This is the city in the world with the largest number of millionaires

This is the city in the world with the largest number of millionaires
This is the city in the world with the largest number of millionaires

The increase in the number of migrants in the world, the new banknotes with which Argentina tries to confront high inflation and the appointment of a head of the Ukrainian Armed Forces as the new ambassador in London.

Next, a review of the international agenda in Around the World.

The active weight of migrants

Figures from the World Migration Organization indicate that around 281 million people in the world are migrants, that is, 3.6 percent of the world population, which means an increase of 60 percent compared to the situation in the year 2000. They have also increased their economic contributions in the form of remittances: they have grown by 550 percent.

Venezuelan migrants heading to Peru.

Photo:Cris Bouroncle / AFP

Banknotes of 10,000 and 20,000 in Argentina

The high Argentine inflation of 287.9 ​​percent annually last March has forced the issuance of high denomination bills to facilitate transactions and lower costs in the logistics of financial systems. Since Tuesday, those of 10,000 pesos (10 dollars) began to circulate, and soon those of 20,000 will follow. Until now, the highest denomination bills were 2,000.

The new 10,000 bill and Javier Milei.

Photo:Private file

New York, the one with the most millionaires

The count of the cities that have the highest number of millionaires among their inhabitants is still led by New York, with about 350,000. This despite reports of a sustained exodus of people with large fortunes, according to data from Henley & Partners, an immigration consultancy. The San Francisco Bay Area came in second, and Tokyo third.

The streets of New York.

Photo:Getty Images via AFP

Legal marijuana, profitable industry

Those who believe that marijuana would only be sold legally when rich countries could profit from it will feel validated by this fact: since the sale of cannabis began in 2014 in the states of Colorado and Washington, it has been generated in the United States. .US more than $20 billion in taxes: data is from the Marijuana Policy Project (MPP).

Marijuana in the world.

Photo:Juan Pablo Rueda Bustamante

Cracks in the Ukrainian high command

Former commander-in-chief of the Ukrainian Armed Forces Valeri Zaluzhni, a war hero for having thwarted Russian plans to quickly conquer the country, was appointed ambassador to London. The official version says that he left the army due to his health, but others believe that it was President Zelensky’s jealousy, since Zaluzhni has a popularity of more than 90%.

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky

Photo:AFP/Presidency of Ukraine

 
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