Stories for June 25th 2002
Magallanes beef for Libya; Investors prefer China; Trade dispute with neighbors; Chilean astronaut
Chile formally requested last week the intervention of the World Trade Organization, WTO, regarding discriminatory taxing by Uruguay and Peru, against imported goods.
Almost 100 years after a young Argentine Navy Lieutenant succeeded in rescuing a Swedish scientific expedition stranded on Antarctica the vessel named after him set sail from Buenos Aires this morning on a rescue operation to free a German transport vessel trapped in the ice on the edge of Antarctica.
Former Argentine president Raúl Alfonsín is expected to resign his Senate bench and commit himself fully to grass root politics, according to his closest aides.
Former Argentine president Carlos Menem who ambitions a third mandate leads among Peronist hopefuls according to a poll published this week in the Buenos Aires press.