Stories for January 14th 2007
Ecuadorian elected President Rafael Correa, flanked by Venezuela's Hugo Chavez and Bolivia's Evo Morales announced Sunday that a new day is dawning promising to rule for the indigenous, the migrants and the excluded.
The prediction of bad weather to come in the Antarctic over the next few days has led to a shortening of the visit of the Princess Royal to the Falkland Islands. Taking advantage of a weather window the Princess will fly at 6pm today, Sunday, directly from Stanley to the British base at Rothera in the Antarctic in a De Havilland Dash 7 aircraft, belonging to the British Antarctic Survey (BAS). This flight was originally planned to take place on Monday morning.
A fragile truce between supporters and opponents of Bolivian president Evo Morales helped restore some normality to the city of Cochabamba, in central Bolivia, where four days of rioting left two dead and over a hundred injured.
Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad currently on a visit to the three Latinamerican countries most vocal critics of United States said on Sunday that Nicaragua and Iran share common interests, common enemies and common goals
Chile's National Statistics Institute (INE) reported 2.6% inflation for 2006, well within the goal set by Chile's Central Bank.
Former Argentine president Maria Estela Martinez de Peron, 75, will undergo psychiatric tests to determine whether the absences and mental fragility exposed before a Spanish judge were real or simulated to avoid extradition.
Argentina will formally present Monday before the International Court of The Hague the full background of its case against Uruguay for having unilaterally authorized the location of pulp mills along the river Uruguay which is regulated by a joint statute dating back to 1975.