.

    The frequency and scale of mass mortality events among farmed salmon have increased since 2012, according to a study published in Scientific Reports. In the paper from the University of Victoria, British Columbia, School of Environmental Studies, researcher Gerald Singh and colleagues analyzed salmon mortality data from Norway, Canada, the UK, Chile, Australia, New Zealand — countries that produced over 92% of the world’s farmed salmon in 2021 — between 2012 and 2022.

  • Saturday, March 9th 2024 - 08:12 UTC

    Argentina allows Chinese fishing fleet into its EEZ to take refuge from a massive storm

    Chinese jiggers packed along mile 201, with an Argentine naval vessel keeping track of the activities

    The Argentine navy allowed a fleet of 259 Chinese fishing vessels to enter the country's EEZ (Economic Exclusive Zone) to take refuge from a massive storm with seven meters high waves and winds of more than a hundred kilometers per hour. The Ministry of Defense also announced that once the storm was over the Chinese vessels returned to international waters.