Stories for June 2004
Chile and Brazil agreed to renew efforts with the purpose of achieving South American countries integration emphasizing trade, communications infrastructure and science and technology development.
The IMF delegation currently in Buenos Aires for the third review of the stand-by agreement with Argentina said they were concerned with the retail prices index which is expected to reach 7,2% in 2004, far above the IMF forecasted 3% for the whole year.
Six miners killed, eight missing and dozens treated for intoxication with carbon monoxide is the primary result of a fire that swept through a coal mine 600 meters deep, in the Patagonian province of Santa Cruz a few miles away from Puerto Natales in Chile.
The Monetary Policy Committee of the Brazilian Central Bank decided this Wednesday for the third consecutive time to keep the basic Selic rate unchanged at 16% (9% in real terms). The decision was unanimous.
An aquaculture feasibility study should be completed in the islands by the end of this year, the Falkland Islands Development Board.
Poverty in their home countries and higher obstacles to entering the United States are pushing ever-greater numbers of Latin Americans to immigrate to Europe, from where they send home increasing sums of money now vital to national economies, the International Organization for Migration said in a study published Tuesday
Former Argentine President Carlos Menem has launched a new political group within the Peronist party and vowed to return to Argentina soon.
One of the largest and most modern US Navy nuclear aircraft carriers, USS Ronald Reagan is currently in the South Atlantic after leaving Norfolk in the East coast and heading for her homeport in San Diego, California.
This Friday in New York two Falkland Islands elected Councillors and the Argentine Foreign Affairs Minister will repeat the annual ritual of addressing the United Nations Decolonisation Committee, C-24.
Congressional representatives from the province of Buenos Aires expressed their opposition to freezer vessels operating north of parallel 48Ãâ€šÃ‚Âº, insisting governor Felipe Solá intercede before federal authorities to rectify the situation.