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Montevideo, July 25th 2024 - 18:17 UTC


  • Monday, April 22nd 2024 - 12:24 UTC

    Plácido Domingo show marks reopening of bullfighting ring for cultural purposes

    Colonia's hotel capacity was sold out as Argentines crossed toe River Plate to attend thre event

    Spanish tenor Plácido Domingo was the leading attraction on Saturday evening before a crowd of 3,300 at the newly-refurbished San Carlos Bullfighting ring in the Uruguay city of Colonia del Sacramento.

  • Wednesday, April 17th 2024 - 10:10 UTC

    Commonwealth Games future in doubt: financial benefits clash with a post colonial legacy

    In 2022, the Games were held in the English city of Birmingham, which saw over 5,000 athletes compete for 280 gold medals across 20 sports.

    The 2026 edition of the Commonwealth Games, are again in trouble with no hosts on sight. In April 2022, the Australian state of Victoria was awarded hosting rights for the 2026 edition, when over 70 nations were expected to participate. But just over a year later, it backed out.

  • Wednesday, April 17th 2024 - 10:05 UTC

    Louis Charles Baillon, the first Olympic gold medal for the Falklands, London 1908

    Louis with the English field hockey team, gold medals in 1908 Summer Olympics

    Argentina is usurping the name of Falkland Islands born Louis Charles Baillon, as the first “Argentine Malvinas” Islander to win a gold medal in the London 1908 Summer Olympics, 'mistakenly' playing for the wrong side, the English field hockey national team. Such are the reports in some Buenos Aires media who insist in considering Louis Baillon an Argentine, born in the Falklands, (Fox Bay 1881) and who left the Islands forever in 1888 when he was seven years old.

  • Friday, April 12th 2024 - 09:50 UTC

    Presidents Peña and Lacalle Pou fly together to Uruguay

    Both leaders boarded a Paraguayan Air Force aircraft after attending a South American Football Confederation (Conmebol) event

    After attending a South American Football Confederation (Conmebol) event in Luque on Thursday, Presidents Luis Lacalle Pou and Santiago Peña flew to Uruguay for further engagements.

  • Wednesday, April 3rd 2024 - 19:02 UTC

    Oldest man on earth dies aged 114

    Juan Vicente had 11 children, 41 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren, and 12 great-great-grandchildren

    Venezuelan national Juan Vicente Pérez Mora passed away Tuesday due to respiratory complications at the age of 114 in San José de Bolívar, Francisco de Miranda municipality, in the state of Táchira. He was certified by the Guinness World Record on Feb. 4, 2022, as the oldest man on earth. He had been born in El Cobre, Táchira State, on May 27, 1909.

  • Monday, April 1st 2024 - 10:39 UTC

    Argentine woman arrested after taking her dog to be slaughtered

    The dog is now in a shelter

    A 55-year-old woman in the Argentine city of La Plata, capital of the Province of Buenos Aires, was arrested after showing up at her Villa Elvira neighborhood nearest butchers' to have her Golden Retriever pet dog slaughtered, it was reported Sunday. Store workers alerted the police and the animal was left in the care of a shelter. According to local media, the potential client also asked how much the service would cost her.

  • Monday, March 25th 2024 - 09:30 UTC

    Paraguayan president gets along with Milei, but not quite so with Alberto

    When asked by hostess Juana Viale about how to properly address him, Peña replied: “I prefer you to call me Santi.”

    Paraguayan President Santigo Peña said during a TV show aired this weekend in Buenos Aires that he had a tough time dealing with former Argentine President Alberto Fernández but was pretty much on the same page with Javier Milei.

  • Wednesday, March 20th 2024 - 05:00 UTC

    Geoblocking restrictions you might face when traveling

    Photo: Pexels

    Traveling can be an exciting experience. You’ll be able to see the Wonders of the World while sampling street food that rivals top-tier restaurants. Even just the chance of being able to immerse yourself in a foreign culture presents opportunities, so it’s no surprise that more and more people are choosing to live their lives on the road. With that being said, traveling the world does come with its challenges, one of the biggest being geoblocking.

  • Friday, March 15th 2024 - 19:56 UTC

    Unidentified Brazilian woman dies after 24 years in a coma

    Clarinha died of bronchial aspiration on Thursday, but the news broke on Friday

    A mysterious woman who spent the last 24 years in a coma after a hit-and-run car accident in downtown Vitória, in the Brazilian state of Espírito Santo, has died of bronchial aspiration, it was reported Friday.

  • Monday, March 11th 2024 - 09:29 UTC

    An “unconvincing picture” and “C message” for several news organizations

    The image shows a smiling Kate surrounded by her three children, Prince George, Prince Louis and Princess Charlotte. The photo was supposedly taken by Prince Williams, the heir to the British throne.

    DW is reporting that an official photo of Catherine, Britian's Princess of Wales, that the Kensington Palace released on Sunday has been retracted by several news organizations due to alterations that failed to meet editorial standards.