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Mercosur

  • Wednesday, June 18th 2003 - 21:00 UTC

    Breaking News.

    Headlines:
    FTAA timetable in doubt;
    Ample support for President Kirchner;
    Buenos Aires and Montevideo among the cheapest cities.

  • Tuesday, June 17th 2003 - 21:00 UTC

    Crucial week for Brazilian markets

    Brazilian market analysts believe the country controversially high interest rates could have reached a peak and will begin dropping following this week's meeting of the Central Bank's Monetary Policy Committee, Copom.

  • Tuesday, June 17th 2003 - 21:00 UTC

    Lula's “neo-liberal” administration.

    Brazil's ruling party president Jose Genoino strongly reacted to allegations from a group of economists who described Luiz Inacio da Silva administration's economic policies as “neo-liberal”, anathema for any middle of the road Latinamerican politician.

  • Tuesday, June 17th 2003 - 21:00 UTC

    Fujimori promises he will return to Peru.

    Former Peruvian president Alberto Fujimori, currently exiled in Japan, reiterated he's preparing to return to Peru to conduct the presidential campaign that will take him to office again.

  • Tuesday, June 17th 2003 - 21:00 UTC

    “We're closer to Rio than to Paris”

    Argentine Foreign Affairs Secretary Rafael Bielsa debut in the United Nations proved an excellent opportunity to have a closer insight of President Nestor Kirchner administration's objectives in foreign policy, particularly the new “strategic alliance” with Brazil.

  • Monday, June 16th 2003 - 21:00 UTC

    Mercosur presidential summit.

    Asunción, the capital of Paraguay that currently holds the chair of Mercosur will be hosting a presidential summit this Wednesday to which Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has also been invited.

  • Monday, June 16th 2003 - 21:00 UTC

    Reforms expected from Argentina.

    Even when prospects for a long term agreement (three years) between Argentina and the International Monetary Fund, IMF, with blessings from the United States government, are encouraging the country still must comply with an agenda of “absolutely imperative structural reforms”.

  • Friday, June 13th 2003 - 21:00 UTC

    IMF Director to Meet Argentine President.

    The head of the International Monetary Fund will visit Argentina to get acquainted with its new president later this month as a prelude to negotiations over new loans.

    IMF Managing Director Horst Koehler will be in Buenos Aires on June 23-24 for meetings with newly installed Argentine President Nestor Kirchner.

  • Thursday, June 12th 2003 - 21:00 UTC

    Regional Parliament and expansion.

    Argentine and Brazilian presidents Nestor Kirchner and Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva announced this Wednesday in Brasilia the creation of a Mercosur Parliament and the expansion of regional integration to include the Andean countries, particularly Peru.

  • Wednesday, June 11th 2003 - 21:00 UTC

    Kirchner receives Powell and visits Lula.

    Unites States Secretary of State Colin Powell in a brief visit to Buenos Aires (two and a half hours) met Tuesday morning with Argentine President Néstor Kirchner and described the event as an “encounter of friends”.