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Stories for March 30th 2006

  • Thursday, March 30th 2006 - 21:00 UTC

    Chile, Latinamerica leading economy

    Chile is the show case of Latinamerica leading the region's economic ranking, making it the country most attractive to invest and 22 in the world scale, according to a special report from The Economist.

  • Thursday, March 30th 2006 - 21:00 UTC

    Bush to talk trade, immigration at Mexico summit

    President George W. Bush prepared Wednesday to embark on his fifth trip to Mexico since taking office, heading for a tripartite summit including Canada that will deal with immigration, trade and border control.

  • Thursday, March 30th 2006 - 21:00 UTC

    Mandelson: trade a ?two-way' street

    Bs. Aires - European Union Trade Commissioner Peter Mandelson yesterday firmly ruled out any improved EU offer for the farm sector until it has received a counteroffer to open up industry and service sectors, arguing that trade was a “two-way street” and that all offers had to be on the table.

  • Thursday, March 30th 2006 - 21:00 UTC

    Brazilian blasts off in Russian rocket

    Brazil's first astronaut blasted off from earth on a cloudless day today with a Russia-US crew bound for the orbiting International Space Station.

  • Thursday, March 30th 2006 - 21:00 UTC

    Chile and Peru squabble over potatoes' heritage

    The historic rivalry between Chile and Peru has in the past seen them arguing over territory and maritime borders; rights to the alcoholic beverage Pisco and to a musical instrument the charango (similar to a small guitar), culinary tradition and now potatoes.

  • Thursday, March 30th 2006 - 21:00 UTC

    Currency appreciation makes Brazil leading Latam economy

    Brazil became the leading Latinamerican economy in 2005, ahead of Mexico, and ranked eleventh in the world according to data released Thursday by the country's Geography and Statistics Institute.

  • Thursday, March 30th 2006 - 21:00 UTC

    Migrant workers remittances reach 53.6 billion US dollars

    Migrant workers from Latin America and the Caribbean sent home 53.6 billion to their families last year, a 17% increase over 2004 according to a survey released Thursday by the Inter-American Development Bank.