Stories for January 2005

Monday, January 31st 2005 - 20:00 UTC

Chubut processing plants have exhausted hake quota.

Members from the Chamber of Fisheries And Fresh Fish Processing Companies of the Gulf of San Jorge (CAEPPEFRE) in Argentine Patagonia have warned that all fresh fish vessels operating out of the Port of Comodoro Rivadavia, Chubut province, have already exhausted the hake (Merluccius hubbsi) quota allocated by the federal government in early January 2005.

Monday, January 31st 2005 - 20:00 UTC

Chavez proclaims “Socialism is not dead”

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez proclaimed to activists at the World Social Forum Sunday in Brazil, that “socialism is not dead” and announced an “agrarian revolution” in his country with the seizure of 20 million hectares (49.3 million acres).

Monday, January 31st 2005 - 20:00 UTC

41% of Brazilians overweight.

More Brazilians die each year from obesity health related problems than from malnutrition, reported Sunday O Globo newspaper in Rio do Janeiro.

Monday, January 31st 2005 - 20:00 UTC

OPEC leaves production level unchanged.

The Organization of Oil Producing and Export Countries, OPEC meeting in Vienna Sunday agreed to keep oil output levels unchanged at 27 million barrels per day in spite of a 40% increase in crude prices during the last twelve months.

Monday, January 31st 2005 - 20:00 UTC

Colombia-Venezuela is officially over.

Colombia and Venezuela announced in an agreed statement that the crisis over the capture of a guerrilla commander is over and anticipated a presidential summit for next February 3.

Monday, January 31st 2005 - 20:00 UTC

With few ideas to combat poverty concludes Davos Forum.

The World Economic Forum gathered in Davos, Switzerland concluded Sunday with a message of hope for the Korean peninsula but with very few ideas of how to reduce poverty, combat sickness and stimulate the world economy.

Monday, January 31st 2005 - 20:00 UTC

Mount Pleasant Open Day aims to reassure

On Sunday, the British military base at Mount Pleasant in the Falkland Islands played host to the civilian population at an Open Day.

Monday, January 31st 2005 - 20:00 UTC

FO Minister Bill Rammel will visit Brazil.

Bill Rammell, Foreign Office Minister for Latin America, is visiting Brazil from 31 January to 1 February.

Sunday, January 30th 2005 - 20:00 UTC

US economy expanded 4,4% in 2004

The United States economy expanded at a slower pace than expected in the last quarter of 2004, --3,1%--, down from 4% in the third quarter but still managed to end the year with an overall growth of 4,4%, the strongest since the 4,5% of 1999.

Sunday, January 30th 2005 - 20:00 UTC

IMF praises Brazilian economy performance

The head of the International Monetary Fund mission in Brazil said he was impressed with the performance of the Brazilian economy during 2004 which helped to significantly reduce its financial vulnerability.

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