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Stories for June 3rd 2007

  • Sunday, June 3rd 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Buenos Aires Sunday vote signals start of electoral calendar

    Macri is leading and is forecasted to win the first round

    Today Argentina's capital will be voting for a new mayor (governor) and given the political significance of Buenos Aires City June 3 will be signaling the beginning of five long months of electoral battling culminating October 28 with the election, most probably, of another Kirchner (Mr. or Mrs.)

  • Sunday, June 3rd 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Insulza undercores values of inclusive democracy in Latam

    The Secretary General of the Organization of American States (OAS), José Miguel Insulza, defended Sunday the concept of democracy enshrined in the Inter-American Democratic Charter, which includes citizen participation, separation of powers, respect for human rights and respect for freedom of expression and of the press among the basic values of an inclusive democracy.

  • Sunday, June 3rd 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Brazilian president visits India to strengthen ties

    Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva arrived Sunday morning to New Delhi on a three-day state visit, which is expected to strengthen strategic and economic ties between the two countries. The main issues discussed would be multilateral trade talks, climate change and UN reforms.

  • Sunday, June 3rd 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Battle to limit trade of sharks and cedar trees in The Hague

    Battle for conservation of sharks and cedar trees begins in The Hague
    The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species is expected to call for new limitations on commercial fisheries and timber, particularly certain species of sharks and cedar trees which are extensively used for furniture and humidors.

  • Sunday, June 3rd 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Chavez threatens to end more private media broadcast licenses

    President Hugo Chavez threatened to terminate the broadcast licences of private media outlets seen as sowing unrest in Venezuela, just days after the nation's oldest private TV station was forced off the air when the Venezuelan government refused to renew its broadcast license.

  • Sunday, June 3rd 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Winter, Sweden and soccer in the race for Buenos Aires City

    Macri thanked Buenos Aires residents for their votes

    Buenos Aires City Conservative candidate Mauricio Macri on Sunday night was almost doubling the votes of his runner up but still short of the 50% plus one needed, and will therefore have to face a run off nest June 24 in the election for mayor of Argentina's capital.