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Latin America

  • 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.

  • Friday, May 11th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Chile to become Microsoft regional centre

    Microsoft announced Wednesday that Santiago's Universidad Catolica de Chile (UC) will be the headquarters for the new Federation of Latin-American Universities for Innovation.

  • Friday, May 11th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    DAP incorporates new helicopter for oil rig activities

    Punta Arenas Aerovias DAP incorporated a refurbished helicopter to its charter fleet of aircrafts and choppers which operate in the extreme south of Chile and once flew regularly to the Falkland Islands.

  • Friday, May 11th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Peru optimistic about ratification of FTA with the US

    Peru's Ministry of Foreign Trade and Tourism Mercedes Araoz announced that preliminary amendments to the United States-Peru Free Trade Agreement will be ready sometime next week enabling its ratification by the US Congress.

  • Wednesday, May 9th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Chile: ASEXMA urges government to act on low dollar

    After the U.S. dollar hit a new low last Friday, Patricia Pérez, president of the Export Manufacturing Association (Asexma), warned of the serious threat posed to Chile's exporters and manufacturers.

  • Wednesday, May 9th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Petrobras/Bolivia refineries dispute escalates

    Pte. Evo Morales

    President Evo Morales said Bolivia would respond in the coming hours to a proposal from Brazil's state-run oil company, Petrobras, regarding compensation for its two refineries in Bolivia recently nationalized.

  • Wednesday, May 9th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    Brazil's TAM and Chile's LAN implement business alliance

    Brazil's TAM Linhas Aéreas and Lan Chile, both airlines with a clear dominating position in their domestic markets have agreed to formalize a business alliance. The agreement to be implemented in the next three months aims to develop partnerships in routes operated in South America, broadening passengers' options to fly to several destinations.

  • Wednesday, May 9th 2007 - 21:00 UTC

    WTO asks Chile do drop tariff barriers on Argentine wheat and flour

    The World Trade Organization has ruled that Chile should not apply tariff barriers to the price of Argentine wheat and flour. The ruling was a response Chile's final appeal to the WTO in the lengthy trade dispute with Argentina that began in 2000.