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Stories for 2003

  • Tuesday, December 23rd 2003 - 20:00 UTC

    Uruguay's Broad Front proclaims Vazquez as presidential candidate.

    The leader of Uruguay's leftist Broad Front (FA) coalition, oncologist Tabare Vazquez, was announced at the organization's political convention Sunday as its presidential candidate for the general elections in October 2004.

  • Tuesday, December 23rd 2003 - 20:00 UTC

    Record cattle stock in Uruguay

    Uruguay's cattle stock increased 3,7% over the previous year and now stands at 11,689,000, the highest in almost thirty years. This means the increase was equivalent to 415,000 head, according to the latest release from Uruguay's Cattle Census Office, DICOSE.

  • Tuesday, December 23rd 2003 - 20:00 UTC

    Maersk feeder ship plans to call in on January 25

    International shippers, Maersk, are planning to send a vessel to the Falklands next month.

  • Monday, December 22nd 2003 - 20:00 UTC

    Enriched uranium controversy in Brazil.

    Since Brazil recently announced it had developed its own technology to enrich uranium the United Nations Atomic Energy International Agency, AEIA, has been pushing for site inspections, apparently so far to no avail.

  • Monday, December 22nd 2003 - 20:00 UTC

    IMF aid for Paraguay

    The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) approved a 15-month SDR 50 million (about US$73 million) Stand-By Arrangement for Paraguay to support the country's economic program.

  • Monday, December 22nd 2003 - 20:00 UTC

    Bolivian natural gas will have to wait .

    Bolivia has lost the opportunity, at least for a decade, of selling natural gas to United States and Mexico, following a similar 20 year agreement reached by Indonesian suppliers with North American buyers.

  • Monday, December 22nd 2003 - 20:00 UTC

    More wealth and poverty in Latinamerica.

    For the first time in decades Latinamerica will end 2003 with a trade surplus and next year all the economies of the region should expand. However income per capita remains below the 1997 level and 44% of the population live in poverty, according to the latest preliminary report from the Economic Commission for Latin America, CEPAL, a regional United Nations office.

  • Monday, December 22nd 2003 - 20:00 UTC

    OAS decisive summit.

    The summit of the Americas that will be taking place next month in Mexico could turn into the appropriate scenario for a Latinamerican return to the United States agenda, according to analysts in Washington.

  • Sunday, December 21st 2003 - 20:00 UTC

    Injured British pilots recovering in Punta Arenas

    Veteran British explorers Jennifer Murray, 63, and Colin Bodill, 54, were evacuated this Saturday evening to Punta Arenas hospital after their helicopter fell in the Antarctic while attempting to break the world helicopter pole to pole flight record.

  • Sunday, December 21st 2003 - 20:00 UTC

    Argentine Breaking News.

    Headlines:
    Duhalde abandons politics or becomes arbitrator?; Kirchner's popularity remains strong. Argentine economy booming. Unemployment stands at 16,3%. Support for Patagonian coal mines. Patagonia Stock Exchange.