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Stories for March 30th 2024

  • Saturday, March 30th 2024 - 11:33 UTC

    Datafloha: About 55% of Brazilians think Bolsonaro tried to stage a coup d'état

    Bolsonaro was denied his passport by De Moraes to travel to Israel in May

    According to a Datafolha survey released Friday by Folha de S.Paulo, 55% of Brazilians believe former President Jair Bolsonaro wanted to stage a coup d'état whereas 39% of those interviewed thought the retired Army captain never had such intentions. In addition, 7% of respondents were unable to answer that question.

  • Saturday, March 30th 2024 - 11:24 UTC

    No diplomatic rift between Argentina and Mexico despite verbal clash between Milei and AMLO

    Mondino and Bárcena agreed that things would not escalate

    Foreign Ministries Diana Mondino of Argentina and Alicia Bárcena of Mexico held a telephone conversation Friday during which they concurred that the recent exchange of epithets between Presidents Javier Milei and Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) did not jeopardize the two countries' diplomatic relations, which they agreed to label as “solid.” Bárcena and Mondino thus made it clear that neither nation intended to escalate the dispute.

  • Saturday, March 30th 2024 - 11:14 UTC

    Over-the-counter dietary supplement kills at least 5 in Japan

    In 2023, some 18.5 tons of benikoji products were manufactured by Kobayashi

    At a time when the spread of dengue fever in South America -particularly in Argentina, Brazil, and Paraguay- led the region to seek the Japanese-developed Qdenga vaccine from the Takeda laboratories to tackle the disease, the case of at least five dead and over 100 hospitalized in the Asian insular nation after taking cholesterol-lowering red yeast rice dietary supplements did not go unnoticed.

  • Saturday, March 30th 2024 - 09:58 UTC

    Unusual criticism from Lula da Silva and Petro on Venezuela's presidential race controversy

    There have been several countries that have censured what happened with the exclusion of the two opposition leaders. But this time it has drawn attention that the governments of Colombia and Brazil

    Renowned South American political figures Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, President of Brazil, and Gustavo Petro, head of state of Colombia, have taken an unusual stance against Venezuela's government, criticizing its refusal to allow opposition candidate Corina Yoris to register for the upcoming presidential elections.

  • Saturday, March 30th 2024 - 06:23 UTC

    UK defense capabilities of the Falklands, following the Danish F16s deal for Argentina

    Denmark’s plan to sell 24 of its 43 F-16A/B fighters will provide Argentina with capable fourth generation fighter aircraft, able to conduct a wide range of missions.

    Army Technology, a business service agency located in London that focuses on the technologies required by military personnel and companies working in this important field, has offered a piece on the UK defense capabilities of the Falkland Islands following the agreement between Denmark and Argentina for the sale of a squadron of F16 fighters to Buenos Aires.