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Stories for 2024

  • Tuesday, February 20th 2024 - 20:28 UTC

    Argentine Foreign Minister responds ironically to UK Foreign Secretary's Falkland Islands visit

    Diana Mondino and Javier Milei with David Cameron in Davos.

    The visit of UK Foreign Secretary Lord David Cameron to the Falkland Islands has sparked an ironic response from Argentine Foreign Minister Diana Mondino. Mondino took to social media to thank Cameron for “including Argentina in his visit to the region,” suggesting he visit Buenos Aires on a future occasion.

  • Tuesday, February 20th 2024 - 15:49 UTC

    Cameron after better relations with Argentina but not at the expense of the Falklands

    Foreign Secretary Lord David Cameron visits San Carlos Cemetery on the Falkland Islands (Stefan Rousseau/PA)

    Foreign Secretary Lord Cameron currently on a two-day visit to the Falklands said he hoped the people of the Islands would want to stay British “forever” as he insisted a drive to improve relations with Argentina would not come at their expense.

  • Tuesday, February 20th 2024 - 15:44 UTC

    Paraguay ready to receive Lord Cameron to increase links with UK

    Asuncion, the capital on the river Paraguay, an affluent of the mighty Paraná waterway, the lifeline of the landlocked country

    Paraguay has announced that on Tuesday, 20 February British Foreign Secretary, David Cameron will be making his first official visit to the country, ”a significant milestone in the bilateral relation between the United Kingdom and the Republic of Paraguay.

  • Tuesday, February 20th 2024 - 15:20 UTC

    Uruguay's ambassador to Venezuela resigns

    Eber da Rosa cited personal reasons for his decision

    Uruguay's Ambassador to Venezuela Eber da Rosa announced Monday that he was resigning for personal reasons. His decision left the Multicolor Government of President Luis Lacalle Pou with the task of deciding which sort of diplomatic representation it plans to have in Caracas amid growing fears that elections will not be transparent following the disenfranchisement of opposition leader María Corina Machado.

  • Tuesday, February 20th 2024 - 15:19 UTC

    Argentina: Fires in Patagonian National Parks close to being controlled

    However, “there is still a risk that the outbreaks could be reactivated,” the National Parks Administration said in a statement

    Firefighters in the Argentine National Parks of Los Alerces and Nahuel Huapi were closer Monday to “controlling” and “containing” part of the catastrophe. In Los Alerces, there were still active outbreaks in addition to some 8,000 hectares of native forest burned down, it was reported.

  • Tuesday, February 20th 2024 - 15:18 UTC

    Lula, “persona non grata” in Israel

    The Brazilian leader will not be welcome in Israel until he apologizes for his remarks

    The government of Israel has declared Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva “persona non grata” for likening the ongoing military deployment in the Gaza Strip to the genocide perpetrated by Nazi Germany during World War II, Foreign Minister Israel Katz announced Monday. The South American leader “will not be welcome in Israel until he recants.”

  • Tuesday, February 20th 2024 - 15:17 UTC

    Exploring the strategic expansion of iGaming brands into diverse international markets

    Photo: Unsplash<br />

    Due to global integration and rising interest in diverse entertainment options, numerous regions worldwide are embracing iGaming. This trend opens up opportunities for operators and businesses to tap into the lucrative multibillion-dollar market.

  • Tuesday, February 20th 2024 - 10:52 UTC

    Paraguay's Central Bank lowers interest rates once again

    The latest Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and employment growth data “were better than expected,” according to a BCP statement

    Paraguay's Central Bank (BCP) Monday lowered once again the monetary policy interest rate from 6.50% to 6.25% per annum. It was the seventh straight move in the same direction since August last year, it was reported in Asunción.

  • Tuesday, February 20th 2024 - 10:27 UTC

    Buenos Aires under heavy mosquito invasion

    The Aedes albifasciatus species is not the one that spread the dengue virus

    In Argentina, the City and Province of Buenos Aires are going through a “peak of abundance” of the Aedes albifasciatus mosquito, which has led specialists to recommend the citizenry to up all preventive measures and use repellents, mosquito nets, and wear long-sleeve clothing. These insects are said to be behind the spread of the Western Equine Encephalitis virus (WEE).

  • Tuesday, February 20th 2024 - 10:08 UTC

    Lord Cameron 'not welcome' in Tierra del Fuego

    Melella argued that Lord Cameron's presence was “a provocation”

    Gustavo Melella, Governor of the Argentine Province of Tierra del Fuego and the South Atlantic Islands -to which the British Overseas Territories in the region technically belong- Monday declared British Foreign Secretary and former Prime Minister David Cameron “persona non grata” after the latter landed in Stanley for a series of engagements.