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Stories for March 2024

  • Friday, March 1st 2024 - 09:43 UTC

    Argentine Navy: No more beards allowed

    There might be an exception whenever freshwater is in short supply

    Argentina's Navy issued an internal regulation whereby all active members must refrain from donning a beard effective April 1, it was reported in Buenos Aires. The measure dated Feb. 27 is signed by Rear Admiral Juan Carlos Romay, General Director of Personnel and Welfare, and is said to “facilitate” military training.

  • Friday, March 1st 2024 - 05:00 UTC

    Cuban government begs UN food program for milk to feed children

    The World Food Program said it received an unprecedented official request from the Cuban government for help providing powdered milk to children

    The Cuban government has asked the UN's food program for help as food shortages on the Communist-run island worsen. The World Food Program (WFP) said it had received an unprecedented official request from the Cuban government for help providing powdered milk to children under seven years of age.

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