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Latin America

  • 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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