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Montevideo, February 22nd 2024 - 11:25 UTC

Stories for 2024

  • Friday, February 16th 2024 - 10:57 UTC

    CFK warns of Argentina's third debt crisis

    CFK also mentioned in a 33-page report the danger of Argentina's foreignization over the control of land, water, and natural resources.

    Former Argentine two-time President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner (CFK) described Javier Milei as a “showman-economist in the [Casa] Rosada.” In a 33-page document released on St Valentine's Day, CFK also spoke of the incumbent head of state's “failed officials” and warned that dollarizing the country's economy “would mean losing forever the possibility of development.”

  • Friday, February 16th 2024 - 10:55 UTC

    Lula condemns Israel's killings in Gaza

    During Lula's stay in Cairo, the governments of Brazil and Egypt signed two bilateral agreements

    During his stop in Egypt as part of his new African tour, Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva said that the killings in Gaza were unjustifiable and denounced the United Nations' inability to solve armed conflicts as Israel's offensive against the terrorist group Hamas failed to comply with any of the global organization's decisions.

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  • Friday, February 16th 2024 - 10:00 UTC

    Dental marketing budget: How much do you need to spend to scale your business?

    Photo: Unsplash

    In the competitive world of dental care, standing out in a sea of choices isn't just about offering top-notch services or having the most advanced equipment. It's increasingly about how effectively you market your practice.

  • Thursday, February 15th 2024 - 22:16 UTC

    The Economist: Uruguay's democracy is one of the strongest in the world

    Photo: Sebastián Astorga

    Uruguay has been recognized as the only full democracy in South America and the leading democracy in Latin America, according to the Democracy Index 2023 compiled by the Economist Group and published by The Economist magazine.

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  • Thursday, February 15th 2024 - 15:02 UTC

    Argentine Falklands War correspondent appointed head of Malvinas War Directorate in Senate

    ”I had been assigned a censor, an Army captain who when he accompanied me said 'this can be filmed, this can't', (…) The things he didn't like he would force me to erase them,” Kasanzew said.

    Argentina's Vice-President Victoria Villarruel has named Nicolás Kasanzew, the sole Argentine journalist who covered the entire Falklands War conflict in 1982, as head of the Malvinas War Directorate in the Senate of the South American country. Villarruel, daughter of a former combatant, made the announcement via social media.

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  • Thursday, February 15th 2024 - 12:24 UTC

    Illex Squid: correlation between abundance and sea surface temperatures; Taiwanese experience 1998/2018

    The fishing ground mainly extended from 34°S to 55°S and from 50°W to 70°W, approximately covered distributional range of the Argentine shortfin squid Illex

    ScienceDirect (*) site has published a most interesting study on fishing trends, particularly on the Illex Argentines in the Southwest Atlantic, based on squid catches calculated from daily logbooks recorded by the Taiwanese squid-jigging vessels from 1998 to 2018 across the open sea east of Argentina and north of the exclusive economic zones of the Falkland Islands in the Southwest Atlantic, which was a quality-controlled compilation of regional fisheries data.

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  • Thursday, February 15th 2024 - 12:14 UTC

    The magic of football: for China Falklands are British and no longer Argentine

    The Beijing Football Association reacted to the alleged sight by cancelling both of Argentina's friendly matches as part of a tour of mainland China next month.

    Disgruntled Chinese football fans, blaming Argentine top star Lionel Messi, are now advocating that the Falklands are British, --certainly not Argentine--.Messi failed to play in an exhibition match in Hong Kong, for which the Chinese public paid a considerable sum, and furious frustrated fans are calling the captain of the Argentine World Cup winner a “thief” and contradicting Beijing's official stance that the Malvinas are a relic of British colonialism and that the Islands belong to Argentina.

  • Thursday, February 15th 2024 - 11:00 UTC

    Falklands' Borders & Southern Petroleum with new CEO at end of the month

    ”As one of the co-founders, (Howard Obee) has led B&S for nearly 20 years, delivering exploration success, including the company's Darwin gas condensate discovery”

    Falkland Islands oil exploring company, Borders & Southern Petroleum plc announced that Howard Obee has informed the Board that he intends to stand down as Chief Executive Officer.

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  • Thursday, February 15th 2024 - 10:59 UTC

    Evidence about Bolsonaro's alleged coup plotting meetings mount

    As things get more complicated on the judiciary front, Bolsonaro plans a street demonstration

    Brazil's Federal Police (PF) said Wednesday that it had managed to corroborate Lt Col Mauro Cid's allegations about former President Jair Bolsonaro's alleged coup meetings during which would have discussed a plan with the military brass ahead of the Jan. 8, 2023, uprising in Brasilia. These encounters reportedly took place at the Alvorada Palace while Bolsonaro was still in office and at a house in Lago Sul, Brasília, which functioned as campaign headquarters for the 2022 elections.

  • Thursday, February 15th 2024 - 10:54 UTC

    A first-time traveler’s safety guide to a European holiday

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    Visiting Europe and the UK is an experience with few equals. The diversity between nations, with such proximity between them all, creates a melting pot of different cultures, histories, and languages, intertwined by geography. Visiting for the first time can be a little daunting, with so much to see and do. Being far from home, your goal is always going to be creating lasting memories but there are also considerations of safety that need to be taken into account. We’ve compiled some crucial tips to ensure a secure and enjoyable trip to the European continent.

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