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Stories for April 13th 2024

  • Saturday, April 13th 2024 - 22:20 UTC

    Falklands Legislative Assembly Speaker at Turks and Caicos Conference

    Speakers at the COTSC conference at the Turks and Caicos Islands; Keith Biles, JP, Speaker of Falklands Legislative Assembly fourth from the left

    The third Commons and Overseas Territories Speakers’ Conference (COTSC) was held in the Caribbean islands of Turks and Caicos Islands during the first week of April with the participation among others of Keith Biles, JP, Speaker of the Falkland Islands Legislative Assembly.

  • Saturday, April 13th 2024 - 10:43 UTC

    Ecuador's govt issues guidelines for application of euthanasia

    The Constitutional Court had given Noboa's government 60 days to enact the rules under which physicians would apply this ultimate treatment

    Ecuador's conservative government of President Daniel Noboa Friday issued the guidelines for the implementation of euthanasia following the Constitutional Court's (CC) instructions in a ruling granting the request of 42-year-old amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) patient Paola Roldán who died on March 11. The malady is also known as Lou Gehrig's disease.

  • Saturday, April 13th 2024 - 10:37 UTC

    Argentine President and his romantic partner part company

    Milei's partnership with Florez had been regarded as an arrangement to mask his bachelorhood during last year's campaign

    Argentine President Javier Milei Friday announced through a posting on X the end of his romantic partnership with comedian Fátima Florez.

  • Saturday, April 13th 2024 - 10:33 UTC

    Georgieva confirmed for another term at the helm of the IMF

    The new term runs until Georgieva is 76 years old. Until her appointment in 2019, the age limit for holding office was 65

    The Board of Directors of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Friday confirmed that Bulgarian Economist Kristalina Georgieva would remain as the agency's managing director for another five-year term starting on Oct. 1, 2024. The announcement came as no surprise since Georgieva was the only candidate under consideration.