Mercosur

Mercosur
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

Tuesday, July 16th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

EU-Mercosur talks in Rio

The European Union has proposed trade negotiations with Mercosur be split into two phases: first a definition of basic rules and then market liberalization.

Monday, July 15th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

Mexico confirms leadership

Mexico clearly emerged in 2001 as the leading Latinamerican economy, leaving Brazil in a second place, according to the latest reports on the top ranked 500 companies of the region.

Monday, July 15th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

Chavez popularity plunges

Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez popularity dropped to 32,3%, the lowest ever since the controversial populist former paratrooper took office three and a half years ago, according to the latest opinion poll taken by Datanálisis.

Monday, July 15th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

Breaking News

Headlines:
Britain supports Uruguay's request;
Costly Chilean Congress; “Geometric progression” budget deficit; “Democracy and market economy”

Monday, July 15th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

Paraguay declared a state of emergency

Paraguay on Monday declared a state of emergency suspending some constitutional guarantees in response to coordinated demonstrations by farmers demanding the resignation of President Luis Gonzalez Macchi.

Sunday, July 14th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

Galtieri and Human Rights

Former President of Argentina, General Leopoldo Galtieri, has at long last been arrested and charged with human rights crimes allegedly committed in 1980 before he became President in 1981.

Saturday, July 13th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

From Boca Juniors to Casa Rosada?

Mauricio Macri, president of Argentina's most popular football team Boca Juniors, and head of a network of companies, is seriously considering running for the Argentine presidency next March 2003.

Friday, July 12th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

Ex-Argentine Dictator Detained

Former junta leader Leopoldo Galtieri was arrested Thursday for allegedly taking part in the abduction, torture and execution of 20 leftist guerrillas and others during Argentina's military dictatorship.

Thursday, July 11th 2002 - 21:00 UTC

Argentina Charges Ex-Dictator Gen. Galtieri and Others in 'Dirty War' Deaths

An investigative judge today ordered the arrest of Gen. Leopoldo Galtieri, Argentina's former military dictator, and more than 30 other military officers on charges that they abused human rights during the “dirty war” against leftists here more than 20 years ago.

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