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Montevideo, June 25th 2018 - 07:32 UTC


  • Monday, August 4th 2003 - 21:00 UTC

    Crucial Mercosur-CAN summit.

    Mercosur and Andean Community Foreign Affairs Ministers will be holding a crucial meeting this Monday in Montevideo in an attempt to conclude a common free trade area between the two regional blocks by December 31.

  • Monday, August 4th 2003 - 21:00 UTC

    Wall Street and Fantasyland-Argentina.

    Wall Street investment bankers, brokers and money managers who touted Argentina in the late nineties as one of the world's hottest economies, -as they raked in fat fees for marketing the country's stocks and bonds-, ended helping to actively create the most spectacular economic collapses in modern history, claims this Sunday's edition of “The Washington Post”.

  • Monday, August 4th 2003 - 21:00 UTC

    Argentina and Colombia in Lan Chile's roadmap.

    Argentina and Colombia's air markets are in Lan Chile's strategic expansion agenda, although there's no timetable for theses operations.

  • Sunday, August 3rd 2003 - 21:00 UTC

    New visa requirements for layovers in United States

    Many travelers making layovers in the United States to catch connecting flights between international points will now be required to obtain visas, the U.S. departments of State and Homeland Security announced.

  • Friday, August 1st 2003 - 21:00 UTC

    Caribbean Islands Will Be National Parks

    Three Caribbean islands home only to sea birds and turtles are soon to become national parks in the British Virgin Islands, the natural resources minister said Thursday.

  • Thursday, July 31st 2003 - 21:00 UTC

    Lula ponders about IMF support.

    The administration of Brazilian president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva is assessing whether it can free itself from International Monetary Fund support financing, or will it have to renew the current accord that expires next November.

  • Thursday, July 31st 2003 - 21:00 UTC

    Claims of press censorship in Chile

    The Inter-American Human Rights Committee Freedom of Expression Special Rapporteur formally requested Chilean authorities to lift the ban on a controversial television documentary that was taken off the air last July 23.

  • Thursday, July 31st 2003 - 21:00 UTC

    Argentina recalls ambassador from Paraguay

    Argentina recalled its ambassador from Paraguay and is demanding an official explanation of remarks by a Paraguayan official characterizing Argentines and Brazilians as “scoundrels,” diplomatic sources

  • Thursday, July 31st 2003 - 21:00 UTC

    Kirchner favors trying rights abusers in Argentina.

    President Nestor Kirchner said Wednesday that former members of the nation's 1976-1983 military dictatorship who have been accused of committing human rights violations “should be tried in Argentina.”

  • Wednesday, July 30th 2003 - 21:00 UTC

    Kirchner: “Argentina is 6 miles undergound”.

    President Nestor Kirchner led reporters Tuesday on a tour of “the hidden Argentina,” taking the journalists to public institutions that serve the needy.