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Latin America

  • Thursday, December 14th 2006 - 20:00 UTC

    Chilean export fraud with meat shipped to Japan

    Chile's Agriculture and Livestock Service (SAG) will send at least two representatives to Japan this weekend to clarify any questions the Asian government may have regarding the recent red meat exported to the island nation and stamped with false sanitation seals.

  • Thursday, December 14th 2006 - 20:00 UTC

    Lan confirms discount rates and night flight to Punta Arenas

    Lan Chile announced that as of December 18, its special rates system will be made extensive to all itineraries between Santiago and Punta Arenas and Puerto Montt, and the recently introduced test night flights to those cities will become definitive.

  • Thursday, December 14th 2006 - 20:00 UTC

    Another Venezuelan ambassador on the tight rope

    Ambassador Julio Montes

    With mounting tension between the Bolivian government and four of the country's nine provinces pressing for regional autonomy, Venezuela's ambassador caused a political seism when he admitted the possibility of sending Venezuelan troops in support of the administration of President Evo Morales.

  • Monday, December 11th 2006 - 20:00 UTC

    Pinochet: no state funeral or national mourning

    The Chilean government announced Sunday that the deceased dictator General Augusto Pinochet will be receiving honors of a former Commander in chief of the Army, and not of head of state or national mourning.

  • Thursday, August 24th 2006 - 21:00 UTC

    Cellulose Prices at their Highest in Five Years

    Chilean wood pulp producers Copec and CMPC are cashing in on high cellulose prices, which rose to a year-to-date high of 708.7 US dollars a ton on Tuesday. This is the highest price for cellulose since 2002, the disastrous year when cellulose prices fell to 433.2 US dollars a ton.

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