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Montevideo, September 29th 2023 - 01:39 UTC


  • Thursday, June 8th 2023 - 09:12 UTC

    Messi picks MLS Inter Miami offer to continue his club career

    Messi already owns a home in Miami

    Argentine star Lionel Messi will continue his professional footballing career in the United States, playing for Inter Miami, it was announced Wednesday.

  • Saturday, May 27th 2023 - 08:44 UTC

    Roger Waters investigated in Germany for incitement to public hatred

    Nazi uniforms, flags and other symbols are banned in Germany, but police said Waters is being investigated under a separate law of “incitement of the people.”

    German police have launched an investigation into Pink Floyd co-founder Roger Waters after he appeared on stage in Berlin last week wearing a Nazi-style uniform and firing an imitation machine gun.

  • Friday, May 26th 2023 - 14:20 UTC

    Controversial maneuver in Argentina's new Presidential Plane sparks criticism

    Experts consulted Argentine media referred to this maneuver as a “low pass” in aeronautical terms and labeled it an act of “negligence.”

    Argentina has recently acquired a new presidential plane, which cost $25 million and was unveiled through initial images a few days ago. However, it wasn't until the country's patriotic date, May 25th, commemorating the formation of the First Patriotic Government, symbolizing independence from Spain and the transition to the viceroyalty, that the aircraft was observed in action. Unfortunately, the arrival of the plane was marred by various criticisms, not because of the expenditure on a presidential aircraft, but due to the maneuver executed by the pilot upon landing, drawing condemnation from several political leaders and experts.

  • Thursday, May 25th 2023 - 08:47 UTC

    The Nobel of Architecture, Pritzker Prize, for Sir David Chipperfield

    Chipperfield made a name internationally, with the renovation and reconstruction of old buildings while taking into account their history and environment.

    The Commander's Cross of the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany, the Japan Art Association's Praemium Imperiale, a knighthood in his native Britain, the list of international honors and awards is so long that it's surprising David Chipperfield had yet to receive the Pritzker Prize, considered the Nobel Prize of architecture.

  • Saturday, May 20th 2023 - 10:10 UTC

    U-20 football World Cup ready for kick-off in Argentina

    Hosts Argentina will play against Uzbekistan at Santiago del Estero's stadium

    As the under-20 football World Cup is to kick off Saturday in Argentina with four matches on the opening day, one Iraqi player has been accused by a female staffer of the La Plata hotel where the delegation is staying of having touched “her intimate parts,” it was reported.

  • Tuesday, May 16th 2023 - 10:37 UTC

    Pelé's mausoleum opened, but number of visitors is restricted

    Pelé died on Dec. 29, 2022, aged 82

    Brazilian football legend Edson Arantes do Nascimento, also known as Pelé, now has his mausoleum from fans from all over the world to visit. The Memorial Necrópole Ecumênica was opened Monday for as many as 60 daily tourists.

  • Friday, May 12th 2023 - 10:56 UTC

    Police close down Buenos Aires bar hosting massive sexual gathering

    The owner of the place was fined for exceeding the scope of its operating permit

    A restaurant named “Swap” in the most exclusive Parque Leloir area in Ituzaingó, on the outskirts of Buenos Aires, has been closed after patrons were found trading ordinary culinary activities for couple swinging, threesomes, and orgies, it was reported in the Argentine capital.

  • Thursday, May 11th 2023 - 10:05 UTC

    7 Best Footballers Of All Time

    If you wanted to compare a player from the 80s to a player from today, it would be hard, the game has evolved, and player popularity has become a big deal.

    The most popular sport for betting across the entire world is football, but, is it astounding, football is massively popular in almost every country across the world?

  • Wednesday, May 10th 2023 - 09:50 UTC

    Three days of mourning in Brazil over death of singer Rita Lee

    The title of Queen of Rock does justice to Rita Lee's trajectory, Lula said

    Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva Tuesday decreed three days of mourning over the death of singer Rita Lee, who passed away at her São Paulo home at the age of 75, Agencia Brasil reported. The measure was published in an extra issue of the Diário Oficial da União (DOU - Official Gazette). Lee had been diagnosed with lung cancer in 2021.

  • Wednesday, April 26th 2023 - 01:57 UTC

    Falklands' population ensures access to the best of British TV and Radio content

    Falklands gov. signed new agreement with BFBS Media Ltd for the continued provision of TV, Radio and MiPlayer Services for the Falklands until 2026.

    The Falkland Islands Government has announced that they have signed a new agreement with BFBS Media Ltd for the continued provision of Television, Radio and MiPlayer Services for the Falkland Islands.