Stories for September 2004

Saturday, September 18th 2004 - 21:00 UTC

Kirchner to attend General Assembly of the United Nations.

Kirchner is leaving today to New York city where he is scheduled to speak before the United Nations Assembly and the Council of the Americas.

Saturday, September 18th 2004 - 21:00 UTC

IMF lets Argentina defer $1.1 billion in debt.

The International Monetary Fund on Friday granted an Argentine government request to defer $1.1 billion in debt repayments that Buenos Aires was scheduled to make between now and January.

Saturday, September 18th 2004 - 21:00 UTC

Mexico and Japan sign free-trade accord.

Mexico and Japan capped two years of intense negotiations Friday by concluding a broad economic pact that eliminates trade barriers and aims to boost bilateral investment activity.

Saturday, September 18th 2004 - 21:00 UTC

Kevin Goldstein Jackson: Falkland provides summer of thrills.

While many people got their thrills this summer by visiting theme parks, mine came from watching my MarketEye share prices screen and the performance of my personal pension scheme's shareholding in Falkland Islands Holdings (FIH). The company has retailing, shipping, port services and other interests in the Falklands.

Friday, September 17th 2004 - 21:00 UTC

Penguin News Update.

Headlines:
Mayoral remarks dismissed;
News in brief: Falklands to feature in fishermen film; Expert to visit Islands; Investigation continues.

Friday, September 17th 2004 - 21:00 UTC

Latin-American integration has to be a priority.

The presidents from Brazil, Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, and Venezuela, Hugo Chavez, appealed to make Latin-American integration a priority, according to a joint statement made after the meeting held on Wednesday in Manaus and disclosed yesterday in Brasilia.

Friday, September 17th 2004 - 21:00 UTC

Batlle to attend General Assembly of the United Nations.

President Jorge Batlle will travel to the United States between Sunday 19 and Thursday 23 to meet with world leaders on the issues of hunger and poverty and to attend the 59 Session Period of the General Assembly of the United Nations, as informed today by the Presidency of the Republic of Uruguay.

Friday, September 17th 2004 - 21:00 UTC

Vaclav Havel, favourite candidate, Bush in the last place.

Former Check President Vaclav Havel has a lot of chances of getting the Nobel Peace Prize while the President of the United States, George W. Bush, ranks last in the list, said several forecast experts only three weeks away from the final verdict.

Thursday, September 16th 2004 - 21:00 UTC

Argentine Economy Minister Denies Resignation.

Argentine Economy Minister Roberto Lavagna, the most influential member of President Kirchner's cabinet has denied rumours that he is to resign.

Thursday, September 16th 2004 - 21:00 UTC

President Lagos Travels to New York.

Chilean President Ricardo Lagos will travel this coming weekend to New York to participate in the ”hunger summit'' and the General Assembly of the United Nations.

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