Stories for August 2002
Argentina formally requested the International Monetary Fund, IMF, to postpone one year repayment of a 2,8 billion US dollars loan that matures next September 9th.
A majority of Latinamericans prefers a democratic government system although 27% are not satisfied with how it's working, and wouldn't mind some form of authoritarian regime.
Islands ponder Navy Point or Camber for new port?
Ruckauf's hopes for talks on Falklands
Clocks will be advanced one hour to Summer Time
at: 2am on Sunday 1st September 2002
Titulares: Falklands duda entre Navy Point y Camber para ubicar el nuevo puerto / Ruckauf espera conversar sobre las Falklands / Comienza a regir el horario de verano y los relojes se adelantan una hora
Chile and Uruguay figure as the less corrupt countries in Latinamerica following the annual World Corruption Perception Index, which is elaborated by non government organization Transparency International.
The US dollar in Chile reached a new record closing this Wednesday in Santiago' money market at 716,50 pesos.
Argentine Foreign Affairs Minister Carlos Ruckauf will be officially visiting Britain in the second week of October, but the Falklands/Malvinas issue is not included in the agenda, according to a press article published in Buenos Aires this week.
Headlines:Stiglitz forecast; Argentine primaries postponed; Public health co-ordination in Patagonia; Internal and not external causes; Chile grows 1,7%
Former President Jose Sarney, a leading figure on the Brazilian right, declared his support Tuesday for leftist candidate Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva's bid to win the October presidential election.
Chile clears mine fields;
Nigeria admits it's broke
USA Deeper in the red; Poverty in Argentina