Stories of February 12, 2022 — MercoPress


  • Saturday, February 12, 2022 – 18:38 UTC

    The UK has announced up to £600,000 for a new secretariat to help advance the work of the Media Freedom Coalition – a partnership of 50 countries working together to uphold media freedom and the safety of journalists and hold to account those who harm journalists for doing their job. job. The Coalition’s goal is to defend media freedom where it is threatened.

  • Saturday, February 12, 2022 – 18:20 UTC
    RRS Sir David Attenborough has collaborated with the cruise ship Le Commandant Charcot in its efforts to deliver critical scientific cargo to the English coast, Antarctica.  Credit: Andrew Fleming, BAS

    RRS Sir David Attenborough (SDA) has worked with the cruise ship Le Commandant Charcot in its efforts to deliver critical scientific cargo to the English coast, Antarctica, in support of international collaboration on the Thwaites Glacier.

  • Saturday, February 12, 2022 – 12:15 UTC
    Last week, Argentine President Alberto Fernandez and his counterpart Xi Jinping signed $23 billion worth of Chinese investment for what Fernandez called a

    By Dov S. Zakheim

    This year marks the 40th anniversary of the Falklands War. Argentine forces invaded the Falkland Islands, a British Overseas Territory, on April 2, 1982.

  • Saturday, February 12, 2022 – 10:34 UTC

    Lt. Col. Uirá do Nascimento Ferreira said the operation was successful although the person against whom the arrest warrant was issued remained at large.

    Eight people were killed on Friday after Rio de Janeiro police raided a local slum (favela). Law enforcement officers were attempting to execute an arrest warrant for the suspected leader of a drug trafficking gang, Chico Bento.

  • Saturday, February 12, 2022 – 10:27 UTC

    The team stayed aboard the Falklands-based purpose-built Antarctic expedition yacht Vinson of Antarctica, VOA, for 30 days.

    An international team of scientists, including two from the University of Bath, have just returned from an expedition studying penguin colonies in the Falkland Islands, South Georgia and the Antarctic Peninsula, reports Phys-org.

  • Saturday, February 12, 2022 – 10:20 UTC

    Workers’ Party opposes Brazil’s subservience to foreign interests

    Former Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula Da Silva celebrated the 42nd anniversary of the Workers’ Party (PT) on Friday and underlined his desire to change Brazil after the October 2 elections, when he is favored to return to the Planalto Palace .

  • Saturday, February 12, 2022 – 10:06 UTC

    “Argentina is interested in seeing the region and the South Atlantic become a space of peace and cooperation, free from all forms of colonialism,” Carmona insisted.

    The Latin American and Caribbean Parliament (Parlatino) met this week in Panama and called on the international community to support Argentina’s request for a resumption of talks on the sovereignty of the Falkland/Malvinas Islands with the United Kingdom . The issue discussed was the “Malvinas question, a Latin American cause”.

  • Saturday, February 12, 2022 – 10:00 UTC

    “We can confirm that the Prime Minister has received a questionnaire from the Metropolitan Police. He will respond as needed,” Johnson’s spokesperson said.

    In the aftermath of London’s Metropolitan Police Chief Cressida Dick’s resignation, having lost the confidence of the Mayor of London, all eyes are once again on the ongoing ‘Partygate’ investigation, which could ultimately cost Prime Minister Boris Johnson his job.

  • Saturday, February 12, 2022 – 09:37 UTC

    By Graham Bound – “The light falls on the faces and eyes of men. Even from the distance of four decades, we get a glimpse of their emotions: despair, pride, exhaustion, determination and fear.

  • Saturday, February 12, 2022 – 09:33 UTC

    The measure comes into force on Monday, February 14.

    At a time when controversies over COVID-19 vaccination mandates continue to escalate around the world, Paraguayan authorities announced on Friday that proof of yellow fever immunization will be required from travelers arriving from or to Bolivia, Brazil, Peru and Venezuela.

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