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Stories for June 14th 2024

  • Friday, June 14th 2024 - 22:02 UTC

    G7: Milei mingles with world leaders but no picture with Lula

    Milei spent quite a while next to Biden

    Argentine President Javier Milei began mingling with the elite of the global leadership Friday at the exclusive Italian resort of Borgo Egnazia where the G7 Summit is taking place. Although the South American country is not a member of the group pitting together the seven largest world economies, he attended as a guest at the invitation of host Prime Minister Georgia Meloni who welcomed him personally.

  • Friday, June 14th 2024 - 21:18 UTC

    Petrobras CEO regrets time spent without exploring Equatorial Margin

    ”I took part in the discovery of the pre-salt,” Chambriard had noted on her first day as CEO

    Petrobras' newly appointed CEO Magda Chambriard said this week that Brazil's state-run oil company “lost 10 years” by not exploring an area known as the new “pre-salt” and criticized the Brazilian Institute for the Environment and Renewable Natural Resources (Ibama) for the delay in authorizing oil explorations in the so-called Equatorial Margin, Agencia Brasil reported.

  • Friday, June 14th 2024 - 19:10 UTC

    Brazilian Jan. 8 fugitives said to be hiding in Argentina

    Congressman Eduardo Bolsonaro has asked his friend Milei for asylum for some of his father's followers

    Brazilian authorities have requested Argentina's help to arrest around 143 fugitives who have been tried and convicted for their involvement in the Jan. 8, 2023, riots in Brasilia. The escapees are believed to be supporters of former President Jair Bolsonaro who fled to Argentina in the hope of being granted political asylum given President Javier Milei's affinity with the conservative retired Army captain.

  • Friday, June 14th 2024 - 10:00 UTC

    Falkland Islands anniversary of Liberation Day 2024

    To mark the Anniversary of the Liberation of the Falkland Islands from the Argentine occupation in 1982, the following program has been arranged for Friday 14 June 2024 by Gilbert House, the seat of the elected autonomous government of the Falklands.

  • Friday, June 14th 2024 - 09:56 UTC

    Hundreds of asylum seekers stranded at Sao Paulo's main airport

    Brazil's Justice Ministry said there was a problem with the digital platform used for registering refugee applications

    São Paulo's Guarulhos Airport has 291 asylum seekers held in a restricted area pending the approval of their applications, Agencia Brasil reported Thursday. Most of the travelers stemmed from India, it was also explained.

  • Friday, June 14th 2024 - 09:30 UTC

    Argentina's Indec says May's CPI reached 4.2%

    Minister Caputo celebrated what he deemed to be another achievement in curbing inflation

    Argentina's National Institute of Statistics and Census (Indec) announced Thursday that the Consumer Price Index (CPI) had grown 4.2% in May, which was celebrated by the Libertarian administration of President Javier Milei as another sign of a slow victory over inflation despite the 71.9% recorded in the first five months of 2024 and the 276.4% yoy.

  • Friday, June 14th 2024 - 08:24 UTC

    Tories and Labour committed to defend Falklands' sovereignty and Self Determination

    Labour leader Keir Starmer

    Britain is holding a general election next July 4 with the Conservatives in office since 2019, but also with a string of Prime Ministers in five years and much division among its lines, including the newly formed Reform party, while the opposition is dominated mainly by Labour and leader Keir Starmer.

  • Friday, June 14th 2024 - 08:10 UTC

    Falklands delegation in US to address decolonization Committee 18th June

    MLA Teslyn Barkman shakes hands with Mario Díaz-Balart, Republican Representative, 26th district Florida, members of the Appropriations Committee

    The Falkland Islands Legislative Assembly is pleased to share that MLAs Teslyn Barkman and Gavin Short have been in Washington D.C as part of a small Falklands Delegation since Sunday, June 9th, ahead of the UN Committee of 24 on Decolonization on the 18th of June.

  • Friday, June 14th 2024 - 07:57 UTC

    Milei's trip to China announced but not confirmed

    During his appearance at the G7 Summit in Italy, Milei is scheduled to hold one-on-one talks with fewer world leaders than Brazil's Lula

    After reaching the presidency of Argentina on diatribes against “lefties” and “Communists,” it was reported Thursday in Buenos Aires that Javier Milei would be traveling to Beijing for a meeting on July 4 with Xi Jinping, who insisted on the South American leader's presence for the signing of the extension of a US$ 5 billion currency swap that saved the Libertarian administration from maturities this month and the next.

  • Friday, June 14th 2024 - 07:32 UTC

    US submarine deployed to Guantanamo as Russian flotilla arrives in Cuba

    Pentagon Spokeswoman Sabrina Singh insisted that the Russian mission did “not pose a threat to the US”

    US authorities have ruled out that the presence of the nuclear-powered USS Helena submarine at the Guantanamo Bay base in Cuba had anything to do with the presence of a Russian flotilla in Havana.

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