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Argentina: Prosecutor Accuses Socialist VP of Massive Corruption

Argentine socialist Vice President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner once again faced charges of extreme corruption this week, the Argentine news site Infobae reported on Monday, citing accusations by prosecutor Diego Luciani that Fernández engaged in an “extraordinary” level of corruption during her presidency from 2007 to 2015.

Former President and current Senator Cristina Fernandez speaks during the first day of the so-called Vialidad (Road Works) corruption case in front of Federal Crime Tribunal number 2 at AMIA room of Comodoro Py Federal Courthouse on May 21, 2019 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. This case involves allegations that former …

South American Trade Bloc Mercosur Rejects Zelensky Speaking Request

The government of Paraguay confirmed on Wednesday that it did not accept a request by Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky to address Thursday’s Mercosur summit, a rare rejection of a head of state who has made video appearances at international events critical to war efforts against invading Russia.

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky holds a press conference with the heads of state of France, Germany and Romania, at Mariinsky Palace in Kyiv, on June 16, 2022. - The leaders of major EU powers France, Germany and Italy vowed on June 16 to help Ukraine defeat Russia and to rebuild …

China Celebrates: Supporting Genocide Olympics Is ‘Mainstream’

China’s government newspaper the Global Times applauded the fact that no nation in the world has committed to boycotting the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics on Monday, ignoring calls from international human rights leaders to pay respect to the victims of Chinese communism by not honoring Beijing with hosting duties.

BEIJING, CHINA - APRIL 07: Chinese hostesses wait before the medal ceremony for the 3000 meter speed skating test event for the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics at the National Speed Skating Oval on April 7, 2021 in Beijing, China. The events, which run from April 1-10, are the first tests …

Man Purchases Google Argentina’s Domain Name for $2.90

Google Argentina’s domain name was reportedly purchased by a web designer after the site went down in the country for two hours last week. Although the reason the domain name was available for purchase is still disputed, some believe the Silicon Valley Masters of the Universe simply forgot to review their domain name registration.

Google CEO Sundar Pichai testifies

Argentines Bang Pots to Drown out Socialist President amid Vaccine Scandal

People in Buenos Aires and other cities in Argentina banged pots and pans on Monday night to stage a noisy protest after a nationally televised speech by Argentine President Alberto Fernández, recently linked to a vaccine scandal in which some Argentine government ministers received priority access to coronavirus vaccines before the general public.

A woman bangs the lid of a pot while carrying the Argentine national flag during a demonstration called by small businessmen affected by the government's mandatory quarantine imposed for more than 13 weeks, protesting the quarantine and the expropriation of the Vicentin agro-industrial company on the Obelisk in Buenos Aires, …