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Latin America

  • Sunday, May 20th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Chile's ambitious project to triple beef production

    In three years time Chile could triple its beef production from the current 247.000 annual tons to 750.000 tons according to the country's Cattle and Sheep Genetics improvement Council which depends from the Ministry of Agriculture.

  • Saturday, May 19th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Shipwreck yields estimated $500M treasure

    Odyssey co-founder Greg Stemm, left, examines coins recovered from the “Black Swan” shipwreck

    A record haul of half a million silver and gold coins from a 17th Century shipwreck may have been found just 40 miles from Land's End, an expert said.

  • Friday, May 18th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Cuba to spend $185 million for tourism

    Cuba says it will spend about $185 million to upgrade more than 200 resorts, golf courses, marinas and other facilities in a bid to reverse a dip in tourism to the island.

  • Friday, May 18th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Chilean salmon and trout exports up 19% in first quarter

    Chile's salmon and trout exports jumped 19% in the first quarter of 2007, compared to the same period a year ago totaling 713 million US dollars according to the latest release from the Chilean Salmon Industry, SalmonChile.

  • Wednesday, May 16th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Book on British contribution to Magallanes development

    A book on the British migration contribution to the development of Magallanes region in the extreme south of Chile, was formally presented this week in Valaparaíso by the author, barrister and historian Mateo Martinic.

  • Monday, May 14th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Yosemite and Torres del Paine twinning agreement

    Yosemite National Park

    California's Yosemite and Chile's Torres del Paine national parks administrators visited this week Punta Arenas and met with local authorities in the framework of the recently signed twinning agreement with the purpose of promoting sustainable tourism.

  • Monday, May 14th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Cable or satellite option for censored Venezuelan TV station

    Venezuela's Minister of Communication and Information William Lara said private television station RCTV would be able to broadcast on cable or satellite following May 27, the date when its broadcast license to operate in open free radio frequency expires.

  • Monday, May 14th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Ecuador's Correa, the continent's leader with most support

    Pte. Rafael Correa have a 76% support according lasted poll

    Ecuador's president Rafael Correa is the Latinamerican leader with most support in the continent while his counterpart in Guatemala Oscar Berger ranks in the opposite end, according to a report published by the Mexican public opinion consultants Mitofsky.

  • Sunday, May 13th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Happy Mother's Day!

    Today is Mother's Day in much of Latin America, and scattered families are displaying their devotion. Forget the potted geranium. They're sending their mothers appliances or cold cash with the flowers and greeting cards.

  • Sunday, May 13th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Chile's tourism policy is not massive but environment friendly

    Director of the Tourism Office, Oscar Santelices.

    Growth of the tourism industry must be in parallel with a sustainable environment development which means Chile is not interested in massive tourism but rather in visitors who have a special interest in nature and wildlife, admitted the country's Director of the Tourism Office, Sernatur, Oscar Santelices.