June 23, 2021

OECS YES In Action features Sharome Burton

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Dominican Sports Journalist creating a platform for young athletes and representing the region internationally This month, OECS YES In Action caught up with Sharome Burton, a 23 year old Dominican Sports Journalist gaining international exposure and using his voice and reporting platform to empower young athletes! Tell us a little about yourself. I’m a young […]

China and US teams bypass Washington and go straight to Buenos Aires for trade war talks

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By Zhou Xin From South China Morning Post US and China trade negotiation teams change venue for high-level talks at last minute New venue intended to help prepare ground for Xi-Trump G20 meeting Chinese and American trade negotiators have made a last-minute change to their original plans and rescheduled their talks for Buenos Aires instead […]

Xi Jinping makes fresh promises to open China’s economy and boost imports

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By Kinling Lo, Sidney Leng From South China Morning Post Xi says China has made long-term commitment to buy US$30 trillion worth of goods and US$10 trillion worth of services in next 15 years Xi backs globalisation and attacks unilateralism, but he does not single out US or Donald Trump Chinese President Xi Jinping made […]

Argentina missing submarine: Satellite signals detected

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From BBC Signals have been detected that are thought to have come from an Argentine submarine that went missing with 44 crew on board, officials say. The defence ministry is now trying to trace the location of the seven failed satellite calls received on Saturday. Argentina has stepped up the search in the South Atlantic […]

Argentine women strike after fatal rape of teenager

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From BBC Activists in Argentina called for women across the country to walk out of work for an hour on Wednesday in protest over the horrific rape and murder of a teenage girl. Lucia Perez, 16, died earlier this month in the city of Mar del Plata. Two men who left her at a hospital […]

An art gallery in Argentina is displaying some of the world’s most infamous forgeries

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AFP From Business Insider Forged paintings are exhibited at the Argentine Finance Ministry in Buenos Aires on April 26, 2016, in a bid to alert potential buyers of art and create awareness of the illegal trafficking of cultural goods Buenos Aires (AFP) – The paintings in Buenos Aires’ newest gallery may look like the work […]

UN Human Rights Council backs Argentina on US debt row

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From BBC The United Nations Human Rights Council has passed a resolution in Geneva condemning a group of American hedge funds that took Argentina to court. The investors are demanding payments worth more than $1.3bn (£766m) dollars on government bonds they hold. Argentina defaulted on its debts in July after refusing to comply with a […]