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Stories for October 21st 2007

  • Sunday, October 21st 2007 - 20:00 UTC

    Polls show Kirchner couple retaining office next Sunday

    No run off insight for Cristina

    All Argentine public opinion polls released over the weekend show the incumbent candidate First Lady Cristina Kirchner winning the presidential election next Sunday with no need for a run off although in the last few days opposition candidates advanced 8.3 percentage points in vote intention.

  • Sunday, October 21st 2007 - 20:00 UTC

    On line booking system for hostels in Punta Arenas

    Punta Arenas in the extreme south of Chile is experimenting with an on line booking system for hostels and home lodgings which should be fully operational by next mid January, reports the local press.

  • Sunday, October 21st 2007 - 20:00 UTC

    Insecurity, main concern of four out of ten Argentine voters

    Insecurity is the growing, sustained concern among Argentines according to a public opinion poll published Sunday in Buenos Aires daily La Nacion. Poliarquia Consultants state that 39.3% of Argentine residents consider insecurity the country's main problem, which also represents a 12.1 percentage point advance over September's opinion poll.

  • Sunday, October 21st 2007 - 20:00 UTC

    Climate change helps spider specimen move to Magallanes region

    “False black widow” arrive to the South

    Climate change consequences in the entomologic field have reached Magallanes Region in the far south of Chile and local authorities are cautioning about the appearance of a small spider identified as the “false black widow”, which can be lethal for people suffering different allergies.

  • Sunday, October 21st 2007 - 20:00 UTC

    “Patagonia without dams” activists gather momentum

    The Chilean Patagonia Defense Council makes its presence known

    One week after Chile's top environmentalists gathered in Santiago for the launch of a new book called “Patagonia Sin Represas” (Patagonia Without Dams), activists from Patagonia held a ground-level version of the event in Coyhaique, Region XI

  • Sunday, October 21st 2007 - 20:00 UTC

    Stock market blues: twenty years ago

    October 19, two decades ago Alan Greenspan was fresh in the job, only two months before he had been named chairman of the Federal Reserve and that Monday was flying for a bankers conference to Dallas, Texas.