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Big victory for Giorgia Meloni and absolute majority for right-wing coalition

The Italian right-wing parties have won resoundingly in the elections held this Sunday and have achieved a large absolute...

Cubans vote in referendum on gay marriage/parenthood and surrogacy

Cubans began voting Sunday (25) in a referendum on a new family code that includes same-sex marriage and surrogacy. AFP...

Bolsonaro promises to make Brazil a stronghold of offshore wind energy if re-elected

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said Saturday that if he is re-elected on Oct. 2, he will try to make his country a stronghold of...

Lula da Silva’s absence marks second and penultimate election debate in Brazil

The absence of former Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva marked the second and penultimate electoral debate between...

Opinion: Luis Arce’s UN speech is a monument to hypocrisy

By Mauricio Ríos García (Opinion) The United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) is not usually the most eagerly anticipated event of...

General Paiva resigns as chairman of Chile’s Joint Chiefs of Staff over leaks of classified information

The Chilean Government has accepted this Thursday the resignation of the Chief of the...

Bolsonaro promises to make Brazil a stronghold of offshore wind energy if re-elected

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said Saturday that if he is re-elected on Oct. 2, he will try to make his country a stronghold of offshore wind energy in the coming years. "Brazil is doing very well...

Lula da Silva’s absence marks second and penultimate election debate in Brazil

The absence of former Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva marked the second and penultimate electoral debate between the candidates for Brazil's presidency, who is the favorite in all polls to win the Oct....

Fear of a second round of elections in Brazil

Elections will be held in Brazil on Oct. 2, 2022. Some 148 million eligible voters will elect the president and vice president (presidential election), the...

Former Brazilian President Rousseff denounces U.S. actions against world peace

Former Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff (2011-2016) denounced the United States' global interventions in conflicts on all continents, promoting coups and hybrid wars against democratic and popular governments, especially in Latin America. According to the former president,...

Brazil: US Dollar soars to R$5.24 on global recession fears

After the solid fall the day before, the dollar follows the opposite path against the Brazilian real and advances strongly on Friday, September 23. The domestic exchange market is strongly influenced by the climate of risk...

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Cubans vote in referendum on gay marriage/parenthood and surrogacy

Cubans began voting Sunday (25) in a referendum on a new family code that includes same-sex marriage and surrogacy. AFP journalists reported that polling stations in Havana opened at 7 am local time (8 am in...

Peru issues epidemiological alert after increase in dengue cases

On Saturday, Peru's Ministry of Health (Minsa) issued a new epidemiological alert to public and private health facilities across the country following an increase in dengue fever cases and outbreaks in recent weeks. The health institution...

Venezuela rejects coercive mechanisms against free countries at the UN

Venezuela's Foreign Minister Carlos Faria, speaking on behalf of President Nicolás Maduro at the United Nations on Saturday, rejected coercive mechanisms against free nations and advocated dialogue to resolve conflicts. "The people of the world should...

Lasso sacks interior minister after Ecuador police scandal

Ecuadorian President Guillermo Lasso on Friday called for the resignation of Interior Minister Patricio Carrillo after a series of police failures allegedly led to the escape of police officer Germán Cáceres, the husband and main suspect in the murder of lawyer María Belén Bernal. "After...

Mergers and acquisitions: alternatives for Brazilian startups in search of unicorns

With more challenges in raising funds, Brazilian startups have started to find in the union with other startups an alternative to continuing expanding. According to...

All Brazilian regional capitals to have 5G services by November

According to the state telecommunications agency (Anatel), all 27 Brazilian regional capitals will be equipped with 5G technology by November. Currently, 22 Brazilian regional capitals are already equipped with the technology. Only the cities of Macapá,...

Internet usage in Brazil grows to reach 90% of the country’s households in 2021

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Brazil: Consumers hate QR Codes for menus but love it to pay the bill

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Five vehicles compete to be Brazil’s future 8×8 armored combat vehicles

The Brazilian Army (EB) has received proposals from five companies for the acquisition program of 98 8x8 medium cavalry armored combat vehicles (VBC CAV-MSR 8x8), whose deadline for submission of bids ended yesterday. According to the portal Tecnologia & Defesa, the land force will have...

Ecuador hosts South American Defense Conference for the first time

Ecuador hosted a new edition of the South American Defense Conference (Southdec), which, between September 14 and 15, brought together 14 delegations from the region and international delegations: Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Chile, Ecuador, United States, Guyana,...

Chilean Army showcases BOE Lautaro’s Humvee and Outlander quadmobiles at 2022 military parade

The Chilean Army's Brigade of Special Operations (BOE) Lautaro exhibited the AM General HMMWV (Humvee) High Mobility Multipurpose Vehicles configured for long-range operations and, for the first time, the Can AM Outlander quad motorcycles at...

Embraer and L3Harris working on new tanker version of KC-390 with U.S. as potential customer

Brazil's Embraer and U.S.-based L3Harris have teamed up to develop a more "agile" version of the KC-390 Millennium aircraft with improved tactical air refueling capabilities to meet the operational requirements of the United States Air...

Big victory for Giorgia Meloni and absolute majority for right-wing coalition

The Italian right-wing parties have won resoundingly in the elections held this Sunday and have achieved a large absolute majority with between 227 and 257 deputies, according to the poll released by RAI. Fratelli, the party...

Welcome to the new conservative strategy

By Juanma Badenas* Seeing, but more importantly hearing, Steve Bannon in front of a completely entranced audience is one of the greatest spectacles a conservative can witness. Bannon has become a right-wing revolutionary and thus the worst...

Opinion: A Meloni victory in Italy would be the first defeat of globalism in Western Europe

By Javier Torres (Opinion) Diplomat Mario Crespo believes that the political cycle that would open up in Europe if Giorgia Meloni wins in Italy on Sunday would lead to alliances of ideas and interests rather than...

China surveillance policies follow facial recognition spread along Silk Road

By Frank Hersey Chinese technologies and tactics to tackle dissent and control internet use are spreading to countries along its Digital Silk Road, according to activists speaking to the Thomson Reuters Foundation (TRF), the charitable arm of Thomson Reuters. They fear that China itself may be...

Brazil: Ballet Macunaíma premieres at the Municipal Theater of Rio de Janeiro

The ballet Macunaíma will premiere today, September 22, at 7 PM, at Rio de Janeiro's Municipal Theater, located in the central region of the...