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Montevideo, July 21st 2017 - 16:38 UTC

Stories for July 3rd 2017

  • Monday, July 3rd 2017 - 22:06 UTC

    Chile: Polling stations open for Sunday’s primary elections

    Deputy Felipe Kast,Senator Manuel José Ossandon and former Pte. Sebastian Piñera

    More than 14 million Chileans are eligible to vote Sunday to choose in primary elections who will be the official candidates for the presidential elections of November 19 for two political alliances: Let”s Go Chile and Broad Front. Three politicians are running for the ticket of the right wing Let’s Go Chile, former president (2010-2014) Sebastian Piñera, the favorite; Deputy Felipe Kast, and Senator Manuel José Ossandon.

  • Monday, July 3rd 2017 - 08:46 UTC

    ICRC work in the Falklands/Malvinas continues as planned

    The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) forensics team working to identify the remains of Argentine soldiers buried in Darwin cemetery has reported good progress.

  • Monday, July 3rd 2017 - 03:51 UTC

    United Airlines joins list of companies to leave Venezuela

    The captain of United's last flight pulled a Venezuelan flag out of the cockpit window during pushback at Maiquetia airport as workers bid farewell to yet another company.

    United Airlines' last service to Venezuela flew back to the United States last Friday. United thus joins the seemingly endless list of foreign commercial airlines which have followed on the airtrails of Alitalia and left the country due to a state debt to companies that amounts to 3.8 billion dollars, according to airline industry sources.

  • Monday, July 3rd 2017 - 02:08 UTC

    Travel to Argentina up 10% says United Airlines country manager

    Poppe also explained that “the removal of the reciprocity entry tax, which was a barrier for the visitor,” was a decisive factor.

    Interest in Argentina from the United States pushed for an “unusual growth” of 10% in corporate and leisure travel between the two countries, according to United Airlines' Christoff Poppe. It also means more jobs.