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Monday, July 29th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

South American Leaders Summit Ends

South American leaders ended a two-day summit Saturday with an agreement to strengthen regional cooperation to better negotiate with the United States a free-trade zone for the hemisphere.

Saturday, July 27th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

Latest poll shakes up Brazil's presidential race

The Brazilian electoral scene changed dramatically Friday as a latecomer to the presidential race knocked leftist Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva out of first place in the most recent poll.

Saturday, July 27th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

S. American Leader Faults Nations

Ecuador's president opened the second regional summit of South American leaders Friday, blasting the United States and other industrial nations for preaching free trade while practicing protectionism.

Friday, July 26th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

De la Rua to be questioned for “homicide”

An Argentine judge has subpoenaed former President Fernando de la Rua for questioning about his responsibility in the killing of five people during violent protests that produced his resignation late last year.

Wednesday, July 24th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

Breaking News

Headlines:
Menem counter attacks; Ciro Gomes keeps growing; Ten million jobs; European ban for Chilean poultry

Wednesday, July 24th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

Uruguay in Intensive Care

With ample political support from the ruling coalition and even recognition from legislative opposition, Uruguay named this week a new Economy Minister, Senator Alejandro Atchugarry.

Tuesday, July 23rd 2002 - 21:00 UTC

Petrobras takes over Perez Companc

Brazilian oil company Petrobras announced this week an agreement to purchase a majority control of the Argentine energy consortium Pérez Companc. The operation involves 1,125 billion US dollars.

Monday, July 22nd 2002 - 21:00 UTC

South America Breaking News

Headlines:
Foreign troops to Colombia?; US dollar weaker; Chilean Senator challenge; Chilean astronaut next April; IMF missions in Argentina; Fujimori prepares comeback; Another hat in the ring

Friday, July 19th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

Breaking News

Headlines:
Krueger visits Brazil; Ciro Gomes threatens Lula; Uncertainties about World Trade

Friday, July 19th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

Argentina's presidency : Menem again? Surely some mistake?

The popular anger that toppled his predecessor has weakened President Eduardo Duhalde. With other politicians faltering, Carlos Menem could yet return

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