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  • Tuesday, May 7th 2024 - 19:19 UTC

    Argentina is the promised land for businesspeople, Milei says

    “Argentina is becoming a freer country day by day,” Milei insisted

    Argentine President Javier Milei told attendees at the Milken Institute's Global Conference in Beverly Hills that his country “has all the conditions to be the new Mecca of the West” and asked businessmen to help build “the new Rome of the 21st Century.”

  • Monday, May 6th 2024 - 08:04 UTC

    Milei lands in LA for gathering with world personalities

    Milei will be the only sitting head of state attending the event also featuring Bill Clinton, Theresa May and Elon Musk among others

    Argentine President Javier Milei arrived in Los Angeles Sunday to participate at Milken Institute's global conference too be staged Monday at the Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills bringing together a series of world political and business leaders. It is Milei's fourth trip to the United States since winning the elections and third since he took office.

  • Monday, April 22nd 2024 - 12:38 UTC

    Copacabana packed with Bolsonarist demonstrators defending free speech from De Moraes

    Bolsonaro keeps drafting popular support as his situation before the courts worsens by the hour with every new testimony or finding

    Former Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro took center stage Sunday during a major demonstration in Rio de Janeiro to defend the country from the attacks on freedom of expression by Supreme Federal Court Justice Alexandre De Moraes and many officials from the Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva administration. In addition to those of Brazil, many Israeli flags were displayed.

  • Friday, April 12th 2024 - 23:55 UTC

    Milei meets Musk at Tesla factory

    Milei and Musk with Karina Milei  also shared a view on free markets

    Argentine President Javier Milei and South African-born tycoon Elon Musk met Friday at the Tesla factory in Austin, Texas, in the United States, in another sign of the liberal government's inclination to welcome global business. Musk's Internet connectivity provider Starlink has just become available to customers in the South American country.

  • Tuesday, April 9th 2024 - 20:38 UTC

    Lula joins diatribes against Elon Musk

    Musk is going to have to use a lot of the money he has to help preserve the environment, Lula warned

    Although he did not mention him by name, Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva targeted X owner Elon Musk when he warned that billionaires must learn to preserve the rainforest. Lula made those remarks during an event at the Planalto Palace announcing funding worth US$ 145.8 million to combat wildfires and achieve the 2030 goals.

  • Tuesday, April 9th 2024 - 09:58 UTC

    Brazilian Senate Speaker says regulating social media inevitable

    According to Pacheco, there needs to be legal discipline on the subject

    Amid the controversy between X owner Elon Musk and Supreme Federal Court (STF) Justice Alexandre De Moraes, Brazilian Senate Speaker Rodrigo Pacheco said Monday that regulating social media in South America's largest country was inevitable, Agencia Brasil reported.

  • Monday, April 8th 2024 - 21:38 UTC

    Musk's social platform to disregard Brazilian Court's orders to suspend users posting alleged fake news?

    De Moraes (L) should be impeached, Musk (R) stressed

    Business mogul Elon Musk, owner of the social media platform X, formerly known as Twitter, has taken on Brazilian Supreme Federal Court (STF) Justice Alexandre De Moraes for wanting to censor content spread via the internet. “Why are you demanding so much censorship in Brazil?,” Musk asked the magistrate.

  • Tuesday, February 27th 2024 - 10:35 UTC

    Satellite internet providers allowed to operate in Argentina

    The measure reaches Musk's Starlink, Amazon's Kuiper, and also One Web

    Argentine authorities approved in a resolution published Monday in the Official Gazette that companies such as Amazon Kuiper, OneWeb, and Elon Musk's Starlink may start providing satellite internet connectivity to local users, it was reported in Buenos Aires. The service will become available in the second quarter of 2024.

  • Thursday, December 7th 2023 - 10:59 UTC

    Milei reaches out to Elon Musk and confirms Central Bank head

    Milei replied to Musk's posting by saying: “We need to talk, Elon.”

    Argentina's President-elect Javier Milei said Wednesday that he spoke “extensively” on the telephone with tycoon Elon Musk, who shall not be attending the Dec. 10 inauguration in Buenos Aires.

  • Saturday, August 12th 2023 - 10:20 UTC

    Tech billionaires Musk and Zucherberg in an ¨epic cage duel, Roman style¨

    Musk said on his social media platform X, formerly Twitter, that he has agreed with Italian authorities on an “epic location” for the cage fight with Zuckerberg

    A Roman duel in tech times. In effect, Elon Musk on Friday said he spoke with Italy's culture minister, Gennaro Sangiuliano, about planning a cage fight with rival tech billionaire Mark Zuckerberg in Italy.